Central Web Services

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OSU Accounts and Technologies Guide

CWS provides custom Drupal application development, virtual hosting, and core web services

Drupal Development

We provide custom feature and module development using Drupal for many departments and colleges. Learn how we can help you with your custom needs.

Our student developers find that their development work frequently complements their course work and enhances their resumes. Students, contact CWS to inquire about joining our development team.

 

Availability: 

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: 
541-737-1189
Short Name: 
cws
Group content visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users
Unit or Group: 
Central Web Services

Services

Services

Our organization provides a variety of service options to the University community. Our current offerings are below. Many of them are based in Drupal; find out more about OSU Drupal here. If you would like to request a site, please use our request form. If you have questions, please contact us.

Service

Flexibility

Cost

Support Provided

User-friendly, unobtrusive, OSU-defined CMS-based web publishing solution for communicators and typical departmental users. (OSU Drupal)

Moderate

Free

High

Open, fully-configurable CMS-based solution to allow technical users, web developers and content specialists to extend/customize their CMS-based installations. (self-managed Drupal distribution)

High

4k/year

Low

Managed codebase (similar to above, but with CWS provided Drupal and module updates as a service)

High

High

High

Simple, user-friendly web publishing solution to individuals who need such a platform for student organizations, projects, events, etc. (Wordpress)

Moderate

Free

Low

“Vanilla” web space for researchers, students, and staff in support of research, learning, and other institutionally-aligned goals.(LAMP stack or similar, domain mappable)

High

20/mo

Low

Consulting

Are you thinking about hiring someone to create a custom application? Talk to us first! The initial consultation is free so make an appointment with a CWS Project Consultant for a consultation to discuss what your goal is and what we can do to help you reach it.

Questions? Contact CWS

For requests regarding projects or other non-urgent help needs, please submit a help request.

For urgent needs, please call 541-737-1189 and we will direct your call to the appropriate individual.

Projects

Current Projects

  • Campus-wide Migration to Drupal 7 
  • Home Page Redesign
  • Study Table Registration
  • ASOSU Elections Application

 

Questions? Contact CWS

For requests regarding projects or other non-urgent help needs, please submit a help request.

For urgent needs, please call 541-737-1189 and we will direct your call to the appropriate individual.

Customer Advisory Group

We meet monthly with a group of our customers and stakeholders to talk about our strategy, service offerings, and the prioritization of the work that we do. Our customer advisory group (CAG) is comprised of a mix of communicators and web developers from a variety of colleges and administrative units. If you would like to know more about the CAG or its functions (or would like to suggest a topic for consideration), please contact us.

Group members serve in an advisory capacity for a term not less than one year. We use principles of agile project management to organize the group and our proceedings. 

 

Contact CWS

Please use the form below for requests regarding projects or other non-urgent help needs. For urgent needs, please call 541-737-1189 and we will direct your call to the appropriate individual.

CWS Directory

For requests regarding projects or other non-urgent help needs, please submit a help request.

For urgent needs, please call 541-737-1189 and we will direct your call to the appropriate individual.

Nick Blum Office Specialist 2 541-737-1189
Mauricio Cordoba Analyst Programmer 541-737-1189
Sher Fenn IT Consultant 541-737-1189
Matt Hansen Product Development Manager / Analyst Programmer 541-737-2859
Cody Nivens Analyst Programmer 541-737-1189
Derek Whiteside Director 541-737-0729