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  • utmb-web-reboot

    What is the 2015 Web Reboot and how will we learn about it?

    Led by the ITC, the “Web Reboot” is a multifaceted plan consisting of revamped tools, resources, training and policies designed to elevate and enhance UTMB’s Internet presence. At the heart of the project is an approach that emphasizes collaboration, coordination and shared governance to introduce new efficiencies to the institution’s web development teams, and a better, higher-quality experience for the users of UTMB’s web sites.

  • What is this “ITC”?

    People at large organizations like UTMB love acronyms; for the past couple of years a new one has been circulating, and it’s likely you’ve not heard it. The “ITC” is UTMB’s “Internet Technology Commitee.” It’s a small group set up in 2012 by the former CIO Ralph Farr and the current CIO Todd Leach (who was second in command at the time)...

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    A look back and a look ahead

    There’s some rumbling underfoot in the UTMB Web World, and it’s not the “Big Dig” that has streets torn up around campus for the work on utilities and infrastructure. We (Internet Technology Committee) have been working quietly but steadily in the background, assessing tools, acquiring new capabilities, building the digital web equivalent of the robust infrastructure that the construction teams are burying under campus...

  • mcsd1

    Congratulations to UTMB’s 2014 MCPs!

    Congratulations and great job to all of the UTMB web developers who earned their MCP certification by completing the grueling two week MCSD boot camp training course and exams...

  • We’re ready to run a report for you

    Last November we started testing and piloting a new quality tool that scans UTMB’s public facing sites looking for broken links, misspelled words and accessibility issues. It also has a nifty inventory feature that lists the number and types of pages, types of files, problematic content...

  • Feeling inundated?

    Back in 2009, Bits (the NY Times technology blog) posted a story based on a study done at UC San Diego. In a nutshell, it said...

  • modernwebtemplates

    New responsive web templates now available

    New institutional web templates have now been released. The templates are responsive; they are designed to work well across a wide array of devices, and take a “mobile first” approach to content delivery...

  • siteinventorytool

    Inventory Tool now being populated, used

    As part of a larger initiative to update UTMB’s overall web presence, a new digital site inventory is now available. It will be shared with the entire UTMB community...

  • utmbsocialmediabadge

    Social Media and Logo Usage

    For those of you who manage or are involved with social media projects, we recently made a tweak to our logo usage guidelines specific to social media...

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