Following up on the IBM Mail.Next poll I conducted a few weeks ago, I now want to ask you again to take the same poll, now that you have seen much more about Mail.Next on today’s webinar.
Here are some great resources that my colleague Lorelle VanFossen has put together regarding web accessibility. Have a read and let me know if web accessibility is part of your design work.
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As I stood before the crowd at WebTrends, beside me in spirit are two of the world’s passionate leaders in web accessibility. Glenda Watson Hyatt, author of Blog Accessibility and the free ebook, The POUR Ebook: Standards, Tips, and Techniques for Meeting Web Accessibility Standards, and Aaron Gustafso, author of Adaptive Web Design: Crafting Rich Experiences with Progressive…
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I know a lot of you in the ICS world use WordPress for your blog and business. Please consider volunteering for this student project.
Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
Students in my Clark College WordPress class are required to interview a WordPress professional and member of the WordPress Community as part of their assignments for our student managed site, ClarkWP Magazine.
Would you like to be an interview subject?
Here are the qualifications.
- You must use WordPress actively as part of your business. The article will be focused on the usage of WordPress in your business, not you or your business.
- You must work intimately with WordPress on your site or business, ready to answer questions about how WordPress works (or not) for your business.
- Understand that you may be the main subject of the interview, or one of many interviewed about a specific aspect or feature of WordPress.
- You must be willing to communicate with the student on their time schedule and to their best of the student’s ability to connect. They have deadlines. Students typically do…
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On Friday I created a poll to gauge the IBM ICS communities interest in the forthcoming IBM Mail.Next product/service that was announced at IBM Connect 2014. Here are the results:
I will be conducting a second poll after the April 23rd webinar IBM detailing the progress of the Mail.Next offering. So, what are your thoughts about the poll results?
Cristi Jenkins and Anni Becker, Clark College students and friends of mine, created the video “Craig’s Smile”. This video was their final project in the Clark College, CGT 201 Video Web Production class, taught by my friend Chris Martin. Born with cerebral palsy, Craig Bond has lived an exemplary life where he has not let his disabilities define who he is.
Just be yourself…
CGT 201 is a required course in the Web Development AAT program at Clark College.
Here is the full-length outtake of Sierra’s interview. Sierra is a student at the Washington State School for the Blind and is an absolutely amazing person.
In just a few weeks IBM will be providing an update on Mail.Next which was announced at IBM Connect 2014. Based on what you know so far about Mail.Next, how interested are you in this new Mail app?
The results of the poll will be shared soon.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – On April 9 at 11:00 a.m., Clark College will celebrate both the natural and digital worlds at its annual Arbor Day event, as it adds two new trees to the campus’s beautiful arboretum and unveils a new, student-designed website that uses digital technology to catalog that arboretum. The new online map will allow visitors to instantly access descriptions of most trees on campus through their mobile devices.
The mobile-friendly online map is the product of work done by students in Clark’s spring 2013 Web Design II class. The students worked with the college’s Campus Tree Advisory Committee to identify trees in the campus’s extensive arboretum, which includes such notable trees as a six-decade-old Scarlet Oak and 100 Shirofugen blossoming cherry trees donated to the campus by Japanese businessman John Kageyama in 1990. Students then GPS-tagged each tree and added it to the map with information about its genus and species. Additional students contributed to the project in subsequent quarters, with faculty from both the Computer Graphics Technology and the Computer Technology departments providing guidance.
“I look forward to the sight of Clark College denizens and those in the community at large walking across campus consulting their phones and tablets to find the answer to ‘What kind of tree is this?'” said Computer Technology Department Head Robert Hughes, who also teaches in the Computer Graphics Technology program. “Project-based client work has been a component of our graphics and web-related curriculum for a long time. These types of experiences are helpful as our students move into the workforce.”
The Spring Clark College CGT 206 Web Design II project team that developed this app were:
Gus Torres: Instructor
Project Lead: Jaime Wright
Lead Designer: Marina Kaminskaya
Lead Developer: David Edenholm
Design Assistant: Julie Morrell
Development Assistant: Teri Talbot
Additional production contributions made by students Jake Brosius, Chris Masoner, and Christine Thompson.
Additional Faculty coordination and support by Bruce Elgort, Robert Hughes and Kristl Plinz.
Please join me in congratulating Promnic.NET on receiving the Longevity Award at the 9th Annual Innovation Celebration awards, hosted by the Champaign, Illinois County Economic Development Corporation. These awards highlight the outstanding innovation taking place in Urbana-Champaign and throughout Champaign County.
My company Elguji Software, has been a customer of Prominics’ since 2007. They have, and continue to provide exceptional service, technical and customer support for our company. Justin Hill, Doug Robinson, Jon Schultz, Catherine Emert and Joe Hedges are true professionals in every respect.
If you are looking for enterprise managed hosting with a focus on delivering the highest levels of security, availability and performance – and an unmatched level of customer support – please give Prominic a call. With a long history and deep expertise in IBM Collaboration Services, they have also branched out into Microsoft and general Cloud Computing solutions.