Drupal in the Enterprise, IBM and Norwegian Cruise Line

Time slot: 
March 9th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: 
Superior A/B
Track: 
Business and Strategy
Experience: 
Intermediate

Building an enterprise web site presents a unique set of challenges. In this session, we’ll review IBM’s development of the NCL.com site, focusing on challenges and solutions. We will discuss using open source in the enterprise, the impact of open source support contracts, integrating with enterprise systems such as itinerary data, pricing, reservations, shore excursions, geotargeting, and search, integrating with technologies such as Endeca and Flash, defining a complex content model in Drupal and migrating legacy CMS data, staging and deploying content, structuring and being efficient with large development teams (up to 30 team members), working with many content contributors, hosting within an enterprise infrastructure, caching and content delivery networks, code deployments, monitoring, load testing and integrating Agile practices.

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Intended audience: 

Strategists, architects, project managers and business managers considering using Drupal in the enterprise

Questions answered by this session
Question 1: 
What challenges are present in implementing Drupal in the enterprise?
Question 2: 
How does open source differ from proprietary software in the enterprise?
Question 3: 
How do you structure large Drupal development teams?
Question 4: 
How do you integrate with other enterprise systems?
Question 5: 
What are the infrastructure considerations for developing a high load Drupal site?
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Hi, Can you share the slide

Hi,
Can you share the slide used for this presentation .
Thanks

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