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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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Colleen Brennan-Barry posted a discussion

HighEdWeb Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manage policy, coordinate business issues, and manage the growth and prosperity of HighEdWeb. The Board meets monthly to discuss updates and issues, and works to lead various Association initiatives year-round.There are several open Director spots, due to growth and natural term expiration, and so HighEdWeb is now inviting nominations. Nominations (of yourself or…See More
Wednesday
Beth Hastings posted a discussion

Web Designer opening - Columbia, Missouri

Job SummaryThe Web Designer position works closely with various college departments to create and maintain a college website that is marketing focused and content driven. This individual is a talented and creative graphic designer with strong background in designing modern and innovative web pages. The ability to implement the designs into working web pages using front-end development skills in HTML5 and CSS3 is key.Essential FunctionsDesign visually-appealing, innovative web pages and graphics…See More
Wednesday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post from Jim Heiney of Lock Haven University: The Perils and Perks of Outside Consultants "
Wednesday
Matt Herzberger replied to Doug Thompson's discussion Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...
"More than anything I would suggest focusing on workflow and how you can manage the process similar to that of the offline pdf creation process. So might want to do a proof of concept with wordpress to see if you can pull it off and then also looked…"
Wednesday
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...

So, the "powers that be" here are looking into various catalog systems...for next year.In the meantime, we're now working on our (hopefully last) old-school InDesign/PDF catalog, and I got to thinking...maybe it would be a good thing to do some sort of web-based static page (to keep it simple, for now) catalog this time around, to make the transition next year to whatever catalog system the "powers that be" decide upon an easier one.We have a Wordpress instance and then we have our regular…See More
Tuesday
Edward Terry posted a discussion

Web Designer - Austin, TX

I have this open only for a day or so. Please let me know if I can answer any questions.http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=1410053See More
Monday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us on Thursday, May 28 at 11 am PT when Becky Vardaman and Robyn Anderson from Converge Consulting and our very own Rich Paul discuss the impact of Google's recent mobile-friendly update. Register now!"
May 15
Ronna Johnston added a discussion to the group Mobile
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Conference Mobile App

We are hosting a large conference in 2016 and looking for a simple mobile app to use, we don't have time to build one in house. Just something with venue info and sessions as a base. Does anyone have suggestions? Thanks much!Ronna JohnstonUniversity of Northern ColoradoSee More
May 14
Brent Schneider joined DNI's group
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Cascade Server CMS

For folks who use (or are interested in) Hannon Hill's Cascade Server CMS productSee More
May 14
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New article featured in Career College Central about course catalogs by Lance Merker: "Going Mobile: Five Steps to a Mobile-Friendly Course Catalog"  "
May 14
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"A BIG OmniUpdate welcome to Iowa Western Community College!"
May 13
Jeff Rauschert replied to Katie Ryan Lambert's discussion Website Redesign - Change Management & Communications
"Katie, we are in the same boat as you. We will be changing to a site that focuses more on prospective students, moving non-related content to SharePoint. We have similar concerns but are going in with a plan of cutting our number of content authors…"
May 13
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May 13
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Rogue websites can cause all kinds of problems for your higher ed website, but how do you stop them for good? Check out these steps in today's blog post "Taming the Beast: Rogue Websites in Higher Ed" Taming the Beast: Rogue…"
May 12
BlueNorma joined Lynn Zawie's group
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OmniUpdate

Share your experiences using OmniUpdate CMS
May 7
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congratulations to University of Michigan School of Public Health for going live in OU Campus v10 with design by Michigan Creative! sph.umich.edu  "
May 7
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Today's blog post sums up the Higher Ed Live Special Edition broadcast, “The Catalog to End All Catalogs,” with Nathan Gerber from Utah Valley University and Dawn Truelsen from Fresno State. Get the scoop! "
May 5
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May 5
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"This Friday May 8 at 10 am PT Higher Ed Live will present "Communication United: Social Media and Your Website" featuring Elizabethtown College and Pepperdine University. Mark your calendars!  "
May 4
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Miss out on your chance to take advantage of Table Transformations in OU Campus? We've got you covered! Watch the latest Training Tuesday now."
May 1

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