Navigating the digital shift
We all know our digital era has brought about a transformation in the way organisations interact with their audiences. That transformation has been different from sector to sector - in some, there has been a fundamental rewrite of the rules with the old and the new thrown into the competition. Think Amazon, then think of your local hardware store.
Zen and the art of support and maintenance
There was a time when you could just buy an application, maybe on a CD-ROM if you remember those, install it on your computer and it would just work - forever. Or at least until the computer broke down. So you might ask, given that a website is ‘sort of’ an application, why does it even need support and maintenance?
Website trends - The years ahead
Digital experiences require hardware and that consumes energy. So the first step in ensuring sustainable delivery of those experiences is to look at the hosting. There is a wide range of eco-friendly and carbon neutral options available today and the costs compare well with the rest of the market. With global suppliers such as Amazon Web Services all the way down to niche providers offering environmentally friendly hosting options, there is no excuse for not making this key transition.
AI is all the news - time for a quick read?
ChatGPT is dominating the news and everyone is asking how they can use AI in their business
NDP Managed Services 2023 - it’s a wrap!
With Christmas ahead, we wanted to give you a festive update and some thoughts for the New Year.
How to get the most from your digital budget this academic year
The new academic budget year is here, and with it comes the need to develop a digital strategy that will help to make the most of our limited resources.
What are the risks of staying on Drupal 7?
All software has undiscovered flaws that can be attack vectors. Luckily, supported Drupal versions have a whole community to work on them. After 01 November 2023, Drupal 7 is unsupported, which means that the risk to your site grows massively, from potential bugs and vulnerabilities that threaten your data.
How to choose your Drupal Enterprise Support partner
Building and operating an enterprise website is a marathon, not a sprint. Along the way, you’ll need expert assistance and proactive support. In this article we’ll look at some effective ways to find and select an Enterprise Drupal support partner that goes the extra step and lasts the distance.
Can your future customers find you?
Connecting with potential customers and the community is vital for the success of many organisations. If like most you go through considerable effort to engage with customers, other businesses, and the community, then you may find this stat surprising - about 70% of web traffic on average still arrives via Google searches in our experience.
5 big GDPR risks when your email lists aren't fresh
The GDPR applies to any organisation that processes the personal data of EU citizens, regardless of whether the organisation is based inside or outside the EU. If your organisation processes the personal data of EU citizens, you must comply with the GDPR unless you can demonstrate that you meet certain conditions.
10 reasons why marketers love Site Studio
As the leading provider of cloud-based digital experience solutions, Acquia provides marketers with powerful tools to create, manage, and optimize digital experiences.
The big wins with Site Studio
Acquia's Site Studio is a suite of tools that makes it easy to create and manage Drupal websites. It includes a drag-and-drop interface for creating pages and content, a tool for managing website users and permissions, and a tool for managing website configurations.
Ten biggest Quality Assurance issues for agencies
As the digital age progresses, so does the need for digital agencies to have quality assurance (QA) departments. QA is responsible for making sure that digital products meet customer expectations and requirements.
AI and Drupal - ten ways to make the most of Web 3 now
Drupal is a content management system (CMS) that allows users to create and manage digital content. It is used by organizations and individuals all over the world to create websites, blogs, and other digital content.