The Stanford Crucible Innovation, Plurality, and Drupal Drupal Business Summit San Francisco 2 December, 2010 Zach Chandle...
 
Organizational Culture <ul><ul><li>Stanford prizes innovation, deeply embedded in our culture: science, technology, entrep...
Drupal Community <ul><ul><li>SU has a vibrant Drupal community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>223 members of the Drupallers Li...
100+ websites
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
did you catch that?
 
Drupal Deployment <ul><ul><li>a present-tense proposition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>autonomous units “voting with their f...
 
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The Stanford Crucible - Innovation, Plurality, and Drupal - Presented by Zach Chandler

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Zach Chandler, from Academic Computing at Stanford University, gives a presentation on how Drupal is used across Stanford University. Zach discusses how Drupal's open philosophy and architecture match the organizational culture at Stanford, leading to the platform's success across more than 100 websites.

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The Stanford Crucible - Innovation, Plurality, and Drupal - Presented by Zach Chandler

  1. 1. The Stanford Crucible Innovation, Plurality, and Drupal Drupal Business Summit San Francisco 2 December, 2010 Zach Chandler Academic Computing Stanford University
  2. 3. Organizational Culture <ul><ul><li>Stanford prizes innovation, deeply embedded in our culture: science, technology, entrepreneurship, academic rigor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Die Luft Der Freiheit Weht </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autonomy of departments, institutes, and centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computing environment: many CMSes in competition, Drupal is not the official platform … yet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drupal's open architecture, protean nature, matches Stanford's organizational culture   </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Drupal Community <ul><ul><li>SU has a vibrant Drupal community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>223 members of the Drupallers List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>152 Drupal articles on TechCommons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>buy in from central IT came later, started with grassroots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MoCs and informal networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We just had our own summit, and it was awesome </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. 100+ websites
  5. 15. did you catch that?
  6. 17. Drupal Deployment <ul><ul><li>a present-tense proposition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>autonomous units “voting with their feet” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stanford outsources a lot, so we founded Jasper Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drupal groundswell — a more disciplined, centralized deployment is imminent </li></ul></ul>
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