"Sounds like a cost-benefit analysis might be reasonable. If you're talking about an entire institution, you have the student funnel, right?
# Filled out information request
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I think the purpose of a responsive design is to be intentional about the decision --- i.e. you (or the designer) being intentional about what s/he thinks works best for the user based on the device's screen size.
As a poor Blackberry…"
"I've waxed and waned in my response to these requests. In a lot of ways, I think it depends on the size of your institution (the larger it is, the harder it should be) and the level of potential interest/competition/politics in the request (…"
"We've dealt with one of these vendors. Our problems are related to our own internal processes, where plan is a four-letter word and lack of accountability means deadlines are missed and life goes on."
"We've had good and bad experiences with redesigns, which seemingly had no relationship to the amount we paid to accomplish them. When we started talking redesign a number of years ago, I prepared the attached document to go over the types of…"
With Chancellor Zimpher and the Board of Trustees talking about Shared Services across SUNY, or more particular within regions of SUNY, I think this raises an interesting opportunity.To start, I am not against the concept of shared services as a starting point. I would like to compete and concentrate on the higher-value concepts at my institution, and leave more mundane and compliance chores to the system. However, I think there are examples of shared services that have existed for years, and…See More
"Being able to engage with prospective students however they access your website is the primary reason for going responsive, but there are several other important issues that a responsive site addresses. "
Indiana University of Pennsylvania is looking for a talented front-end web developer to join our growing team in the Marketing and Communications Division. This position offers the possibility of a flexible work arrangement with candidates being able to telecommute up to 3 days a week.The front-end Web Developer works to support and enhance the IUP website and other digital properties and communications. Using CSS, HTML, scripting languages, and other tools the web developer is responsible for…See More
"According to the 2018 E-Expectations Trend Report, of the 67% of high school seniors and 68% of juniors who saw paid ads for colleges and universities, 41% of seniors and 45% of juniors actually CLICKED on the paid ads. "
Nov 20, 2018
Laura Peil is now a member of University Web Developers
This isn't a posting for a job (but hopefully that will be coming soon!)We are looking to hire a new web developer, and have gotten the OK from HR to offer this with the possibility of working from home a few days of the week, and in the office the other days. We're hoping to draw in some more candidates from outside of our local area. This is only the second position at our institution that is not fully on site, so we're in uncharted territory!I'm curious to know, does anyone work part-time…See More