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1 A centre of expertise in digital information management 1 UKOLN is supported by: Welcome to the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2009 Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly, UKOLN 28 th July 2009

2 A centre of expertise in digital information management 2 About The Workshop Series IWMW events: Organised by UKOLN since launch in July 1997 For those involved in the provision of institutional Web services Chance to find out where we are at and where we are going Opportunity to hear about national initiatives, emerging technologies, case studies, … Provides framework which informs other sessions Invaluable opportunity for networking Social programme Joint-chairs - Marieke Guy & Brian Kelly

3 A centre of expertise in digital information management 3 About Us About UKOLN: National centre of expertise in digital information management Located at the University of Bath Brian Kelly: UK Web Focus – funded by JISC and MLA to support HE/FE & cultural heritage sectors Enthusiasm for Web 2.0, UK Web Focus blog Marieke Guy: Research officer, UKOLN 9 years Now a blog writer too! Recent work on good APIs Brings the not so technical perspective

4 A centre of expertise in digital information management 4 About You How many have attended previous IWMW events? What do you do? Technical Management Users Information Research Strategy/Policy Academic Design Other

5 A centre of expertise in digital information management 5 This Years Event The event consists of: Plenary talks (give the wider picture) Parallel sessions (designed to be interactive and participative) - if youre not signed up… BarCamps (please sign up) & discussions groups Networking opportunities Also provides a supportive environment for innovation: Networked technologies (note AUP) Developers Lounge Blog

6 A centre of expertise in digital information management 6 Workshop Sponsors Leading developer of Enterprise Content Management systems, delivering accessible, non-technical Web sites, intranets and Google Search with full standards compliance. Sponsors of the workshop dinner. Leading provider of highly functional Enterprise Web Content Management Systems, eForms & Self Service software. Sponsors of delegate bags, badges and lanyards.

7 A centre of expertise in digital information management 7 Exhibition Web content management system developed by C2 Software Ltd. Content management company that supply MySource Matrix. Web management tools including QA, analytics, site engine, server monitoring…etc. Creative front-end Web designers and developers.

8 A centre of expertise in digital information management 8 Social Events Tonight: Workshop meal – Marquee on campus Drinks will be served at 19:00 with dinner at 19:30. Exciting entertainment! Tomorrow: Drinks Reception Colchester Moot Hall Coaches from Car Park A on campus leaving at 6.45pm sharp Eat and drink at own choice of restaurants and pubs

9 A centre of expertise in digital information management 9 Whats Established Established aspects of recent IWMW events (since 2006): WiFi: network available, help available AUP: can be used to support aims of event, provided distractions to others is minimised Privacy, etc.: culture of openness and sharing. Let us know of conflicts with personal preferences Session chairs: clarification of AUP during session, timekeeping, etc. More recent innovations: Innovation competition: an opportunity for developers (light weight & heavy weight!) Video streaming: amplifying the event

10 A centre of expertise in digital information management 10 Whats New? Streamed Strands Back-end Front-end Links with Eduweb Developers lounge iLab Quiet Area Blog Live blogging Twitter Walls Delegate packs Photo courtesy of bloggingdagger, Flickr

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12 A centre of expertise in digital information management 12 Live Blogging Introducing Kirsty McGill Digital writer Bath Bus Station Twitter feed The face Kirsty will be live blogging the talks Writing for the blog Interviews, photos, videos Any other ideas? Feedback MG BK

13 A centre of expertise in digital information management 13 The Web is Important!

14 A centre of expertise in digital information management 14 The Web is Important! Remit to: consider impact of newest technologies (social networking & mobile devices) on behaviour & attitudes of students coming up to & just entered higher education & issues this poses Recommendations: JISC continues to develop a research and support programme into the use of Web 2.0 for all aspects of university business JISC works with the HE funding bodies and Universities UK to explore issues and practice in the development of new business models that exploit Web 2.0 technologies …

15 A centre of expertise in digital information management 15 The Web is Important! Drivers: The forces now confronting higher education have been called 'a perfect storm. They are serious challenges. [HEIs] can no longer depend on ever- increasing allocation of funds This seminar feels a bit like sitting with a group of record industry executives in 1999 Conclusions: Universities need to respond by reaching out – they are becoming edgeless A renewed commitment to openness Experimentation and investment New tools to support teaching

16 A centre of expertise in digital information management 16 The Perfect Storm How will your institution respond to 20%(!) cuts? Be innovative Focus on core services, ditch others Do the same as now only less Factors: Economics; environment; student expectations; Social Web / Web 2.0 Factors: Economics; environment; student expectations; Social Web / Web 2.0

17 A centre of expertise in digital information management 17 We Are Important Some questions to reflect on? Who is best placed to implement the reports recommendations? Who has a better understanding of the risks and challenges? Who can regard the reports as providing opportunities for their profession, department and institution?

18 A centre of expertise in digital information management 18 Opportunities at IWMW 2009 IWMW 2009 provides: An opportunity to experiment An opportunity for risk-taking An opportunity for networking Make the most of these opportunities!

19 A centre of expertise in digital information management 19 Revisiting Our Innovations We aim to treat the remote audience for the plenary talks as first class citizens

20 A centre of expertise in digital information management 20 Revisiting Our Innovations Give a 1 line reflection at end of plenaries, tagged #Pn & #iwmw2009 #P0 #P9 #A1 #C5, #DL

21 A centre of expertise in digital information management 21 Any Questions?


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