Neil Allison

Neil Allison is UX Manager at the University of Edinburgh Website Programme. Here he steers the evolution of the University website’s information architecture and the user experience of the corporate content management system. He provides digital strategy and UX consultancy to business units within the University and is contributing to the shaping of a digital transformation programme.

The University of Edinburgh is a large, research-led institution and a member of the Russell Group. The student body totals almost 34,000 with over 11,000 engaged in postgraduate study, supported by over 12,000 staff.

The University Website Programme began life as a project team in 2006, becoming established as a Programme two years later. Its function is to manage EdWeb, the corporate content management system (used by over 1000 staff in around 90 business units to manage over 300 websites), to promote and support best practice in website management and to facilitate the ongoing enhancement of the site in areas of cross-institutional collaboration.

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