<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1114119085333160&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

As a company director, Paul is responsible for leading our strategy in relation to culture and people. This work has strongly contributed to our enviable staff retention levels. His pragmatic approach, combined with a development career spanning two decades, is a valuable asset to clients approaching challenging and large scale digital projects. These include SONY Pictures Entertainment, King's College London, Travelodge, Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Recent Posts by Paul Johnson

Education 4.0: How technology is shifting the academic and employment landscape

Digital Consultancy Full Service Graduates Not-for-Profit Accessibility Security Public Sector Higher Education

This article is a preface to the white paper, Education 4.0. Access the white paper here.

Industry 4.0 is the result of the latest industrial revolution; first there was mechanisation, followed by mass production, computerisation, and now automation. It is the convergence of digital, biological and physical worlds into Cyber-Physical Systems resulting in the rise of automation.

Read full story

How to start contributing to Drupal without code - DrupalCon Amsterdam Edition

Drupal Drupal Planet Event Community

It was during his 2015 DrupalCon Europe keynote when Dries Buytaert first discussed the ‘free-rider problem’. Dries proposed improvements to the way Drupal tracks contribution an a scale of “social capital”. This would better recognise all types of work and how contributions can lead to a bigger impact in the world.

Read full story

CXO DrupalCamp London 2019

Drupal Drupal Planet drupal 8 OpenSource Event Community

Running a business is demanding. To be successful requires leadership be equipped with a broad range of skills from financial astuteness to empathy for staff. Whilst developers have ample resources from which to draw reference on best practice, for managers and business leaders knowledge gained is often be deemed competitive advantage and so kept secret or is accessed only through expensive training or courses.

Working in open source brings many benefits including the fostering of knowledge transfer that transcends merely code. It is to the benefit of all that business leaders in Drupal share this openness and are willing to reveal lessons learnt or formulae of success, that in other industries would remain behind closed doors. A fine example of this mindset is DrupalCamp London CXO, this years incarnation was no exception.

Prof. Costas Andriopoulos, Cass Business School, spoke about leadership and innovation in scaling enterprises. He explained that it’s far wiser to sort out your business early, when you are small and well ahead of scaling because what kills businesses is success, age and size.

Read full story

How do you start contributing to Drupal without code?

Drupal Drupal Planet Event Community

Outlets for contributing to Drupal beyond code, whilst abundant, are not always evident to those having interest to do so. I want to help people become better acquainted with ways to get involved and how to start their contribution journey. Be they completely new to Drupal or simply yet to find an outlet.

Read full story

Marketing Drupal to Customers: a Drupal Europe Initiative. Call for Contributors!

Drupal Drupal Planet OpenSource Community

Whilst at Drupal Europe last month, I was privileged to be invited by Drupal’s founder, Dries Buytaert, to a round table discussion, aimed at further marketing the Drupal project.

Bringing together a number of leaders from the Drupal community, we all shared the same desire to boost the marketable assets of the open source platform. One of the ways we hope to achieve this publicity is by creating a comprehensive, customer-facing "Pitch Deck".

Read full story

Distributed Drupal Sprints UK

Drupal OpenSource Community

This weekend we hosted members of NWDUG who held the UK’s first ever distributed Drupal Sprint, together with the London Drupal community.

Read full story

Drupal 8.6.0 Release Details

Drupal CMS Websites drupal 8 Update Release

Today the release of Drupal 8.6.0 was announced by the Drupal AssociationThis release is set to be one of the biggest updates in the history of Drupal, signalling a shift towards a more comprehensive, marketing-centred stack. See the full statement at the end of this post.

Read full story

Drupal Europe 2018 - show your support and buy tickets now!

Drupal Drupal Planet Event

Drupal Europe promises to be the most significant community lead conference in the history of Drupal on the continent. Redefining and reinvigorating what a major Drupal conference means to the community, business users and agency leaders Drupal Europe promises to be an exciting and rewarding experience.

Read full story

How Drupal helps WarChild to save lives

Drupal Web Development CMS Websites Drupal Planet drupal 8 OpenSource

During the CXO day at Drupalcamp London, Dave O’Carroll the Head of Digital at War Child delivered a compelling speech on how Drupal has aided their mission in supporting the future and well-being of children living in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones.

Read full story

The Public Sector and Open Source Technology

Drupal Web Development OpenSource

The rate of innovation in digital seems ever growing in pace. In the past 5 years alone we’ve seen Uber, Deliveroo, Amazon Prime, and click and collect become ubiquitous across our cities. Introducing frictionless payment and rapid access to goods and services, these disruptive startups and technologies continue to raise consumer expectations.

Read full story