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This is a blog from the Internet Development Team at ILRT, Bristol. We build websites and web applications for a wide variety of customers, many in the UK higher education sector. Continue reading…

Archive for January, 2009

RSS – what is it and what can I do with it?

This is the first of our posts giving you some information about internet-related technologies that you might find useful. This post is authored by Chris Bailey, who is one of our Web Developers / Researchers. RSS: an overview We thought we would begin with an article describing one of the most influential technologies for reading […]

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Published on 20 Jan 09 under Briefings | 3 Comments »

ILRT people – Chris Bailey

Chris is a Senior Technical Web Developer within the Internet Development (ID) group at ILRT. He joined us in September 2006. Before then he worked as a research fellow at the University of Southampton after completing his PhD there in 2002. His background is in Adaptive Hypermedia and Agent technologies. More recently he has been […]

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Published on 20 Jan 09 under ILRT people | 1 Comment »

We’ve been contributing to the development of Plone

Here in the Internet Development team, we generally deliver solutions to our clients that make use of open source software.  Open source software is written by a community of people rather than a company. For our websites we often use Plone, which is an open source Content Management System. Recently, as part of our role […]

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Published on 20 Jan 09 under ILRT people, News and updates | Comments Off on We’ve been contributing to the development of Plone

New national surveys will be launched in 2009

We produce an excellent online survey tool called BOS. It is used by about 280 customers across the UK – in education, the public sector and many other organisations and businesses. The software can be used to run simple online surveys via the web. At the other end of the scale, large, complex surveys can […]

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Published on 20 Jan 09 under Briefings, News and updates | Comments Off on New national surveys will be launched in 2009

Equality Challenge Unit website launched

We launched the Equality Challenge Unit’s (ECU) new website in late 2008. This uses the Plone 3 Content Management System. ECU needed to give two different subject routes into their information, so we added the ability for ECU staff to tag their content with subject and other keywords. The site then displays tagged content automatically […]

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Published on 20 Jan 09 under News and updates | Comments Off on Equality Challenge Unit website launched

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