UKOLN Institutional Web Management Workshop 2004:
Give the Dog a Plone

Workshop Session A6: "Give the Dog a Plone"

This page provides details for the workshop session on "Give the Dog a Plone".

Give the Dog a Plone
Dominic Hiles & Dr Kieren Pitts, ILRT, University of Bristol
This session will provide an introduction to the real-world implementation of the Plone Content Management System (CMS). The session will explore the problems and solutions that underpinned the commercial development of two Web sites. The presentation will be followed by a discussion session. Participants will be invited to contribute potential Plone use cases, for discussion by the group at large.
Users of Plone at other institutions are encouraged to attend and contribute their experiences, to aid the group discussion.
Learning Outcomes:
Participants will:
  • Have an understanding of how Plone works.
  • Have a better understanding of whether Plone is suitable for local use.
Room Requirements:
PC with Internet access, MS Powerpoint 2000 (or greater), a Web browser and Java Runtime Environment version 1.4.2 or greater installed (downloadable from
This session took place from 16:00-17:30 on Tuesday 27th July 2004.
Contact Details
Dominic Hiles & Dr Kieren Pitts
Internet Development Group
Institute for Learning and Research Technology
University of Bristol
Tel: 0117 331 4280
Email: dominic.hiles AT
and kieren.pitts AT


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Last modified: 2nd August 2004