Posts categorised: General News

Meet the Talis Services Team

As Talis Aspire and Talis Elevate reaches new geographies and new universities, we want to show you the people behind the product. In this post, we look at the Talis Services Team, our front-line when it comes to supporting users.

30 years of the World Wide Web

This post was written by David Errington, CEO at Talis. To mark the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the annual BBC hosted Richard Dimbleby lecture this year was given by Tim Berners-Lee, widely accredited as the principal inventor of the protocols which make up the Web while working at CERN near Geneva.

The following article was written by Talis Chief Operating Officer, Alison Spencer for the Talis Informer newsletter. A little over a year since SAGE Publishing (SAGE) acquired Talis, it feels like an opportune point to reflect on what this has enabled. At the time of the acquisition, SAGE outlined that they wanted to invest in Talis to enable us to do more of what we were already doing, broadening reach into existing and new markets, as well as looking at
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Google Analytics for Reading Lists

Google Analytics is designed to work best for ‘marketing’ sites where you want high-level views of volumes of hits and are concerned with converting those hits into paid leads.  While there is definitely useful info there for a reading list system, as we know, it is not the end of the story.  

The Reading List Foundation: an update

At Talis Insight Europe 2019, we invited Alan Terry, Co-Founder of the Reading List Foundation to talk about the work they do to support students starting university. In this post, Alan provides an update on the students we raised money to support at the event.

Now that the new academic year is underway, thoughts will start to turn to the next round of budget and business case planning for new services. In most cases, projects taken forward are likely to need services and products sourced from commercial suppliers and third parties. Which all leads to the dreaded procurement process which, more often than not, will be some form of formal procurement or tendering process. In this post, we thought we would round up some lessons
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