We recently published an article from the Beacon 2 Project team describing their approach to specifying Beacon 2. This article describes how design of the member records part of the system is being achieved through the medium of wireframes, non-functional mockups of the main design elements. Note that at this stage the screens shown are […]
The Beacon Help Centre has a new section, Beacon 1 Service Notifications. Details of incidents and notices affecting Beacon 1 are being published on the Help Centre and you can choose to receive emails notifying you of new events. For more details read Beacon 1 Service Notifications on the Beacon Help Centre.
Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature John Alexander who leads the documentation sub team. This is a large job as there are a lot of documents, internal and external, to write, maintain and manage. This is what John said to us. What is […]
Third Age Trust Trading has announced that the fees payable by u3as for using Beacon has been frozen at £1 per member for the 2021/22 financial year.
Photo by Stephen Phillips – Hostreviews.co.uk on Unsplash Roy Biggs, the Team Lead for on-going help, gives us the following tips on how to maximise the chances of your Beacon email being delivered successfully, and how to approach problem-solving if problems do arise. An Insight to email Issues When a problem occurs with Beacon email, […]
Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Marian Luck. Marian is one of the unsung heroes. She works behind the scenes keeping the Beacon project organised. The Beacon team know her and rely on her, but she may be less well known to Beacon […]
Bounced and Other Undelivered emails Without a doubt the most (un)popular subject on the Forum since I became a member has been that of undelivered emails. Fortunately it seems to be less of a global issue these days but still individually frequent enough to raise blood pressures from Penzance to Penrith. I know from my […]
mailto:email@example.comIt’s always been the plan that the Beacon Upgrade Project will involve Beacon users at every stage. With your help we will ensure that Beacon 2 meets the needs of every u3a. One way we are doing this is by including various pilot stages throughout the project. The first of these will take place during […]
Thinking of moving to Beacon? There’s no need to wait for Beacon 2. Joining now will aid your journey to Beacon 2.
Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Frank Bailey, the Beacon national support lead. Frank’s role is demanding. Not only does he oversee the current Beacon system but he’s also the senior member of the Beacon 2 team. This is what Frank told Beacon […]