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Carol Sykes
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Contract Web application skinning

UFV, University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada, is looking for someone who can visually skin a VBstudio/.asp application for us. We have 3 applications that will be using a similar…Continue

Tags: VB, Studio, .asp, HTML, skinning

Started Oct 12, 2010

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Nathan Gerber replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"Carol,   We have been around the CMS block quite a few times in the last ten years.  We currently us OUCampus from OmniUpdate and we are very happy.  More importantly, our users across campus maintaining content are very happy.…"
Nov 15, 2011
Michael Fienen replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"I'm sure I could be persuaded to give you some early data if it will help your decision, just shoot me a message with what you're interested in."
Nov 14, 2011
Carol Sykes replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"Great, thanks Michael, looking forward to that. We hope to make our decision early December, hopefully we can get a peek at this before our decision is made."
Nov 14, 2011
Michael Fienen replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"Carol, FWIW, all are excellent products. Your selection process should be focused on which one will better fit your environment and work patterns, because from a technology POV, you won't likely be disappointed with any of them. All that said,…"
Nov 14, 2011
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HTML5

Any and everything pertaining to HTML 5.
Nov 14, 2011
Carol Sykes replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"Hey, thank you Kathie, Drew and Justin! This is great info and you all sound really positive on OU Campus. Did you consider Terminal Four or Hannon Hill also? Are there any issues you've had with OU Campus we should look out for?"
Nov 14, 2011
Justin Gatewood replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"As a one-man web department, managing the deluge of web content update requests was something that had to be resolved in a way that met the needs of the various departments and academic areas on-campus.  For me, OU Campus started…"
Nov 10, 2011
Drew Hill replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"Matching our requirements with the right CMS was a key issue. We needed a web-based environment (not client-based), WYSIWYG editing (not exclusively form field-based), software as a service (hosted app), and easy non-technical user adoption. The…"
Nov 9, 2011
Kathie Kentfield replied to Carol Sykes's discussion Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback? in the group OmniUpdate
"When we were looking for a CMS a few years ago, our final choices were very similar in features.  I'm glad we went with OUCampus - their customer support is really really good.  We're a small institution so to me, that makes all…"
Nov 9, 2011
Carol Sykes added a discussion to the group OmniUpdate
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Thinking about purchasing OU Campus for our Institution, got any feedback?

Looking for the good and bad and the ugly, got recommendations? UFV is considering Terminal Four, Hannon Hill and OU Campus, love to get your comments and experiences if you would like to share...See More
Nov 8, 2011
Carol Sykes joined Lynn Zawie's group
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Share your experiences using OmniUpdate CMS
Nov 8, 2011
Carol Sykes replied to Jay Massey's discussion Types of Full-time University Web-related Jobs (a very informal poll)
"Hi Jay, We have approx 18,000 pages on our main website, www.ufv.ca, and approx. 35,000 students enrolled. There are approx 130 content providers. At the moment there is just myself in marketing, however I am hiring a designer/developer and a…"
Oct 12, 2010
Carol Sykes replied to Jay Massey's discussion Types of Full-time University Web-related Jobs (a very informal poll)
"I am the Web Producer for UFV, which includes developing web strategy, web team management, project management, oversight of SEM/SEO, social media management and marketing, web design and architecture. I liase with IT, staffers and content producers…"
Oct 12, 2010
Carol Sykes posted a discussion

Contract Web application skinning

UFV, University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada, is looking for someone who can visually skin a VBstudio/.asp application for us. We have 3 applications that will be using a similar template and need someone who can do this fairly quickly for us. The designs are completed and ready to be coded. If you know anyone who has the skills we'd love to hear from you. Contact me, carol.sykes@ufv.ca.
Oct 12, 2010
Carol Sykes is now a member of University Web Developers
Jul 18, 2010

Profile Information

Employer?
University of the Fraser Valley
Website:
http://www.ufv.ca
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Making it up as I go along
What CMS are you using?
Ironpoint (ACM)
What department or office are you in?
Marketing & Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Oversight of the UFV websites and online presence. Develops the strategy and vision for the school's web presence and oversees web projects.
Number of students at your institution
16,000 or so

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