Scottish Web Folk – insights into course search

On Friday 4 November, Carley and I attended Scottish Web Folk (SWF), a quarterly gathering of web team representatives from higher education institutions around Scotland. This time, SWF was held at the University of Strathclyde and chaired by Duncan Ireland …

Wednesday 23 November 2016 | Scottish Web Folk


IWMW 2016 highlights

The Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) took place at Liverpool John Moore University between 21 and 23 June 2016. In the words of the IWMW website (www.iwmw.org): The annual 3-day event provides opportunities for those with responsibilities for managing institutional …

Tuesday 23 August 2016 | IWMW


Agile usability testing at IWMW 2016

‘Understanding Users; Managing Change; Delivering Services’ was the theme of IWMW 2016 (the Institutional Web Management Workshop) – and agile usability testing seemed to convey this message perfectly.

Sunday 7 August 2016 | IWMW


IWMW 2016: Google analytics masterclass

The following post is based on a plenary talk and masterclass given at the 2016 Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) by Martin Hawksey. A video of the plenary talk is available and is well worth watching. There are also slides …

Tuesday 26 July 2016 | IWMW


CASE social media and community conference 2016

From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg, from content to content professionals Back in March I travelled down to Brighton to attend CASE Europe’s Social Media and Community Conference 2016. The conference had three broad themes: The latest trends in social media and …

Friday 3 June 2016 | Conferences


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