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Started Feb 10, 2010

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Knutson Jan 20, 2010.

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This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
Jun 24, 2013
George Thompson replied to Chris Lewinski's discussion Success metrics for web CMS implementation?
"I've done both. With positive results. And you can adjust according to feedback.  How are you defining "actively using" the system?  What constitutes a  "trained" content manager? And of course, what…"
Jun 24, 2013
George Thompson replied to Kathy Jensen's discussion Content: Header and Footer
"Using Google Analytics, as Erik suggests, is the best way to discover which links are "in play." You could also do a focus group with prospective students, or you could try card sorting -- a venerable stand-by technique. At…"
Jun 24, 2013
George Thompson posted a status
"What's the latest with embedding audio with HTML 5?"
Apr 22, 2013
George Thompson replied to Nina Nolan's discussion SOS! On-going website review recommendations needed ...
"Not familiar with Drupal, but I thought the capability was in there somewhere. "
Sep 12, 2012
George Thompson replied to Nina Nolan's discussion SOS! On-going website review recommendations needed ...
"I reviewed HH Cascade at one time. Hazy with the details at the moment. But I believe you'll find that they do. "
Sep 12, 2012
George Thompson replied to Nina Nolan's discussion SOS! On-going website review recommendations needed ...
"Does your content management system provide a way to facilitate a review process?"
Sep 12, 2012
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Employer?
Widener University
Website:
http://www.widener.edu
Find me on Twitter at:
http://@gathomp
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
editorial/workflow, web analytics/metrics, content management systems
What CMS are you using?
OmniUpdate OU Campus
What department or office are you in?
University Relations
Primary Job Responsibility
Developing and managing online content, maintaining editorial writing quality, and monitoring online content for accuracy, relevancy, and timeliness. Act as liaison between academic unit content managers.
Number of students at your institution
6,000

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At 2:59pm on July 29, 2010, Hilary Knox said…
Hi George,

Thank you for joining the WebTrends group.

I am interested in exchanging some analytics data with other universities for comparison, like visits to home page content and news stories.

UAlbany is a public university with about 18,000 students, also using WebTrends software.

Will you please let me know if you would be interested in exchanging this type of data. It will only be used internally. Thank you so much.

Hilary Knox
University at Albany, State University of New York
www.albany.edu
hknox@uamail.albany.edu
518-437-5044
At 11:50am on October 7, 2009, Rebecca Bernstein said…
Since you are in the CMS group, I was hoping you could advise me. UB is setting up a university-wide content management system and we are exploring what best practices other universities are doing. In particular, we are trying to identify universities that are:

* Using a CMS enterprise wide, or with several departments

* Have governance or policies in place

* Have a form of centralized staffing

* And hopefully are encouraging best practices in content and user experience.

If you can take the brief survey at https://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/8727g3fd23 (no longer than 2-5 minutes) it would help us gather preliminary information that will assist us in our initial phase of research. If you know of someone in your organization better suited to fill this out, please feel free to pass this along.

We are looking for initial responses by Thursday, October 15th.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or my assistant Kyriakos Zannikos (716-645-4652 or zannikos@buffalo.edu)

Thanks in advance,

Rebecca Bernstein
Web Strategist | UB Web Team Leader
University Communications, University at Buffalo
rebecca@buffalo.edu
Tel: 716-645-4583
At 9:05pm on January 5, 2009, Mark Cruthers said…
Hi George,

With your interest in Education Technology and web content, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service.
 
 
 

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