In October, we launched a new set of web pages which bring together resources on change management for University teams. The project proved once again why content is key! Here are the Making change happen web pages which we worked on with the People and Organisational Development (POD) team within HR. Like all universities (and … Continue reading Making change happen web pages
Having recently joined Communications as Web Content Developer, I was keen to get stuck into the CMS. Luckily, one of my first tasks was to rebuild the History of the University branch on the website. For this quick turnaround project, my colleague Harriet and I had a focus day where we got the bulk of … Continue reading Looking to the past: Rebuilding the History of the University web pages
We’re about to complete the pilot phase of our big project to work with all academic departments to update their web pages to new templates and optimised content. Here’s an update on what we’ve done so far and what’s coming next.
We’ve created a selection of branded templates for digital screen content which are now ready to use in the brand platform.
As we roll out our Digital Pattern Library (DPL) templates to more and more department websites, we’ve also needed to update our CMS training so that everyone using these templates is up to date with best practice. We took this opportunity to redevelop how the training is presented, and consider how we can make our … Continue reading Grand (digital) Designs: Building our new Digital Pattern Library CMS training
A key part of my role is to develop quality assurance and content governance processes for our web estate. I’ve recently tackled a small but important part of this by creating a governance model for our three shiny new school web presences.
To coincide with the launch of our new Web CMS training module, we created a new branded theme for the e-learning platform Xerte. We wanted something flexible and functional that would suit any potential e-learning application, while effectively implementing the University’s new look and feel.
Here in Communications, it’s our job to train staff across the University to use the Web Content Management System and help them to maintain their respective sections of the University website. However, we’re aiming to do more than just tell users how to use the Web CMS on a practical level – we want to … Continue reading Expanding our CMS training toolbox
We’ve just completed a mammoth project to deliver web presences for three new academic schools while putting content strategy to the test.
Graduation is always a special time for students and their families, but never more so than post-pandemic, when many graduates had waited for two years for their chance to throw on a gown and cross the stage.