Session Archive

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Musings of the Contrib Queen, or How I Used Drupal Contrib Modules to Build a Career

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): AnneEasterling

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/kxx7y-bIrQU

Session Track: Site Building
Technical Level: Beginner

My best (and worst) strategies for dealing with high-demand work

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): Schnitzel

Across roles, specialities, and companies job stress is increasing. The daily deluge of emails, Slack messages, and urgent tasks can be overwhelming and it may seem like there’s no solution. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and just want to give up…

Session Track: Community and Being Human
Technical Level: Beginner

My First IDE

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): mikemadison

IDEs are an incredibly powerful tool. They are also an incredibly complex and intimidating tool if you've never used one (or are new to them).

Session Track: Coding and Development
Technical Level: Beginner

Neil Armstrong's Lessons for Building Government Websites

Conference Year:
2019
Presenter(s): NoahWolfe

Story:

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Intermediate

No Additional Funding Needed

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): jmarruf

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/QAmpPWtlyws

Session Track: Site Building
Technical Level: Intermediate

No Red Shoes! How NOT to Lead a Team of Drupal Developers

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): tobby

Throughout my career of two decades of Web development, I've been given some really terrible advice. As I persisted, despite them, I advanced to a position of leadership.

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Intermediate

Nothing about us without us: Engaging stakeholders on RaleighNC.gov

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): jcrespo, sallyann716, jalberque, peteweber

The key to delivering an impactful new website is listening.

Session Track: Design, UX, and Accessibility
Technical Level: Intermediate

Oh, the Vanity! How personal biases ruin the best of intentions.

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): ahardy, kwebber

Today, the lion’s share of key decisions about citizens and their experiences are owned by a small contingent of educated people.

Session Track: Design, UX, and Accessibility
Technical Level: Intermediate

Open Source in the Federal Government: Anecdotes and Evidence

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): jrcastle

This presentation provides a history of federal source code, a look at the current situation with open sourcing more code with the Federal Source Code Policy, and a brief overview of the Federal Source Code Study.

Session Track: Keynote
Technical Level: Beginner

Outgrowing Content Types: Building Custom Entities

Conference Year:
2019
Presenter(s): nJim

Drupal includes a powerful toolset for building and extending out-of-the box content types. Content architectures are typically designed around the features of nodes, taxonomy, media, and other core entities.

Session Track: Coding and Development
Technical Level: Intermediate

Overworked and Overwhelmed: What Can You Do About It?

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): sayasone

Topic: Overworked and Overwhelmed: What Can You Do About It?

Presenter: Dr. Saya Sone

Abstract:

Session Track: Community
Technical Level: Beginner

Panic-Free Project Prep

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): Danielle_Sheffler

According to reports, 25% of tech projects fail outright, 20-25% don’t lead to a return on investment, and up to 50% require a complete overhaul when they’re finished.

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Beginner

Peer-to-peer Fundraising

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): Slovak

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/NJKfNxsVFsU

Session Track: Business (Gov, Non-Profit, Commercial)
Technical Level: Beginner

Personalization & Government: The Odd Couple or Perfect Match?

Conference Year:
2019
Presenter(s): bencoit, jwalpole, rfanning

Think personalization is off limits because you run a government website? Well, it doesn’t have to be.

Session Track: Design, UX, and Accessibility
Technical Level: Advanced

Personalization - the good, the bad, the creepy, the GDPR

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): TheAmy, annie stone

Personalization is the new digital experience battleground, but what kind of personalization is most effective and how do you implement it?

Session Track: Content Strategy
Technical Level: Intermediate

Picking a Drupal Support Vendor

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): gillick, Vanessa Barreto, nansari

So you want to use Drupal, but lack developers -- just hire a contractor, right? Maybe look for a small business -- but then how do we pick from the many (many!) quotes that come in?

Session Track: Business + Community
Technical Level: Beginner

Picture Perfect: Taking Images to the Next Level in Drupal 8

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): abbym

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/qneACcC4glI

Session Track: Front End
Technical Level: Intermediate

Planning & Managing Migrations

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): aimeerae

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/rQwWMdegTSQ

Drupal 8 is great! Yay! Now it’s time to migrate!

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Beginner

Planning your Drupal QA: how to tackle a Monster?

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): eduardomadariaga

Drupal allows for fast pace development of very complex systems: a QA nightmare. How will you be able to sleep at night? Plan Ahead!

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Beginner

Platform (and Multi-Site) Thinking... What to Know Before Building Up and Out

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): lcatlett

Moving from a collection of single websites to a managed Drupal 8 platform can usher in high-value advantages and efficiencies such as accelerated site creation, sharing common features, user data, and content.

Session Track: Coding and Development
Technical Level: Intermediate

Platforms, Platforms, Multisites, and Platforms

Conference Year:
2020
Presenter(s): _doyle_, adam.weingarten

Open source is free... so why does it cost me so much to keep my websites running?  Why am I spending so much time updating my websites and not enough time using them?

Session Track: Devops, Performance, Security, and Privacy
Technical Level: Beginner

Pragmatic UX in the Federal Space

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): pahnxp

The Digital Services Playbook defines several guidelines towards improving government digital services by becoming more user-centric and putting user experience at the forefront of all service and product design.  However, rules and regulations…

Session Track: Design, UX, and Accessibility
Technical Level: Beginner

Productive and Balanced Digital Government Teams in Politically Turbulent Times

Conference Year:
2017
Presenter(s): AaronPava

The current political climate is creating tension in all aspects of our lives -- socially and professionally -- especially for those charged with building open, agile digital government services for everyone, regardless of their political…

Session Track: Business (Gov, Non-Profit, Commercial)
Technical Level: Beginner

Progressive Decoupling Drupal to Improve Access to USAID’s Contraceptive Security Data

Conference Year:
2019
Presenter(s): gerardo, Charlie

Please Note: this session is listed in PM and will span multiple tracks, touching on project management, information architecture, content strategy and coding.

Session Track: Project and Team Management
Technical Level: Intermediate

Progressive decoupling, full decoupling or not decoupling at all! When and how to do each

Conference Year:
2018
Presenter(s): gerardo

In this session we will analyze different strategies for decoupling Drupal 8, Whether we are pursuing a fully decoupled architecture, a progressively decoupled architecture or a standard Drupal architecture.

Session Track: Coding and Development
Technical Level: Intermediate