Category: Supporting strategy
Work we’ve been doing on projects that support strategic themes or overall University strategy.
The University’s cookie consent approach has been under review and has now changed, shifting to a stricter approach against web analytics’ cookies, specifically those set by the Google Analytics platform. This change has been reflected by the introduction of a new cookie consent overlay and an updated guidance for our web publishing community. What is […]
If you are involved in managing or updating content for a university website, we need your help. In order to provide a better online experience for everyone at the University of Edinburgh, we’re calling time on out-of-date and low quality content across all of our websites. Our content urgently needs some care and attention In […]
The marketing technology landscape is changing, and we need to think about our analytics and tag management solutions.
Shared needs bring together our Web Community of Practice. How can this help us when considering similar groups?
What is the benefit of an enterprise portal in an organisation like The University of Edinburgh? While working to update the product roadmap for Portal Services, it led me to thinking about why we provide a service like the portal (MyEd).
This week, Google announced that new analytics properties would by default use “Google Analytics 4” (formerly, App + Web). What does that mean for The University of Edinburgh?
Help to celebrate the University’s commitment to Open Source and showcase your projects by entering into the OpenUK Open Source Awards. Nominations are open until midnight 15 June 2020 Championing Open Source – a student perspective Before we start to discuss and understand why the University hired a 3rd-year student as their Open Source Champion, […]
Our new web publishing platform will be arriving next year. But what if you need a site before then? Our new approach to the web In line with the University’s Web Strategy, a programme to overhaul our web estate and services is underway. At the core of the programme is a major project to replace […]
Since the introduction of the European Union (EU) cookie legislation in 2013, and after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation in 2018, the University has taken extensive measures within the central University Website (EdWeb) to reduce the risk of capturing and storing user privacy-invasive data. Additionally, platform-agnostic guidance and support has been available for […]
OpenUK created a Universities Committee in late 2019. During our last OpenUK conference call we were joined by STEM Volunteer Outreach Program Coordinator from Red Hat. OpenUK are now looking into organising an event in June for academics run by the Teaching Open Source and POSSE teams. And we need your help spreading the word […]