Kevin Hankens, Acquia Engineer, discovered Drupal 5 when he was looking to build a highly personalized eCommerce visitor experience for his then-employer's website. I was fascinated to hear an origin story of the very beginnings of the sorts of digital experiences everyone is talking about today* (see below), 6 years later.
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/94-drupal-digital-experiences-and-best-module-ever-meet-kevin-hankens
In our first "video podcast", I recently spoke with prominent PHP developer Michelangelo van Dam (aka @DragonBe) about PHP, its history, current trends toward convergence and compatibility, use in the enterprise, and where Drupal fits in the picture. This conversation is a follow-up to Michelangelo's guest blogpost on Acquia.com: "The power of PHP: The Swiss Army Knife of Digital".
Read the full post and see the conversation video at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/93-power-php-meet-michelangelo-van-dam
Jeff Beeman, Acquia Professional Services consultant, talks about how far Drupal has come in the last 8 years, what it's like to be on a team of people specialised in joining other teams, and the satisfaction of making Drupal really sing when it counts.
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/92-meet-jeff-beeman-embedded-drupal-consultant
This is the second part of a two-part conversation with Acquia's Chief Marketing Officer Tom Wentworth. In it we discuss Tom's understanding of data-driven marketing, the rise of the "Chief Digital Officer", and choosing a future friendly digital platform for your business.
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/digital-marketing-embrace-change-or-play-russian-roulette
Acquia's Chief Marketing Officer Tom Wentworth is a great fit for a technology company. He has a computer science background and has been working with web content management since it was a concept. Tom wasn't interested in marketing until a few years ago, "What really got me excited about Marketing was seeing the intersection of marketing and technology, because technology is where my passion is."
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/you-can-bet-your-career-and-company-open-source-meet-tom-wentworth