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…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

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 --…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

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…Read more

Everything Old Needs New Again

On a day where we welcome students from Fanshawe College for a tour of our facilities and a little chatting about the future, it's the ideal time to revisit a foundational…Read more

A Back to School Style Guide for A+ Content

For many people, Labour Day not only marks the end of the summer, but the start of the "year." After all, for a quarter of our lives, we head back to school. And if we…Read more

A Fate Worse than Death? Conquering Public Speaking at Camps, Conventions

Over the years, I've had the pleasure of attending a number of events. Some, I've been just an attendee, soaking up the information as it's presented; at others, I've been…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…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

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…Read more