Welcome to Joomla!                           Ryan W. Ozimek                       June 4, 2012 - Rome, Italy              ...
Buon pomeriggio, Roma!        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Who am I?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Who am I?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Who am I?        @cozimek                      XTuesday, June 5, 12
Who am I?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Where am I from?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Where am I from?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Where am I from?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Being president had its benefits        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Being president had its benefits        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Being president had its benefits        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Being president had its benefits        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Most                 importantly ...        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Sharing all the secrets!        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Time to pull back the curtains        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Before we begin...        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
My core business value...                      >        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Yesterday’s innovators        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Today’s innovators        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
We’re living in a changing world        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla powers governments        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla powers critical charities        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The social, public                        impact of OSS                      goes much further                         tha...
What is Joomla?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
What is Joomla?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The unique birth of a project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The unique birth of a project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Oh 2001...        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Open source patriots        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Declaration of independence        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
My contribution        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
2 types of                        organizational                      leadership models        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Corporate model        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benevolent dictator model        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Hippie model        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Power to the people        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A story of growth        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A story of growth        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers                      31,973,928                      downloads        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers            2,615,968           forum posts        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers                      563,674                       users        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers                      187x        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla, by the numbers                    2.7%                of the Web        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Large enterprise support, users        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Large enterprise support, users        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla’s evolution        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
What makes Joomla different?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
What makes Joomla different?                      Framework        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
What makes Joomla different?                      Framework        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Very excited developers        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A new toolset        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Publishing tweets from a CLI        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Publishing tweets from a CLI        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Build new extensions faster        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Export site to HTML        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
How does this apply to us?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Why e-gov is important to me        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Why e-gov is important to me      • This meets a key function of Joomla:              communications liberation for everyo...
Why e-gov is important to me      • This meets a key function of Joomla:              communications liberation for everyo...
A tough topic to pin down      • Talking about what is good for e-Government              is similar to asking “what’s goo...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • ASP …        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • ASP …      • …not .NET but…        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • ASP …      • …not .NET but…      • ASP Classic        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • The challenge of working with another              department for all technology needs      ...
A case study in US gov      • The challenge of working with another              department for all technology needs      ...
A case study in US gov      • The challenge of working with another              department for all technology needs      ...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • The key purpose of the websites are to              encourage the transparency and accountab...
A case study in US gov      • The key purpose of the websites are to              encourage the transparency and accountab...
A case study in US gov      • The key purpose of the websites are to              encourage the transparency and accountab...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they              needed to go find their own cons...
A case study in US gov      • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they              needed to go find their own cons...
A case study in US gov      • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they              needed to go find their own cons...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • So at first, we played the game…        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • So at first, we played the game…      • …and used proprietary software        @cozimekTuesday...
A case study in US gov      • So at first, we played the game…      • …and used proprietary software      • …and tried to g...
A case study in US gov      • So at first, we played the game…      • …and used proprietary software      • …and tried to g...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House        @cozimekTues...
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House            • High s...
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House            • High s...
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House            • High s...
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House            • High s...
A case study in US gov      • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like              Joomla for the House            • High s...
A case study in US gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
A case study in US gov      • At its peak, 1/4th of US Congress was running              Joomla!        @cozimekTuesday, J...
A case study in US gov      • At its peak, 1/4th of US Congress was running              Joomla!      • Now, 9 years later...
Let’s go global!        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The #joomla-in-gov project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The #joomla-in-gov project      • Started off with a personal frustration from a              conference      • …a tweet f...
The #joomla-in-gov project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The #joomla-in-gov project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
The #joomla-in-gov project        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla in Italy        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla in Italy        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Alessandro Rossi        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Joomla in Italy, by the numbers                        716,070                      forum posts        @cozimekTuesday, Ju...
Joomla in Italy, by the numbers                           61,416                      registered users        @cozimekTues...
Joomla in Italy, by the numbers                      20x        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Lowering costs        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Lowering costs      • Difficult financial times        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Lowering costs      • Difficult financial times      • Complies with government mandat...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Lowering costs      • Difficult financial times      • Complies with government mandat...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Lowering costs      • Difficult financial times      • Complies with government mandat...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world            • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing ...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world            • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing ...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world            • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing ...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world            • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing ...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Standardized around the world            • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing ...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious        @cozime...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious            • U...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious            • U...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious            • U...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious            • U...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Procurement processes            • Rarely fun, often long and tedious            • U...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Benefits of using Joomla in gov      • Existing infrastructure challenge            • You often need to use the hardware an...
Things to keep in mind        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Things to keep in mind      • Audience of Joomla government users        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Things to keep in mind      • Audience of Joomla government users            • Staff members carry diverse roles        @c...
Things to keep in mind      • Audience of Joomla government users            • Staff members carry diverse roles          ...
Things to keep in mind      • Audience of Joomla government users            • Staff members carry diverse roles          ...
Things to keep in mind      • Audience of Joomla government users            • Staff members carry diverse roles          ...
Best practices        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan      • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios        @cozi...
Best practices      • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan      • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios      • Incre...
Best practices      • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan      • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios      • Incre...
Best practices      • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan      • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios      • Incre...
Best practices        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy            • Development        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy            • Development            • Testing/Staging        @cozimekTuesday, ...
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy            • Development            • Testing/Staging            • Production ...
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy            • Development            • Testing/Staging            • Production ...
Best practices      • Multi-server strategy            • Development            • Testing/Staging            • Production ...
Best practices        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator        @cozimekTuesday, ...
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator            • Examples fr...
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator            • Examples fr...
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator            • Examples fr...
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator            • Examples fr...
Best practices      • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key              differentiator            • Examples fr...
Best practices      • Get involved or start an open source or              Joomla government community            • Exampl...
Best practices        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Best practices      • Most importantly: Increase transparency and              value to constituents wherever possible    ...
Best practices      • Most importantly: Increase transparency and              value to constituents wherever possible    ...
Best practices      • Most importantly: Increase transparency and              value to constituents wherever possible    ...
Best practices      • Most importantly: Increase transparency and              value to constituents wherever possible    ...
Best practices      • Most importantly: Increase transparency and              value to constituents wherever possible    ...
SeeClickFix.com        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
SeeClickFix.com        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
President’s State of the Union        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Things to watch out for        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Things to watch out for      • Slow moving projects due to inherent              consensus decision making process in     ...
Things to watch out for      • Slow moving projects due to inherent              consensus decision making process in     ...
Things to watch out for      • Slow moving projects due to inherent              consensus decision making process in     ...
Things to watch out for        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Things to watch out for      • Clearly understand your main point of contact              for billing, technology, and sig...
Things to watch out for      • Clearly understand your main point of contact              for billing, technology, and sig...
Things to watch out for      • Clearly understand your main point of contact              for billing, technology, and sig...
Grazie FGOS!        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Questions?        @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
Feel free to contact me!         Ryan Ozimek            PICnet              Twitter: @cozimek            cozimek@picnet.ne...
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  1. 1. Welcome to Joomla! Ryan W. Ozimek June 4, 2012 - Rome, Italy Focus Group Open Source @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  2. 2. Buon pomeriggio, Roma! @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  3. 3. Who am I? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  4. 4. Who am I? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  5. 5. Who am I? @cozimek XTuesday, June 5, 12
  6. 6. Who am I? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  7. 7. Where am I from? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  8. 8. Where am I from? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  9. 9. Where am I from? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  10. 10. Being president had its benefits @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  11. 11. Being president had its benefits @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  12. 12. Being president had its benefits @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  13. 13. Being president had its benefits @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  14. 14. Most importantly ... @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  15. 15. Sharing all the secrets! @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  16. 16. Time to pull back the curtains @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  17. 17. Before we begin... @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  18. 18. My core business value... > @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  19. 19. Yesterday’s innovators @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  20. 20. Today’s innovators @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  21. 21. We’re living in a changing world @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  22. 22. Joomla powers governments @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  23. 23. Joomla powers critical charities @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  24. 24. The social, public impact of OSS goes much further than bits and bytes @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  25. 25. What is Joomla? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  26. 26. What is Joomla? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  27. 27. The unique birth of a project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  28. 28. The unique birth of a project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  29. 29. Oh 2001... @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  30. 30. Open source patriots @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  31. 31. Declaration of independence @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  32. 32. My contribution @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  33. 33. 2 types of organizational leadership models @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  34. 34. Corporate model @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  35. 35. Benevolent dictator model @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  36. 36. Hippie model @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  37. 37. Power to the people @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  38. 38. A story of growth @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  39. 39. A story of growth @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  40. 40. Joomla, by the numbers 31,973,928 downloads @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  41. 41. Joomla, by the numbers 2,615,968 forum posts @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  42. 42. Joomla, by the numbers @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  43. 43. Joomla, by the numbers 563,674 users @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  44. 44. Joomla, by the numbers 187x @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  45. 45. Joomla, by the numbers 2.7% of the Web @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  46. 46. Large enterprise support, users @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  47. 47. Large enterprise support, users @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  48. 48. Joomla’s evolution @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  49. 49. What makes Joomla different? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  50. 50. What makes Joomla different? Framework @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  51. 51. What makes Joomla different? Framework @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  52. 52. Very excited developers @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  53. 53. A new toolset @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  54. 54. Publishing tweets from a CLI @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  55. 55. Publishing tweets from a CLI @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  56. 56. Build new extensions faster @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  57. 57. Export site to HTML @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  58. 58. How does this apply to us? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  59. 59. Why e-gov is important to me @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  60. 60. Why e-gov is important to me • This meets a key function of Joomla: communications liberation for everyone @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  61. 61. Why e-gov is important to me • This meets a key function of Joomla: communications liberation for everyone • Increasing transparency, empowerment, and accountability @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  62. 62. A tough topic to pin down • Talking about what is good for e-Government is similar to asking “what’s good for businesses?” or “what’s good for charities?” @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  63. 63. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  64. 64. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  65. 65. A case study in US gov • ASP … @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  66. 66. A case study in US gov • ASP … • …not .NET but… @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  67. 67. A case study in US gov • ASP … • …not .NET but… • ASP Classic @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  68. 68. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  69. 69. A case study in US gov • The challenge of working with another department for all technology needs @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  70. 70. A case study in US gov • The challenge of working with another department for all technology needs • Technology was old, and not keeping up with the modern tools @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  71. 71. A case study in US gov • The challenge of working with another department for all technology needs • Technology was old, and not keeping up with the modern tools • Direct access to the technology was difficult for House offices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  72. 72. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  73. 73. A case study in US gov • The key purpose of the websites are to encourage the transparency and accountability of the US federal government, but… @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  74. 74. A case study in US gov • The key purpose of the websites are to encourage the transparency and accountability of the US federal government, but… • It simply wasn’t able to keep up with the needs of the offices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  75. 75. A case study in US gov • The key purpose of the websites are to encourage the transparency and accountability of the US federal government, but… • It simply wasn’t able to keep up with the needs of the offices • Campaigns had more modern tools than the offices themselves @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  76. 76. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  77. 77. A case study in US gov • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they needed to go find their own consultants @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  78. 78. A case study in US gov • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they needed to go find their own consultants • But…consultants needed to have their own servers in the House @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  79. 79. A case study in US gov • If offices chose to keep up with the times, they needed to go find their own consultants • But…consultants needed to have their own servers in the House • Therefore, the barriers to entry and innovation were very high @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  80. 80. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  81. 81. A case study in US gov • So at first, we played the game… @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  82. 82. A case study in US gov • So at first, we played the game… • …and used proprietary software @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  83. 83. A case study in US gov • So at first, we played the game… • …and used proprietary software • …and tried to get along with ASP @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  84. 84. A case study in US gov • So at first, we played the game… • …and used proprietary software • …and tried to get along with ASP • …but we weren’t very happy with the process @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  85. 85. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  86. 86. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  87. 87. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  88. 88. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  89. 89. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House • High staff turnover @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  90. 90. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House • High staff turnover • Lower barriers to entry for staffers @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  91. 91. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House • High staff turnover • Lower barriers to entry for staffers • More direct access to technology available during their campaigns @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  92. 92. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House • High staff turnover • Lower barriers to entry for staffers • More direct access to technology available during their campaigns • Ability to integrate with CRM services @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  93. 93. A case study in US gov • Reasons to use a standardized CMS like Joomla for the House • High staff turnover • Lower barriers to entry for staffers • More direct access to technology available during their campaigns • Ability to integrate with CRM services • Ability to manage custom Web services @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  94. 94. A case study in US gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  95. 95. A case study in US gov • At its peak, 1/4th of US Congress was running Joomla! @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  96. 96. A case study in US gov • At its peak, 1/4th of US Congress was running Joomla! • Now, 9 years later, PHP and MySQL are the based standards of the US Congress House of Representatives @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  97. 97. Let’s go global! @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  98. 98. The #joomla-in-gov project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  99. 99. The #joomla-in-gov project • Started off with a personal frustration from a conference • …a tweet from an airport • …a few excited community members • …a wiki page • …and then, a little love from South Africa @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  100. 100. The #joomla-in-gov project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  101. 101. The #joomla-in-gov project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  102. 102. The #joomla-in-gov project @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  103. 103. Joomla in Italy @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  104. 104. Joomla in Italy @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  105. 105. Alessandro Rossi @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  106. 106. Joomla in Italy, by the numbers 716,070 forum posts @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  107. 107. Joomla in Italy, by the numbers 61,416 registered users @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  108. 108. Joomla in Italy, by the numbers 20x @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  109. 109. Benefits of using Joomla in gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  110. 110. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Lowering costs @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  111. 111. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Lowering costs • Difficult financial times @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  112. 112. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Lowering costs • Difficult financial times • Complies with government mandates @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  113. 113. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Lowering costs • Difficult financial times • Complies with government mandates • With Joomla 2.5, it works with existing databases @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  114. 114. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Lowering costs • Difficult financial times • Complies with government mandates • With Joomla 2.5, it works with existing databases • Alternative to “the cloud” if needed by agencies @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  115. 115. Benefits of using Joomla in gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  116. 116. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  117. 117. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing education @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  118. 118. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing education • Localization possible @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  119. 119. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing education • Localization possible • Language replacement easy @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  120. 120. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing education • Localization possible • Language replacement easy • Lower barriers to entry for content creators @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  121. 121. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Standardized around the world • Gov can capitalize on worldwide existing education • Localization possible • Language replacement easy • Lower barriers to entry for content creators • Increases government’s transparency and accountability @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  122. 122. Benefits of using Joomla in gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  123. 123. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  124. 124. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  125. 125. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious • US government’s GSA schedule @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  126. 126. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious • US government’s GSA schedule • Potential restrictions on content population of websites @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  127. 127. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious • US government’s GSA schedule • Potential restrictions on content population of websites • Security, infrastructure protection, gov guidelines @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  128. 128. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious • US government’s GSA schedule • Potential restrictions on content population of websites • Security, infrastructure protection, gov guidelines • Compliance for accessibility @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  129. 129. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Procurement processes • Rarely fun, often long and tedious • US government’s GSA schedule • Potential restrictions on content population of websites • Security, infrastructure protection, gov guidelines • Compliance for accessibility • US government’s ADA Section 508 @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  130. 130. Benefits of using Joomla in gov @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  131. 131. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  132. 132. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  133. 133. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given • Diverse audience of site visitors @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  134. 134. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given • Diverse audience of site visitors • Lowest common denominator (bandwidth, tech) @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  135. 135. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given • Diverse audience of site visitors • Lowest common denominator (bandwidth, tech) • Content challenges with diversity @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  136. 136. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given • Diverse audience of site visitors • Lowest common denominator (bandwidth, tech) • Content challenges with diversity • More local = more feedback needed @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  137. 137. Benefits of using Joomla in gov • Existing infrastructure challenge • You often need to use the hardware and technology you’re given • Diverse audience of site visitors • Lowest common denominator (bandwidth, tech) • Content challenges with diversity • More local = more feedback needed • More specific = more feedback needed @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  138. 138. Things to keep in mind @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  139. 139. Things to keep in mind • Audience of Joomla government users @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  140. 140. Things to keep in mind • Audience of Joomla government users • Staff members carry diverse roles @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  141. 141. Things to keep in mind • Audience of Joomla government users • Staff members carry diverse roles • US House staff @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  142. 142. Things to keep in mind • Audience of Joomla government users • Staff members carry diverse roles • US House staff • Time to focus on website content is often shorter than that in the corporate world @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  143. 143. Things to keep in mind • Audience of Joomla government users • Staff members carry diverse roles • US House staff • Time to focus on website content is often shorter than that in the corporate world • Turn-over is high, education needs to be easy and learning curve as flat as possible @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  144. 144. Best practices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  145. 145. Best practices • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  146. 146. Best practices • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  147. 147. Best practices • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios • Increased levels of security @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  148. 148. Best practices • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios • Increased levels of security • Preparing for high site traffic, with unexpected peaks and valleys @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  149. 149. Best practices • Have a back-up and disaster recovery plan • Useful monitoring systems, like Nagios • Increased levels of security • Preparing for high site traffic, with unexpected peaks and valleys • Coding for the lowest common denominator @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  150. 150. Best practices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  151. 151. Best practices • Multi-server strategy @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  152. 152. Best practices • Multi-server strategy • Development @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  153. 153. Best practices • Multi-server strategy • Development • Testing/Staging @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  154. 154. Best practices • Multi-server strategy • Development • Testing/Staging • Production @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  155. 155. Best practices • Multi-server strategy • Development • Testing/Staging • Production • Build for the long-term…the very long-term @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  156. 156. Best practices • Multi-server strategy • Development • Testing/Staging • Production • Build for the long-term…the very long-term • Create long-term support plans @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  157. 157. Best practices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  158. 158. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  159. 159. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator • Examples from US House @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  160. 160. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator • Examples from US House • Flag requests @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  161. 161. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator • Examples from US House • Flag requests • CRM services @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  162. 162. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator • Examples from US House • Flag requests • CRM services • External Web services @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  163. 163. Best practices • Focus early on integration opportunities, a key differentiator • Examples from US House • Flag requests • CRM services • External Web services • Multi-lingual requirements @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  164. 164. Best practices • Get involved or start an open source or Joomla government community • Example from the USA: www.govloop.com @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  165. 165. Best practices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  166. 166. Best practices @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  167. 167. Best practices • Most importantly: Increase transparency and value to constituents wherever possible @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  168. 168. Best practices • Most importantly: Increase transparency and value to constituents wherever possible • Be innovative @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  169. 169. Best practices • Most importantly: Increase transparency and value to constituents wherever possible • Be innovative • Build mashups @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  170. 170. Best practices • Most importantly: Increase transparency and value to constituents wherever possible • Be innovative • Build mashups • Create new data sets @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  171. 171. Best practices • Most importantly: Increase transparency and value to constituents wherever possible • Be innovative • Build mashups • Create new data sets • Layer mapping technology @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  172. 172. SeeClickFix.com @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  173. 173. SeeClickFix.com @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  174. 174. President’s State of the Union @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  175. 175. Things to watch out for @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  176. 176. Things to watch out for • Slow moving projects due to inherent consensus decision making process in government @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  177. 177. Things to watch out for • Slow moving projects due to inherent consensus decision making process in government • Change orders that seem to come from nowhere @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  178. 178. Things to watch out for • Slow moving projects due to inherent consensus decision making process in government • Change orders that seem to come from nowhere • Understanding the payment process of the government agency you’re working with @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  179. 179. Things to watch out for @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  180. 180. Things to watch out for • Clearly understand your main point of contact for billing, technology, and sign-off @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  181. 181. Things to watch out for • Clearly understand your main point of contact for billing, technology, and sign-off • Domain names can be difficult to receive, so get them early @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  182. 182. Things to watch out for • Clearly understand your main point of contact for billing, technology, and sign-off • Domain names can be difficult to receive, so get them early • Realize that community developed tools might not fit the requirements of government agencies, be ready to change @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  183. 183. Grazie FGOS! @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  184. 184. Questions? @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12
  185. 185. Feel free to contact me! Ryan Ozimek PICnet Twitter: @cozimek cozimek@picnet.net @cozimekTuesday, June 5, 12

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