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Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Terry Oct 12, 2011.

Application Services

Started Aug 11, 2011

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Edward Terry replied to Scott B. Barnett's discussion Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
"I wholeheartedly agree. If an institution is faced with competitive international recruitment, highly tailored content for those audiences would obviously be a requirement. I am not advocating for relying on software to…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gregory Hernandez replied to Scott B. Barnett's discussion Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
"Gotta agree with Matt here. If content-in-another-language is one of your goals (and, that's a smart goal to have; take it from a Spanish/English speaker!), have someone do it well. Don't rely on software. The last thing you want to do is…"
Oct 11, 2011
Edward Terry replied to Scott B. Barnett's discussion Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
"Of course fully translated content is optimal, but If a tool like Google Translate is to be used I would use a workflow that alerts the user that translation will be rudimentary and should only be used to get the "jist" of the…"
Oct 11, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Jonathan Woolson's discussion Bulk-email marketing packages for Higher Ed?
"Do you intend to integrate your house DB with the system, so you can import users from various constituency lists such as alumni or students or parents too?  These then further broken down into micro targeted groups, such as "all sophomore…"
Oct 6, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Scott B. Barnett's discussion Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
"That's the response I was looking for....we got same indications when we worked on that agency product and I need to convince the powers that be that the time and effort and money spent is worth it....but there are "web experts"…"
Sep 30, 2011
Matt Herzberger replied to Scott B. Barnett's discussion Site Translation - Tools and Techniques
"If you really care about cultural context and getting everything accurate I think the Google translate doesn't cut it. I will acknowledge that some people do use it but I wouldn't say it does a great…"
Sep 30, 2011
Scott B. Barnett posted a discussion

Site Translation - Tools and Techniques

We recently got an inquiry about cost and effort to make alternate language versions of our site available.  I worked in the "real world" at an agency and led a project team on one of these projects so I know some things about dealing with two language content.  Yet I am wondering if any schools have done this specifically and if you have relied upon either CMS related methods, alt site options, or just Google Translation type tools.  The state of the art has changed a bit since I did the dual…See More
Sep 29, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Mike Takahashi's discussion Creating a more social campus events calendar with Facebook
"Would be interested in hearing more about what is behind your Happenings solution and if it is integrated with any online booking systems or vendor calendar solutions.   Scott B"
Sep 29, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Juliana Perry's discussion CMS choice and ease of use?
"Excellent analysis.  Contribute is medieval.  Yet any system requires some level of user knowledge and I agree that rather than expanding a pool of editors because a system allows for it, you should be rethinking who really needs to touch…"
Sep 20, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Jason Johnstone's discussion UWebD Gridiron Fantasy Football
"tried to join...got "You are not allowed to view this page because you are not in this league. (Error #152)"     is it full?"
Aug 26, 2011
Scott B. Barnett posted a discussion

Application Services

Quick survey...how many schools are operating their .edu web site WITHOUT some type of web application service (such as PHP, ASP, JSP or other)? If you are operating with an application service, what one and give a concrete example of how in a sentence or two. Scott B. See More
Aug 11, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Joanne Hindman's discussion Project Management System for Creative Groups
"we are beginning an implementation of AtTask.  While I would have liked to implement Microsoft Project for our team, this is a division wide implementation across platforms and AT is a cloud/SAS solution.   It has all the bells and…"
Aug 11, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Brett Pollak's discussion UCSD Mobile Website in the group Mobile
"Excellent...thanks!"
May 31, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Brett Pollak's discussion UCSD Mobile Website in the group Mobile
"Brett...sent a note of congrats into your web developers email on the page and got this response:   Hi gang…nice mobile site and apps. Can you perhaps comment on the web developers ning site about: n Number of personnel on the…"
May 31, 2011
Scott B. Barnett replied to Todd Pousley's discussion Mobile Website Vendors in the group Mobile
"I agree...comprehensive list of vendors who have created these apps on the directory might be useful.   Schools might be asked - "self developed" or list their third party vendor if possible."
May 10, 2011
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Employer?
Fairfield University
Website:
http://www.fairfield.edu
Find me on Twitter at:
http://twitter.com/Scott_Brian_B
Find me on LinkedIn at:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/woodmont
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
media compression, project management, Flash Actionscript
What CMS are you using?
You really don't want to know.... ; )
What department or office are you in?
Web Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Director of the Web Communications department which oversees all public web spaces for the University.
Number of students at your institution
5000

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