Jun
19
2017

Website Support Clinic update – Using form conditionals to allow multiple answers

At a recent Website Support Clinic, I worked with a web publisher who was creating an EdWeb form with a question that had potentially multiple textfield answers. We used conditionals so that the form would only present extra textfields when needed.

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Jun
9
2017

The building blocks of our new strategy

Having recently joined the University in the role of Head of Web Strategy & Technologies, I’ve had an intense few weeks getting to grips with the University’s online presence. In this post I’ll cover a little of my thinking around strategy, and upcoming areas of work.

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Jun
6
2017

Jobs to be done – where marketing & UX meet

I’ve recently been learning about an approach to marketing and product management strategy called ‘Jobs to be done’. It seems an excellent way to bring business and user goals into alignment, and one to explore further in our thinking about product development.

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May
31
2017

Student Counselling- What makes a workshop?

Workshops – like so many techniques of improving user experience – don’t need to be long or complicated. If fact, they should save you time.

Workshop phobia

Working in UX, we’ll often unearth somewhat of a fear of ‘workshops’. They’re somehow seen as taking up more time and effort, and as being a bit scary. In my experience, people would much rather come to a meeting than a workshop. Continue reading: Student Counselling- What makes a workshop?

May
18
2017

Website Support Clinic update – Homepage text colours

At a recent Website Support Clinic, I worked with a web publisher who was wondering about what determines the colour of the text on EdWeb homepage panes. In short, the text colour is determined by the site colour, pane priority level and whether the text is a link or not.

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