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Is our website effective? Alison Kerwin Head of Web Services Extracts from presentation given to Executive Committee – 16 th  September 2009
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…  and yet 6 th  most accessed page!
250,000+  pages ¼ of which haven’t been modified in the last 5 years
Some  key  issues…
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Is our website effective?

  • 1. Is our website effective? Alison Kerwin Head of Web Services Extracts from presentation given to Executive Committee – 16 th September 2009
  • 2.
  • 3. … and yet 6 th most accessed page!
  • 4. 250,000+ pages ¼ of which haven’t been modified in the last 5 years
  • 5. Some key issues…
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9. #4 Reflecting the University structure Do our stakeholders understand us as much as we do? I am a department/group/centre/unit/cluster therefore I NEED a website – is this always the case?
  • 10.
  • 11. #6 The print issue - In this booklet - One page 2…
  • 12. #1 Responsibility Who will maintain? #2 Authority Who? #3 Abandoned content #4 Duplication, confusion, duplication #5 Reflecting University Structures #6 The Print Issue The re-development project nor CMS can fix…