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AbleOrganizer: Fundraising, Outreach and Activism in Drupal

Submitted by zorbtrauts on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 06:42

AbleOrganizer is a community engagement platform for Drupal. It provides organizations with the ability to conduct fundraising, event registration, petition and volunteer management right from within their Drupal website,

Come learn what makes AbleOrganizer different from other open-source and commercial CRM systems. This session will focus on the following topics:

Leveraging Drupal within Multi-Channel Social Learning Infrastructures

Submitted by smohanz on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 20:52

The ever expanding educational technology landscape is opening up an interesting role for open source technology companies capable of deploying Adaptive Web Mobile Social Learning infrastructures across that can be experienced across devices. Over the last four years, Azri has been actively working with top-tier Business Schools and Fortune 100 companies alike solving a wide range of technology challenges in this space.


Overcoming institutional Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt around releasing your code.

Many large organizations express very real concerns around publicly releasing internally built software and engaging with the open source community. Lawyers are are concerned about the intellectual property consequences, security teams are concerned about exposing vulnerabilities, communications staff are aren't sure how to let engineers communicate with the public, and engineers themselves are afraid of letting anything but perfect code see the light of day.

Building High Performance Teams -- Advice From A Project Manager And A Lead Developer

We’ve all seen talks about what motivates developers or how to get the most out of your team.  Unfortunately, all of these sessions only focus on one side of the equation.  They only present one perspective on motivating a team. 

Come watch and learn as one of the most cohesive Drupal development duos shares their perspectives on building highly motivated, high performing teams.  Brian and Karen have worked on distance learning, social networking, e-commerce, and large corporate sites for a variety of clients.  They’ll even share tips for working with each other (which is sure to make the day after this talk exciting).  You’ll learn how to get the most out of your team to deliver your projects on time and on budget.

To Be Or Not To Be Drupal -- A Project Manager’s and A Lead Developer’s Perspective

The latest project just came down the pipeline and now it is time to start planning.  This unique session will share two different perspectives on figuring out if Drupal is the right choice for your project using the real world experiences from a knowledgeable and experienced development team.  

Brian and Karen have worked on distance learning, social networking, e-commerce, and large corporate sites for a variety of clients.  Come watch and learn as the two of them share their real world lessons, gotchas, and tips so you don’t make the same mistakes.  Combine Brian and Karen’s real world experience with a little chemistry and a little humor and you’re sure to have a good time while learning about what to consider when evaluating Drupal for your next project.  

OpenPublic 1.0- The next generation of open source government sites

OpenPublic 1.0 offers a refreshed app strategy, integrations with trusted 3rd party services providers specific to government users, and additional new features. Join us for a hands on session on how OpenPublic 1.0 can be used for micro sites to massive flagship sites, using some clever content strategy and the new apps model. This session will include lessons learned from current  OpenPublic implementations and demos of the new features focused on how OpenPublic scales and can be the basis of your next government site, be it a PaaS seed or massive site build. 

Public Radio on Every Device with Drupal

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Submitted by juaneclark on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 18:40

Colorado Public Radio, an award-winning NPR member station, needed a new digital presence to deliver in-depth music and news content to users on every device. The new website,, uses a persistent media player, responsive design and a dash of special sauce to connect users to its main presence and three broadcast channels: news, classical and new music.

OpenAid: Build Capable NGO Websites Fast

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Submitted by juaneclark on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 18:38

Program-focused NGOs, organizational partnerships and grassroots groups have been taking advantage of OpenAid to build Drupal websites quickly and cost-effectively. This website-building product allows users to create full-featured sites with capabilities like program profiles and interactive mapping, blogs, document library with faceted search, partner and author profiles, image galleries, and soon an events feature and new theme.


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Submitted by jhoholik on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 17:37

A typical enterprise website today relies on service oriented architecture to bring multiple pieces of functionality into the hands of their clients. How do you manage a project that entails the integration of multiple applications owned by multiple vendors and on multiple timelines?

JoMarie Hoholik is a seasoned veteran and has successfully (and sometimes not so successfully) managed projects that have integrated Drupal with multiple applications owned by multiple vendors. Join her and some of her clients in a discussion on best practices.


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