Information Services Division


ISD delivery stories: how Profiles is making staff and doctoral researchers visible to the world

11 June 2024

Discover the development process behind the recent launch of UCL Profiles.

A group of staff looking at UCL Profiles on an iPad

Information Services Division (ISD)’s Research Outputs Product Team were facing a key issue in 2022: the legacy system used for UCL staff profiles, IRIS, had become something of a relic.

Cumbersome and unengaging, IRIS was failing to capture the dynamic essence of UCL's academic community, leaving many users disempowered to update their personal details within the system. 

Staff feedback had provided the team with a clear mission: a transformative solution to IRIS’s shortfalls was needed...

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