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"The IWMW event provides an opportunity for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services to hear about institutional case studies, national initiatives and emerging technologies and to actively participate in a number of parallel sessions."

IWMW 2011 is the fifteenth workshop.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011:
Responding to Change

Exhibition

As well as the ususal sponsorship programme the Institutional Web Management Workshop q2011 event featured a small exhibition in the refreshment area.

The exhibitors were:

Siteimprove

Siteimprove logo Since 2003, Siteimprove has become a household name within the public sector, providing web management tools to a number of universities and colleges as well as many other public bodies.

Our customers tell us they value our easy-to-use products that save them time and are affordable, as well as benefiting from our high level of customer service.

Siteimprove products are designed to fit into the everyday work requirements of a person involved with the management and maintenance of a higher education website. Information can be shared as well as responsibilities and tasks delegated. With a few simple steps, you and your colleagues can set up customised user groups, ensuring that each user of the service receives information relevant to their specific area of responsibility on the website. Our products cover the following areas:

  • Website quality control managing broken links, spelling errors and accessibility issues (SiteCheck)
  • Web analytics (SiteAnalyze)
  • Web server monitoring (SiteAlarm)
  • Bespoke website search engine (SearchImprove)

We offer free trials on all our products which you can use in the same way as if you are already a customer. For more information please contact us on 0845 226 8050 or come and see us at the Siteimprove stand.

Squiz

Squiz logo Squiz has 13 years of experience in delivering successful online solutions for governments, universities and corporations around the world. We help our clients to determine and deliver their online strategy, ensuring that they excel online and meet their business objectives.

Squiz develops an open source web experience management suite, the Squiz Suite, which incorporates CMS, search, analytics and integration tools to form a powerful platform for the creation, management and optimisation of compelling online experiences. The Suite is highly suited to Higher Education clients as it offers a full set of features and functionality, along with a high level of flexibility, ownership and control of spending. Squiz work with HE clients such as the University of Oxford, the University of Westminster, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Greenwich.

Squiz are also the provider of one of the world's leading enterprise class search engines, Funnelback, which is used to process millions of search queries each day by hundreds of government, university and corporate clients. Funnelback can be used as a highly effective website or intranet search tool and it is also available as a full Enterprise Search solution that can search across multiple repositories. The key advantages of Funnelback include its mature and effective algorithm, its powerful and usable administration interface and its extensibility for application development, such as user-friendly course finders. Higher Education clients who have benefited from Funnelback include the London School of Economics, Staffordshire University, UCL and the University of Sydney.

For more information visit http://www.squiz.co.uk, email info@squiz.co.uk or call 020 7101 8300.

Eduserv

Eduserv logo Eduserv is dedicated to developing and delivering technology services for education and the public sector. They are a not-for-profit organisation and reinvest any surpluses in research and development to benefit education and the public sector.

Their web development and managed hosting customers include JISC Advance, jobs.ac.uk, NHS Direct, the Department for Education and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Sword Connect

Sword Connect logo Sword Connect from Sword Group has been working with the leading content management vendors for over 15 years helping multinational organisations effectively leverage their information assets and improve business processes.

Sword has been working with Google to help the higher education sector optimise search on their external web site. Having a fast relevant search converts your website visitors into satisfied users by delivering the information they need to and engage with your brand. You can also benefit from many of the features on Google.com for example key matches (sponsored links on Google.com) enabling you to promote content.

Google Enterprise Partner logoAs a Google enterprise partner Sword has been working with the higher education sector to improve student and staff experience, enabling them to find relevant information across the enterprise at the touch of a button. helping students and staff get the most value from the information the University has.

Many universities have implemented multiple systems that enable the users to create and store content/data. As a consequence; multiple, disparate, silos of information have been created throughout the Enterprise. Today, staff and students cannot efficiently search these multiple silos utilising a single interface. Clear drivers exist for improved, simple and effective search for the external web site enterprise content management and document storage systems, staff index and research repositories.

For more information please contact: connect@sword-group.com or 07795623463.