"Our main departmental site has about 1000 unique visitors a day. We self host and use MaxCDN for serving static files. Since we've started we've watched our load times go from as high as 45 seconds for first load down to around 5. I doubt…"
"I would look into YQL (Yahoo Query Library). You can build your own query that delivers either an XML tree or JSON structure then parse that query with any language. I've never used in the matter you are looking to do but it's worth a shot."
"We have dropped support for IE6 and I am going to try to push to drop support for IE 7 in good time. Bad thing is IE 8 is not really that much better. I think doing a browser check and prompting the user that their version is no longer supported and…"
"Expression Engine is great for mid-size companies I supposed. As mentioned, its less of an out of the box product, but that maybe what you need to accomplish what you want.
You may want to look into a ECMS (Enterprise Content Management System). We…"
"We are in the beginning stages of redesigning out website. Branding is important but I also think it is important to have variation in that. A university web site is a hairy best different ideas and different walks of life and I think that it can be…"
"I use 960 gs templates for designing but never really use the "framework", same with blueprint css. I do use the Myer's reset occasionally, but I have written my own reset before. I wouldn't really call these frameworks either.…"
"I think they are both very important regardless of time line and budget. Your web expirence should be rich, fun and easy to use. I can't really see a design not appealing to the multiple audiences, its more in your information architecture and…"
"I would suggest taking out any elements that are only relevant to the web and concentrating on formatting the text so that it is simplified and makes since when printed. As it was mentioned before you can do at @media print and source a stylesheet…"
"Hi Kimbel -- Does you manual process include a checklist and workflow documentation?
If not, it sounds to me like checklists and schedulers are your best next steps. You can structure and document what you do now, and then look at it to see if there…"
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"wow thats amazing article .
your stuff never fails to amaze me
honestly . great work as always :D
something i would like to add in is that
the entries each year are rapidly increasing .
but i think thats cause they take the…"
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First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need. In the past, when I…"
I know you've been tasked with finding a software solution, though I'm wondering if you may need an interim step first: Does your institution have checklists covering all of the steps needed in on-boarding, relocating, and…"
I've been tasked with finding a software tool that helps manage the onboarding and exit process of new and departing faculty. Ultimately i would like this software to management faculty office interms of when resources can be removed from a particular office and when a new faculty member can be moved in with the necessary resources. This tool should have notifications and alerts so there are no conflicts with someone being removed from a office and someone being placed in a office. Does anyone…See More
"In our case the impact of our current proprietary chat tool seems to be minimal, as it is little-used. It requires log-in with contact details and is slow to load. I don't have any metrics on its impact to back up my perception though.