The Web Team Blog

Working with the webteam

Work committed to by the web team is delivered using Agile methodologies within a Scrum framework. This delivers the following advantages – We focus on only a few things at a time We produce...

Weeknotes – 25th April 2014

A new team member Welcome to Philip Norton who is now a permanent member of the webteam. Philip’s newly created role has the wordy title of Web Developer with a specialism in Learning Systems integrations which...

TerminalFour updates

We now have a new landing page for Terminalfour which includes links to both test and live. All terminalfour documentation has been updated and includes the following FAQs Finding your way around Managing content...

Weeknotes – 18th April 2014

This week we mostly focused on one task – our web services hosting provision. The current website server infrastructure was nearly 6 years old and while still a powerful and reliable service the time...

Weeknotes – 11th April 2014

New features inside My Sunderland On Tuesday we updated My Sunderland to the latest version, below is a brief overview of what has changed. We will be writing about below in more detail during...

Weeknotes – 4th April 2014

Whats new The webteam have over several years of google analytics data for all websites hosted on the university CMS, as expected this gives a good insight into how users interact with your website...

Weeknotes – 28th March 2014

Responsive website The current university website is several years old (watch this space though, a new site will be here soon), however owing to the huge uptake in users moving away from the traditional...

Weeknotes – 21st March 2014

Staff annual leave Requesting staff leave has always been a chore – fill out  a paper form, find your line manager, get them to approve it they then pass it on to administration for...

Weeknotes – 14th March 2014

FBL Online Assignments Online assignment submission is ticking along nicely sprint 2 comes to an end tomorrow the 18th of March. We then progress to the final sprint where we deliver a fully live...