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Hofmockel ignite ames2010

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Hofmockel ignite ames2010

  1. 1. Drupal Conquering The WhiteHouse(.gov) An Open Source Success Story Ignite Ames 2010 Michael Hofmockelhttp://michaelhofmockel.com - drupal@michaelhofmockel.com - @hofmockel on Twitter DrupCorn - http://groups.drupal.org/iowa
  2. 2. Small Mature Drupal firmbuilding on the shoulders of Giants
  3. 3. Closed SourceIf you business is modeled around a few great ideas, protecting your IP is very important. Open Source Labor and Expertise business model. Shared IP so everyone benefits (even those who don’t share) Good economically for the client and developer.
  4. 4. EOP asked for Drupal!
  5. 5. Drupal is ready for the enterprisescalable, mature, feature rich and secure
  6. 6. Conquering WhiteHouse.gov is Not all about Drupalknowledge on Scaling everything: Process Hardware Replication CDN Performance Teams and Management
  7. 7. What is Drupal?Content Managemet System Application Framework http://drupal.org/getting-started/before/overviewhttp://www.seomoz.org/blog/choosing-the-right-cms-platform-for-your-website-from-an-seo-perspective
  8. 8. Why choose Drupal? 1. Development speed. 2. Cost. 3. Scalability. 4. Community. 5. Modularity. 6. Extensibility. 7. Security. 8. Currency. 9. Standardization. 10. Reusability. 11. Search Engine Optimization.http://www.mediacurrent.com/files/mediacurrent-customer-guide.pdf
  9. 9. Why choose Drupal? 1. Development speed. 2. Cost. 3. Scalability. 4. Community. 5. Modularity. 6. Extensibility. 7. Security. 8. Currency. 9. Standardization. 10. Reusability. 11. Search Engine Optimization.http://www.mediacurrent.com/files/mediacurrent-customer-guide.pdf
  10. 10. Advanced Features that where missing on legacy system: faceted search microsites with organic groups consistent image handling 508 complient - accessibility - graceful degradation server provisioning virtual environment environmental sync
  11. 11. Open Source | Open Access | Open Mind
  12. 12. Drupal Culturesharing and collaborationMake time to collaborate.If you don’t schedule it, it is not going to happen. passion and believing
  13. 13. A culture of self-organizing ... where everyone is … a respected leader …and a dedicated follower
  14. 14. A culture of innovationCulture of execution“Talk is silver, code is gold”
  15. 15. Drupal core wasdownloaded 230,000times in March 2010 There are more than 6,700 contributed projects (up from 5,000 a year ago)
  16. 16. DrupalCornhttp://groups.drupal.org/iowa Ames, Iowa

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