An Engaging Site Leads to an Award Nomination

Earlier this week, Digital Echidna was named a finalist in the 2017 Acquia Engage Awards for its work on the SUNY Oneonta website. In total, over 200 submissions were… Read more

Behind the Drupal Curtains at MWDS

In the past, I’ve told you why I feel Drupal Camps are a great experience. Today, I’d like to share why I think development summits (Dev Days as they’re called in Europe) are… Read more

Sometimes a Summit Can Mark the Start of a Journey

Today, Fatima and I are in Ann Arbor, MI attending the Midwest Drupal Summit -- a three-day event at the University of Michigan. It's an event that has some personal… Read more

Going on the Record - An Inside Look at an Echidna Process

Each RFP we are invited to participate in starts a process. A ritual. We identify a solution, write the proposal, submit, and then… we wait. If we are awarded the RFP we ring… Read more

Don't Just Aggregate, Curate and Add Value

I was reading a few blog posts recently and something struck me as odd. I couldn't put my finger on why they rubbed me the wrong way. I mean, they were lists of links to… Read more

How to Rock Your Conference Presentation

During the period of time when my immigration papers were being processed, I'd watch my Digital Echidna peers travel across North America and even throughout the world to… Read more

Avoiding Bumps in the Road - Communicating Change

There's an old jocular adage that those of us who have lived for any amount of time in Montreal hold close to our hearts: "There are two seasons in Montreal: winter and… Read more

A Tale of Two Keynotes

A recent story about the iRobot Roomba vacuum collecting and selling data about their owners homes reminded me of two different presentations I was lucky enough to see this… Read more

By Air, Ground or Sea: Key to Accessible Travel is Knowledge

The adage “expect the best and prepare for the worst” is a truism in accessibility, particularly in a hypothetically jurisdictionally-confused, stress-fraught situation. In… Read more

A Celebration 15 Years in the Making

It's a big day for us! We're taking some time today to get away from the office and celebrate 15 years of Digital Echidna. We've come a long way since the basement-in-my-… Read more

All the World's a Stage - Messaging Lessons from Home County

It was a beautiful, sunny weekend here in London, ON. The perfect kind of weekend to go strolling in a park and maybe listen to a little music. Fortunately, the Home County… Read more

There's Safety - and Quality - In Numbers

We've often talked about why we believe so strongly in Drupal and why we're committed to giving back to this open-source community. We've built our business on the foundation… Read more