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IWMW 2010 is the fourteenth workshop. This year's theme is 'The Web in Turbulent Times'.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Plenary Talk P5: 'So what do you do exactly?' In challenging times justifying the roles of the web teams

P5: 'So what do you do exactly?' In challenging times justifying the roles of the web teams
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Tuesday 13 July 11:00-11:45
Ranjit Sidhu, Statistics into Decisions (SiD).
Many for-profit industries have found that, even in these challenging times, the one area that has been resilient to large expenditure cuts is the internet and web services. Often this expenditure is supported due to every pound being accountable and transparent, therefore justified.

Are there lessons that web teams can take from the for-profit sector to stop what they are doing becoming a vague proposition to those who set the budget? Also, do the web teams need to claw back roles given away freely in the past or would this require a complete change of mindset?

Contact Details

Ranjit Sidhu
statistics into Decisions (SiD)
Phone: +44 (0) 1738 563608
Twitter: rssidhu



Ranjit SidhuRanjit Sidhu (or SiD) is founder of statistics into Decisions (or SiD). Around 1998 Ranjit fell into the internet space whilst trying to run away from a career in law. Since then he has worked at several internet based companies, but has found his niche in analysis and helping clients understand what is going on in the internet ether and how to use that information to improve what they do.

Around 4 years ago he set up SiD, Statistics into Decisions in Sydney- since then the company has, happily, found a market for its basic ethos on making information relevant and something that can be used so much so that it now works with many top blue chip companies as well as governmental clients both in the UK and Australia. SiD's second office is in Perth, Scotland.


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