It's Never Easy Saying Goodbye

Digital Echidna has significantly benefited this summer from the incredible talents of our three co-op students who dove headfirst into work: Martin Bachinger, Robert Park,… Read more

A Day in the Life of a Digital Project Manager

Being a project manager is at times similar to being a parent, or so I am told. Picture this -- it’s Sunday night and you have three kids: one kid has a science project due… Read more

Stumped for Ideas? Go Back to the Future for Inspiration

For some writers, staring at a blank screen can be intimidating. We’re always trying to stay at the vanguard of relevancy, but sometimes new ideas won’t flow. Instead of… Read more

A Day in the Life of an Automated Tester

In web design, the developer is commonly considered the MVP of the team. After all, they make ‘the thing’! Few people consider just how many players are involved throughout… Read more

Accessible UX Research Means All Voices, Ideas, and Needs, Can Be Heard

The point of user research is to ensure that you hear the voices of your users and use that information to inform your solutions. Seems pretty simple, right?  But what… Read more

Improving Site Performance: A Deeper Dive on Page Load (Part Two)

In the previous installment, I talked conceptually about how to approach testing and what we are trying to learn. This time we’re going to get our hands dirty and start… Read more

No Smoke-and-Mirrors! Acquia Lands on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sixth Consecutive Year

Managing a message, integrating systems, and delivering the right content to the right audience is a challenging endeavour -- especially for those at the helm of enterprise-… Read more

Eight Ways to Implement Site Personalization

Concierges are highly skilled people who can add real value to your life by taking care of some essential and time-consuming tasks for you. In the same way a concierge will… Read more

Bill C-81: A Paper Tiger or Real Change? For Your Business it Doesn’t Matter

It’s hard to criticize “progress,” but when progress comes with quotes around it, sometimes the perception of moving forward can be more detrimental to the cause than inertia… Read more

Graduating Your College or University Website to Drupal 8

The question most struggle with as Drupal 7 reaches end of life is whether to move to Drupal 8 now, or wait and start fresh with Drupal 9. Historically, that's a valid… Read more

Why Does a Website Cost So Much?

“You paid how much? My neighbour’s kid could have built you a website for just a couple of hundred bucks.” That’s the thing about building digital solutions, including… Read more

Smart Date - Time to Level Up!

Just over a month ago, I shared with you some information on a new Drupal module that we’ve been developing called Smart Date. Today, I’m  excited to announce the stable… Read more