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

Diverse Views Can Strengthen Accessible Solutions

However objective and empathic a designer or developer is, his or her own life experiences and needs will always determine what he or she designs and develops. While…Read more

Creative Solutions for Innovation 150 Challenges

[Editor's note: As we approach Canada Day and our celebration of 150 years of Confederation, we thought it'd be a perfect time to talk about one of our…Read more

Digital Echidna’s President Nominated for IABC Outstanding Communicator Award

First off, I want to say how honoured and humbled I am to be nominated for the 2017 Outstanding Communicator Award, to be handed out tonight by the…Read more

Fun, Factual, Focused -- How to Write Headlines that Matter

You can have the greatest content in the world, but if you don't have the right hook to attract your readers, then you're only going to lament the opportunity that got…Read more

Clear Communication, Eliminating Jargon Lets Your Message Hit the Button

Knowing the right words and knowing the right words to use are completely different things -- and understanding the difference can help you hammer home…Read more

Fonts, Colours Influence How Your Message is Perceived and Received

When it comes to finding the right font and colour palette for your brand the "i"s have it.

And so do the "a"s, the "t"s, and the "z"s...

It may seem like…Read more

Don't Template the Life Out of Your Content - How Structure and Creativity Intersect

Creativity and structure may appear to be polar opposites. The truth is that structure can help creativity flourish -- but a template is the wrong way to go.

I…Read more

How To Ace Your Drupal Certification Exam

The Drupal community is large and diverse. There are many ways to get involved, but I’d like to talk to you about becoming certified.

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