July 2015

  • Improving support for lead publishers during transition

    Transitioning our content to the new CMS is a lot of work. The early part of the transition in particular involves lead publishers of departments and services across the University reviewing their content, deciding whether to transition it or not,...

  • We're moving office

    The Digital Marketing & Communications team is relocating from 2 South to the 4th floor of Wessex House (WH4.16) on Monday 20 July 2015. On Monday we'll be setting up our office so it may take us longer than usual...

  • A hack day out with FutureLearn

    Last week I had the privilege of visiting FutureLearn in the British Library for their first partner hack day. Although they have run hack days in the past, this is the first time partners have been invited to take part. So,...

  • bath.ac.uk content by the numbers and the next steps

    In March, the Digital team set out on an ambitious project to inventory bath.ac.uk. Our purpose was to learn more about the content we create and the publishers who write it. Gathering this knowledge with a thorough inventory process is...

  • Deploying Rails applications using Mina and Bamboo

    We use Mina to deploy our Ruby on Rails projects. With our deployment scripts written and packaged into a gem we wanted to make use of our continuous integration server to build and deploy automatically to the production and staging environments. Our...