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The Power of a Unified Platform: How Two Leading Companies Achieved Operational Efficiency at Scale

Tue, 2017-12-05 22:06

CI&T and Acquia are coming together to tell the success stories of Astellas Pharmaceutical and Commonwealth Financial Network (CFN), two large organizations that created their own unique brand of governance and multisite management to achieve astounding results.

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Dries Buytaert Shares His View on Decoupled Drupal: When, Why, and How

Mon, 2017-11-27 22:41

More and more developers are choosing content-as-a-service solutions known as decoupled CMSes, and due to this trend, people are asking whether decoupled CMSes are challenging the market for traditional CMSes. By nature, decoupled CMSes lack end-user front ends, provide few to no editorial tools for display and layout, and as such leave presentational concerns almost entirely up to the front-end developer. Luckily, Drupal has one crucial advantage that propels it beyond these concerns of emerging decoupled competitors.

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Drupal 8 Lessons From the Field: Part 3 - The Drupal Backend

Mon, 2017-11-27 19:20

Coming back to our discussion on fast internet, we have so far covered how to optimize a developer’s journey and enhancing frontend website delivery.

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The Anatomy of DDoS Attacks

Wed, 2017-11-08 19:08

DDoS attacks make headlines everyday, but how do they work and how can you defend against them? DDoS attacks can be high volume UDP traffic floods, SYN floods, DNS amplification, or Layer 7 HTTP attacks. Understanding how to protect yourself from DDoS is critical to doing business on the internet today.

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Understanding the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Thu, 2017-10-26 19:39

In 2016, the European Union (EU) approved its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect European citizens’ data. As a regulation, the GDPR does not require the implementation of legislation, and will immediately become an applicable law as of the 25th of May, 2018.

What is GDPR exactly trying to accomplish? According to the official documents, the goal is the “protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.”

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Drupal 8 Lessons From the Field pt 2: Enhancing Front End Drupal Development

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17

In today’s fast paced world, the speed of digital experiences is important. Organizations with slow websites risk customer disloyalty, cart abandonment and bad SEO scores. Overall, it’s a poor user experience. You can insulate yourself from the risks of a slow site by optimizing your frontend - and anything that affects the end users’ experiences on the site: from updating and storing content, processing data, commerce checkout process.

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How NFPA Is Bringing Paper Processes Online With Drupal 8

Thu, 2017-10-12 20:33

Firewise USA™'s paper application process existed for 15 years but, in 2016, the Firewise team decided to bring the process online. They chose to build this process on top of Drupal 8.

Since moving to Drupal, the Wildfire Division of the National Fire Protection Association has streamlined their processes - enabling them to more efficiently deliver on their program’s goal: teaching individuals how to adapt to living with wildfires and take community action to prevent loss of property.

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Briana Testing Zoom Integration

Wed, 2017-10-11 17:03

Briana Testing Zoom Integration

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Building a Foundation for the Future of Digital Customer Experience

Tue, 2017-10-03 18:49

When it comes to building great digital customer experiences, great design and pretty pictures alone aren't enough to reach and engage your customers. The ability to provide relevant content by utilizing the best applications and rich data across digital devices is imperative for any digital organization that wants to stay relevant and appeal to customers.

Until recently, there has not been a single, scalable, secure, enterprise platform for hosting and building the foundational future for your team and your business.

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Customer Journey Orchestration: The Secret to Effective Omnichannel Experiences

Tue, 2017-10-03 18:03

Digital marketing is everywhere - web, mobile, storefronts, airports, banks, elevators and beyond! Customers expect digital experiences tailored to their interests and needs, not generic ones. The only way to stay competitive is by giving customers the most amazing and personalized experiences, and becoming a customer-centric marketing organization.

If your organization is ready to capture your audience with modern and engaging experiences, you need amazing content that tells your story and the value of your products throughout the customer journey. It’s a new day.

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Acquia Commerce Manager: A Fast Path to Great Buyer Experiences

Thu, 2017-09-28 21:27

Commerce today is far from just transactional. Buyers demand immersive experiences that provide relevant information, promote repeat purchases and foster brand loyalty. You need a solution that will deliver digital buying experiences with rich and personalized content -- without having to rip and replace your existing digital ecosystem.

With Acquia, you’ll get a best of breed content management solution that will entertain, engage and convert both existing and prospective buyers. One that can scale to support your ever-growing brand.

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Learn How to Use Atomic Design to Make Your Site Manageable and Adaptable

Fri, 2017-09-22 19:00

Future-proof your website, speed its delivery and promote consistency by building with Atomic Design principles. Modern websites assume more business responsibility and importance than ever before. As a result, they’ve grown into immensely complex organisms. With their greater size, you now need formal systems to make large websites manageable again - which is why today’s top digital organizations are turning to Atomic design.

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Acquia Partner Program Update

Wed, 2017-09-20 15:13

We are looking forward to sharing some exciting updates to our partner program with you. We can’t say much more here, but tune in (you’ll want to be there). Joe, Meg, and Patrick will walk you through the changes and leave plenty of time for questions. See you there!

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How Tennessee Tourism is Reimagining Travel with Personalization

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:49

The goal of any tourism site is to inspire visitors to travel and explore a particular region. TNVacation.com faced the challenge of inspiring prospective Tennessee visitors with all the state has offer - from activities to geography - through relevant content across their existing website.

Their overly complex system of content tagging and navigation made it extremely difficult for visitors to find information that was useful and inspirational for their trip planning.

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A Crash Course in Building Site Reliability

Wed, 2017-09-13 18:19

From Wikipedia: Site reliability engineering (SRE) is a discipline that incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies that to operations whose goals are to create ultra-scalable and highly reliable software systems.

Over the past year Acquia has built their own SRE team to help their products and services scale with the demand of our growing number of customers. We wish to share our experience so that others are enabled to do the same and reap the rewards.

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Vodafone and The Connected Customer Journey

Fri, 2017-09-08 20:01

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecom providers, has rolled out in-store screens delivering product info, images, and offers to thousands of retail locations in dozens of countries, leveraging the Acquia Platform to do it.

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My Team Is New to Drupal: What Should I Know?

Thu, 2017-09-07 15:21

When facing a new Drupal project, some teams may not know the right Drupal development concepts, workflows, and best practices to be successful. Without this foundational knowledge, it can be difficult to establish sound development processes - manifesting in future surprises and obstacles. Drawing from first-hand experience in the field, I’ll provide a BOK (Body of Knowledge) to help guide development efforts and provide a basic guide of concepts.

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OpenEDU - A Drupal 8 Distribution to Jumpstart Higher Education Websites

Tue, 2017-08-29 12:36

Accelerate the process of building higher-education websites

Your university is unique: it has its own history, faculty, and mascot. Its identity is everything that makes alums proud and prospective students excited to be a part of it. As a primary representation and means for interacting with students, your website needs to accommodate your university’s distinct traits and needs. Still, customizing your website from the ground up is expensive.

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Episode 4: Personalization Best Practices

Mon, 2017-08-21 19:57

Industry leaders agree that personalized content is vital for increasing customer engagement and driving conversions. In order to remain competitive and to meet the expectations of today's users, many companies have begun to experiment with the enablement of real-time personalization solutions. However, devising a personalization strategy comes with a range of challenges, and best practices for deploying personalization successfully are still emerging.

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