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Trends in search for universities

Google reveals most searched-for universities It is important for us to keep an eye on trends across the sector. The digital era is a disruptive one that has changed and even threatened some industries forever: music,…

Taming an intranet

How to stop your WordPress intranet becoming an unmanageable mess Our web developer Sam Parsons brought our attention to this article about intranets. Although the article is primarily aimed at WordPress developers,…

Clickbait headlines

This blogger found Upworthy-style headlines very annoying. You’ll find his response utterly plausible Upworthy-style (or you might think of them as BuzzFeed-style or simply clickbait) headlines are becoming…

Web governance

Web governance ensures long term success A selection of articles from Paul Boag and Headscape about web governance, strategy and so on. Now that our first big project has launched, our immediate focus is on sorting out…

Focusing on top tasks

Evidence-based decision making at Cisco support In many models of web management, every 2-3 years the site gets a redesign. This could be called the ‘lipstick on a pig’ approach to website management. The result is…

The shift to mobile and tablet devices

When will more people visit Gov.uk using a mobile or tablet than a PC? Mobile and tablet traffic to the Admissions website almost doubled during 2013. Mobile/tablet traffic is rising all the time. But often the largest…

We are all international

Sheffield SU – We are all international students The video makes an interesting point – one that fits with the original ethos of the website developed by the Lean group, which was that the whole website should be…