The Drupal 8 Decision: Budgets, Bosses, and Bul@#$% Standing Between You and the Next World-Class CMS


Drupal 8 is coming. When we reach “Issue Queue Zero,” your business or organization needs a sensible strategy for upgrading your sites to D8. There are variety of questions to consider including available talent, budgets, goals, and aspirations.

In this non-technical session, you will learn the answers to questions such as:

  • How should I think about the D8 timeline?
  • If I have a pre-D7 site, what do I need to know now?
  • What do I need to know about D8, if I am creating a new site soon?
  • How should I approach budgeting for a D8 upgrade?
  • What considerations should play into my planning?
  • How should I approach budgeting?

Expanding on themes raised in this article, this session will be of particular interest to executives, business owners, nonprofit professionals, communications staff, and site managers who face this increasingly pressing decision regarding D8. 

Session Track

Business and Strategy

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