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IWMW 2016:

Understanding Users, Managing Change, Delivering Services

Liverpool John Moores University
21-23 June 2016


The Institutional Web Management Workshop is the premier event for the UK’s higher educational web management community.

The annual 3-day event provides opportunities for those with responsibilities for managing institutional web services and related digital channels to learn from case studies, hear about innovative approaches and share and discuss challenges in managing institutional web services.

The event attracts core members of institutional Web teams such as developers, designers, content creators and managers. This year the event will also seek to attract policy makers and senior managers with responsibilities for facilitating organisational change.


IWMW – More Than Just a Community

In 2006 Ian St John had no idea what the ‘IWMW’ was and didn’t give it a thought. Ten years later Ian feels that “IWMW is about the people you meet and network with on the social nights and who you become friends” – friends who, in Ian case, have helped him through a personal tragedy.

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Core and Chore, or Me and More Disruptive Thinking

David Harrison revisits his talk at IWMW 2009 on “Servicing ‘Core’ and ‘Chore'” which explored challenges institutions were beginning to face in making use of new ‘Cloud’ services. David concludes with a plea for institutional web managers: remember the individual in your service offering!

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“In 1999 I was a freshly fledged World Wide Web Coordinator”

In 1999 Rob Bristow attended his first of 6 IWMW events. When he was unable to attend a number of subsequent event he “felt the loss of that stimulus and refreshment of my knowledge and interest” and explained “I felt like I missed the start of the whole Web 2.0 thing as a result”.

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Looking Back at IWMW 2003, University of Kent

Paul Anderson facilitated a workshop session on “Online Research and Technology Transfer Expertise Systems” at the IWMW 2003 event. In this post he looks back at the session and the event held at the University of Kent.

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