Category Archives: Pineapple

Designing a process with the Pineapple Tool

This video provides a concise demonstration of how to create a simple process using the Pineapple tool created by the JISC funded Pineapple Project. The example process used is intentionally simple – doing an office tea run. It demonstrates the simplicity and flexibility of the tool and its potential to be used for other purposes. This [...]

Pineapple Outputs

The project has now finished but the work continues. You can find links to all of our outputs on the Project Deliverables tab at the top of this page and in the next week or so we will be linking to a video that explains the functioning of Pineapple. If you have any questions or [...]

PINEAPPLE – the final report day…

Well after a couple of months bringing everything together we are finally at the end of the project. The final and completion reports are just finished and will be submitted later today. You can view the final report here: To celebrate we have a lovely PINEAPPLE cake made by mrs s last night  

PINEAPPLE Tool – Sandbox Live

We’ve just made a version of the tool available for you to try. It is worth noting the admin and process designer side of the tool isn’t part of this sandbox but we will have a version of the software available shortly if you wish to download and try all the functionality locally. Have a [...]

PINEAPPLE at JISC Conference 2011

Neil, Anne and Rob were at the JISC Conference 2011 in Liverpool earlier this week. We presented a workshop discussing the project and the many issues we faced along the way. We were pleased to meet people keen to have a go with the tool and also pleased that the project was met with positive [...]

Pineapple nearly in the can

It’s been a very busy couple of months. We implemented significant changes to the Pineapple Core, process and documents based on the feedback and our experiences from the piloting. We are really pleased with the way the this has all come together. We have been able to reduce the number and complexity of our process [...]

Benefits Realisation

Apologies for the lack of news from us but we’ve been busy working away on the last few aspects of the project. One additional part of this is the benefits realisation work we have been funded to do by JISC in collaboration with Staffordshire University. We have been looking at their APEL policy, drawing it [...]

SSBR Festival of Assemblies

The Pineapple and Telstar projects ran an APEL Assembly at JISC  event in Oxford yesterday. It was a good chance to have indepth discussions about some of the more knotty issues, such as group APEL claims, and to get colleagues’ views about some of the issues we have encountered. We were very pleased to see [...]


Pineapple attended the JISC Joint Information Forum event at Egham this week. This was the first JIF I have attended and I found it a really useful event from a practical project management perspective.  We were delighted to get the award for best poster.

GEES Subject Centre 10th Anniversary Conference

As you can see below, Pineapple has a presence at the GEES Subject Centre GEES Learning and Teaching to 2020 conference taking place this week.

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