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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…

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 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…

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…

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…

Digital transformation and the startup playbook

This is the first of a series of reflections on this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop. Read an introductory post. Why we need to transform the way we do digital On day one of IWMW we were treated to an…

Reflections on IWMW 2014

This month I attended the Institutional Web Management Workshop at Northumbria University. The conference, aimed mainly at university web managers, has been running for 18 years. The theme of this year was rebooting…

Fife and Tayside T4 group

This morning Steve Evans (University web manager) and I travelled to deepest, darkest Dundee for the first meeting of what is hoped will be a regular meeting of TerminalFour Site Manager administrators and users from…

T44U 2013 conference in Dublin

Introduction On Wednesday 20 November 2013 I flew from Edinburgh to Dublin for TerminalFour’s (T4) sixth annual global user conference, T44U. Or as I preferred to call it: T44Me. While there were more attendees this…

Review of CMS promotional pens

In keeping with my 2008 review of browser umbrellas, it seems about time I reviewed something else. So how about enterprise web content management system (CMS) promotional pens? As these pens were freebies from three…