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Collaborative working

Working collaboratively often yields far better results, and digicomms is now pushing to be able to work on more tasks together.

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Our team culture: Agile and fun

If you’ve read any of the posts on this blog, you might have guessed that the digital communications team is an Agile team. You’d be right. And being Agile means that we’re focused on collaborative, iterative…

The digicomms blog: our most compelling content

The digicomms blog – what you’re reading right now – has been active since 2013. Since then, the team has published over 250 articles which have amassed around 14,000 views. Recently I compiled a short report detailing…

Introduction

The digital communications team has a new member, and we’d like to take this opportunity to introduce Maria Drummond. Maria has joined digital communications as a digital data and content editor. From Newcastle…

Digital communications team annual report

2015 was a very eventful year for the digital communications team. Here are some of our highlights. Digital transformation In February, Paul Boag visited St Andrews to give a lecture on digital change. We then worked…

Introductions

The Digital Communications team is growing and we would like to take this opportunity to introduce our four newest recruits. We’re pleased to have Duncan Sanderson joining our team as a web developer, mainly working on…

Those conversations

I drew you a picture. To help *those* conversations. pic.twitter.com/2kgQWuT9JH — Andy Whitlock (@andywhitlock) October 21, 2014 This image has felt very apt as we attempt to plan all the work that needs to be done on…

Why we are now bridge builders

From intranet to net-work: the rise of the digital bridge builder Partly following on from developments at the University, and partly on discussions at IWMW, I have been thinking a lot recently about the siloed nature…

Own your bad news

What do you do when something goes wrong; when something goes wrong in an obvious and public way? Should you tell your users that you’re dealing with it, even if at that point you have no idea what’s causing the…

On your own in the office over the spring break?

The students have now gone on their spring vacation. Soon colleagues too will be slipping away for a break, leaving you alone in the office. If—like me—that’s going to leave you on your own at your web team HQ to look…