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Open Source Guide: The Future of Government Technology

The Current State of Government Open Source
The terms “open” and “government” traditionally have been mutually exclusive. But that has changed. Today public officials at the federal, state, and local levels recognize that to truly be a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, they can’t operate in a closed, siloed environment.
As official search for ways to increase capabilities, transparency, and citizen engagement while decreasing spending, one solution is continuously bubbling to the top: open source technology.

The Future of Digital Services

Five Trends Transforming Government
The U.S. Government often gets taken to task for not being digital-minded enough. But is the tide turning?
More and more it seems the government is grasping the importance of technology, digital thinking, and new platforms. The recent launch of services and agencies like 18F and the U.S. Digital Service are confirming this trend in federal government. And at the state and local level, more chief innovation and chief digital officers are being hired to streamline design, technology and engagement efforts.

Why Retailers Need to Reorganize for Effective Content-driven Commerce

Storytelling has long been a staple of good brand marketing. But the concept has taken on more urgency in the digital space, where brands now have the power to engage directly with their customers through web and mobile channels.
The mandate for more sophisticated brand content has introduced a new set of challenges for online retailers—namely, how to integrate traditionally separate marketing and commerce operations to deliver a unified experience to shoppers.

Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8

Whether you’re a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you.
This ebook will enumerate the major changes in Drupal 8 for end users, for site builders, for designers and front-end developers, and for back-end developers. Note that since Drupal 8 is still under active development, some of the details here may change prior to its release. Drupal 8 is now feature-frozen, so most information should remain relevant. Where applicable, Drupal 7 contributed equivalents of Drupal 8 features will be noted.

Personalization Quick Start

Creating a Unique Digital Experience for Every Consumer
What is required today is the right message, to the right customer (segment), at the right time (context). Personalization on the web can be split into several categories, and we will review each, including an overview of what is required for implementation.
This ebook will serve as a best practices guide for leveraging personalization to build your brand and customer experience.

Locking Down the Cloud

Automation Raises Cloud Security to Highest Level
Over the last few years, IT departments have gotten increasingly comfortable with cloud technology, by which I mean cloud security. One IT analyst put it recently, “When it comes to the cloud, security is the number one concern. And number two isn’t even close.”
This ebook examines cloud security from an automation perspective: This is one of the most disruptive, and most promising developments in the already promising and disruptive evolution of cloud technology.

Cloud Security in Flux—Protecting Your Business with Defense in Depth

Can you build an invincible Drupal site? The easy answer is no, but you have a few ways to prepare and secure your site to withstand any sort of vulnerability or traffic spike.

10 Reasons Every Marketer Should Be Using Drupal Now

Marketers around the world face the same pressures of trying to leverage marketing automation, content marketing, social media engagement, SEO, and more to drive prospective buyers to engage with their brands. More often than not, that engagement is happening on a website where the need to deliver an immersive digital experience to keep prospects and customers coming back, is vital.

How Drupal Can Make Us Healthier

The health sector is undergoing transformational growth and change, offering both opportunities and challenges for the industry.
The catalyst behind healthcare technology adoption is the HITECH Act, which “seeks to improve American health care delivery and patient care through an unprecedented investment in Health IT.” The desired outcome is a better-connected healthcare ecosystem between physicians, patients, insurance providers, nurses, family caregivers, and others, but right now that outcome is not being realized.

Four Reasons Your Technical Team Will Love Acquia Cloud Site Factory

In this ebook, you’ll read about the four reasons your technical team will love Acquia Cloud Site Factory, a solution that is designed to make your life easier and help your technical team kick some serious behind.
Built on the open source content management system Drupal, Acquia Cloud Site Factory is a cloud-based website management platform that allows users to create, manage, and deploy tens, hundreds, or even thousands of beautiful sites in record time from one unified dashboard.

Going Digital: The Enterprise Shift to Being Digital First

Of the Fortune 500 companies that existed 10 years ago, 70 percent are no longer sitting on their fortune. In fact, they have either been knocked out of the top 500 or are no longer in business due to digital disruption.
And it’s no secret that the digital age has made a major impact on every aspect of our lives.

Drive Engagement and Site Conversion in Higher Education

Converge Content, Community, and Commerce
In this rapid age of innovation, it is imperative that educational establishments are able to attract and enroll the best prospective students. Once those students have matriculated, institutions need to develop software applications to support students and help them to collaborate, pay bills, take part in extracurricular activities and, most importantly, learn.

Five Steps to Get Ready for the Acquia Certified Developer Exam

“I want to get Acquia Certified. How do I prepare for the exam?” is a frequently asked question since the launch of the Acquia Certified Developer exam in March 2014.
Whether you are an expert Drupalist or a relatively new one, this guide will provide you with an insight into the nature of the exam, give you clear advice on how you can prepare, and provide some useful exam-taking tips.

Five Reasons Enterprise Marketers Will Love Drupal 8

Drupal 8’s Power, Ease of Use, and Enterprise Level Technology Make It the Go-To Platform for Enterprise Marketers
The anticipated release of Drupal 8 promises some great opportunities and advantages for new marketers and new applications . Drupal 8 delivers all the power, capability and ease of use to make it a true enterprise-ready tool, with features rivaling any CMS on the market. It delivers on where the market is trending and the technologies of the internet . Reinforced stability and reliability increase Drupal’s suitability for the enterprise business more than ever.

Acquia Digital Lifecycle Management

Fostering Continuous Success in the Digital World
Acquia sees a market shift, which requires solutions that include functionality for building truly integrated experiences quickly and deploying those experiences reliably. Acquia calls this category of technology Digital Lifecycle Management.

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