Categories
Development Usability Website

Cookie Law: who has the best recipe?

To general relief (and for some – deep frustration at wasted effort) the ICO softened their Cookie Law guidance last week around implied consent. Whether our fairly straight-forward approach on jisc.ac.uk is enough we’ll have to wait and see… Becoming a cookie cutter After an Attacat Cookie Audit we stripped out our more intrusive cookies*. We […]

Categories
CMS Development Website

Towards a new Jisc website

Jisc watchers will know that the organisation is going through a major reorganisation at the moment. There’s loads of information about this on the Jisc website so I won’t attempt to badly summarise it here (the news article, “JISC announces new structure to reshape for the future“, is a good place to start). The new […]

Categories
Evaluation Website

jisc.ac.uk survey – let us know what you think

As part of the upcoming development of jisc.ac.uk we’re running a quick survey to gauge where we are now. If you’ve used the site, and are happy to answer a few questions, you can take the survey now… …and along with being part of the future development of the site you’ll be in with a […]

Categories
Development Website

Services section revamp

We’ve revamped the Services section of the JISC website. As well as improving the look and feel, we’ve tried to make it easier to browse the range of services that JISC offers and quickly identify the services offered by our principal providers, such as JISC Advance or Edina. The content and structure of each service […]

Categories
JISC Involve Website

5 month roundup

Tumbleweeds rolling through this blog the last few months. No coincidence really that my last post coincided with the departure of Kerry from the team, bringing the grand total to … well, me. So it’s been firefighting, stopping things falling off the website and covering Kerry’s role as best I could these last 5 months, […]

Categories
Development Website Wordpress

Changes to JISC website – phase 1

All been very quiet on the blogging front for a while. That’s because we’ve had our noses to the grindstone doing this… We’ve made some changes to the JISC website that went live today. This is an evolution of the existing site, not a massive revamp, and is phase 1 of a series of changes […]

Categories
Development Usability Website

Iteration 4 of JISC website prototype now available for comment

I wrote about this project in my previous post. We’ve now moved onto iteration 4 of the JISC website prototype. If you’d like to give us some feedback, we’d happily receive it.

Categories
Development Usability Website

Shifting focus of the JISC website

We’ve been considering a shift in the focus of the JISC website over the past few months, to better reflect the new JISC strategy and our own Communications and Marketing team strategy. In essence, this means we now want to reach beyond the ‘traditional’ JISC audiences (e.g. librarians, e-learning professionals and Heads of IT) and […]

Categories
JISC Involve RSS Social media Website

JISC Involve multi-feed

I have posted before about the social media widget on the JISC homepage. For a while, I have wanted to get an aggregated feed from JISC Involve as a ‘source’ for the widget and a module on the social media page. JISC Involve is a WordPress blogging platform provided by JISC for the community and […]

Categories
Evaluation Search Usability Website

JISC website user evaluation 2009

We made some fairly big changes to the JISC website last year, including the ability to navigate JISC activity by topic, homepage customisation and enhancements to site search. Last Autumn, we asked Pure Usability to conduct an evaluation of the website with a focus on these changes; this comprised an online survey, some user testing […]