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The Acquia Podcast: Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire and guests in conversation on topics in and around Drupal, open source, technology, community, and business. Meet people and hear stories at the interface between the digital and the real. Hear about challenges, successes, and how open source thinking and practice is changing the world.
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Now displaying: May, 2012
May 31, 2012

Erich Ludwig, Acquia's Director of Learning Services talks about his road to Acquia and Drupal, community building and the importance of hiring and training new Drupalists.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/meet-erich-ludwig-closing-drupal-talent-gap

May 22, 2012

At the European Drupal Business Days 2012 in Vienna, I spoke with Josef Dabernig (dasjo), Nico Grienauer (grienauer), Christian Ziegler (criz), and Wolfgang Ziegler (fago). These good people are part of the team running the Drupal Austria Road Show, a promotional tour for Drupal conceived and run by the Austrian Drupal community. They've got some great and inspiring ideas that we can all learn from for promoting Drupal wherever we are in the world.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/meet-drupal-austria-roadshow

May 18, 2012

Drupal is a major presence at Stanford University, one of the world's premiere educational and research institutions. Since the creation of Stanford Web Services and its in-house Drupal hosting platform in 2011, the number of Stanford Drupal sites has more than tripled and 2-3 Drupal sites are created there every day.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/drupal-tool-building-tool-drupal-stanford-and-beyond-zach-chandler

May 11, 2012

Chris Porter talks about the satisfaction of helping people solve the hard problems that will let them run their Drupal installations and their businesses better.

He says he feels like a hero sometimes, because he's welcomed by people who have invited him to come and help, rather than being the consultant who shows up because someone is forced to buy help for a proprietary system.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/meet-chris-porter-drupal-hero

May 2, 2012

Bryan Hirsch comes from a background of software engineering and political activism. He originally joined Acquia as an engineer on the Drupal Gardens team thanks to his expertise and interest in software-as-a-service products. His new position at Acquia as Senior Technical Consultant Acquia Government Practice Department allows him to leverage his longstanding interest in using open source software in government to save taxpayer dollars, improve civic engagement and government services.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/bryan-hirsch-helping-federal-government-solve-public-sector-problems-drupal

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