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  • News & Events

    OmniUpdate Community Network
    Gets a Facelift

    This week was big for OmniUpdate customers. We just re-launched the OmniUpdate Community Network (OCN). It has a new design and we’ve added new functionality that makes the site much more useful and engaging for members. Change is good!

  • News & Events

    OUTC15 Unlocked the Potential and #Moetry

    Sadly, another OmniUpdate User Training Conference (OUTC) has come to an end. So many fabulous things happened at OUTC15! OmniUpdate President and CEO, Lance Merker, did a great job kicking off our Monday morning session. The 2014 Gadget Challenge winners were recognized, as well as our well-deserved 2015 Customer of the Year. Several new programs were discussed, plus, there were so many great customer and partner presentations and topic tables.

  • News & Events, Content Management

    Creating Effective Training Programs (Part 1)

    In anticipation of Developing an Effective End-User Training Program, my last workshop on Thursday at the 2015 OmniUpdate User Training Conference, I wanted to get you thinking about how to craft an effective training program. Training employees on a new product can be a daunting task and it’s often hard to know exactly where to begin. This is particularly true at higher education institutions that have limited staff training resources.

  • News & Events

    OU Campus Users are Taking Over Newport Beach! [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Can you believe there’s only 16 days left until OUTC15?! That’s right. OmniUpdate’s 2015 User Training Conference is March 1-5. Not only do attendees have exciting presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities to look forward to, they also have the opportunity to take in all the sights of OC’s hot spot: Newport Beach.

  • News & Events

    Roll Out the Red Carpet: It's Awards Season

    This January, we were ecstatic to learn that OU Campus was selected as a University Business Top Product for the third year in a row! We are also a finalist for a Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year in two categories: Computer Software (Up to 100 Employees) and Public Services & Education. And, we're in the running for two People's Choice Stevie Awards, so get your votes in! Voting ends February 13.

  • News & Events

    We're on Pinterest!

    Have you heard? OmniUpdate has a Pinterest Page! We created the page to showcase our customers' awesome web pages and projects for inspiration and motivation. We will also be sharing relevant resources, our latest blog posts, videos, company photos, presentation slideshows, and more! We love sharing great content for the higher education community to re-pin and like.

  • News & Events

    End of a Great Year: Record Growth for 2014

    It's hard to believe 2014 has already come to an end. But, I must say, it ended on a great note for OmniUpdate. I couldn't be happier with the results—both from a product development standpoint and a financial standpoint. It truly was a seminal year for our organization. We experienced the highest level of financial performance in our company’s history. With higher year-over-year new customer additions and increased sales of product modules to our existing customers, revenue grew to new record levels.

  • News & Events

    Why OUTC is Worth the Cost of Attendance

    Six years past our implementation date and a year after OmniUpdate revamped the Lock Haven University website with the help of an outside consultant, I finally made it to the OmniUpdate User Training Conference. So, what did I get from those four days with the OmniUpdate crew?

  • News & Events

    Registration Is Open for the Best Higher Ed Conference of the Year: #OUTC15

    It’s on! Registration is officially open for our favorite event of year—the 2015 OmniUpdate User Training Conference (OUTC15). Our customers love it too. It’s going to be a great time of sharing and learning for all levels of OU Campus web content management system (CMS) users, developers, and administrators! Get a glimpse of the fun and don’t be left out. Join us!

  • News & Events

    OmniUpdate Expands My Speaking Experience

    As an OmniUpdate customer and active user of OU Campus, I've had the pleasure of sharing the success I've had with the product at a various higher education conferences over the last two years. The subject I've presented on is “Control vs. Freedom: Balancing Editorial Freedom and Site-wide Consistency in a Faculty Website.”


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