Steve Parks Blog
This is a great talk which highlights the move towards a more open world - of which open source software is just one part - and how traditional market leaders are seeing this as a threat, while those who embrace it are finding great opportunities.
The four principles he sets out for the Open World are:
Last week most of the Code Enigma team headed to the south of France for our away week. Each year we hire a large house and hold a mini conference, with the aim of learning from what we've been doing, planning for the year ahead - and of course celebrating and relaxing together.
Sessions during the week included:
Each year the Code Enigma team spends a week together reviewing the year and planning ahead.
There's been a lot of confusion around the new cookie laws in the UK (or the EU e-Privacy Directive as it's officially known), to the extent that even the political bodies that created the law don't yet comply on their own websites.
Panoetic, a UK web agency that specialises in design and user experience for the Drupal content management framework, is to merge its operations into Code Enigma.
Matt Fielding, Panoetic's founder, will now lead a new UX & Design department within Code Enigma, strengthening our ability to serve clients at all stages of a project's lifecycle.
It's the 29th May 2012, and the EU e-Privacy directive (or the 'Cookie Law') has come into full force in the UK. Originally it was supposed to take effect a year ago, but the body charged with implementing it offered a year's grace while everyone (including themselves) figured out just what it was all supposed to mean.
We're excited to announce the next stage of growth for Code Enigma. In a press release today we can announce that menusandblocks, a well known UK Drupal company, is to merge operations with Code Enigma - which is fast becoming the largest UK Drupal company.
The move means the two directors of menusandblocks will join the Code Enigma team:
Dries Buytaert is the founder and project lead of Drupal. At each Drupalcon, once every six months, he speaks about his thoughts on the progress of the project, the future direction, and the work that needs to be done. Here's what he said this time, in a talk titled 'Winning Hearts and Minds through Innovation"...
He begins by saying that Drupal is built on passion, and innovation.