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2016 Conference Usability

We Can All “Do” User Experience

Even with a small web team, user experience should and could be a big part of what you do, explained Jason Kammerdiener, Lead Information and Digital Architect, Colgate University, in his “We Can All ‘Do’ User Experience” session. All universities have forms for prospective student inquiries, college visit appointments, and collecting gift online. “It’s a […]

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2016 Conference Management & Professional Development

50 Case Studies Later, Have We Learned Anything? Running an Internal Web Agency at Stanford

What happens when you take Stanford’s School of Humanities and try to centralize the school’s web resources and support across a nursery school, an archaeology collection, a slang dictionary, a collection of 10th century manuscripts, and a variety of academic departments, interdisciplinary programs, and research projects? Dustin Liang, Web and Operations Manager, Stanford University, and […]

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2016 Conference

Agile: Not Just for Developers Anymore

Why does agile development exist, and why does it make sense to involve the creatives in addition to developers? David DeMello, Director of Web Strategy, Cornell University, ILR School, covered those topics and more in “Agile: Not Just for Developers Anymore.” Higher education is often more comfortable with traditional project management methodologies and the waterfall […]

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2016 Conference Management & Professional Development

The Web is Not a Project : How to Effectively Manage Your Web Operations

Thinking about a website as a project only deteriorates the quality of the site over time. How can we balance project web work with operational web work, especially in higher ed? In “The Web is Not a Project” session (MPD1), Mark Greenfield, Digital Strategist, University at Buffalo, and Doug Kozar, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications […]