Say no to special snowflakes and scale: Drupal as a service for Higher Education

Jun 26, 2016

Kevin Crafts (kevincrafts)

At the University of Colorado Boulder, we run Drupal as a service for any college, school, department, faculty member, or student group on campus free of charge. We are approaching 1,000 websites on our service and do this with 4 developers.

This presentation will provide and overview of our approach and tools we use to run this service at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Learning Objectives & Outcomes:

In this session, we will discuss:

The mistakes we made and what we have learned to allow us to run and scale this service
Our UX and Development strategy and how we deal with our special snowflakes
How a small staff can support and scale this service to meet campus needs
How to download, install, and use on your own campus
How to contribute…

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.