March 2017

  • Editorial style never goes out of fashion

    Keeping it stylish We editors like to keep ourselves in style. I'm not saying we're obsessed with the sartorial (although we do enjoy a nice cable-knit jumper), just that we like to make sure we're following and updating our Editorial style...

  • I love it when a sprint comes together

    Last month marked my two-year anniversary at the University. I’m a Web Content Editor, and I’ve held the position at two faculties. I joined as maternity cover for Saskia in the Faculty of Science and later moved to a permanent...

  • One Hour Upgrade - March 2017 edition

    This March we brought the sunshine with a productive One Hour Upgrade. We had a record 19 stories submitted to the backlog, pruning those down to a manageable 8 with careful voting and some team discussion. Participants opted to pair...

  • Making our Slackbot open source

    Back in November, I blogged about writing a Slackbot for our team to provide editorial guidance on request. We recently decided to make the bot open source. You can now see all the code on Github. A very brief introduction...

  • A day in the life of a developer

    This is the first in a 'Day in the Life' series for the different roles in the Digital team. If you've ever wondered what our team gets up to on an average day, or what it's like to work in a...