apostrophe<br />Trinity College of Arts & Science’s CMS<br />
apostropheis an open-source content management system designed for maximum flexibility with a minimal learning curve. The ...
Research and development from the Trinity web project led to the creation of Apostrophe.  Apostrophe is developed in a php...
Trinity’s challenges before the urban web plan<br />
Inconsistent design & implementation<br />
Difficult to edit or manage websites<br />
Increased demand for online presence<br />
No standard connection to enterprise data sources across the board<br />
Reduced staff<br />
Expensive maintenance<br />
Our Goals<br />
Consistent design & identity<br />
Easy and fun to use interface<br />
Improve customer service and quality of products<br />
Flexibility to scale in size small, medium, large, XL, XXL websites<br /><ul><li>Theater Studies (ugrad program only)
 Political Science (ugrad, grad)
 Romance Studies (ugrad, 4 language programs, 48 grad students)
 Economics (undergrad, grad, masters, ph.d programs)
 Trinity College(has pulled in about 25 Websites)</li></li></ul><li>Tap into current and future enterprise data resources....
Reduce costs for web services<br />
Build community<br />
Progress<br />
We rapidly developed and migrated over 50 websites in one year<br />
Developed a style-guide that visually <br />connects Trinity College departments & <br />units while showcasing their uniq...
Tapped into Duke and external enterprise data sources<br />Duke<br />FDS/FDR<br />Duke Event Calendar and Buzz<br />Duke O...
We have already recouped the cost of the initial investment<br />All future website deployment will reap significant savin...
Growing .edu Community<br />University of Penn<br />Wharton School of Business<br />University of Delaware<br />Franklin &...
Features<br />
User feedback<br />Easy to learn, Flexible to change, Fun to use<br />
“it has been a long time since you showed Helen and me how to use the new web system, but I wanted to tell you how easy an...
“For the old website, I had all these little sticky notes on the front of my computer, reminding me how to do things: add ...
Roadmap<br />Respond to user feedback, site analytics, institutional goals<br />Apostrophe, Media and Files Management, FD...
Learn more..<br />
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Duke University Trinity College Content Management System

  1. 1. apostrophe<br />Trinity College of Arts & Science’s CMS<br />
  2. 2. apostropheis an open-source content management system designed for maximum flexibility with a minimal learning curve. The interface is ergonomic, all content-editing is performed in-context. <br />A product of P’unk Ave<br />
  3. 3. Research and development from the Trinity web project led to the creation of Apostrophe. Apostrophe is developed in a php framework called symfony<br />Duke is first to use and deploy it<br />
  4. 4. Trinity’s challenges before the urban web plan<br />
  5. 5. Inconsistent design & implementation<br />
  6. 6. Difficult to edit or manage websites<br />
  7. 7. Increased demand for online presence<br />
  8. 8. No standard connection to enterprise data sources across the board<br />
  9. 9. Reduced staff<br />
  10. 10. Expensive maintenance<br />
  11. 11. Our Goals<br />
  12. 12. Consistent design & identity<br />
  13. 13. Easy and fun to use interface<br />
  14. 14. Improve customer service and quality of products<br />
  15. 15. Flexibility to scale in size small, medium, large, XL, XXL websites<br /><ul><li>Theater Studies (ugrad program only)
  16. 16. Political Science (ugrad, grad)
  17. 17. Romance Studies (ugrad, 4 language programs, 48 grad students)
  18. 18. Economics (undergrad, grad, masters, ph.d programs)
  19. 19. Trinity College(has pulled in about 25 Websites)</li></li></ul><li>Tap into current and future enterprise data resources. <br />
  20. 20. Reduce costs for web services<br />
  21. 21. Build community<br />
  22. 22. Progress<br />
  23. 23. We rapidly developed and migrated over 50 websites in one year<br />
  24. 24. Developed a style-guide that visually <br />connects Trinity College departments & <br />units while showcasing their uniqueness <br />based on The Grid System<br />
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  32. 32. Tapped into Duke and external enterprise data sources<br />Duke<br />FDS/FDR<br />Duke Event Calendar and Buzz<br />Duke OnDemand<br />Duke News<br />Duke List<br />External<br />YouTube, Vimeo, Vidler, others…<br />Blogs<br />NY Times<br />Other Higher Ed institutions<br />DPAC<br />More ….<br />
  33. 33. We have already recouped the cost of the initial investment<br />All future website deployment will reap significant savings for either Trinity or the Duke community<br />
  34. 34. Growing .edu Community<br />University of Penn<br />Wharton School of Business<br />University of Delaware<br />Franklin & Marshall<br />University of the Arts, Philadelphia<br />Moore School of Design<br />Duke Alumnus, Pratt 09 built (http://sunrunhome.com)<br />
  35. 35. Features<br />
  36. 36. User feedback<br />Easy to learn, Flexible to change, Fun to use<br />
  37. 37. “it has been a long time since you showed Helen and me how to use the new web system, but I wanted to tell you how easy and enjoyable it is to use.  I had been dreading the process of making the changeover, but the new program is easy, fun, and attractive.”<br />Stephanie Sieburth, Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Romance Studies<br />
  38. 38. “For the old website, I had all these little sticky notes on the front of my computer, reminding me how to do things: add a link with html, or size an image properly. I was dreading having to re-learn all that, …With the new website I’ve thrown out all the old sticky notes and have not needed any new ones.”<br />Rebecca Gibson, Administrator, Department of English<br />
  39. 39. Roadmap<br />Respond to user feedback, site analytics, institutional goals<br />Apostrophe, Media and Files Management, FDS interface, Handbooks, Group Permissions, FormBuilder, Tubes Plugin<br />
  40. 40. Learn more..<br />
  41. 41. web@trinity.duke.edu<br />Contact Trinity Technology Services for more information about apostrophe at Duke as well as signing up to try out our apostrophe in a virtual sandbox environment…<br />
  42. 42. http://apostrophenow<br />You can learn more about the open source plugins and take a free online demo of the CMS as well as learn more about the nuts and bolts of the product.<br />
  43. 43. Questions<br />

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