IWMW blogs | Site Wide Activity http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/activity/feed Site Wide Activity Feed Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:44:30 +0000 http://buddypress.org/?v=1.2.8 en http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/09/01/goodbye-from-the-iwmw-2011-blog/ <![CDATA[m.guy wrote a new blog post: Goodbye from the IWMW 2011 blog]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/09/01/goodbye-from-the-iwmw-2011-blog/ Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:44:30 +0000 m.guy wrote a new blog post: Goodbye from the IWMW 2011 blog ThumbnailThe time has come to close the IWMW 2011 blog as we no longer intend to publish any more significant posts. The blog will remain here as a resource for you to use though comments have now been closed. Blog Statistics We are publishing the following statistics for future reference. They are intended to inform others about [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/22/mechanisms-for-promoting-iwmw/#comment-325 <![CDATA[m.guy commented on the blog post Mechanisms for Promoting IWMW]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/22/mechanisms-for-promoting-iwmw/#comment-325 Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:43:42 +0000 m.guy commented on the blog post Mechanisms for Promoting IWMW A comment from Ann Priestly on Twitter:

http://www.he-comms.com/ has Web editor and social media groups, do you post details there?

We will make sure we do this next year.

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/22/mechanisms-for-promoting-iwmw/ <![CDATA[m.guy wrote a new blog post: Mechanisms for Promoting IWMW]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/22/mechanisms-for-promoting-iwmw/ Mon, 22 Aug 2011 14:16:38 +0000 m.guy wrote a new blog post: Mechanisms for Promoting IWMW During IWMW's life we've always done our best to make sure that details reach the right target audience. Once you've been to IWMW and are in the loop you're more than likely to hear about when the next one will be; but there may be people we'd like to come along but who don't find [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/09/iwmw11-conclusions-and-reflections/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Conclusions and Reflections]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/09/iwmw11-conclusions-and-reflections/ Tue, 09 Aug 2011 14:42:35 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Conclusions and Reflections ThumbnailIn bringing IWMW11 to a close, Brian Kelly invited a number of web managers to share their experiences and reflect on what the event and the community had contributed to their professional practices... Milly Shaw from the University of Sunderland described their recent experiments with student bloggers, who were encouraged to blog about university life as a [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/09/iwmw11-take-aways-christopher-gutteridge/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Christopher Gutteridge]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/09/iwmw11-take-aways-christopher-gutteridge/ Tue, 09 Aug 2011 10:56:07 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Christopher Gutteridge In the final instalment of our series of IWMW11 take aways, Chris Gutteridge from the University of Southampton gives us a succinct summary of what he has taken away from the event...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/08/plenary-8-the-strategic-developer/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 8: The Strategic Developer]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/08/plenary-8-the-strategic-developer/ Mon, 08 Aug 2011 15:42:05 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 8: The Strategic Developer ThumbnailPaul Walk from UKOLN introduced us to the idea of the strategic developer and the work of the DevCSI project to foster innovation through local developers in order to create an environment in which strategic developers can emerge to benefit the sector.
Walk: "Successful companies innovate in a down market" #iwmw11 #p8 iwmwlive

July 27, 2011

The Cost of Innovation [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/08/iwmw11-take-aways-dave-challis/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Dave Challis]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/08/iwmw11-take-aways-dave-challis/ Mon, 08 Aug 2011 10:47:46 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Dave Challis Dave Challis from the University of Southampton describes his IWMW11 take aways for us in this short video interview...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/05/plenary-7-online-privacy/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 7: Online Privacy]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/05/plenary-7-online-privacy/ Fri, 05 Aug 2011 14:55:36 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 7: Online Privacy ThumbnailDave Raggett from the University of the West of England used his plenary talk to discuss the issue of online privacy, particularly in view of recent EU legislation regarding the use of cookies.
Raggett: You become the product the websites are selling #iwmw11 #p7 iwmwlive

July 27, 2011

Setting the Scene Dave began by providing an overview of the current [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/05/iwmw11-take-aways-paul-wise/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Paul Wise]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/05/iwmw11-take-aways-paul-wise/ Fri, 05 Aug 2011 10:41:06 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Paul Wise Paul Wise from the Aberystwyth University gives us his light-hearted reflections on IWMW11 in this short video interview...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/04/plenary-6-embedding-web-2-0/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 6: Embedding Web 2.0]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/04/plenary-6-embedding-web-2-0/ Thu, 04 Aug 2011 14:11:37 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 6: Embedding Web 2.0 ThumbnailMartin Hamilton walked the audience through key lessons derived from his experience leading the Google Apps implementation at Loughborough University and the Google Apps for Education UK User Group, and subsequently co-authoring an institutional Web 2.0 good practice guide.
Hamilton: Web 2.0 changes the relationship between the university, its academics and its users #iwmw11 #p6 iwmwlive

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/04/iwmw11-take-aways-miles-banbery/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Miles Banbery]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/04/iwmw11-take-aways-miles-banbery/ Thu, 04 Aug 2011 10:36:06 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Miles Banbery In his almost obligatory annual video interview for IWMW, Miles Banbery from the University of Kent reflects on the quality of the sessions at this year's IWMW and discusses the length of his take away list...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/plenary-5-uk-university-website-visibility/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 5: UK University Website Visibility]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/plenary-5-uk-university-website-visibility/ Wed, 03 Aug 2011 14:03:54 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 5: UK University Website Visibility ThumbnailFollowing on the theme of search, Professor Melius Weideman from Cape Peninsula University presented his findings following a study of UK HEI websites from the perspective of a search engine crawler.
Weideman: Usability and visibility are the two motivating factors when judging the success of a website design #iwmw11 #p5 iwmwlive

July 27, 2011

Methodology To begin, Weideman described the [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/iwmw11-take-aways-debbie-nicholson/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Debbie Nicholson]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/iwmw11-take-aways-debbie-nicholson/ Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:27:27 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Debbie Nicholson In this short video interview, Debbie Nicholson from the University of Essex discusses the positive impact that IWMW has made on the work of her team since last year's event and reflects on the value of this year's workshop...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/collecting-iwmw11-blog-posts/ <![CDATA[m.guy wrote a new blog post: Collecting IWMW11 Blog posts]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/03/collecting-iwmw11-blog-posts/ Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:11:54 +0000 m.guy wrote a new blog post: Collecting IWMW11 Blog posts It's great to see so many blog posts about this year's event. Here are the ones we've collected so far: General Richard Nurse - Libwebrarian: IWMW 2010 Nicola Osbourne - IWMW 2011 Live blog Kris Collins - IWMW Event 2011: Responding to change Brian Kelly - New Opportunities for the Institutional Web Management Community Plenaries Paul Walk - The Strategic Developer at IWMW11 Martin Hamilton - Embedding Web 2.0 [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/02/plenary-4-search-engines-in-the-fight-against-institutional-impecuniousness/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 4: Search Engines in the fight against Institutional Impecuniousness]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/02/plenary-4-search-engines-in-the-fight-against-institutional-impecuniousness/ Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:18:12 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 4: Search Engines in the fight against Institutional Impecuniousness ThumbnailIn his plenary presentation, David Hawking, Chief Scientist at Funnelback, discussed the importance of search for HE websites and how to improve the search experience for visitors. View this presentation on Slideshare .
Hawking: HEI are businesses. Everyone who runs a business needs to maintain and increase revenue, & increase productivity #iwmw11 #p4 iwmwlive

July 26, 2011

Hawking began his presentation by [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/02/iwmw11-take-aways-cress-rolfe/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Cress Rolfe]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/02/iwmw11-take-aways-cress-rolfe/ Tue, 02 Aug 2011 10:00:25 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Cress Rolfe In the second of our series of IWMW11 take aways, Cress Rolfe from Bournemouth University discusses what she got out of IWMW11, including practical solutions to problems she had been grappling with prior to the event...

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/my-iwmw11-takeaway/ <![CDATA[Martin Hamilton wrote a new blog post: My #iwmw11 Takeaway]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/my-iwmw11-takeaway/ Mon, 01 Aug 2011 21:53:32 +0000 Martin Hamilton wrote a new blog post: My #iwmw11 Takeaway Thumbnail I thought it would be interesting and fun to make my plenary session at IWMW11 a bit more interactive than simply me standing up and waffling in front of a bunch of slides . Here's a few words about what I did and how I did it, plus some feedback from the interactive parts of the talk, and [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/using-a-kindle-to-help-search-engine-efficiency/ <![CDATA[m.guy wrote a new blog post: Using a Kindle to help search engine efficiency!]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/using-a-kindle-to-help-search-engine-efficiency/ Mon, 01 Aug 2011 18:39:10 +0000 m.guy wrote a new blog post: Using a Kindle to help search engine efficiency! Gary Rowntree, UK Account Manager for Siteimprove Ltd , has written a blog post for us on the results of the SiteImprove competition they ran from the exhibition stand. ********* Firstly, thanks to the UKOLN team and University of Reading for hosting another great IWMW event. It was great to see so many familiar faces and equally [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/iwmw11-take-aways-miquel-duran/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Miquel Duran]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/08/01/iwmw11-take-aways-miquel-duran/ Mon, 01 Aug 2011 09:59:00 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: IWMW11 Take Aways: Miquel Duran We asked a selection of delegates to explain what they found valuable about IWMW11 and to describe the impact that IWMW has had for them and their institutions. In the first of this series of short video interviews, Professor Miquel Duran from the University of Girona reflects on his first time at IWMW, and draws [...]

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http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/07/29/plenary-3-using-activity-data-to-support-your-users/ <![CDATA[kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 3: Using activity data to support your users]]> http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/2011/07/29/plenary-3-using-activity-data-to-support-your-users/ Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:26:58 +0000 kirsty-pitkin wrote a new blog post: Plenary 3: Using activity data to support your users Thumbnail Tom Franklin from the University of Manchester and Franklin Consulting discussed some of the issues that need to be addressed if you want to use activity data to inform your work. Tom began by discussing the uses of activity data, some of which are good, and some of which are bad...
Franklin: Credit [...]

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