The "tools of the trade"

Time slot: 
March 8th, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Room: 
Chicago 8 & 9
Track: 
Business and Strategy
Experience: 
Beginner

In many Drupalcons, experienced Drupal shops shared their tips, tricks and knowledge with newer and smaller Drupal developers.
Instead of abstract guidelines - We'd like to focus on the tools we use throughout the sales/spec/develoment/deploy cycle.

  • Estimation
  • Sales Management/CRM
  • Wireframing, Specifications tools
  • HR Planning and allocation
  • Project Management
  • Version Control
  • Cashflow planning
  • Project profit analysis

Video available at Archive.org.

Intended audience: 

Drupal consultants, Freelancers, Drupal Shops, Prospects

Questions answered by this session
Question 1: 
What tools can help mange the various business cycles and to achieve better/faster/cheaper results.
Question 2: 
How do other Drupal shops address the same challenges as I do?
Question 3: 
What can we measure in a project's lifecycle in order to maximize a projects profitability?
Question 4: 
How Drupal-Shops can share operational knowledge alongside code.
Question 5: 
How can I accelerate and professionalize the way I treat various development and business cycles using mature tools and practices.
The "tools of the trade" has been selected and voting is closed.

Diamond Sponsors

 
Palantir.net
VPS NET

Platinum sponsors

 
workhabit
Trellon

Gold Sponsors

 
Chapter Three
NorthPoint
Drupal Connect
Duo
Treehouse Agency
Microsoft
HotDrupal.com