Drupal Focus On Enterprise

Event Info

Wed 26 May, 2010 from 2:00pm - 8:00pm
King William St, Regis House
London, EC4R 9AN, UK (Map)
Cost: Free (RSVP Required)


MySQL and the UK Drupal community are pleased to invite you to a half day event focusing on the benefits and challenges of using Drupal in your business.

Whether you are evaluating Drupal or running in production, this yearly event is a great opportunity to learn more about nterprise Drupal deployments, put your questions to the experts, and connect with the London Drupal community.

Presentations Enterprise Search In Drupal David Stuart - Axis Twelve

Exploring Drupal and Apache Solr advanced search features including indexing File attachments, Drupal Apache Solr Views, Synonyms, N-Gram Filters and Faceting.

How Learning Styles Ease the Drupal Learning Curve Paula Hudspith, Director of Learning, IO1 Limited

This is an informal, interactive session lead by Paula Hudspith from IO1.  For many, Drupal has a steep learning curve.  In this session you'll discover how understanding learning styles and incorporating them into formal and informal training sessions can boost someone's learning experience, interest and retention rate.  This is a hands-on session so please bring along your laptop.

How RDF Will Impact Internet Marketing Fintan Galvin, Managing Director, IO1 Limited

RDF explained, and how the semantic web will boost your SEO.

Proving The Value Of Social Networks For Businesses Charlie Osmond, Managing Director, FreshNetworks

Using case studies of businesses and organisations who have used Drupal as a social media platform, Charlie will look at how businesses can prove the value of social media and online communities, and will show how to measure success and ROI.

Drupal and Web Services Django Beatty, Managing Director, Adub
A look at the cutting-edge of Drupal web services and some interesting applications for enterprise.

Securing Your Digital Identity with Drupal Mysty, white hat security systems expert

Demonstrating how easy it is to secure digital identities and make the web safer with OpenID in Drupal.

i18n - Multilingual Drupal Russell Blakeborough, Director, BrightonART

Find out what it's like run an international website: an introduction to Drupal's multilingual features followed by a short tour of Brightonart's latest production in 5 languages - energyunion.eu

Using Drupal To Deliver Professional Video Jakub Suchy, Director, Dynamiteheads

Examples of using video in Drupal and a a detailed look at the new Brightcove Module for Drupal.

Communicating With Your Users With Email And SMS Robert Castelo, Director, Code Positive

How to keep users connected with a website by broadcasting content via email and SMS.

Location, Maps, Drupal and You Andrew Larcombe, Freelance Geospatial Consultant

Using Drupal to leverage your business' geospatial data - a beginners guide

Scaling and Managing MySQL for Drupal Ivan Zoratti, Director of Sales Engineering, MySQL

A look at how to scale and manage the backend database infrastructure that Drupal runs on.

Adding Enterprise Content Management to your Drupal site using CMIS David Gildeh, Founder & Director, SambaStream

Drupal currently has little out the box support for managing and searching documents. This presentation will show how to integrate an Enterprise Content Management system with your Drupal site.

+ More to be announced soon Food, Drink, and Books Packt Publishing have kindly donated Drupal books to be won by a few lucky attendees, and food and drinks will be provided.

Note There is a pub below the venue, where the meeting will likely move afterwards.

The tag for this event is dfoenterprise, all presentations will be available after the event, and we may be providing live streaming.

What is Drupal? Based on it's feature set and the strength of it's community, Forrester Research have recommended Drupal as one of the top web applications for enterprise use.

Out of the box Drupal provides a rich toolset to manage the content and behaviour of your website, including content management and advanced community building features.

Drupal is also framework for rapid development, so new features such as eCommerce can be quickly added by installing a plug in from a library of existing modules, over 6,000 currently available, or you can develop your own modules and plug them in.

Who's Using Drupal? Sony, Universal, Warner Brothers, AOL, Yahoo, Adobe, Imagination, Pfizer, Price Waterhouse Coopers....and many other organisations. You've probably been to a Drupal site without realising it.

Drupal, Code Positive, and MySQL Code Positive is a Drupal specialist consultancy based in London with a long history of involvement in the Drupal community. MySQL is one of the most popular databases used with Drupal.



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