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Category Archives: governance

Why your home page shouldn’t be redesigned by committee

What’s the first reaction most higher edders have when they hear, “Time for a web redesign”? Of course it’s often, “OK, who should be on the committee?” Consider this as an answer. “No one.” Homepage and web site redesigns need, more than anything, vision, leadership, and strategy. A committee of disparate interested parties can’t really […]

Distributed maintenance is killing your higher ed web site

The guy with the ink defines you I’ve been at this higher ed web thing for a few years now (has it really been more than 15?), and have watched the landscape slowly change, from an awe-inducing grey screen peppered by a list of blue links (ah Netscape 1.0) to today’s jQuery libraries that continually […]