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David Hamilton
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  • United States
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David Hamilton replied to Megg Brown's discussion CMS for Catalogs -- what's out there?
"Hi Kirstin, We rolled our own using drupal and the workflows module. It works along the lines you describe, with a multi-stage workflow with different workflows applied depending on the type of course being created. It tracks revisions and locks…"
Aug 24, 2010
David Hamilton replied to Marie Raney's discussion What kind of authentication in your drupal sites? in the group Drupal
"Sure thing, you're welcome. Best of luck with your implementation."
Dec 29, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Marie Raney's discussion What kind of authentication in your drupal sites? in the group Drupal
"We ended up building our own module to handle the notion of groups and to manage access control. Each user is granted access to the site via their pubcookie login, and their ability to read/edit/create is managed via the module we wrote. Permissions…"
Dec 29, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Marie Raney's discussion What kind of authentication in your drupal sites? in the group Drupal
"We customized the pubcookie module: http://drupal.org/project/pubcookie We're using pubcookie in most of our webapps for quasi-single sign on. We've had it running for ~3 years now in drupal. Overall it's worked out well. Our…"
Dec 29, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Doug Thompson's discussion Solutions to an ever-growing reliance on antiquated e-mail technology for campus messaging?
"Like everyone, we're struggling with this. We've been experimenting with things and have a couple of things on the drawing board. First, for critical communications, we've been trying a new approach where we intercept logins to…"
Nov 4, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Ken George's discussion Web Office Structure
"My office, Web services, is comprised of 5 folks including myself: 1 project manager/dept head, 1 sysadmin/programmer, and 3 programmers. We report up through IT. The college's website is managed via a couple of committees, chiefly an internet…"
Oct 27, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion Calling All UWEBD members using Google Wave
"david.hamilton@googlewave.com or david.hamilton@gmail.com"
Oct 23, 2009
David Hamilton replied to Michael Fienen's discussion Course Catalogs, print, online, and content management
"We had a similar problem - 100's of independent word files, often multiple copies of the same course in different files, and a complex workflow. We re-engineered this over the winter and for the most part have removed MS Word from the…"
Jun 24, 2009

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Employer?
Amherst College
Website:
http://www.amherst.edu
What CMS are you using?
drupal
What department or office are you in?
Information Technology
Primary Job Responsibility
Development and maintenance of the college's web presence; strategic planning and over site for college web initiatives; project management for web application development.
Number of students at your institution
1600

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At 5:18pm on December 14, 2007, Tony Kowalick said…
Update your damn picture from 2003! :-)
 
 
 

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