The IWMW Blog
The IWMW blog has been set up to support providers of institutional web and other digital services across the UK’s higher and further education sectors. The initial focus of the blog is the history of the IWMW event.
IWMW 2018, the 22nd annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, took place at the University of York on 11-13th July 2018.
The IWMW blog was established for IWMW 2016, the 20th anniversary event to provide a record of memories of the event and the development and growth of the UK Web management / digital community. The blog will continue to be published.
IWMW 2019, the 23rd annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, will take place at the University of Greenwich on 25-27 June 2019. We have set up the advisory group for the event and held our first online meeting (we use Slack, btw). We have agreed on the theme for...read more
As part of the planning activities for future IWMW events, the IWMW 2019 Advisory Group has been looking back on the diverse range of sessions which have taken place since the event was launched in 1997.read more
The IWMW event takes place annually. But challenges are faced throughout the year. This post describes how we are looking to establish regional groups for the community which can facilitate face-to-face discussions throughout the year.read more
Jane Van de Ban spoke at IWMW 2018. In this guest post, the second of a two-part series, she provides her top tips on making a public presentation, based on experiences from her journey on learning to make public presentations.read more
Jane Van de Ban, Birkbeck College, spoke at the IWMW 2018 event. In this guest post, the first of a two-part series, she describes her learning journey on making public presentations.read more
The main social events were the event dinner on the first evening and a barbecue on the second evening, with various additional activities taking place during the event. But there was also a football match taking place!read more
Following the recent posts on “IWMW 2018: Participants’ Feedback” and “IWMW 2018: Feedback on the Plenary Talks” this post provides a summary of the feedback received on the workshop sessions and masterclasses held at IWMW 2018.read more
We are publishing a series of posts about the IWMW 2018 event which took place on 11-13 July 2018 at the University of York. This post summarises the feedback received for the plenary sessions.read more
This is the first in a series of posts which will reflect on the IWMW 2018 event which was held at the University of York on 11-13 July 2018. Today’s (long) post provides a review of the comments made on the event in its entirety.read more
IWMW 2018 takes place at the University of York on 11-13 July. The event is fully subscribed with 149 delegates expected. But if you can’t attend, don’t worry: we will be providing an event amplification service and live-streaming the plenary talks!read more
The latest IWMW guest post is written by Kevin Mears, a member of the IWMW 2018 Advisory Group. In this post Kevin shares his suggestions for maximising the benefits from attendance at IWMW events.read more
In the final guest post before the closing for bookings for IWMW 2018 Willow Colios, Leeds Trinity University reflects on last year’s IWMW event and looks forwards to this year’s event.read more
Who will be attending the IWMW 2018 event in less than a month’s time? You can get a feel for the types of delegates who are attending from the word cloud of the delegate job titles.read more
The deadline for bookings for the IWMW 2018 event is fast approaching – the official deadline is Monday, 18 June! Note that the event costs £400, which includes 2 nights’ accommodation, a conference dinner and barbecue!read more
Today’s guest post is provided by Lauren Tormey who, together with Duncan MacGruer, will facilitate a workshop session on “You’ve Got (Too Much) Mail: Encouraging Self-Service Through Improving Content”.read more
Today’s guest post, by Siteimprove, one of the IWMW 2018 sponsors, provides SEO tips for improving your website ranking – a topic addressed in a IWMW masterclass on “Overcoming SEO Challenges to Optimise Your Website”.read more
Today’s guest post by Padma Gillen complements a recent post by Ayala Gordon. Padma and Ayala will present a plenary talk on “User Needs, Content Design and Culture Change: Digital Transformation at the University of Southampton”.read more
There have been a number of changes to the IWMW 2018 programme. We are pleased to announce two new masterclass sessions have been added to the programme: Maximising User Experience With Limited Resource and Overcoming SEO Challenges to Optimise Your Website.read more
Kat Husbands attended her first IWMW event in 2017 and enjoyed it so much that she joined the IWMW 2018 Advisory Group. Here she writes about beating imposter syndrome by embracing the social side of the conference.read more
Ayala Gordon, University of Southampton will give a talk on “User Needs, Content Design and Culture Change: Digital Transformation at the University of Southampton” at IWMW 2018. Read about why she decided to speak at the event.read more