Monday 3rd December to Wednesday 5th December

Project Management

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Monday 3rd December

It's struggle all projects have faced - finding the right mix of resources to complete a complex project in a short timeframe. Limited Drupal skills + resourcing + a regional location = things getting very interesting! How did a regional Qld uni & an experienced Drupal consultancy solve the problem?

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Monday 3rd December

How to deliver agile projects in a less than perfect agile environment of fixed budgets and fixed expectations? While "agile" and "SCRUM" are the buzz words of our time, actually delivering "agile" often proves challenging in the "real world". These are my key lessons learned.

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Monday 3rd December

We know how flexible Drupal is as a tool. However, one of the biggest challenges we face when it comes to building online applications is the collaboration between teams. With real-life examples and solutions, let's find out how we make it as effective and collaborative from day to day.

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Monday 3rd December

Many factors contribute to the success or failure of web projects, but the truth is that the client-vendor relationship is the most critical. As a client, it may seem like a lot of things are out of your control, and you are at the mercy of your agency. Clients, this is so not true.

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Tuesday 4th December

Sick days are for sick brains too. Beginning a career in Drupal can be tough, but while battling depression and anxiety? Tougher! A career path with the black dog following may be a bit longer and wiggly, and but that doesn't make it any less cool and good.

So how can we reduce the stigma of mental illness in the workplace? What can we do as colleagues and bosses to help everyone have a successful career in tech?

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Tuesday 4th December

In this session, we will be discussing the following:

  • Why hire remote?
  • Who to chose for a remote team?
  • Tools needed for making remote teams tick.
  • Why do some companies still insist on "onsite" employees.

And more....

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Tuesday 4th December

Drupal is a powerful tool, but from experience, the difference between a success and a disaster is not the quality of the code or brilliance of the design, but the ability to avoid dangers common to every project. This is a guide for dodging those landmines and increasing your chances of success.