Being SMART About Networking Gets Results

Today Echidna’s director of development, Yan Zhang, and I are attending Western University’s Computer Science Breakfast. But we want to do more than just shake a few hands… Read more

Engaging Success

One way or another, it’s going to prove to be an exciting week next week as I, along with a couple of other Echidnas, head to Boston to attend the Acquia Engage Conference… Read more

AODA - It's Time to Act

So Ontario's supposed to be fully accessible by 2025. I mean, that's the point of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, right? An inclusive society where… Read more

Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? I Know a Group that Needs You!

There are many people who want to make a difference in their communities. Unfortunately, there are equally as many reasons why people don’t: lack of time, feeling… Read more

Don’t Just Launch ‘Em and Leave ‘Em - Ongoing Support is Key

Last week, I shared my thoughts on the value of a foundational part of our support structure -- service level agreements. Today, I want to give you the insider’s view on how… Read more

AODA - Less Confusion, More Community

Twelve years in and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act still serves to confuse and confound many people. Where do I start? Will I be fined? Will I do the… Read more

How to Avoid Any Post-Launch Jitters with a Support Agreement

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been Digital Echidna’s support manager and have worked with a large number of clients as part of their post-launch processes and ongoing… Read more

Making Space at the Table Key to an Accessible Ontario

Accessibility is a part of a larger commitment to diversity -- one that, as a society, can allow us to grow, adapt, and thrive based upon a foundation of inclusion. Today, I… Read more

Surveying Our Business Environment Shows We’re On the Right Path

It's one thing to back the right horse. It's something totally different to saddle up and try to guide that horse to victory. While there are a lot of encouraging signs… Read more

Getting Your Feet Wet as a First-Time Presenter

When it comes to getting your feet wet with presentations, you can do worse than having your first experience in the City of Bridges. For many people, the fear of public… Read more

Presenting Opportunities for Echidnas to Grow

A crew of Echidnas are heading to the Steel City for this weekend's Drupal Camp PA -- and it's a fitting location to discuss how our solutions and success are built upon a… Read more

Making Mentorships Matter: Tips for A Productive Relationship

Making a mentoring relationship meaningful can be a challenge. As a mentor, it can be difficult to juggle your own work while also helping someone else complete their work;… Read more