Coping with Forms: Implementing a Web Form Management Application [A3]


Creating good forms is a tricky business encompassing a wide range of disciples (accessibility, usability, security, etc). What’s more, the development of bespoke online forms, and their back-end reporting interfaces, can be a huge resource drain for institutional Web teams. This session will tackle these problems by asking ‘what do we need to know to make better forms, and how can we better manage form development processes’? As a case study, we will look at how the implementation of a form building and management application has aided the Web team at City University.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session attendees will have a greater understanding of:

  • Issues arising from Web form development
  • How a form management application can help