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  • Acquia won't rush IPO: Dries

    Boston-based Web technology company Acquia is heading towards an IPO but it's in no rush to go public according to Dries Buytaert, Acquia's co-founder and the creator of the open source CMS Drupal.

  • Service NSW delivers online presence with open source

    In late January, the digital strategy of Service NSW had a long way to go, according to Bruce McGregor – particularly if the organisation was to meet a July deadline for delivering its online portal, the organisation's head of digital said.

  • Open source in the era of digital marketing

    When Drupal creator Dries Buytaert addressed the inaugural DrupalCon Sydney conference earlier this year he said the open source project's community had to move beyond seeing it purely as a content-management system. Drupal can compete with the proprietary Web experience management solutions provided by companies like Adobe and Sitecore, Buytaert said.

  • Victoria Legal aid taps Drupal for website redesign

    Victoria Legal Aid has gone live with a new Web presence based on Drupal. Previously the organisation, which provides legal aid to disadvantaged Victorians, used the proprietary RedDot content management system.

  • Drupal 8: Re-architecting for world domination

    Drupal 8 will be the open-source project's "boldest release to date", according to Drupal's creator, Dries Buytaert. The new version of Drupal is due at the end of the year or "whenever it's ready" and includes significant behind-the-scenes changes, such as the incorporation of elements of the Symfony2 Web framework.

  • Drupal Association to focus on governance, D8 launch

    Holly Ross joined the Drupal Association on 1 February as its executive director. Techworld Australia caught up with Ross at DrupalCon Sydney seven days into her new role to chat about her background and what she sees as the top priorities for the DA in the next period.

  • From zero to hero: Suncorp's Drupal 'leap of faith'

    For Chuong Vu and the other members of Suncorp Group's new media team, the decision to standardise on Drupal to manage the banking and insurance corporation's Web presence was not a decision taken lightly.

  • SBS prepares for Q1 Drupal CMS rollout

    Australia's multilingual broadcaster is preparing a staged rollout of Drupal across its online properties, beginning in the first quarter of 2013. The rollout of the open source content management system (CMS) will be the culmination of a process that began in 2011 and represents a complete rearchitecture of SBS's online systems.