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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Sep 14, 2012

Kent Gale, Senior Director of the Client Advisory Team is on the front lines of keeping Acquia's clients happy and productive: "Every day is a pretty intensive exercise in making customers successful ... one way or the other ... either helping them develop, or deploy or maintain and manage their site."

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Sep 10, 2012

Kenny Silanskas, Acquia's Tier 1 Team Manager, has a passion for getting Drupal right that rubs off on his team – Acquia's crew of frontline Client Advisers. They are in the happy position of being able to train client-developers in best practices, choosing and using the right Drupal modules, how to use the open source process, and more. Kenny says, "The Support Department gives Drupal sites the TLC they need." All of this results in happier and more successful Drupal users and a healthier Drupal project.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Sep 7, 2012

In 2004, Peter Wolanin, then a full-time scientist, discovered Drupal while volunteering on a political campaign and building its website. As he puts it, the road to becoming a full-time software engineer at Acquia started when he discovered that "pretty soon, I got more interested in fixing the bugs than building the site ... "The satisfaction of fixing things sort of drew me in."

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Aug 30, 2012

Drupal Commerce is a powerful Commerce framework build on the Drupal 7 API, core and contrib.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Aug 17, 2012

Starting in September, I’ll be teaching a 10 week long course at Queen's University Belfast in their Open Learning Program.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 30, 2012

The X.commerce website, x.com, provides online communities for PayPal, eBay and X.commerce developers.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 25, 2012

As a result of Randy Fay's blog posts and Drupalcon Denver core conversation on Drupal governance (see show notes for links), Dries Buytaert convened a working group to define the first steps in the refinement of Drupal governance. In this episode, I sit down with the working group members to talk about what they have been working on, what they have accomplished, and what the next steps are in defining what governance in the Drupal community should look like.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 25, 2012

Following extensive collaboration with Jeff Noyes and Lisa Rex of Acquia's design team, we're excited to share an interactive prototype of Drupal Commons 3.x, and we hope that you'll provide feedba

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 23, 2012

In a recent blog post, I introduced some of Acquia's training partners, as a follow up, I wanted to introduce the trainers.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 16, 2012

Michael Cooper, Engineering Director for the Acquia Network ("If it's broken, it's probably my fault."), brought a vision with him when he came to Acquia: a tool to manage, optimize, and secure large numbers of Drupal websites easily. This has turned into one of the Acquia Network's crown jewels, Insight, which monitors hundreds of metrics on live Drupal sites and offers not only alerts for more than 170 kinds of potential problems, it also proactively suggests ways you can improve your site' performance, SEO optimization, and more.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 10, 2012

My name is Nick Veenhof and I've been a member of the Drupal community for quite some time now. (more than 5 years it seems!).

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 5, 2012

Katelyn Fogarty, Manager of Online Marketing at Acquia, is a great example of the kind of Acquian who brings a variety of skills and experience to the table – in her case Drupal development and configuration, online marketing, and management – and combines them to perform a unique function uniquely well at Acquia.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 28, 2012

Alex Bronstein talks at DrupalCon Denver about how his job in the Acquia OCTO (Office of the CTO) lets him make a difference to the development and ongoing improvement of Drupal 8.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 26, 2012

This is a guest blog post written and contributed by Bill Hodak, Director of Product Marketing at New Relic, an application performance management vendor and Acquia partner.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 26, 2012

The Finnish national broadcasting company, YLE, must be one of the earliest institutional adopters of Drupal. They go all the way back to 2004 and Drupal 4.3! At the time, the YLE wanted community websites and commissioned Carl-Magnus Dumell, through the IT company he was working for at the time, to find a PHP-based product to launch their social web presence.