He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone

At IWMW last week I ran a BarCamp session titled “Slate My Website… and Your Website?”. As I explained on the IWMW blog, the format of the session is based on Nick DeNardis’ EDU Checkup and consists of three parts: 10 second test: show then hide the homepage then try to remember as much as […]

Will you be our expert?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4789923694/ Once again,  Paul Boag from Headscape spoke at the Institutional Web Management Workshop, this year in Sheffield.  The plenary talk was titled No Money, No Matter and was generally accepted to be one of the highlights of the conference.  Much of the content Paul has covered separately on his blog and [failed :-)] podcast […]

Hacks meet Hackers

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4805671393/ It’s been a busy week with the Institutional Web Management Workshop last Monday to Wednesday in Sheffield and WordCamp UK happening in Manchester this weekend but on Friday I took a day off to pop down to a hack day in Liverpool. The event was hosted by LJMU’s Open Labs at the Art and […]

BBC News redesign

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4795588311/ Yesterday the BBC launched a new design for their News website. They previewed it a week ago and comments seemed quite positive but on the launch announcement feedback wasn’t quite as positive: hartpark wrote: Hate the new look. Will start looking elsewhere for my news content. Two years ago at the last design refresh […]

Social Media Café Liverpool

Last night was Liverpool’s first Social Media Café at Static. SMC’s are nothing new – they’ve been running in cities around the UK, and the world, for a while but it’s good to see one happening closer to home. The format for the evening was three speakers with generous breaks between to grab a beverage […]