Scottish Web Folk

On Friday 18 March, Carley and I travelled to the University of Edinburgh for the quarterly gathering of the Scottish Web Folk. The Scottish Web Folk is a bit like a ceilidh. But there’s no music, and everyone there is from a Scottish …

Tuesday 12 April 2016 | Scottish Web Folk


TerminalFour version 8 – T44U 2015

This is the second instalment of our coverage of the TerminalFour for you conference (T44U 2015). The first instalment covered company updates, strategy and product updates.  An exciting part of the T44U 2015 conference was a session on the forthcoming …

Friday 18 March 2016 | T44U


TERMINALFOUR conference – T44U 2015

From 12 to 13 of November, Steve and I travelled to Dublin for the annual T44U (TERMINALFOUR for you) conference to meet the makers of Site Manager, our content management system, learn about what they’re doing, where they’re going with …

Tuesday 12 January 2016 | T44U


IWMW 2015: Agile content

Considering that the digital communications team is committed to working in an agile manner, and I’m the lead digital content person for the University, a workshop titled “Working in an agile way: content creation, delivery and standards” was always going to …

Thursday 5 November 2015 | IWMW


IWMW 2015: An introduction

I was lucky enough to attend IWMW – Institutional Web Management Workshop – 2015 a couple of weeks ago. The theme of this year’s session was “Beyond digital: transforming the institution”, which, if you’ve read any of our recent blog posts, …

Tuesday 18 August 2015 | IWMW


Portals: learning lessons from Edinburgh

This is part of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. Read an introduction and the other posts. On the final day of IWMW there was an entertaining and useful talk about portals by Martin Morrey from the …

Thursday 21 August 2014 | IWMW


Social media and statistics

This is part of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. So far the posts have looked at themes surrounding digital transformationand organisational change. Read an introduction and the other posts. But away from those big ideas were …

Monday 4 August 2014 | IWMW


The digital vision

This is the fourth of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. Read an introduction and the other posts. The final session asked: “what is our vision for the institutional web and can we implement that vision?” …

Friday 1 August 2014 | IWMW


Different digital models

This is the third of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. Read an introduction and the other posts. On day three of IWMW we heard from Hiten Vaghmaria, head of digital development at the University …

Thursday 31 July 2014 | IWMW


Improving user experience and fostering change

This is the second of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. Read an introduction and the other posts. Following Ross Ferguson’s inspiring talk, further food for thought was provided by Neil Allison, head of user …

Thursday 31 July 2014 | IWMW