Yesterday afternoon we launched our new website. Over the next few blog posts we'll try to explain some of the things we've done including some hard decisions but for now, please take a look at the site and let us have you're feedback!
As our new designs progress apace, we're looking for some willing subjects to help us test the website. We'll probably be trying a number of different techniques but essentially they involve trying out various things on the website and give us your feedback. So if you're a student, member of staff, or even just have … Continue reading Help test our website
It's been a quiet few months on the Web Services blog but there's been load going on behind slightly ajar doors! In December we launched the Online Marketing and Communications (OMAC) Project with five strands: Site navigation, structure and homepage Academic department websites Marketing content Student recruitment and conversion Mobile and social media Over the … Continue reading OMAC (Word)Pressing on
Tuesday saw the first meeting of OMAC - the Online Marketing and Communications project that will, over the coming months, address a wide variety of issues with our main external website. As Roy will explain in a post on Monday, part of this involves opening up the website to more contributors which means a whole … Continue reading OMAC Buzz Words
Go was launched roughly three years ago and the overall aim was to make everything more accessible and easier for students. Specifically access to their Mail, File Storage, Discussion, Community, Library and Blackboard. I would say over all Go has been a fabulous success, we have developed it a great deal over the past three years, improving it … Continue reading Go Success
The production of video has become very fashionable on our Corporate site and there are a lot preparation, recording and technical aspects to consider before creating and publishing the videos. So I invite you to discover a series of free services to create online videos, editing in different formats or develop through images and sound. … Continue reading Edit your videos online!
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 … Continue reading He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone
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 … Continue reading Will you be our expert?
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 … Continue reading BBC News redesign