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Sponsored Places for IWMW 2011

Thanks to sponsorship provided by Statistics into Decisions (or SiD) and Navopia we are pleased to offer a limited number of free places to participants who would like to attend the IWMW 2011 but are unable to do so due … Continue reading

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There is now an IWMW topic. is a fairly new site that “allows you to be the curator of your favorite topic“. You do this by creating a topic-centric media by adding relevant RSS streams. Brian Kelly has … Continue reading

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Extension of Bookings and Day Tickets!

On Friday we announced that a DevCSI workshop on Open Data and the Institutional Web will take place on the day before IWMW 2011. This will allow those involved in institutional Web management activities who have a particular interest in … Continue reading

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DevCSI Workshop on Open Data and the Institutional Web

Beginning Monday 25th July, the day before the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011 starts, DevCSI will be running a free event for developers looking at hacking content, systems and services for institutional/open data. Lunch, refreshments and accommodation will be provided. … Continue reading

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There have been a few changes to sessions originally advertised. Piero Tintori can no longer attend this year’s evebt so his sessions A4: Website personalisation for more effective student recruitment and engagement and B3: Building a low cost mobile Web … Continue reading

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Goin’ Mobile

Can you remember when mobiles were all about making phone calls? These days mobiles can do it all… Consideration for the mobile Web is becoming an increasingly important area for HE and FE institutions and we’d be fools to ignore … Continue reading

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Still Searching

Voice search for the desktop, Google Instant Pages, faster searching, image searching, personalised searches…searching on the Web has refused to sit still. This year IWMW has two plenary talks exploring institutional Web sites and their relationship with search engines. In … Continue reading

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IWMW and #UniWeek Tweets

Last week was Universities Week, a national campaign demonstrating the benefits of universities within UK society. Friday was ‘Inside Big Ideas’ day and Universities were encouraged to throw open the doors and bust some of the myths about campus life … Continue reading

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Putting the Usefulness back into Social Networking

The term Web 2.0 almost seems dated. We have been using social networking services for many years now; as individuals and on behalf of our institutions. But are we doing it right? Are we truly making the most out of … Continue reading

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Numbers Matter!

It’s been an interesting year for Higher Education. Last year we were very much in the dark regarding where we stood financially. This year things are a lot clearer. The comprehensive spending review outlined cuts of 40% in teaching budgets … Continue reading

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