Welcome to IWMW2009


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Welcome presentation given by Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly, UKOLN at Institutional Web Management Workshop 2009, University of Essex, 28 - 30, July 2009

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Welcome to IWMW2009

  1. 1. UKOLN is supported by: Welcome to the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2009 Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly, UKOLN 28 th July 2009
  2. 2. About The Workshop Series <ul><li>IWMW events: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organised by UKOLN since launch in July 1997 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For those involved in the provision of institutional Web services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chance to find out where we are ‘at’ and where we are going </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to hear about national initiatives, emerging technologies, case studies, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides framework which informs other sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invaluable opportunity for networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint-chairs - Marieke Guy & Brian Kelly </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. About Us <ul><li>About UKOLN: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National centre of expertise in digital information management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located at the University of Bath </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brian Kelly: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UK Web Focus – funded by JISC and MLA to support HE/FE & cultural heritage sectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm for Web 2.0, UK Web Focus blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marieke Guy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research officer, UKOLN 9 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now a blog writer too! Recent work on good APIs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brings the ‘not so technical’ perspective </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. About You <ul><li>How many have attended previous IWMW events? </li></ul>What do you do? Technical Management Users Information Research Strategy/Policy Academic Design Other
  5. 5. This Year’s Event <ul><li>The event consists of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plenary talks (give the wider picture) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parallel sessions (designed to be interactive and participative) - if you’re not signed up… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BarCamps (please sign up) & discussions groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also provides a supportive environment for innovation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networked technologies (note AUP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers Lounge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul>
  6. 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. 7. Exhibition <ul><li>Web content management system developed by C2 Software Ltd. </li></ul>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. 8. Social Events <ul><li>Tonight: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop meal – Marquee on campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinks will be served at 19:00 with dinner at 19:30. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exciting entertainment! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tomorrow: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinks Reception Colchester Moot Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coaches from Car Park A on campus leaving at 6.45pm sharp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat and drink at own choice of restaurants and pubs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What’s Established <ul><li>Established aspects of recent IWMW events (since 2006): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WiFi : network available, help available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AUP : can be used to support aims of event, provided distractions to others is minimised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy, etc. : culture of openness and sharing. Let us know of conflicts with personal preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session chairs : clarification of AUP during session, timekeeping, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More recent innovations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation competition : an opportunity for developers (light weight & heavy weight!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video streaming : amplifying the event </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What’s New? <ul><ul><li>Streamed Strands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Back-end </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Front-end </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links with Eduweb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers lounge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iLab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter Walls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delegate packs </li></ul></ul>Photo courtesy of bloggingdagger, Flickr
  11. 11. http://iwmw2009.wordpress.com/
  12. 12. Live Blogging <ul><ul><li>Introducing Kirsty McGill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital writer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bath Bus Station Twitter feed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The face of @iwmwlive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kirsty will be live blogging the talks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing for the blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews, photos, videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any other ideas? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul></ul>MG  BK
  13. 13. The Web is Important!
  14. 14. The Web is Important! <ul><li>Remit to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ consider impact of newest technologies (social networking & mobile devices) on behaviour & attitudes of students coming up to & just entered higher education & issues this poses” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommendations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JISC continues to develop a research and support programme into the use of Web 2.0 for all aspects of university business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. The Web is Important! <ul><li>Drivers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ 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” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ This seminar feels a bit like sitting with a group of record industry executives in 1999 ” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities need to respond by reaching out – they are becoming ’edgeless’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A renewed commitment to openness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experimentation and investment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New tools to support teaching </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. The Perfect Storm <ul><li>How will your institution respond to 20%(!) cuts? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be innovative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on core services, ditch others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do the same as now only less </li></ul></ul>Factors: Economics; environment; student expectations; Social Web / Web 2.0
  17. 17. We Are Important <ul><li>Some questions to reflect on? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is best placed to implement the reports’ recommendations? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who has a better understanding of the risks and challenges? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can regard the reports as providing opportunities for their profession, department and institution? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Opportunities at IWMW 2009 <ul><li>IWMW 2009 provides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An opportunity to experiment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An opportunity for risk-taking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An opportunity for networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make the most of these opportunities! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Revisiting Our Innovations <ul><li>We aim to treat the remote audience for the plenary talks as first class citizens </li></ul>
  20. 20. Revisiting Our Innovations <ul><li>Give a 1 line reflection at end of plenaries, tagged #P n & #iwmw2009 </li></ul>#P0  #P9 #A1  #C5, #DL
  21. 21. Any Questions?