Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
W2C Forum #4 Mike Williams 20090715
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

W2C Forum #4 Mike Williams 20090715

613
views

Published on

Presentation by Mike Williams at the UWA Emerging Technologies Forum on 15th July 2009 on the alumniConnect project

Presentation by Mike Williams at the UWA Emerging Technologies Forum on 15th July 2009 on the alumniConnect project

Published in: Education, News & Politics

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
613
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Emerging Technologies alumniConnect The Office of Development & Alumni Relations Project Officer: Mike Williams
  • 2. Overview of presentation • Introducing the Office of Development and Alumni Relations • Why an online community? • An overview of the Online Environment • A demonstration of the alumniConnect prototype
  • 3. The Office of Development & Alumni Relations • Developing and maintaining meaningful, lasting relationships with its alumni • Providing opportunities for alumni to continue their involvement with UWA through the Hackett Foundation. Since 1998, friends and alumni have donated to the University in the form of scholarships, works of art, contributions for buildings and support for ground-breaking research. • It’s Overarching Goal: An engaged and committed Alumni Body
  • 4. Alumni Online: alumniConnect • The most important tools in developing interactive communication with alumni are the current UWA website and the new alumniConnect online community, • The aim is to use the web along with the alumniConnect community to: – Involve alumni in a range of activities and events; – Allow alumni to interact with each other; – Deliver new and existing services and benefits; – Introduce an online community to extend these opportunities to alumni and provide a link across to the UWA website. – Become valuable world-wide ambassadors for UWA
  • 5. The Online Environment • The product is Encompass from iModules in the USA • iModules is an Application Service Provider (ASP). Their online community product is a fully hosted solution. • It needed to integrate with the OoD’s alumni database The Raisers Edge • It had to have the ability to incorporate other social networking applications such as Facebook and Twitter etc.
  • 6. Demonstration of alumniConnect • We will now spend the rest of this presentation looking at the prototype of the alumniConnect online community. • This prototype has not be fully developed nor has it been populated with its content • It is expected that a fully working beta will be available for viewing by the end of Sept 2009
  • 7. Questions? Emerging Technologies alumniConnect