Paul McGarvey

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  • Getting to grips with Data Protection

    Data Protection isn’t the easiest subject to get your head round, but it’s essential that everyone at the University understand their responsibilities under the 1998 Act. The University recently updated its Data Protection policy, and the content on the current...

  • User testing with staff

    Following on from our user testing with students, we recently ran some testing with staff for a new website that collected all the online materials relating to Agresso - the purchasing system used by the University - ahead of a new...

  • User testing with students – Dos and Don’ts

    A colleague and I have been working on a new homepage for the Students site. In keeping with our new delivery principles, we have put user testing, along with data, front and centre in informing our decisions. We did two...

  • My first Agile sprint - getting stuck into Scrum

      This week I took part in my first Agile sprint. This was an entirely new experience for me as a) it is the first time my team has worked this way since I joined in January and b) I...

  • Restructuring our Wiki IA

    I have spent the past month tackling the sprawling Web Services Wiki. It felt significantly longer, especially as in the interim our department changed name, resulting in what is now officially the Digital Marketing and Communications Wiki space. Here is...

  • The challenges of restructuring our Wiki

    There is a strong feeling within the team that the Web Services Wiki needs a thorough overhaul. Having been tasked with looking at how we would restructure our Wiki pages, I identified three problems to be considered. 1) Mass of...