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Mar
7
2017

Web Publishers’ Community – March update

This month’s WPC session introduced us to new features coming soon in EdWeb, new tools for developing in Edweb and ways to keep up with future developments. We also gained insight into keeping our websites efficient and up to date.

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Feb
15
2017

Website Support Clinic update – Avoiding repetition

At a recent Website Support Clinic, I worked with a web publisher on a site that repeated the site title in navigation text and URLs. To help readers scanning information on your site, avoid repetition and place trigger words at the left.

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Dec
15
2016

The Kano model: Helping us think about the value of features

In recent months I’ve been investigating the Kano model, which is a way to plan and prioritise features of a product to better meet user expectations. After discussing with the team, we decided to try it out through the planning process for some upcoming EdWeb CMS features.

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Dec
13
2016

2016, the year in review

We are nearing the end of 2016. This provides us with a great opportunity to review our actions, highlight our achievements, learn from our experiences and set our goals for more success in 2017. These are just a few (but definitely the most significant) areas we worked to develop and improve this year.

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Nov
15
2016

Our second collaborative code sprint

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To deliver our vision of encouraging and supporting a culture of innovation and creative problem solving we have successfully run two code sprints where developers have come together for a day to work on fixes and enhancements for EdWeb. We brought together our expertise and enthusiasm to work on a list of requirements gathered from our publishing community. Why not join the community and get involved? This is part of a very successful collaboration between two teams within Information Services: Applications and UWP and with developers from all around the University.

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Nov
3
2016

Opening the door to collaboration

Following on from the success of the first code sprint and our second one planned we took the opportunity to share our experience and thoughts on how the sprints fit into a wider context by joining up with Mairi Fraser from IS Apps to deliver a presentation at an IS lunchtime seminar. We wanted to explore why we are working to produce an EdWeb collaboration and development framework. And with this being a technical audience we also went through the structure of a sprint with the view of starting a discussion in looking at opportunities to introduce this in more areas across the University.

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