TechSmart NFP highlights the changing influence of technology on the NFP industries from membership bodies to charities.
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.
We’re flying over to Amsterdam for Drupalcon ‘Dam 2019 next week!
Excellence in Education brings together senior leaders in Further and Higher Education. Attendees and organisers will be discussing the role technology can play in both reaching and educating students. Amongst the Education bodies there will also be a select number of technology and digital experts to share their experiences and ideas surrounding technology in Higher Education.
We’re thrilled to be sponsoring Manchester Digital’s Conference and BBQ on the 27th June (Next Thursday!).
At CTI, we are dedicated to constantly improving our services. As part of our hosting and support service, we underpin our own hosting with Amazon Web Services. We also use AWS as a direct resource for clients. The latest achievement for our continual improvement scheme has seen our Systems Administrator (and resident AWS expert) Mark Wilkinson become AWS Certified!
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.