Digital transformation

  • Automatically shipping early and often

    We're an agile team, but rather than dogmatically follow a proscriptive capital-a Agile methodology we try to hew closely to the principles behind the Agile Manifesto. Principle 3: "Working software is delivered frequently (weeks rather than months)" We're trying to...

  • How to share in the rewards of user research

    Our priority principle is 'Put users’ needs first'. Lately we’ve been helping University teams to carry out their own user research. We've found it very effective and we now want to encourage more departments to get involved. Why we prioritise...

  • Digital team rewind 2014

    Tis almost time to down tools and raise the first of many glasses of mulled wine. Before we do, there’s just enough time to reflect on the 12 months that have just flown by. The entire story can be relived...

  • Our epic 12 months

    Twelve months ago I walked into the University of Bath for the first time as the head of the Digital team. It has been an epic year. Since August 2013, we have set out to manage the University of Bath's digital communications...

  • A new way of delivering professional services

    The new Agresso website has been well-received by users, and has even been praised by other Universities. It couldn’t have been created without the collaboration of Digital Marketing & Communication and the Agresso team, and the (for us in the...

  • The University of Bath's Digital Delivery Principles

    Principles, not techniques Transforming the way in which the University of Bath approaches and manages its digital domain is bigger than just its Digital team. That said, it starts with us and we are the driving force. Six months ago...

  • Start a University of Bath blog

    The staff and students here at the University of Bath are doing great work on a daily basis. Blogging is a fantastic way of talking about that work, in a way that is timely and engaging. The Digital team wants...

  • Delivering a digital strategy for the University of Bath

    In recent posts, we've alluded to there being a University of Bath digital strategy. It's the product of analysis and interviews conducted over the last 3 months, and we have begun taking that strategy around campus to introduce our colleagues...

  • Trialling delivery principles for the University of Bath Digital team

    The University of Bath has an in-house digital team. There are currently 11 of us and we are a mixed-discipline team of designers, developers and editors. In recent weeks, the Digital team has been taking a hard look at what...