One of the key strategic projects our team has been working is the creation of a University Design System. What is it, why is it important and what have we been working on?
Last week I presented an update to the Digital Transformation Board on what the User Experience (UX) Service has achieved so far and what lies ahead for the coming year.
This is an overview of my work transforming existing the non-GEL UWP Widgets page into beautiful EdGEL4. I would like to share my experience of the technical challenges I have encountered. This post explains in simple examples what EdGEL actually is and may serve as a technical guide for those of you who plan to […]
We’re running another informal briefing and networking event centred around user experience-related services and activities happening at the moment. You can book a place for the session happening at Argyle House, Friday 13 October 14:30.
The UWP Tech Team recently added the first release of Social Media Sharing functionality to the EdWeb Content Management System. This allows any page on the University website to be shared through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and email. As this is the first release of this new functionality, I would like to tell you how we […]
This week we ran our first event to showcase the work of the pilot User Experience Service and associated areas like EdGEL and strategy development. At this session I wanted to try a different approach, encouraging dialogue about our work-in-progress, rather than one-way dissemination.
This week I gave an update on the pilot User Experience Services to the board overseeing all areas involved in the Digital Transformation portfolio. In this post, I’m sharing the slides, plus a transcript of what I talked through.
Starting life as an Asset and Style Library for EdWeb the Edinburgh Global Experience Language (EdGEL) is evolving into a Code Agnostic Framework with built in processes and global standards compliance.
A programme of projects centered around user experience (UX) are now up and running, providing new processes, services and training to key University-wide initiatives.
We now have two members of staff who are specialists in user experience design and strategy working on the Digital Transformation Initiative-funded UX Services projects.