[Srijan Wednesday Webinars] 5 Things Decision Makers Need to Know about Drupal

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1. 5 things decision makers should know about Drupal Kay VanValkenburgh OwnSourcing founder kay@ownsourcing.com twitter: @ownsourcing where c-suite input on web apps is crucial 2. what decisions come first: technology or business strategy? Far-reaching decisions on web properties are often casually left to an organizations most junior employees. @srijan #SrijanWW 3. @srijan #SrijanWW leadership required seek a solid match with your organizations broad strategies 1. structured content 2. integration with applications 3. maintainability 4. organization-wide adoption 5. suitability of technology 4. structured content @srijan #SrijanWW value of reusing the same content in multiple contexts purpose consistent information everywhere content relationships predictable display device-independence consolidated tools for adding & editing integration migration process audit existing content & requirements develop & test schema use as starting point for user experience design demo, test & adjust routinely risks inflexibility/complexity performance & security hurdles metrics seo boost improved knowledge sharing content auditability broad reuse 5. integration @srijan #SrijanWW apps must do 1 thing well, plus integrate purpose consistent information everywhere content relationships consolidated tools for adding & editing process audit existing requirements determine canonical sources & access use as starting point for api demo, test & adjust routinely risks inflexibility/complexity performance & security hurdles metrics improved knowledge sharing content auditability broad reuse 6. maintainability @srijan #SrijanWW technical debt & technical baggage require active management upgrade path library security & feature releases cleanroom deferred decisions changing understandings user testing release cycles prototype > beta > production 7. adoption @srijan #SrijanWW contributor experience singlehandedly boosts/sinks projects stakeholders potential/existing clients partners internal subject matter experts community managers marketing developers adopt in stages training responsibilities access care when setting permissions 8. suitability @srijan #SrijanWW when strengths are weaknesses & weaknesses strengths features users data model modules architecture bootstrap database front end development cycle prototype > beta > production configuration management performance caching logged in users security permissions api & documented standards Drupal security team roadmap leading platform for introducing/adopting new tech rapidly community support beta testing rapid dev access to experts 9. Kay VanValkenburgh OwnSourcing founder kay@ownsourcing.com twitter: @ownsourcing Thank You! Take this conversation online: tweet it using the hashtag #SrijanWW