Website Redesign in Drupal: are you planning to succeed or succeeding to fail. It all starts with your RFP

07/24/2015 - 14:00-07/24/2015 - 14:45
Room G1/G2
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Front-end, User Experience and Design

This track covers delivering projects focused on the most important audience—the end user. Learn how to leverage Drupal to help you keep abreast of emerging trends in the mobile, componentized Web world. We’ll show you strategies for fostering collaboration between content creators, designers, strategists, and end-users.


Are you currently using, or considering Drupal? Whether you are looking to develop an organization's initial website or upgrade an existing one, managing a website development project can be a daunting task, especially if your organization lacks internal website design and development expertise. Drupal provides an extremely flexible platform, but determining an appropriate approach to best fit your organization's needs and budget often involves navigating the benefits and costs of different providers, approaches, and technologies.

Join us for a fresh look at the planning, RFP writing, and hiring process specifically tailored for Drupal websites. We'll provide a "from the trenches" look at common points of failure and provide tactics for avoiding them through guidelines, tips, case studies, and role-play.


  • Learn how to plan a successful Drupal website project
  • Learn how to prepare an appropriate RFP and address Drupal specific questions
  • Learn how to select appropriate internal resources and/or external vendors