Institutional Web Management Workshop, IWMW 2013
IWMW 2013 Sponsors
The IWMW series of events 2013 has benefited from the kind generosity of its sponsors.
For the IWMW 2013 event in addition to the commercial sponsors we also have a number of sponsoring consultants who are providing workshop sessions based on their area of expertise free-of-charge.
TERMINALFOUR is a leading provider of Web Content Management Solutions. Our flagship software, TERMINALFOUR Site Manager, is a SWIMS specifically built for Higher Education. Our software enables organizations to improve the creation, flow and delivery of accessible information through various channels including Web sites, personalized student/staff portals, intranets, extranets and utilizing technologies such as Smart Phones. The software provides you with a large number of modules specifically built for Higher Education, including course catalog and prospectus publishing but also integration points with solutions such as Blackboard, Sungard/Banner, Oracle, Angel and Datatel. We have a strong presence within the Higher Education sector powering thousands of individual Higher Education websites and empowering more than 10,000 HE users to manage their website content.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
TERMINALFOUR are sponsoring badges and lanyards at IWMW 2013.
Siteimprove provide web management tools to well over 1500 organisations worldwide, and more than 40 educational institutions in the UK; including London School of Economics, City University London and Newcastle University.
Our customers tell us they value our easy-to-use products because they save them time, are affordable and they appreciate excellent customer service.
Siteimprove products are designed to fit into the everyday work requirements of a person involved with the management and maintenance a website. Information can be shared as well as responsibilities and tasks delegated. With a few simple steps you can ensure each user of the service receives only information relevant to their specific area of responsibility on the website.
Siteimprove have an exhibition stand at IWMW 2013.
Sword Connect, a Google Enterprise Partner since 2005, today, Google Enterprise Search Premier, has the necessary expertise to help Universities improve information management in an efficient and profitable manner by using the Google search solutions; search solutions that are simple and intelligent, with proven performance, security and return on investment.
We have proven experience in the implementation and customization of public and/or secure search solutions in companies with the Google Search Appliance for a wide range of clients internationally. Especially the UK University sector.
Squiz are providing a sponsored lunchtime talk.
Squiz will have an exhibition stand at IWMW 2013.
Running an institutional website can suck sometimes. Internal politics, diverse audiences and limited resources are just some of the challenges you can face. Occasionally you need some help and that is where Headscape comes in. With seven years experience working with over 35 higher education clients, we know the challenges and have well established practices for helping overcome them. We don't just build beautiful, usable websites. We also help put in place the strategies, governance and processes to ensure that your website succeeds for years to come.
Headscape are co-sponsors for a special UKOLN/IWMW party which will celebrate UKOLN's longstanding involvement in supporting the institutional Web management community and the wider UK higher and further education community.
Statistics into Decisions (SiD):
Our simple goal is to take all the data out there, and through understanding and analysis provide information that is: Relevant, Easy to understand, Actionable and Beautiful. To do this we have to combine all the information out there with the most complex analytics tool created; the human brain. We currently work with 11 UK universities, this includes creating Executive, Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Social Media dashboard and reports for these universities.
For more information follow the: @sidspaceinfo Twitter account.
Statistics into Decisions are co-sponsors for a special UKOLN/IWMW party which will celebrate UKOLN's longstanding involvement in supporting the institutional Web management community and the wider UK higher and further education community.
The Sponsoring Consultants for IWMW 2013 are Kirsty and Rich Pitkin, Event Amplifier (TConsult Ltd), Owen Stephens Consulting and Lisa Jeskins Training.
Details of their consultancy services and the sessions they are facilitating are given below.
Kirsty and Rich Pitkin, Event Amplifier (TConsult Ltd)
Event Amplifier provides a range of event amplification services, including live video streaming, live blogging, Twitter commentary, event reports and hybrid event strategy development. We specialise in the use of social and online media to help event organise maximise the reach of their events across time and space, using the professional and personal networks of their participants.
We have been helping to amplify IWMW events since 2009 and co-authored the recent Jisc-funded Greening Events II Event Amplification Toolkit, which provides best practice guidance for event organisers in higher and further education to help amplify their conferences, workshops and seminars to a wider audience.
Event Amplifier is a brand of TConsult Ltd, a communications consultancy firm with expertise in social media consultancy. TConsult has helped clients within higher education to conduct a detailed social media audit and develop effective engagement strategies based on research into their target audience.
About our Session:
In our session on Creating A Multimedia CV or Project Summary we intend to help participants learn how to use video to promote their work more effectively. This will include techniques to help plan and prepare for a video interview, a practical exercise to discover the true brutality involved in cutting a video down to core message, and advice about how to use video within a CV or project promotion strategy.
Participants will be invited to prepare a brief summary about work they have been involved in or even a brief personal CV. This summary will be used by Kirsty Pitkin, who will interview participants based on this information. Rich Pitkin will film each interview and will provide a professionally-produced video, which they will be free to take away and use.
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Owen Stephens Consulting
Owen Stephens provides consultancy services to the HE and library sectors, specialising in the effective use of IT in libraries, helping libraries design and implement efficient workflows and processes, procuring, implementing and exploiting library systems and integrating Library resources and services into learning environments. Owen Stephens Consulting regularly collaborates with other consultancies to deliver a wider range of services and draw on additional expertise where necessary. From software development to strategic planning, Owen has the experience and knowledge to support institutions and to help them achieve their goals.
About My Session:
At IWMW 2013 Owen will facilitate a workshop session on Getting the Best out of Consultants which is aimed at helping institutions work effectively with external consultants and contractors. The workshop will look at different stages of engaging and working with consultants and focus on how institutions can use consultants effectively and efficiently.
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Lisa Jeskins Training: engaging and practical training for information professionals
I can provide you and your team with training on social media, coping with change, customer service, presentation skills or train the trainer.
You can find more details on my Training page.
"Lisa was friendly, informative and easy to approach.
Excellent day that reaffirmed existing ideas and practices whilst giving me 'food for thought'."
Jennifer Webley, Nottinghamshire Workforce Team (NHS) about the 'An Introduction to Social Media' course.
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About My Session:
At IWMW 2013 as part of an interactive workshop on "Living in uncertain times... or how to become more resilient" delegates will consider how they feel about change. We will examine what makes people resistant to change and becoming more resilient. Delegates will also look at ways people are affected by stress and consider ways to find help and support.
The University of Bath is the academic sponsor for IWMW 2013.
The University of Bath is now firmly established as a top ten UK university with a reputation for world leading research and teaching excellence.
Our campus, overlooking the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, has a vibrant research culture driven by the enthusiasm and invention of our academic community.
Students are attracted by our excellent academic reputation, our outstanding graduate employment record, our world-class sports facilities, and the wide array of other social, recreational and personal development opportunities we offer.
Our ability to offer placement options across our discipline base, and with leading organisations, is unique among UK research-intensive universities.