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- A guide to commissioning software part 2: Questions about agile practices
- A guide to commissioning software part 1: The advantages of agile development
- Robust systems
Three JISC CETIS reports on
Analytics for Higher Education
- libUX: Improving user experience in libraries within UK HE
- Paper prototyping: mLibrary 2012 presentation
- Product Launch: Gradient e-Assessment
- Statistics: we’re doing well !
- First paid Moodle work
- The FishDelish Project: Open linked data for species description
- Finished Jorum contracts
- Hedtek’s new developer blog and some newly open sourced gems
- A day in the country with the Enhancing Fieldwork Learning Advisory Board
- Hedtek now has a dream team
- Third consecutive Jorum contract
- Work in progress for Jorum
- DSpace REST API testing
- #uniproj and #wikiquals
- COMP61511 and learning Ruby
- Recent and current projects
- Playing with OpenURL Router Data
- JISC personalisation projects survey and synthesis
- Scaling and productising MOSAIC search and recommendation services
- Hardware we like and use
- Personalisation is the supply of services and/or data based on a model of a user
- Achieving the impossible
- Project award: fishDelish
- Project award: ourWikiBooks
- iDoc: Hedtek’s open source community documentation system
- What’s happening at Hedtek?
Category Archives: announcements
By David Workman | Published: May 26, 2010
iDoc is an open source documentation system for community use; to provide help pages and other documentation. iDoc is more than just a plain old vanilla documentation system where users are presented with help pages written by experts. We believe is important for the users of an application to be able to contribute to documentation and help others […]
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: May 26, 2010
Our last post was way back, during ALT-C. Since then we’ve been totally heads down, working on projects for clients and on our own PLE Project.
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: December 10, 2009
Advance notice of The PLE Conference, Barcelona 8-9 June July 2010.
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: November 28, 2009
For the last year we’ve been a bit inward facing with several large projects to attend closely to, including getting the PLE to a usable state, and running the first trial with 80 users. This blog has been pretty much focused on company stuff, on presentations I’ve made, and on the Manchester PLE. Wanting something […]
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: September 5, 2009
Hedtek Ltd demonstrated the Manchester Personal Learning Environment at two fringe events during ALT-C 2009. Overview The Manchester PLE was first conceived of a response to a perceived lack of usable open source software to support communities and learning in those communities. Informed by social constructivist and constructionist perspectives, the Manchester PLE is designed to […]
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: September 1, 2009
Currently we Lead development of a personal learning environment, with a related stealth-mode project Work in resource discovery and use, particularly for personalised search and the repurposing of library catalogues Are engaged in a massive data deduplication project in the library world Are increasingly moving into the mashed up mobile world. To reflect the fact […]
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: March 1, 2009
Complete with kooky grin, I was awarded one of several JISC Developer of the Year Awards at the Dev8D dinner. Nominated for work around library catalogues, the award was subsequently made in recognition of efforts I’ve made to incorporate users into the system design process. Also in the pic, Andy McGregor and David Flanders of […]
By Mark van Harmelen | Published: January 1, 2009
Previously a vehicle for elearning projects, and then going into a quiescent state while I worked at ALT, Personal Learning Environments Ltd has now been re-established as a company specialising in software engineering, elearning, resource discovery, and consultancy.