Drupal ecosystem in India and Drupal's market potential in India

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A presentation about the drupal ecosystem in India both commercial and non commercial. A brief intro into the vast potential for Drupal in a country like India. The presentation was taken at the Melbourne Drupal Meetup on May 13, 2014

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Drupal ecosystem in India and Drupal's market potential in India

  1. 1. Drupal Ecosystem in India Anoop John Founder & CTO Zyxware Technologies http://www.zyxware.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/anoopjohn
  2. 2. Drupal in India Introduction A brief presentation about the Drupal ecosystem in India both commercial & non-commercial
  3. 3. Drupal in India Contents Interesting facts about India Drupal Community in India Labour market in India Policy Environment Drupal Users Groups Drupal Companies Dries' visit and vision about India A drupalcon in India About Zyxware
  4. 4. Drupal in India Interesting facts about India 1.2 B people, 7th largest country Largest democracy in the world ~850M voters 400+ languages 1500+ dialects 28 states mostly language based
  5. 5. Drupal in India Interesting facts about India Huge cultural and religious diversity Relatively young population ~50% < 25 yrs 3rd largest economy by PPP Expected to grow at around 7%
  6. 6. Drupal in India Drupal Community in India Developers concentrated in large cities Informal groups in cities across India Government uses Drupal extensively Interest among engineering students Growing number of Drupal companies
  7. 7. Drupal in India Drupal Community in India Drupal meetups in large cities Drupalcamps in large cities Drupal trainings and workshops across the country
  8. 8. Drupal in India IT sector in India One of the largest IT industries in the world Primarily serving international market India emerging as a large IT market 16% CAGR Government IT spending growing at 4.3% CAGR Large number of Engineering graduates – 1.5 M engineering students
  9. 9. Drupal in India IT sector in India Large and established training infrastructure Large IT companies setting up operations in India Most medium & large companies CMM & ISO certified Set to become the largest pool of software engineers by 2017
  10. 10. Drupal in India Policy Environment National level IT policy prescribes open source for government projects Drupal recommended as the platform of choice for upcoming national e-governance policy
  11. 11. Drupal in India Policy Environment State level policies vary by state State of Kerala recommends Free and Open source projects for government projects Some states teach Drupal in IT curriculum – eg: Kerala
  12. 12. Drupal in India Policy Environment Overall environment favorable for Drupal Already drupal is well used and recommended in government projects – india.gov.in, data.gov.in
  13. 13. Drupal in India Drupal Users Groups Semi-organized groups in large cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore Dispersed groups of Drupal developers in smaller cities like Hyderabad, Pune Drupal meetups happening infrequently but across different cities
  14. 14. Drupal in India Drupal Users Groups Drupal codesprints and bugathons driven by different companies but infrequently Drupal workshops and trainings happening in colleges and universities driven by companies and freelancers
  15. 15. Drupal in India Drupal Companies in India Few large exclusive Drupal companies like Srijan, Zyxware, Unimity 7 featured service providers listed on drupal.org A handful of medium sized exclusive Drupal companies
  16. 16. Drupal in India Drupal Companies in India Hundreds of small companies and freelancers working with Drupal Several of the large IT enterprises like Infosys, TCS, Capgemini running Drupal practices
  17. 17. Drupal in India Popular Operating Models Taking on Drupal projects and deliver turn key Offering dedicated Drupal developers for clients Taking on maintenance contracts for Drupal websites Assisting global Drupal companies with their Drupal projects Assisting self-employed Drupal professionals with their Drupal projects
  18. 18. Drupal in India Drupal Contributions from India Significant contributions by few large companies Significant contributions by small set of motivated Drupal developers Drupal community still in nascent stages
  19. 19. Drupal in India Drupal Contributions from India With Free Software gaining ground in the educational space commitment to contributions expected to Increase Organizations like ICFOSS, NRCFOSS expected to drive a culture of contributions
  20. 20. Drupal in India Dries' visit to India & vision for India India is the 2nd largest source of visitors to drupal.org Visited DrupalCamp Delhi 2013, Mumbai, Hyderabad Spoke at meetings in 3 cities and around 15 PR meetings Promoted Drupal as a solution for large system integrators like Accenture, Infosys Expects Drupal community in India to become a significant percentage of the global community
  21. 21. Drupal in India Drupalcon in India Large talent pool Favorable policy framework Potentially huge Drupal market India has not had a DrupalCon yet
  22. 22. Drupal in India Drupalcon in India Hosts large international IT conferences like CeBIT A DrupalCon would be a significant promotion for Drupal in India India should host a DrupalCon in the next 2-3 years (IMO)
  23. 23. Drupal in India About Zyxware One of the largest exclusive Drupal providers from India Listed as featured service provider list on drupal.org Over 40,000 websites use our modules and themes More than 30 contributed modules and themes Maintains Search404, a top 100 Drupal module Over 1000 commits at drupal.org Contributes all patches back to Drupal Conducts, workshops, trainings, seminars, bugathons Our profile on drupal.org – drupal.org/user/222163 Partnerships with Acquia, New Relic and Volacci
  24. 24. Drupal in India References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_India http://profit.ndtv.com/news/corporates/article-it-spending-in-india- to-grow-at-16-3-to-43-6-bn-in-2012-idc-308266 http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2670715 http://buytaert.net/drupal-india-opportunity http://www.opensourceforu.com/2011/12/dries-buytaert-interview- drupal-8-business/ http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/infosys-bets- big-on-the-country-s-private-sector-113101400913_1.html http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2013/04/17844321/int ernational-comparative-study-engineering-education-india http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9240676/India_to_overta ke_U.S._on_number_of_developers_by_2017 https://www.itschool.gov.in/pdf/Std_X/ICT/xEnglish.pdf
  25. 25. Drupal in India Thank you

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