March 15, 2013

Web Council lineup for March 2013

By Chris Heiland

When: Thursday, March 21, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Odegaard 220

Don’t miss our latest and greatest lineup for next week’s Web Council:

Create Web content with Tegrity
Have you heard about Tegrity, the new lecture- and video-capturing tool? Jason Smith will present a fast-paced primer on how to use Tegrity beyond the classroom, specifically on how to create engaging multimedia Web content.

Grow your traffic: A case study from News & Information
Who doesn’t want more Web traffic and better user engagement? Hear from Vince Stricherz about how the Office of News & Information has seen a sharp increase in its unique visitors over last year. He will discuss their strategies to grow traffic and what he attributes to the bulk of their success, along with future plans.

Records retention for the Web
You need to know this stuff! From Records Management Services, Barbara Benson and Cara Ball will bring their perspective and provide guidance about records retention. Are you using a CMS? Do you keep backup copies of Web pages? Cara will speak about version control for websites and Barbara will discuss overall records retention and how it might affect you.

Get ready for UW Code Camp March 27
This one-day technology unconference is designed to create an open forum for the UW technical community to share, collaborate and learn. Tony Chang will discuss the event and give more details for those interested in attending or presenting. (See our blog post on Code Camp.)

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