Nov
23
2017

Tailored training to improve skills in publishing digital content

To meet the specific needs of University Human Resources Services, we developed a bespoke half-day training session. It was designed as a refresher on creating effective digital content and the fundamentals of EdWeb.

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Nov
22
2017

The only way is user-centred – UX training for Essex staff

I’ve just delivered 3 days’ training in user experience (UX) research and design techniques to staff working in IT Services at the University of Essex. (Forgive the title pun, I couldn’t resist). In this post I’ll cover what the training entailed and how trainees rated it.

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Nov
10
2017

Continuous collaboration

A number of staff from around the University have just been to the Drupal conference DrupalCon. I had the great experience of giving a presentation about collaborative development with Tim Gray from the IS Applications division. Shortly after our return from the conference we were able to continue the collaboration theme with our 4th EdWeb development code sprint.

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Oct
30
2017

Improving the HR Learning and Development website

The University Website Programme have been working with University HR Services (UHRS) to improve their website and their digital communications more broadly. As part of this project, we helped the Learning and Development team make their section of the HR website easier to use and more manageable for site publishers.

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Oct
19
2017

Our first UX meetup – Letting the guerrilla loose

Yesterday we held the first of hopefully many lunchtime UX meetup sessions for colleagues interested in making websites, products and services for useful and user-friendly. We started with a seminar on guerrilla user research from Marty Dunlop, before spending 45 minutes in a lively debate of topics chosen by the group.

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Oct
16
2017

UX Showcase – bringing colleagues up to date with our UX services

The latest UX Showcase session held on 13 October outlined the recent activity surrounding our user experience services. This was our second such event, and it was great to see a wide range of attendees continuing to demonstrate their interest in the UX activities happening at the University.

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