J. Boye are some of our favourite inspiration. Their 10th annual conference just took place in Aarhus, Denmark, this month (4-6 November). The conferences, started by Janus Boye, grew out of an international community of web and intranet professionals who were networking to share their digital knowledge and experience.
Below we’ve rounded up some of the best #jboye14 conference links from 2014 for those working in digital communications.
More presentation links will be posted on the official site. Here is our pick of 10 hot topics:
- Rethinking Content: Getting more from your content assets by Rahel Anne Bailie
- The Art of Taxonomy by Luke Bragg
- So Happy Together (Project Managers and Content Strategists are) by Jake DiMare
- Making your organization more agile – Agile meets waterfall by Karoliina Luoto
- Project management success and failure by Jukka Helin
- How to lead and really understand digital by Brian Bentzen
- Improving content quality on GOV.UK – case study by Simon Kaplan
- Because we’re worth it – showing the value you bring to your organisation by Philippe Parker
- Web Accessibility The A-Z of accessibility – Who, Why & What by Site Improve
- Seduce a customer: Applying dating best practices on email marketing by Lien De Leenheer
Notes & reviews
For a review of J. Boye’s conference style, read this post by Intranetizen.
Key takeaways and reflections on this year’s event have been rounded up in this Storify.
1. How Siteimprove addresses accessibility
Web Idol winner was website management vendor Siteimprove. Here is their pitch on how their software helps content managers make sites more accessible.
2. Big data debate: Rocky v Gandhi
A bit of J. Boye fun asking whether winning firms have a big data strategy by 2016. Rocky (aka Scott Liewehr, Digital Clarity Group) and Gandhi (aka Hannu Vangsgaard, Dansk Supermarked) present the opposing views. Bebo White presented the conference keynote on how big data and open data are becoming major driving forces in enterprise IT, web development, web management. He says: Big data is here – embrace it!
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