Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010
Plenary Talk P6: No money? No matter - Improve your website with next to no cash
- P6: No money? No matter - Improve your website with next to no cash
- Session Tag:
- Tuesday 13 July 11:45-12:30
- Paul Boag, Creative Director, Headscape.
- With government funding being slashed many Higher Education institutions are reducing the budget assigned to web development. However, it is more important than ever to attract new students and the website is a key tool in this battle. How then, can you do more with less? Paul answers this question with 5 powerful techniques.
- Learning objectives:
- By the end of the session participants will:
- Understand the benefits of realigning rather than redesigning.
- Be able to apply practical techniques to simplify their websites.
- Start breaking down complex projects into simple phases.
- Be perfectly positioned to utilize the services provided by third parties.
- Look beyond the website as a way of reaching potential students.
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Paul Boag has been working on the web since 1993. He is a user experience consultant for Headscape Ltd, a web design agency that he founded back in 2002. He typically works on large institutional websites including government agencies, higher education institutions and heritage organisations.
Paul also produces and hosts the longest running and popular web design podcast at boagworld.com. He is regularly speaker at workshops and conferences and writes for various publications.
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