Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 - 14:35
On fire for Drupal
Kenny Silanskas, Acquia's Tier 1 Team Manager, has a passion for getting Drupal right that rubs off on his team – Acquia's crew of frontline Client Advisers. They are in the happy position of being able to train client-
Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 - 07:03
In 2004, Peter Wolanin, then a full-time scientist, discovered Drupal while volunteering on a political campaign and building its website. As he puts it, the road to becoming a full-time software engineer at Acquia started when he discovered that
Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 - 10:32
Michael Cooper, Engineering Director for the Acquia Network ("If it's broken, it's probably my fault."), brought a vision with him when he came to Acquia: a tool to manage, optimize, and secure large numbers of Drupal websites easily. This has
Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 03:05
Those of us getting really excited that it is almost time for DrupalCon again sometimes need to explain to our friends, colleagues, or family members what all the fuss is about.
Have you ever had trouble putting it into
Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 09:14
The technical marketer
Katelyn Fogarty, Manager of Online Marketing at Acquia, is a great example of the kind of Acquian who brings a variety of skills and experience to the table – in her case Drupal development and configuration, online
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 13:18
Alex Bronstein talks at DrupalCon Denver about how his job in the Acquia OCTO (Office of the CTO) lets him make a difference to the development and ongoing improvement of Drupal 8.
From Kitten Killer to Core Contributor
Alex describes his
Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:48
The Finnish national broadcasting company, YLE, must be one of the earliest institutional adopters of Drupal. They go all the way back to 2004 and Drupal 4.3! At the time, the YLE wanted community websites and commissioned Carl-Magnus Dumell,
Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 14:05
Before Drupal, Chris Strahl had a successful career running his own company, doing multi-million dollar implementations with proprietary software, but he always had a private fascination with open source. Finding himself unwilling to sell an "
Posted on Monday, June 18, 2012 - 11:35
Ezra Barnett Gildesgame is the Technical Lead of Acquia's Distribution Team. He is in charge of maintaining and developing Acquia's two distributions, COD (Conference Organizing Distribution) and Commons, the social business and collaboration
Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 08:55
Closing the Drupal talent gap 2 ... with Addison Berry, Director of Education at Lullabot. Addison is also the Product Manager of Drupalize.me, a video training portal that offers training resources for helping folks improve their Drupal. Some
Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 08:53
DrupalCon Munich, "Open up! Connecting Systems and People."
You still haven’t gotten your ticket to one of the largest web-developer conferences in Europe this year? It's going to be so amazing, I've got eleven reasons you should want to be
Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 15:03
Erich Ludwig, Acquia's Director of Learning Services talks about his road to Acquia and Drupal, community building and the importance of hiring and training new Drupalists.
"We can't just hire enough people. We have to find great potential
Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 10:13
At the European Drupal Business Days 2012 in Vienna, I spoke with Josef Dabernig (dasjo), Nico Grienauer (grienauer), Christian Ziegler (criz), and Wolfgang Ziegler (fago). These good people are part of the team running the Drupal Austria Road
Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012 - 10:56
Drupal is a major presence at Stanford University, one of the world's premiere educational and research institutions. Since the creation of Stanford Web Services and its in-house Drupal hosting platform in 2011, the number of Stanford Drupal
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2012 - 08:32
Chris Porter talks about the satisfaction of helping people solve the hard problems that will let them run their Drupal installations and their businesses better.
He says he feels like a hero sometimes, because he's welcomed by people who have
Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 07:17
I am privileged to be part of the extraordinary Drupal community and to have a job that focuses on growing and helping it. I'd like you to meet some of the amazing people I work with at Acquia and learn more about who they are and what they do.
Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 13:27
I just got back from a fantastic weekend with a couple hundred members of the Bulgarian Drupal community at Drupal Camp Sofia 2012. There was a lot of Drupal going on all weekend; some great sessions, lots of hallway track and an evening with the
Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 11:43
More than a million served! It’s been just over a decade since Drupal’s inception as an online message board in founder, Dries Buytaert’s student dorm in Antwerp, Belgium. It is now developed and supported by a vibrant, collaborative,
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:00
Drupal is a huge software project by any measure, with thousands of developers writing code for it and deploying websites and applications on it. It is one of the largest open source projects in the world, alongside Linux, Apache, and Mozilla.
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 06:24
Dries Buytaert, co-founder/CTO of Acquia was interviewed recently. This is nothing new, of course, as the Drupal project lead, one of the world's largest and most active open source developer communities, he's in the limelight a lot. The