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Emakina Academy #13 : Knauf Insulation Website


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  • 1. Knauf Insulation Websites Adrien Fonzé Drupal Evangelist Emakina
  • 2. About Knauf Insulation
    • Member of the Knauf group
    • Fastest-growing insulation manufacturer in the world
    • 5.000 employees active in 50 countries
    • 20 manufacturing sites
  • 3. Issues and Objectives
    • Issues
    • Manage 25+ country websites
    • One to four languages for each website
    • Numerous contributors
    • Different CMS
    • Licence fee
    • Low flexibility
    • Objectives
    • Flexible platform  reduce costs
    • Lower « time to market » for major content udpates
    • More freedom allowed to subsidiaries
    • BUT a common structure  coherence in the brand position
  • 4.
  • 5. THE solution…Drupal!
    • Open-Source Content Management Solution
    • International references : Warner Bros., New York Observer, Universal, NASA, Barack Obama, PIAS, Teleroute…
    • Quick implementation, flexible deployment
    • Multi-language feature
    • Wide range of «  Web 2.0  » add-ons
    • No license fee
  • 6. Modular approach Drupal Framework Global Dev Country Instance Specific Dev Country Instance Country Instance Specific Dev Specific Dev …
  • 7. The power of a community
    • International platform supported by hundreds of developers
    • Thanks to the Open-Source philosophy, new add-ons are constantly added to the original Drupal platform
    • Free access to the code  total transparency (no « black box »)
  • 8. Global scope, local content
    • Same template and structure for all country websites
    • Every local website uses the same engine but manages its own content and has its own URL (e.g., .es, .it…)
    • One or more content administrators per country
    • One « super admin » as single point of contact for the subsidiaries
  • 9. Custom modules: example
    • Centralized management of job ads
    • Custom-made development by our Drupal team
    • All the job ads can be posted on Knauf by the recruitment team
    • Can be integrated to the country websites (RSS)
    • Automated workflow : if an application is rejected, the candidate is directly informed by e-mail
  • 10.
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  • 12. The added value of a mutualized approach
    • As all the local websites run on the same Drupal platform, Knauf Insulation is able to set economies of scale
    • Cost of development is reduced
    • Taylor made maintenance packages
    • Easy addition of new features: local or global
    • The same goes for the bug fixing
    •  The right balance between maintanability and flexibility
  • 13. Support process EMAKINA SPOC EMAKINA RESOURCES KI EUROPE SPOC KI COUNTRY New request, FAQ , Drupal using questions Bugs, Technical questions, Drupal using questions JIRA Answer, Problem resolution, …
  • 14. Business Benefits
    • More flexibility at lower cost
    • Stronger brand consistance : design, structure,content
    • Evolutive platform that can accept further developments and additional features
    • Fast deployment to minimise the time to market
  • 15. Emakina Intervention
    • Corporate website (.com)
    • +20 country sites
    • Custom modules
    • Minisites
    • Local training
    • User support & applications maintenance
  • 16.
  • 17. Thank you! Any questions?