Information Services

News and Events

Project, service and people news from Applications Division.

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).

IS Applications Lunchtime Seminar - The Project Management Office

Need help with your project? The Project Management Office is here to help. Book a place now for the 2nd May.

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.

Wiki Fixes

The current University of Edinburgh Wiki is to be upgraded to the latest version of Confluence by the end of June 2016.

Web Hosting goes from strength to strength

Four years ago the Web Hosting service relied mainly on two servers that the Service Manager describes as “old and rickety”. They now have four live servers on which nearly 800 different sites are hosted.

Napier to join UniDesk

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Edinburgh Napier University is to join the band of six already using the service, to manage call volumes to front line IT Service Desks.

Speeding up student record processes

The Student Systems Partnership are working to create a more integrated process for requests to be submitted and monitored within EUCLID.