Free Web Governance guides & downloads
Need a bit of help to get things your Web Governance going? I know the feeling! So, here's some useful guides and other downloads I have prepared.
This includes extracts from my book The Website Manager's Handbook (the first & definitive guide to Web Governance) as well as a Web Governance Cheatsheet and A3-poster of the 4 Primary Governance Activities.
The Website Manager's Handbook
The first book to provide a practical model for Web Governance, The Website Manager's Handbook has sold hundreds of copies & now appears on the reading lists of several universities.
» Download FREE extracts (scroll down for Chapters 2 & 3)
» Or read a FREE preview on Google Books
» PDF version for just $17.99 (delivery by email in 1 day)
» Printed version from Amazon.com for $29.99
The 4 Primary Activities of Web Governance
This A3-sized poster illustrates the 4 Primary Activities of Web Governance: Leadership, Development, Maintenance & Infrastructure. Use this document to see at a glance all the things a Web Manager is responsible for. Also attached is The Web Management Model which describes in more detail the scope of each activity. (Both these documents are extracted from The Website Manager's Handbook.)
» Download The 4 Primary Activities of Web Governance (PDF)
» Download The Web Management Model (PDF)
Web Governance Cheatsheet
Check if the key tasks, tools & processes of Web Governance are reflected in your set-up. If you find gaps between your actual set-up and what is listed here, it could imply problems with your configuration. Use this Cheatsheet in conjunction with my article 3-Steps to Healthcheck your Web Governance.
» Download The Web Governance Cheatsheet (PDF)
A Practical Guide to Website Maintenance
This simple guide provides insight to the key tasks of Website Maintenance. Most useful to a new online manager who needs to know what to focus on, this document is abridged from The Website Manager's Handbook Chapter 2.
» Download A Practical Guide to Website Maintenance (PDF)
A Practical Guide to Website Development
As with the document above, this clearly structured guide introduces the Web Development Cycle, the 8-steps you need to follow to create a new site or redesign an existing online presence. This document is abridged from The Website Manager's Handbook Chapter 3.
» Download A Practical Guide to Website Development (PDF)
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