Feb

28

Snagging

The final Gantt charted Skype conference with the client took place as scheduled and we discussed how the client would take the project forward. The client is to talk with his new server side provider and enable me to copy across the site.

We agreed to work together beyond the project and he has some professional marketing ideas to consider

Finally the client is to send me the Job and Person Specifications for the vacancies and I would place an active link on the website to download the documents

Finally the client wanted to have a prominent parent link on pages where the sub menu items appeared

The next step in th eproject assignment is to pull together a project document report, present the project as a VIVa and write a critical review.

Feb

22

Client Feedback Form

I designed and uploaded a flip book brochure for the OTI profile and another for vocational training. The ciient returned his feedback form and it is pleasing to see that the client had a very positive experience. /p>

The next Skype conference is scheduled for Friday 27th February.

Feb

20

Client Communication

As planned, the client provided additional content for the site and made decision on page content as the information became available

The client sent a copy of their company profile which would be made into a 'Flip Book' and contain course details.

The site is nearing completion and I sent the client a Client Feedback Form to complete and return before the 1st of March

The next Skype conference is scheduled for Friday 27th February.

Feb

17

Site Update

A busy time as the completion of the site is at hand and on schedule to be completed as planned by the end of February

The departmental heads have provided the information for respective delivery areas but there remains some gaps in areas such as Defensive Driving and Scaffolding.

The next Skype conference is scheduled for Friday 27th February.

Feb

15

Site Update

As Sunday is a working day in Oman, the client has viewed the updated pages and has arranged with his department managers to provide the details which relate to their delivery activities

Following an email received from the client I added more web pages and updated the navigation links.

The departmental heads have been asked to provide the information for their pages to be completed by the end of Tuesday 17th February.

The next Skype conference is arranged for Friday 27th February.

Feb

13

Skype Conference

Prior to the conference there was a need to construct and link the remaining and images that had hyperlinks to web pages.

The client Skype meeting took place at 4.20pm local and we discussed content on each of the pages and I was informed that the client had some addtional images which he would like included in the site.

We agreed the timeframe for completion which would be by the end of February and that I would send him a project evaluation form for him to complete.

The client is to send the images and provide the text for the Lorem Ipsum text placeholders.

The next Skype conference is arranged for Friday 27th February.

Jan

30

Skype Conference

Following the uploading of the site onto the testing server, the client is able to access pages as they are updated

The client is very pleased with the progress so far and has been keen to work with his department managers to develop content.

We discussed the time frame for completion and I explained that my study plan would mean that I would have to suspend site development for two weeks.

The next Skype conference has been arranged for Friday 13th February

Jan

27

Pantone Printing

The client contacted me by email to enquire about the Pantone Print properties for the dark green logo

I responded to his enquiry within two hours and he was able to arrange with his Omani printer for the stationery that he needed.

Jan

23

Testing Server

Uploaded the website to a testing server and links to pages can be found at www.aibodigital.com/OTI/index.html

The client has been provided with the link and will be able to access the pages as soon as they are completed.

A Skype conference is scheduled for Friday 30th January

Jan

5

Project Review

In line with the delivery plan gannt chart a review was undertaken to ensure that the project was on target for delivery as planned.

The project is on target but the momentum for delivery needs to be maintained. As previously blogged, pages will be updated and be uploaded as they become available.

Dec

20

Powerpoint Templates

Following the arranged Skype conference on the 19th December, the client asked that a number of Powerpoint Templates be designed to match the rebranded site.

Three options were designed and sent to the client for his comments and observations.

Dec

15

New Page Layout

The client requested that a new header layout be put on each of the page. The logo was to be split horizontally with the logo on the left of the drop down navigation and the OTI title above.

I have informed the client of the update.

Dec

14

CSS and Page Changes

After the Skype conference of the 5th December I have updated the header and navigation element to reposition the logo and text as requested by the client

I have emailed the client and informed him that the changes have been made and that he should download the relevant files and folders which have been updated from the Dropbox facility

The Skype conference agreed for Friday 19th December has now been confirmed.

Dec

5

Skype Conference

Following the email of the 28th November, the client has decided on the banner layout for the pages and I am now able to style the site to meet his requirements.

The client has arranged for a new web hosting service provider who will also design a database capture facility for on-line course bookings.His email of the 30th November informs me that he has looked at the pages I have uploaded to Dropbox and he has commented that the site is taking shape nicely.

The next skype conference was agreed for Friday 19th December.

Nov

28

Video Conference Meeting

Due to a loss of service from Omantel the Skype conference scheduled for 28th November did not take place.

I emailed the client seeking his decision on the page header design. In the meantime I will populate the pages and upload them to Dropbox as they become available.

The next Skype conference is scheduled for Friday 5th December.

Nov

23

Email

The client emailed with some observations in relation to the page header layout and asked for a number of changes in the design.

I agreed to redesign the top banner layout and send a couple of design options.

The next skype conference is scheduled for next Friday.

Nov

20

Dropbox Update

Following the Skype conferencing on the 14th November, the client testimonials were updated along with a number of pages and links across the website.

I emailed the client to apprise him that updates had been uploaded and that pages were to be propagated as soon as the content could be verified.

The next skype conference is scheduled for Friday 28th November.

Nov

14

Skype Conference

The client provided testimonials from his service users which need to be incorporated into the site.

Current 'live'issues were discussed and it was agreed that the predominantly yellow design was the preferred site and this fact would have to be borne in mind when designing data sheets and other publicity materials.

The client is looking to redesign the logo layout and it was agreed that a number of top banner options for a new layout would be provided. The client is to decide the top banner of choice and I have committed to the continuing site content propagation.

The next skype conference is scheduled for Friday 28th November.

Nov

4

Banner Styles

Following the Skype conference on 31st October the client wished to discuss the web page design with his management team. A number of colour scheme options were provided and header designs emailed.

The client provided additional content for the site and decided that a blog page would not be required due to the difficulty of administering the upkeep of this facility. I removed this navigation element from the site.

At the time of this blog I am waiting for the design to be 'signed off' by the client and his senior managers and will discuss the matter during our Skype meeting on 14th November.

Oct

31

Skype Conference

The client is pleased with the paqe layout and navigation elements and now requires input from senior staff members. To facilitate this the client would like three or four colour options but recognises that they will be in line with the company brand and logo.

We discusssed colour palettes and took influenc from the Adobe Kuler options.

It was agreed that the client would provide addtional content including testimonials for the site and that a further Skype conference would take place at 12.00pm on Friday 14th November 2014.

Oct

30

OTI Mockup

Completed page mockups in preparation for the arranged Skype conference on 31st October

Uploaded folder to Dropbox containing html, css and javascript files

Oct

19

OTI Update

Client has signed and returned the project proposal and this can now be included with my assignment submission on 23rd October.

The Occupational Training Institute has begun to upload images to our shared Dropbox and I will be able to complete mock ups for the client prior to our Skype confeence on 30th October.

Gannt chart and proposed timeframe has been completed along with the project presentation to media cohort the week beginning 3rd November.

Oct

17
John Anderson

The Occupational Training Institute Oman

Conducted Skype conference with client to discuss the web page mock ups that I had sent him for consideration and the plan for developng the new site.

It was agreed that the client would supply digital images via a Dropbox facility and that I would send him a completed project plan for his agreement and signature to be returned by Monday 20th October.

A further Skype conference has been arranged for Friday 31st October by which time a home page and content page mockup would be available for the client to discuss. It is proposed to host the developing site on the aibodigital media site.

Oct

15

The Occupational Training Institute Oman

I confirmed with the client his availability for the Skype conferencing session booked for the 17th October.

The client confirmed his availability and I promised to send him some web page layouts to consider prior to our discussions.

Oct

9

The Occupational Training Institute Oman

I conducted a review of the OTI website and from the previous discussion with the client I was aware that there were some services offered by the client that were not on the current site.

The client and I exchanged emails and confirmed the full list of services which enabled me to start work on the new website map and pull together some page layout options for the client lead to consider before 17th October.

Oct

3

OTI Skype Conferencing Outcomes

A Video conferencing meeting via Skype took place at 1.00pm local (4pm Oman) and lasted for two hours. During this time it was determined that the client wished to proceed with the rebranding and website referesh and with this in mind we looked at a couple of competitors websites and sites which the client liked the colour scheme and layout.

It was agreed that further research should be conducted and a project proposal is to be drawn up. Additionally a draft web page design is to be provided to the client and the client would provide additional images for inclusion in the site. A video conference was set for Friday 17th October.

Oct

1

The Occupational Training Institute Oman

Initial contact has been made with the Occupational Training Institute in Muscat, Oman who are looking to redesign their corporate branding and refresh their existing website www.otitraining.com. The main contact for the client company is John Anderson the General Manager.

Along with the corporate rebrand the client seeks to harmonise all their promotional material from website, displays and presentation slides. The next step in the process is a detailed analysis with the client lead and a skype session has been arranged for Friday 3rd October.

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Oct

20

OTI Update

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Oct

19

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Nov

15

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