I was recently asked to put together an overview of what it would take to require the use of our WCMS system on campus. I see both pros and cons to this but mainly feel it is not an ideal approach for our campus. We are historically decentralized when it comes to the web. Each department runs their own website and has always had basically free reign to do what they want. Obviously this has had issues with branding and with departments not updating open source WCMS tools etc. Much of this is…See More
We are starting to see an increase in departments moving URLs. Part of this is a result of many old departmental websites still being hosted at a /~department url. The issue we have recently been discussion is how to best handle redirects for these pages. In some cases it is easy when the site moves the same content to a new URL and we can easily do a 301 redirect that maps all content to the new URL.The questions arises about what best approach to take when the move also involved a new…See More
After many years I am finally getting some traction to get a Web Advisory Group together for our University. I've found it best to give good examples when presenting to our upper adminstration, so I'm looking for some links to Missions, Charters, etc at other schools asa resource to help develop the core functions of this group.Thanks-mattSee More
"Hi Kimbel -- Does you manual process include a checklist and workflow documentation?
If not, it sounds to me like checklists and schedulers are your best next steps. You can structure and document what you do now, and then look at it to see if there…"
We're conducting our annual survey on Facebook and Admissions. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at:http://www.varsityoutreach.com/FacebookSurvey/Our GoalOur goal is to explore trends related to how schools are using Facebook to reach out to prospective and admitted students.How Is the Data Used?All data will be shown in the aggregate. Answers from individual schools will not be released and will remain…See More
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honestly . great work as always :D
something i would like to add in is that
the entries each year are rapidly increasing .
but i think thats cause they take the…"
Stony Brook University web team is looking for some help coding a new design. HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Responsive Design expertise needed. If you are interested in bidding on this project, I am happy to share more details. Work would need to begin early summer. ..LynnSee More
First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need. In the past, when I…"
I know you've been tasked with finding a software solution, though I'm wondering if you may need an interim step first: Does your institution have checklists covering all of the steps needed in on-boarding, relocating, and…"
I've been tasked with finding a software tool that helps manage the onboarding and exit process of new and departing faculty. Ultimately i would like this software to management faculty office interms of when resources can be removed from a particular office and when a new faculty member can be moved in with the necessary resources. This tool should have notifications and alerts so there are no conflicts with someone being removed from a office and someone being placed in a office. Does anyone…See More