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Higher Education Gets Flattened at #UBtech

Next week I will be giving one of the featured talks at the UB Tech Conference in Orlando called “Higher Education Gets Flattened” and the timing couldn’t be better. I have been talking about this topic for the past 6 years but two interesting developments in recent weeks illustrate some of the fundamental changes coming […]

Why the Web Matters

Next week I will be traveling to Ft. Worth to speak at the Case IV Conference.  In addition to giving a talk on web governance,  I will be opening the web track with a new presentation called Why the Web Matters (more than you  think). This is a topic I have been thinking about quite […]

265 Days Until #heweb13 (but who’s counting)

265 Days Until #heweb13 (but who’s counting)

Yes, 2013 is upon us and for me that means one thing,  the Higher Education Web Professionals Annual Conference (#heweb13) is coming to Buffalo and I have the honor and privilege of serving as conference chair.  While I have been thinking about the planning of this conference for over a year, I can’t wait to […]

2012: The Year of HighEdWeb Leadership

Last year my focus was on web governance. This year my attention has turned to the related topic of web leadership. There is a high correlation between the success of an organization’s web efforts and the leadership skills of the person responsible for directing their web operations.  Having great web skills and expertise is no […]

Going to California

Next week I will be in sunny California attending my fourth consecutive OmniUpdate User Conference in Universal City.  This conference is always a highlight of my speaking calendar and I’m looking forward to connecting with many old friends and making new ones. I will be unveiling a completely revised talk on web governance in higher […]

Going Mobile at #NCSRMR

Next week I will be giving two talks at the National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing and Retention in Denver. The first is called “Going Mobile: An Introduction to the Mobile Web” where I will talk about the huge paradigm shift that is underway. To paraphrase Tomi Ahonen – “mobile is as different from the […]