News Article

BLOG: Getting more of your people doing more of the things they need to

Schematic showing a network of people

1st October 2019 - A new academic year invariably means you have new team members who are raring to go and make their mark on your organisation. Add in your new student group committees keen to start work on events and activities for their members and you’re looking at some admin work to get all the right permissions set up for all the right people.

So we’ve spent some time simplifying MSL’s permissions management system to help you get your team members set up and working as quickly as possible:

  • The list of permissions for a Person and Groups in the Admin Web has been simplified to get you to straight to where you need to be
  • Sorting, page numbering and filtering are now available to help you easily navigate and narrow down results when there are a lot of inherited permissions
  • Effective Permissions columns are now ordered for a more logical flow and the Target Group and Source both now link to the group permissions URL
  • The Source of permissions is clearly displayed indicating whether inherited, assigned or (for people) from a membership of another group, ensuring a quick and accurate reference.

These improvements will benefit all users of the admin web as well as Elections and Jobs areas on your main website, providing a more consistent experience.

Read the previous post on the theme of consistent user experience.

Or...

Read the next blog post on speeding up access to your events with one simple change.

Keep up to date with everything that is happening in our developent world by checking the Development pages - not a member of the MSL Community yet? Join us to access more content like our Development pages and Knowledge Base.

Comments

No comments have been made. Please log in to comment.
 
Back to News

Recent Articles

NEWS: MSL Big Day Out - coming to a venue near you in 2020!

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Cartoon image of car on a road trip with dates

December 2019 - We are delighted to let you know about our inaugural MSL Big Day Out tour which will be hitting a location near you in the new year. These days are all FREE to attend. Each tour date will comprise learning and best practice sessions delivered by your students' union colleagues, opportunities to learn more about MSL's product plans, 'how do I...' sessions with the MSL gurus and ad hoc breakouts to cover hot topics that come up during the day.

Aston Big Day Out Customer event Ireland Leeds Midlands News North Scotland South West UWE Wales

 
MSL UPDATE - Join MSL's Big Day Out, read the latest dev blog + more training opportunities

Fri 22 Nov 2019

November 2019 - We are very excited to bring you news of the MSL Big Day Out which will see us touring the UK and Ireland from January to April, bringing the MSL community together in regional user groups. We are in the planning stages now but more details of dates and locations are in this edition of the newsletter.

blog Chat Development newsletter support training

 
BLOG: Improving your online user experience

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Graphic representing students working and accessing online info

20th November 2019 - Instant access to everything, at any time, no matter what it is – that’s the mantra by which your student members live; from travel information to fast food, gig tickets to current affairs. Your website is a hub of information and opportunities to participate that many students rely upon to support their university and social lives - and so they expect that same feeling of immediacy from your site as they get from ASOS and Amazon.

blog CX experience Performance UX website

 
 

News

?

Support

Need help? See our Knowledge Base