As a community we constantly talk of giveback, at Cons we even have a track called 'being human'...but do we empathise enough with our fellow human beings? are we engaged enough beyond our bubble?
Way too many times Drupal specialists compete with other CMS systems about the features and functions of their solution, forgetting about what really matters for the clients: reducing risk and cost while increasing growth! But how does Drupal fit into this calculation? Let's have a look at technical and business reasons, why large organizations rely on Drupal to achieve their goals!
The Drupal.org panel provides an update on the last six months of work by the Drupal Association engineering team to improve the tools and processes that support the Drupal project.
The vast majority of organisations and companies today run in a model that’s designed for the Industrial Age. The world is seen as a complicated place, where a small team of expert leaders is required to make sense of it and provide instructions for the operational staff. This mode of operation is no longer applicable in the Internet Age we operate in. At best, the company fails to tap into the full potential of its employees.
Happy team members perform better. Many researches and my personal experience prove it.
Use cases for Drupal are changing and so are criteria for selecting a web development platform. This is a challenge for the community as well as individuals and companies that use Drupal. We can learn a lot by looking at the Drupal experience from different perspectives and thinking about the personas of people who interact with Drupal.
Emotional labor supports and enables the creation and maintenance of our products. It is a critical community resource, yet undervalued and often dismissed. In this session we'll take a look at a few reasons why and discuss how to recognize the value of emotional labor.
What is this estimation thing? Making sense of estimation strategies and understanding why "no estimation" is not as crazy as it sounds.
As important as estimation is to setting customer/stakeholder expectations and ultimately to paying the bills, there is surprisingly little discussion about what makes for a sound estimation strategy.