The Case for Drupal
                          in the Enterprise
                              Matt Westgate
              ...
We are...
      Michael Caccavano          Matt Westgate
      mike@treehouseagency.com   matt@lullabot.com
      @mcaccav...
Monday, March 9, 2009
Monday, March 9, 2009
Defining
                quot;Enterprisequot;




Monday, March 9, 2009
Defining
                quot;Enterprisequot;
                The definition
               depends on the
               ...
The Challenge
               People are scared of using drupal
                       for enterprise...



               ...
Is Drupal Enterprise?




Monday, March 9, 2009
Is Drupal Enterprise?


                               No


Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready




Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready


                        Not enterprise in-a-box




Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready


                        Not enterprise in-a-box

                        Limited commercia...
Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready


                        Not enterprise in-a-box

                        Limited commercia...
Is Drupal Enterprise?




Monday, March 9, 2009
Is Drupal Enterprise?


                              Yes


Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal is Enterprise Ready




Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal is Enterprise Ready

                        Rapid business sector adoption




Monday, March 9, 2009
Drupal is Enterprise Ready

                        Rapid business sector adoption

                        Modular Archit...
Drupal is Enterprise Ready

                        Rapid business sector adoption

                        Modular Archit...
Drupal is Enterprise Ready

                        Rapid business sector adoption

                        Modular Archit...
Monday, March 9, 2009
Excerpts - Why they chose Drupal
            “... fully integrated social tools tied to our
            content ...”

    ...
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom




Monday, March 9, 2009
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            Ask yourself...




Monday, March 9, 2009
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            Ask yourself...
                        Do you truly know what you want to build?

...
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            Ask yourself...
                        Do you truly know what you want to build?

...
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            Ask yourself...
                        Do you truly know what you want to build?

...
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            Ask yourself...
                        Do you truly know what you want to build?

...
Excerpts - Words of Wisdom
            “If you're serious about hosting your own
            Drupal site, you'll need an i...
Common Concerns



Monday, March 9, 2009
Does Drupal Scale?



Monday, March 9, 2009
How can I trust community
                  supported software?


Monday, March 9, 2009
Is Drupal secure?



Monday, March 9, 2009
How customizable is
                            Drupal?


Monday, March 9, 2009
Takeaways




Monday, March 9, 2009
Takeaways
                        If you want full control of your site,
                        choose Drupal




Monday,...
Takeaways
                        If you want full control of your site,
                        choose Drupal

          ...
Takeaways
                        If you want full control of your site,
                        choose Drupal

          ...
Takeaways
                        If you want full control of your site,
                        choose Drupal

          ...
Takeaways
                        If you want full control of your site,
                        choose Drupal

          ...
Community Plumbing?




Monday, March 9, 2009
Thank You
      Michael Caccavano          Matt Westgate

      mike@treehouseagency.com   matt@lullabot.com
      @mcacca...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The Case for Drupal in the Enterprise

5,400 views

Published on

Michael Caccavano (Tree House Agency) and Matt Westgate (Lullabot) look at the pros & cons of Drupal for enterprise-level sites and address some of the most common concerns.

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
5 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
5,400
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
191
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
97
Comments
0
Likes
5
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide








  • BANKS VS MTV
    Airline navigation system VS LIFETIME



    DEFINITION: The site encompasses a wide sector of your company’s revenue and is mission critical (not large)
  • YES!
    No 24/7 support contracts, who to blame, no obvious history of enterprise, open source punks








  • Continues to move towards enterprise
    Moving that way, never get there because it’s a framework
    Business sector keeps dumping money in
    Enterprise means different things to different companies


























  • Scaling patterns already exist
    At the top of the stack
    Good development practices also make drupal scale
  • By participating in it! DO-OCRACY
    Commercial support
    Better than vendor lock-in
  • Community checks and balances (Expression Engine VS Drupal)
    Security through obscurity
















  • The Case for Drupal in the Enterprise

    1. The Case for Drupal in the Enterprise Matt Westgate Michael Caccavano Monday, March 9, 2009
    2. We are... Michael Caccavano Matt Westgate mike@treehouseagency.com matt@lullabot.com @mcaccavano (twitter) @mettamatt (twitter) Monday, March 9, 2009
    3. Monday, March 9, 2009
    4. Monday, March 9, 2009
    5. Defining quot;Enterprisequot; Monday, March 9, 2009
    6. Defining quot;Enterprisequot; The definition depends on the business Monday, March 9, 2009
    7. The Challenge People are scared of using drupal for enterprise... Should they be?  Monday, March 9, 2009
    8. Is Drupal Enterprise? Monday, March 9, 2009
    9. Is Drupal Enterprise? No Monday, March 9, 2009
    10. Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready Monday, March 9, 2009
    11. Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready Not enterprise in-a-box Monday, March 9, 2009
    12. Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready Not enterprise in-a-box Limited commercial support Monday, March 9, 2009
    13. Drupal isn’t Enterprise Ready Not enterprise in-a-box Limited commercial support Not the main focus of the community Monday, March 9, 2009
    14. Is Drupal Enterprise? Monday, March 9, 2009
    15. Is Drupal Enterprise? Yes Monday, March 9, 2009
    16. Drupal is Enterprise Ready Monday, March 9, 2009
    17. Drupal is Enterprise Ready Rapid business sector adoption Monday, March 9, 2009
    18. Drupal is Enterprise Ready Rapid business sector adoption Modular Architecture Monday, March 9, 2009
    19. Drupal is Enterprise Ready Rapid business sector adoption Modular Architecture No Vendor Lock-in Monday, March 9, 2009
    20. Drupal is Enterprise Ready Rapid business sector adoption Modular Architecture No Vendor Lock-in Community Supported Monday, March 9, 2009
    21. Monday, March 9, 2009
    22. Excerpts - Why they chose Drupal “... fully integrated social tools tied to our content ...” “... avoid vendor lock-in ...” “... fast development pace of the platform ...” “... scalable platform...” “... large pool of available talent...” Monday, March 9, 2009
    23. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Monday, March 9, 2009
    24. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Ask yourself... Monday, March 9, 2009
    25. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Ask yourself... Do you truly know what you want to build? Monday, March 9, 2009
    26. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Ask yourself... Do you truly know what you want to build? What are the legacy integration points and other external connection points? Monday, March 9, 2009
    27. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Ask yourself... Do you truly know what you want to build? What are the legacy integration points and other external connection points? What is the projected audience size? Monday, March 9, 2009
    28. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom Ask yourself... Do you truly know what you want to build? What are the legacy integration points and other external connection points? What is the projected audience size? Can the work be done in stages or does everything have to be built before launch? Monday, March 9, 2009
    29. Excerpts - Words of Wisdom “If you're serious about hosting your own Drupal site, you'll need an in-house staff.” “Even if you're using outside consultants, I'd suggest hiring your own staff ... Otherwise, you'll lose valuable information.” “You'll also save a fortune by getting your own staff up and running as soon as possible.” Monday, March 9, 2009
    30. Common Concerns Monday, March 9, 2009
    31. Does Drupal Scale? Monday, March 9, 2009
    32. How can I trust community supported software? Monday, March 9, 2009
    33. Is Drupal secure? Monday, March 9, 2009
    34. How customizable is Drupal? Monday, March 9, 2009
    35. Takeaways Monday, March 9, 2009
    36. Takeaways If you want full control of your site, choose Drupal Monday, March 9, 2009
    37. Takeaways If you want full control of your site, choose Drupal Drupal isn’t enterprise out of the box Monday, March 9, 2009
    38. Takeaways If you want full control of your site, choose Drupal Drupal isn’t enterprise out of the box Enterprise Drupal is an investment in people/community Monday, March 9, 2009
    39. Takeaways If you want full control of your site, choose Drupal Drupal isn’t enterprise out of the box Enterprise Drupal is an investment in people/community Drupal is good for enterprise Monday, March 9, 2009
    40. Takeaways If you want full control of your site, choose Drupal Drupal isn’t enterprise out of the box Enterprise Drupal is an investment in people/community Drupal is good for enterprise Enterprise is good for drupal Monday, March 9, 2009
    41. Community Plumbing? Monday, March 9, 2009
    42. Thank You Michael Caccavano Matt Westgate mike@treehouseagency.com matt@lullabot.com @mcaccavano (twitter) @mettamatt (twitter) Monday, March 9, 2009

    ×