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Archive: edUi 2015 Conference

November 9 - 11

Charlottesville, Virginia

Raising Your Puppy and Domesticating Your Website

Mon 10:15 - 11:00
LiveArts: Gibson
#edui_puppy

Completing a website redesign is like getting a puppy. In the beginning, everything is new and exciting; but, like a puppy, your website needs proper care and feeding. Before redesigning the UNC Libraries’ website in 2013, we struggled with a site that ballooned to 30K files. Without a governance plan, … Continue reading »

We Redesigned Our 2K+ Org Website

Mon 11:15 - 12:00
LiveArts: Rehearsal A
#edui_ama

Ask Us Anything What does it take to tear down a 2,000+ page School website and re-build it from the ground up? An agile internal project management team, a fierce collective will and a lot of coffee. Attend this panel discussion session and hear about the adventure of Darden’s website … Continue reading »

The Changing Face of Video

Mon 10:15 - 11:00
LiveArts: Founders
#edui_video

One-third of all online activity is now spent watching some form of video, with the typical internet user exposed to an average of 32.2 videos in a month. These numbers will only increase as the old barriers of online video consumption continue to break down. What does this mean for … Continue reading »

TOOL TIME

Tue 3:15 - 3:45
LiveArts: Rehearsal A
#edui_tools

TOOL TIME: Share What You Love Have you stumbled upon a new resource or tool that has saved you countless hours of angst-ridden labor? Did you find an application that changed the way you do business on the daily? If you’re someone who delights in discovering free, cheap, or otherwise … Continue reading »

From Caves to the Web: Brand Storytelling and Being Human

Tue 10:00 - 11:30
LiveArts: Gibson
#edui_stories

The primacy of storytelling in communications and marketing has enjoyed a market surge of late, as if it were a recent innovation. Yet in his influential book, The Storytelling Animal, Jonathan Gottschall suggests that modern humans might just as well have been named Homo Fictus: “Fiction man.” As much as … Continue reading »

Success of the “One Georgia Tech” Redesign

Mon 4:15 - 5:00
LiveArts: Founders
#edui_1GT

Community Building, Knowledge Consolidation, & Pain Points Georgia Tech embarked on a top-level web redesign project in 2011, which culminated in a refresh design released to the campus community in late 2013. As the redesign of top-level web content completed, the larger task began: “How do we pass along this … Continue reading »

How to Make Sense of Any Mess

Wed 11:30 - 12:30
Jefferson Theater
#edui_mess

As personal information overload becomes widespread and everything seems more complicated, we find ourselves needing to understand the tools and processes we can use to make sense of complex subjects and situations. These tools aren’t hard to learn or even tough to implement, but they’re also not part of many … Continue reading »