Both sides now - a perspective of building the web from inside and outside higher ed

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A collection of observations and thoughts about web management (central and departmental levels), resource limitations, outside contractors, building a community, and having fun within higher education.


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  • Stephen Locker

    Pronouns: he/him
    Co-owner, Happy Prime

    Stephen Locker, co-owner and web strategist at Happy Prime, believes in the power of open source, open science, and sharing. He has more than a decade of experience leading web strategy and development in higher education. As a web professional, Stephen spends his time working on content architecture, front-end development,...

  • Elaine Shannon

    Pronouns: she/her
    WordPress Developer, Happy Prime

    Elaine Shannon has a passion for improving websites in ways that make life easier for both end users and the teams that maintain the web. A senior web developer at Happy Prime, she loves to look at the whole picture: design, development, content, SEO, A/B testing, and analytics.