Topics Related to Digital Commons 2.0

We Are Digital Commons is a limited quarterly event where the Digital Solutions team shares with the community updates on the migration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9.

What fantastic turnout we had for our first ever 'virtual' Digital Commons 2.0 event! Over 80 of you joined to hear more about our migration to Drupal 8, a demo of the landing page content type, and lots more. 

New Digital Solutions Director

 

Five sites are now on the Drupal 8 Digital Commons platform, and 2 more in progress. We appreciate the willingness of these initial agencies to take this journey with us.

improving, and growing… one website at the time… for very happy customers!

The migration of websites from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 involves moving 60 websites from one platform to another.

The only way we’re all going to stay sane is to find ways to simplify this process!

The Digital Solutions team works in an Agile methodology. For the D8 project, we first developed the features that are needed by all the agencies. Next, we began developing features that are used by many agencies.

This blog is from a presentation at the We Are Digital Commons event on October 29, 2019. 

This blog was updated in February 2022

An example of how our team utilizes an Agile/Scrum process: 

The Problem

A web manager notices that on video cards, it shows a square shape instead of a triangular one. That manager submits a ServiceNow ticket.

This blog is from a presentation at the We Are Digital Commons event on October 29, 2019. 

Managing how new content is incorporated into the website is the single most important task of the website manager.

This blog is from a presentation given at the We Are Digital Commons event on October 29, 2019.