How to satisfy users and internal stakeholders

One of the biggest challenges we face in projects is balancing the needs of the users with those of internal stakeholders. In an ideal world, we’d focus on customers or… Read more

Still Time to Register for Next Week’s Free Acquia Engage Event

Next week, a few of us will be “attending” Acquia Engage -- and this year’s event is more accessible than ever! Obviously, COVID has changed the way we attend events. This… Read more

London-based Northern Commerce, Digital Echidna Both on Canadian Business’ Growth Lists

LONDON, ON -- Oct. 15, 2020 -- In their final year as independent companies before an already-announced merger, top London technology firms Northern Commerce and Digital… Read more

Spooktober: Scary Tales of Online Presentations

Later this week, I’ll be presenting at the Bay Area Drupal Camp (BADCamp). But instead of waking up and looking out of a hotel window at the sprawling UC-Berkeley campus and… Read more

Thanksgiving, a culture of gratitude during times of change

This year truly has been one filled with change. Over the past couple of weeks, you look around and notice the leaves changing colour. This time of year is wonderful because… Read more

Two Echidna Projects Finalists for 2020 Acquia Engage Awards

Making your dreams come true doesn’t just happen. It takes dedication, planning, hard work, and talent. That’s why today’s announcement that Digital Echidna is a two-time… Read more

User Experience -- No Magic, No Snake Oil, Just Data and Effort-Driven Results

User Experience is such a broad topic that it can often feel confusing to people not immersed in it. And, unfortunately, the world of web optimization in all its forms has… Read more

No Web of Confusion -- AODA Site Compliance Deadline Not Changed by Provincial Announcement

For many organizations that have been fretting about meeting AODA-compliance deadlines, the Province of Ontario appears to have given them the gift of time. But have they? … Read more

Accessibility is a Journey - Long-Term Strategies to Keep You on the Right Path

The Jan. 1, 2021 deadline for AODA website compliance is fast approaching. Some may see it as an end to a 16-year effort; others appear to be treating it as a starting point… Read more

The Four Pillars of Project Management

Project managers have the immeasurable task of bringing people together on a common goal and producing something on time, in scope, and on budget.  Before lockdown, I had… Read more

London-based Northern Commerce, Digital Echidna both amongst Canada’s top growing companies

LONDON, ON -- Sept. 25, 2020 -- Two of London’s top technology companies have found themselves amongst Canada’s elite businesses, as Northern Commerce and Digital Echidna… Read more

AODA 2021 -- A Roadmap and Tools for Accessibility Compliance

Yo, man, there’s a lot of (organizations) out there flakin’ and perpetratin’ but scared to kick (accessibility) reality.   “Jay, you’ve been doin’ all this dope (providing… Read more