planet drupal

The Prairie Initiative – A Social Architecture Project for Drupal.org

I’m excited to be making a start on my current contribution to Drupal which to help drive a project code named Prairie. This is a project with two big, ambitious goals: 1. to improve the collaboration tools on Drupal.org so that we can do more and better work together and make Drupal better, faster. 2.… Continue reading The Prairie Initiative – A Social Architecture Project for Drupal.org

planet drupal

Five community challenges for design in Drupal 7 & beyond.

This week sees the release of Drupal 7 – a big event for the Drupal community and also individually for myself and the team at Mark Boulton Design as we worked together with the community on the D7UX project which aimed to significantly evolve and improve the user experience and usability of Drupal. I’d like… Continue reading Five community challenges for design in Drupal 7 & beyond.

planet drupal · strategic ux

Designing for the wrong target audience (or why Drupal should be a developer tool and not a consumer product)

As you may know, I spent a few months this year working with Mark Boulton and the Drupal community to try to make Drupal 7 (their upcoming release) a Great User Experience. I’ve spent the past weeks reflecting on that experience and trying to understand what we learned from that project and with any luck… Continue reading Designing for the wrong target audience (or why Drupal should be a developer tool and not a consumer product)

case studies · planet drupal · the economist

The Economist/Drupal Project – An introduction

Economist/Drupal – Intro to the Publishing Tools Project from Leisa on Vimeo. Some of you may know that The Economist is in the process of moving their web content management over to Drupal and I am really excited to be joining the team working on the implementation of these publishing tools over the coming months… Continue reading The Economist/Drupal Project – An introduction