Archive for Tag ‘Drupal‘
Published on Friday, July 5 2013
A few weekends ago, I spoke at Design 4 Drupal Boston 2013. It was a great opportunity to update and give a talk I had been scheduled to give at WordCamp Providence (but was unable to deliver), on the topic of “Truly Responsive Design.”
It’s too easy to allow the focus in the responsive design discussion to narrow to devices, and how we render different content differently based on the requesting device. But users aren’t devices, and a truly responsive design must take into account the needs and goals of real users. The challenge isn’t shifting the pixels around on the screen, it’s creating a process whereby user needs and goals can be consistently defended against the onslaught of things the business wants to do.
Now the video is up on MIT Tech TV. See embedded video and slide deck below:
Published on Friday, April 5 2013
Last year I spoke at CMS Expo in Chicago about Busting Web Experience Management Myths. But while covering the event for the CMS Myth, I noticed that WordPress was visibly absent from the Showcase.
In part this led me to give a talk at WordCamp Boston on Why the @##!@ isn’t WordPress a CMS?.
This year, the fine folks at CMS Expo have added WordPress to the CMS Showcase, and will have a full track of WordPress-related talks.
The WordPress track includes:
Published on Thursday, January 3 2013
With the arrival of the new year, it’s time again for DrupalCamp Western MA.
This year it will be held January 19th, with (I believe – doesn’t say on the site anymore) the 26th as a potential if it gets snowed out.
Published on Thursday, August 2 2012
Very excited to announce I’ll be giving the keynote talk at DrupalCampCT later this month (August 18th, 2012)!
I attended DrupalCampCT last year, but missed the deadline for submitting a talk. It will be held this year again in Luce Hall on the Yale campus in New Haven.
Last year’s keynote was John Zavocki, who was compelling and inspiring (and funny) and set a very high bar I hope I can live up to.
Hope to see you in New Haven in a few weeks.
Published on Sunday, July 15 2012
Slides from my WordCamp Boston 2012 talk on Why the @#!!@ isn’t WordPress a CMS:
Obviously it’ll be more useful once the video is posted, for those of you who weren’t there – I’ll add that as soon as it’s available.