How to Read the Association Financial Statements

I've had a couple of questions related to Association finances lately in various communications channels. I know that most of you are not finance professionals for a living, so rather than answering in several different silos, I thought I might write up this post about how the Association financials are structured and how you can read them. You know, for when you need a break from your other Drupal work!

The Drupal Association Continues to Grow

We’ve been very busy at the Drupal Association. Between holding the largest European DrupalCon yet, launching Drupal Jobs, making improvements to Drupal.org, and much more, you wouldn’t think we’d have much time to get up to other mischief. But we’ve been busy networking, interviewing, and hiring, and now we’re thrilled to announce that six new employees have come on board (or are about to come on board!) in the past few months. These new hires will help us fulfill our mission to unite a global open source community to build and promote Drupal. 

Thank You, Drupal Association Supporting Partners

Supporting Partner badgeAt the Drupal Association, we believe it’s good to pause and be grateful from time to time. So, today, we’d like to express gratitude for our unbelievably fantastic Supporting Partners.

Doei Doei, DrupalCon Amsterdam

Closing session slides in AmsterdamDrupalCon Amsterdam has wrapped up, and now that we’re over the jet lag, it’s time to look back on one of the most successful DrupalCons to date. DrupalCon Amsterdam was the largest European DrupalCon yet, by far. Just to knock your socks off, here are some numbers:

Drupal.org Content Strategy: Announcing a Request for Proposals!

Earlier this year the Drupal Association began work on an initiative to launch a redesigned and improved Drupal.org in 2015. The first step of the plan was the Drupal.org user research, which was recently finished. Today we’d like to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the content strategy for Drupal.org, next step of our redesign project.

Drupal.org User Research Results: User Personas

Back in May the Drupal Assocation with the help of the Drupal.org Content Working Group kicked off user research project for Drupal.org. Our goal was to understand who are our users, how do they use the website, what is their ideal user experience. We wanted to understand what are the main segments of our audience and define their priority so we could focus our development efforts. This user research is a first step on the path to a complete Drupal.org redesign.

There’s no time like the present to build your Drupal career

Lego workersMore than 80% of employers we recently surveyed plan to hire Drupal talent within the next six months. There’s no better time to try to get into Drupal than the present — which is why we’ve launched Drupal Jobs.

Drupal Global Training Day Omsk

Omsk ADCI Global Training DayThis post originally ran on the ADCI blog, and has been reposted with their permission.

On August 30th ADCI Solutions and Omsk Drupal community participated in a worldwide event and organized the first Drupal Global Training Day.

Free Membership from InMotion Hosting

InMotion Hosting is giving you one year of free Drupal Association Individual Membership when you buy a new hosting plan.

Drupal Job Market Survey 2014: Drupal Skills Continue to be in High Demand

If you have Drupal skills, or you are with a company that designs, builds or deploys Drupal websites, the good news is: business is strong.

According to a recent survey conducted by the Drupal Association, 82% percent of employers seeking Drupal talent expect to hire within the next six months, with 40% saying they are “constantly hiring Drupal talent”.  A whopping 92% of hiring managers surveyed say the market needs more Drupal talent to meet their needs. See the infographic.  

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