HighEdWeb Assocation October 10-13, 2010

Session Details


Enterprise Web CMS for Higher Education

COR5 Corporate Track

Salon E, 4th Floor


Come see a demonstration of OmniUpdate’s web content management system (CMS), OU Campus™. The five attendees to this session will receive a free gift!In addition, Nathan Gerber, Director of Web Development Services at Utah Valley University (UVU), will share how OU Campus is successfully utilized at UVU.  You’ll learn about what makes OU Campus the choice for more colleges and universities than any other CMS, including:Enterprise-class architecture — providing a secure and scalable environment, utilizing XSLT 2.0. Comprehensive Feature Set — offering tools like Social Media Publish to automate the publishing of content to Twitter (and other social networking outlets)Options and Services—professional services assistance for help with migrating and implementing sites, calendars, course catalogs, campus maps, and moreDeployment Flexibility –offering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or enterprise server deployment  


Lance Merker
President and CEO, OmniUpdate, Inc.

Lance Merker is the President and CEO of OmniUpdate, Inc., located in Camarillo, CA. Under his leadership, OmniUpdate has become the leading provider of Web content management software (CMS) to higher education. The company’s flagship CMS product, OU Campus, is being used to manage more than 550 college and university websites. Mr. Merker is a regular guest speaker on the subject of Web CMS and social networking at industry conferences nationwide. He has more than 15 years experience in the software industry, and for the past two years has participated with Noel-Levitz in the E-Expectations student study.

Nathan Gerber
Director, Web Development Services, Utah Valley University

Nathan Gerber is a Web solutions consultant and entrepreneur who specializes in helping educational institutions and businesses build effective and productive Web solutions. Working on the web since 1993, Nathan has assisted many businesses and educational institutions in creating more effective and productive Web solutions. His other responsibilities include being CEO/President of iConnect Strategies, the Director of Web Development Services at Utah Valley University, and an Associate Consultant for the Web Strategy Services team at Noel-Levitz. Nathan is a devoted father of five children and loves hanging out with Janelle, his wife of 19 years. Nathan often says, “I’ve never met any technology as good looking as my wife.”