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Rich Powell
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Rich Powell posted a status
"The 18,000 page Griffith University website has been live for 17 months now with HTML5 and responsive mobile design built into every page."
Mar 27, 2013
Rich Powell replied to Daryl Zamora's discussion Google Sites on Google Apps
"Hi Daryl, Griffith University apparently has a few sites set up using this tool. I haven't yet identified them specifically. We are currently migrating all staff to gmail which will cause every staff member to have a Google account. I has been…"
Nov 28, 2011
Rich Powell replied to Terry Boehmker's discussion Google Analytics conglomerate tracking
"What metrics are the discrepancies appearing in? If it is visitors, unique visitors, and repeat visitors,  these numbers can't be added or multiplied together if there are different profile numbers. There is no way of telling if a unique…"
Nov 28, 2011
Rich Powell commented on Ed Parker's group HTML5
"Erik, could you give me hints (or better, URLs) as to which sited at ND are built in HTML5? I'm sure I could work it out by looking at the source code, but I would be looking for a while."
Nov 14, 2011
Rich Powell commented on Ed Parker's group HTML5
"Watch out for print styling in IE. The parser can't understand HTML5. This is very hard to work around."
Nov 14, 2011
Rich Powell commented on Ed Parker's group HTML5
"Who out there has implemented HTML5 on their website(s)? I'm interested to exchange experiences from anyone who has done large-scale HTML5 or CSS3 work."
Nov 10, 2011
Rich Powell commented on Ed Parker's group HTML5
"The Griffith University webteam recently redesigned our website homepage in HTML5. This allowed us to support mobile devices more easily."
Aug 12, 2011
Rich Powell joined Ed Parker's group
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HTML5

Any and everything pertaining to HTML 5.
Aug 12, 2011
Rich Powell replied to Marie Raney's discussion What kind of authentication in your drupal sites? in the group Drupal
"I just came across this information. http://www.io1.biz/externalfeeds/items/saml-and-drupal"
Jan 3, 2011
Rich Powell replied to Marie Raney's discussion What kind of authentication in your drupal sites? in the group Drupal
"Griffith University is interested in using SAML and Shibboleth authenticaion for Drupal websites to allow it to integrate with other Australian universities and with other web resources at Griffith university using a single sign-on. Has anyone else…"
Dec 23, 2010
Rich Powell joined Mark Greenfield's group
Dec 23, 2010
Rich Powell replied to Jeff Miller's discussion Brand guidelines for website vendors
"Did the website vendor duplicate your website appearance in the course of delivering a project for your University, or was it for an external customer?"
Dec 22, 2010
Rich Powell replied to Carrie Saarinen's discussion The Twitter hand-off: who will tweet when I leave?
"It sounds like you started twitter as a pilot "on a whim" and it has worked out successfully. So your supervisor didn't ask you and it wasn't formally a project expecting certain outcomes. How about a short report to your…"
Dec 22, 2010
Rich Powell added a discussion to the group Ning Users Group
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SAML authentication

Has anyone looked at authenticating Ning users using SAML or Sibboleth?I hear this authentication approach is being widely adopted in the US.In Australia, the Australina Access Federation (AAF) has adopted Shibboleth authetication for authentication educational institutions and services providers to assist with research collaboration.Griffith University is looking into options to authenticate to externally hosted software and services using this mechanism as a standard.See More
Dec 22, 2010
Rich Powell joined Mark Greenfield's group
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Ning Users Group

This group is for anyone interested in how to use Ning
Dec 22, 2010
Rich Powell replied to Michael Fienen's discussion Streaming Video Solutions
"In the absence of a formal Univeristy-wide solution a number of groups have done their own thing like YouTube and Vimeo. For those Universities who have a streaming video solution, has this replaced using external alternative solutions? Live…"
Dec 13, 2010

Profile Information

Employer?
Griffith University
Website:
http://www.griffith.edu.au
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Federated Content Management, Project Management, Strategy
What CMS are you using?
My SOurce Matrix
What department or office are you in?
Information Services
Primary Job Responsibility
Internet
Intranet
Strategy
Project Management
Management
Number of students at your institution
50000

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At 10:02pm on November 29, 2010, Hariet Waffenschmidt said…
Hi, no, it is someone else who is not part of this network. Can you let me know what your work email address is so that I can pass on his details?
At 7:30pm on October 11, 2010, Hariet Waffenschmidt said…
Hi, yes, but he is not a member of this network.. I will ask him if he'd be willing to get in touch.
At 6:42pm on September 28, 2010, Hariet Waffenschmidt said…
Hi Rich, thanks for contacting me but unfortunately I'm not the best person to share best practice with as I'm not personally involved with the CMS. Sorry
 
 
 

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Genevieve Howard replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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A. Watson replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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Eloine Chapman replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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Mark Lawrence replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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Charlie Lindahl replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Ah. Thank you. I've just sent a request to have TAMU.EDU added to the list."
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Laurie Trow replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Is this for the Slack? If so, you need to email leta@berkeley.edu to have your edu domain added."
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Hugh Jarvis replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Regardless of where this goes, Mark, thanks for setting it up and running it all these years! I find it quite useful myself, lurking mostly, but occasionally joining in where it might help us, or I might be able to provide value. I like having this…"
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Charlie Lindahl replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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Tiffany Broadbent replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
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Sherrie Roberts replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"UWEBD is a site I come to ever so often but would hate for it to go away because it is a great place to meet and get input from other university web developers. Maybe move to a cheaper platform, Facebook group or LinkedIn group would be my choices.…"
Sep 13

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