Information Services

News and Events

Project, service and people news from Applications Division.

IS Applications Lunchtime Seminar - The journey to EdWeb and beyond

IS Apps Lunchtime Seminar on EdWeb
Colleagues from across the University joined us for our latest Lunchtime Seminar on EdWeb, the University's new content management system, and an outline of where we are heading in the future.

Interested in Agile project management?

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IS Applications have developed a set of publicly available resources for anyone new to Agile, the incremental software development methodology. Focusing on project team and client collaboration, Agile allows frequent releases of software to evolve and respond to clients requirements throughout the life of the project.

Easing the 'Applicant to Student' journey

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In response to feedback from a number of academic schools within the University, work is being done on a new way of presenting the workflow that applicants go through to become matriculated students.

Delivering IT Services 24/7

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IS Applications Division monitor and record information on IT service availability, to help meet the expectation of the University's students and staff for excellent availability all day, all year.

Edinburgh Cityscope – Hello World!

This exciting new project will provide a tool that even novice app developers can use to help us all rediscover Edinburgh.

Media Hopper – Create, Publish, Share, Discover

Media Hopper poster. Create, Publish, Share, Discover. Visit media.ed.ac.uk and tell us your story.
Did you know that we have our own video hosting and sharing website at UoE?

University homepage moves to EdWeb

New look to the University homepage
The University homepage has received a dramatic new look, marking the completion of the website migration project to EdWeb, our new Drupal-based content management system (CMS).

Covering the Insurance Department

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Making insurance applications is now much easier for staff and students thanks to a new online application system.

Interested in Software Development?

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IS Applications Development Services have just launched a community of practice focusing specifically on software development.

Sponsoring improved project delivery

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IS Applications, with support from the CIO’s Innovation Fund, are working to improve the support and development needs of Project Sponsors, and recently hosted our first ever Project Sponsor training sessions.