Cloud Storage – for Use by Individuals

Providing Advice to the Members of the University of the Third Age In my recent post on Life After Cetis: the Launch of the UK Web Focus Consultancy I described “I am also intending to carry out a limited amount of pro bono work, such as the talk on use of Cloud...

LinkedIn for Higher Education

LinkedIn For Web Professions Many web and digital marketing professionals will have their own LinkedIn profiles. My initial use of LinkedIn was to provide my list of professional contacts, which would be updated as my contacts maintained and developing their profile...

The Future: Competition or Collaboration?

The Changing Political and Economic Environment I suspect that many readers of this blog with, like me, have been very disappointed at the General Election results. The Government is now determined to continue its austerity measures and impose further cuts on public...

Guest Post: Making Usability Testing Agile

At this year’s IWMW 2015 event Neil Allison, the User Experience Manager at the University of Edinburgh will facilitate a half-day master class on “Usability Testing in an Agile Development Process”. In this guest post Neil summarises the approaches...

IWMW 2015 Open For Bookings!

IWMW 2015 Open For Bookings I’m pleased to announce that bookings are now open for IWMW 2015, the 19th in the series of annual Institutional Web Management Workshops, which provide development opportunities for those with responsibilities for the provision of...

Master Classes at IWMW 2015

Strengths and Weakness of Workshops at IWMW Events In a recent post I asked “What Can IWMW Learn From Higher Education Web Events in the US?”. In the post I pointed out that the eduWeb and HighEdWeb conferences, the two main events for web professionals in...

Revisiting Ideas for IWMW 2015

Beyond Digital: Transforming the Institution A recent post on this blog announced the Call For Submissions for IWMW 2015. The post suggested that the theme for this year’s annual Institutional Web Management Workshop should be along the lines of “Thinking...

Call For Submissions for IWMW 2015

About IWMW A year ago, in a post entitled “Call For Submissions for IWMW 2014” I reviewed the history of IWMW, the Institutional Web Management Workshop series which was launched in 1997 and, from 1997 to 2013, provided the main annual event organised by...

Sharing Project Practices: the LACE Compendium

Open Practices Covered in this Blog I have written a number of posts on various aspects of openness since this blog was launched back in 2007, with posts in recent months covering topics such as protocols to support open services (“OpenSocial and the OpenSocial...