Posted on Montag, 31. August 2015, 12:29 Uhr EDT
It's not easy to build an Open Source software company.
Canonical recently has made a change to its intellectual property policy. The new policy prevents developers from distributing altered binary versions of Ubuntu. Users are still allowed to
Posted on Montag, 13. Juli 2015, 09:02 Uhr EDT
I'm excited to announce that starting today, Acquia is announcing we're ready to fully support our customers with Drupal 8. This means our professional services, our support, our product engineering, our cloud services … the entire company is ready
Posted on Mittwoch, 1. Juli 2015, 09:31 Uhr EDT
A little over a year ago we launched the Acquia Certification Program for Drupal. We ended up the first year with close to 1,000 exams taken, which exceeded our goal of 300-600. Today, I'm pleased to announce that the Acquia Certification Program
Posted on Freitag, 20. Februar 2015, 09:30 Uhr EST
In my travels to talk about Drupal, everyone asks me about Drupal 8's performance and scalability. Modern websites are much more dynamic and interactive than 10 years ago, making it more difficult to build modern sites while also being fast. It made
Posted on Freitag, 9. Januar 2015, 15:01 Uhr EST
As is now a tradition for me, here is my annual Acquia retrospective, where I look back at 2014 and share what is on my mind as we start the new year. I take the time to write these retrospectives not only for you dear reader, but also for myself,
Posted on Donnerstag, 20. November 2014, 11:06 Uhr EST
One of the world's most trafficked websites, with more than 100 million unique visitors every month and more than 20 million different pages of content, is now using Drupal. Weather.com is a top 20 U.S. site according to comScore. As far as I know
Posted on Mittwoch, 13. August 2014, 11:46 Uhr EDT
I'm happy to share news that Amazon has joined the Acquia family as our newest investor. This investment builds on the recent $50 million financing round that Acquia completed in May, which was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).
Acquia is the
Posted on Donnerstag, 24. Juli 2014, 10:38 Uhr EDT
A few days ago, I sat down with Quentin Hardy of The New York Times to talk Open Source. We spoke mostly about the Drupal ecosystem and how Acquia makes money. As someone who spent almost his entire career in Open Source, I'm a firm believer in the
Posted on Dienstag, 3. Juni 2014, 06:17 Uhr EDT
We’re excited to announce that Acquia acquired TruCentric, a software-as-a-service company that is focused on providing personalization for websites. Earlier this year we launched Acquia Lift, which brings testing and personalization capabilities
Posted on Dienstag, 27. Mai 2014, 09:48 Uhr EDT
We've got great news to share today; we are announcing that Acquia raised $50 million, the largest round of financing we’ve ever completed.
The round is led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), one of the world's top investors in our space. They
Posted on Mittwoch, 7. Mai 2014, 17:40 Uhr EDT
I've long been convinced that every well-run Drupal agency of 30 people or more can afford to hire a Drupal core contributor and let him/her work on Drupal core pretty much full-time. A healthy Drupal agency with 30 people should be able to do $5MM
Posted on Freitag, 2. Mai 2014, 11:22 Uhr EDT
In a world where innovation is only accelerating, shackling employees with non-competes doesn't make sense anymore. At Acquia, we believe that innovation is about openness and collaboration, and that working together is based on trust and loyalty,
Posted on Freitag, 28. März 2014, 13:29 Uhr EDT
Background in business is a 'nice to have', not a 'must have' for an aspiring entrepreneur. I had no solid business background when I founded Mollom or Acquia (I launched them roughly at the same time).
Other than the standard things (an idea,
Posted on Mittwoch, 26. März 2014, 10:38 Uhr EDT
This blog post is on purpose, Open Source, profit and pie. This week I had an opportunity to meet Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. I was inspired by the following comment he made (not his exact
Posted on Donnerstag, 20. März 2014, 16:16 Uhr EDT
Topic: DrupalAcquiaI'm proud to share that Acquia announced its certification program today. You can now get "Acquia certified in Drupal", something I'm pretty excited about.
This is something I've been hoping to see in the community. While
Posted on Donnerstag, 20. Februar 2014, 12:23 Uhr EST
Topic: DrupalAcquiaToday, the web is not just about publishing content anymore. As the web evolves from content management to digital experience management, it's about understanding visitors' interests and preferences, and figuring out how to
Posted on Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014, 16:09 Uhr EST
Cross-posted with permission from buytaert.net
Happy 13th birthday Drupal! It’s hard to believe so much has happened with Drupal when it really just started as a little hobby project. I'm super proud of what we accomplished. After all these years,
Posted on Donnerstag, 9. Januar 2014, 10:47 Uhr EST
Topic: DrupalAcquiaBusinessAs is now a tradition, here is my annual Acquia retrospective. Time to look back at 2013. In your life, you only get an opportunity to do so many things, so you have to focus on doing things that matter. I'm fortunate
Posted on Donnerstag, 17. Oktober 2013, 10:23 Uhr EDT
People wonder what we do at Acquia's Office of the CTO (OCTO). In order to provide some more transparency, I wanted to share how we plan to give back between today and the end of the year.
Drupal 8 beta 1
Now that we're forgoing an upgrade path for
Posted on Mittwoch, 9. Oktober 2013, 15:41 Uhr EDT
People ask me what it is like to be the head of a big Open Source project, and whether they should Open Source their project or not. I wanted to talk about that a bit more in this blog post so more people can pick up my answer.
Having been the