July 2015

July 2015 Meeting Notes

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
WDN Chat: permanent move from IRC to HipChat

Can see chat history, not only what was posted while connected. It's hipper, too.

WDN Shared Governance Board update

No recent QA reviews: board members out of the office, will resume soon

UNL WebAudit graph enhancements

New graphs to help visually show progress to site developers. We're also talking about standardizing a charting a library for the UNLedu framework. Site Improve costs $60,000/yr, and we can provide many of the same features.

Higher ed accessibility notes

MIT and Harvard sued about 6 months ago because their videos were not captioned. This is similar to Penn State about 5 years ago; 30 universities (some in the Big 10) sued since Penn State. You probably don't want to be the point of entry for a legal inquiry. Beyond risk mitigation, it's simply the right thing to do. These things are happening at a quickening pace. All universities will be under the microscope at some point.

UNL Events updates

Better form validation, better user experience, new coat of paint, test website later this week, plan to launch at the end of the month. Recurring events was something that was always problematic, but it has been made much smoother. Will add ability to request features. Better ways for users to filter interests based on subscription model?

4.1 updates to header and footer

Meeting Webcast