Better late than never, here’s what we’ve been doing in the web team over the past couple of weeks.
Go Mobile programme
Andrew has been working on the post-migration checks and editing the new School of Education, Communication and Languages website in T4. He’s also been developing a new Travelling to Newcastle page for the About section of the website, which will be launched shortly.
Steve’s been working with the School on the new website for Computing Science.
Emily’s done an audit of photos for the upcoming School of Arts and Cultures website, and has edited the new Biomedical Sciences site in T4. She’s also done the audit for NICAP, and has been working on some reviews of sites that have already gone live.
Emma C has completed an audit of ten clinical research facility sites. She’s also been working on migrating the University Events website into T4.
Lisa has finished post-migration checks on the GURU site and is currently editing the content. She has also been collating some analytics to help with the development of the site.
After returning from a two week holiday, Fen’s been working on the Catering and Conferences websites. They’re currently being edited in T4.
Design and technical developments
The tech team have been focused on pre-migration prep and then migrating the current batch of sites in T4. This has included some specific developments and scoping of project requirements for the School of Computing Science and the University Events website.
Campaigns and other developments
Emma C has done an audit of our own website and is working on developing it alongside our Go Mobile demo site. She’s also been creating some custom analytics reports to support development of the GURU website and reporting on internationalisation activities.
Lisa and Jane met to discuss first steps in developing a tone of voice across University sites.
The content team met to discuss and agree a plan for reviewing sites that have already gone through the Go Mobile process.
Training and support
Emma C is drawing up the schedule for this academic year’s community events for web editors.
This week Anne ran a T4 Basics session and has been planning our training schedule for the coming year.
We’ve received 47 support requests through the NU Service Helpdesk and have resolved 21 of them.
Lisa wrote a blog post about limiting video content on websites.
Plans for the next few weeks
Next week Emma’s running a training session on media management.
We’re deep into editing the next batch of sites ready for go live on 7 October. The next tasks are accuracy checks and proof reading.