The Aten Lunch Hour

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month to help make the very best of the stay-at-home conference season.

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Upcoming Webinars

How we Kept Stakeholders Engaged During RaleighNC.gov's Migration to Drupal

With Sally Shaughnessy

December 9, 2020 12PM - 1PM

A serious risk of not listening to your stakeholders’ needs is building the wrong thing. This results in poor adoption, lack of support from your organization, inadequate content maintenance, and worse – reputational damage This session will discuss how we: Established and prioritized audience groups Developed a project roadmap with isolated milestones to engage stakeholders Chose the methods to engage stakeholders Synthesized stakeholder feedback to create an elegant and joyful experience Prioritized the feedback prior to launch

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Past Webinars

Great Projects Begin with Great RFPs

With Joe Crespo

May 13, 2020 12PM - 1PM

Your organization is undertaking an important new digital project and you’ve been tasked with finding a vendor to help make it happen. It’s time to write a Request for Proposal, or RFP. Let's talk about how to best organize the process.

Design for Non-Designers

With Roxy Koranda

May 27, 2020 12PM - 1PM

Great design helps you stand apart from the crowd, but it’s impractical to hire a designer for every visual task you might encounter. Whether you’re editing an image for social media, creating a flyer, or designing an entire website, Aten’s Senior UX Designer, Roxy Koranda, will cover foundational design principles, provide resources and inspiration, and share a few tips & tricks all the way.

Managing Your Library's Events with Intercept

With Joe Crespo

June 10, 2020 12PM - 1PM

We'll talk with our friends at Richland Libraries about Intercept, an open source platform that helps libraries run better events. Intercept makes it easy to create and manage events. Even better, it provides actionable reports to help measure success and recommend strategic improvements for your programs in the future.

Powerful Authoring in Drupal

With Justin Toupin

June 24, 2020 12PM - 1PM

Intuitive, drag-and-drop authoring experiences can empower your non-technical editors to quickly create robust layouts with media rich content. In this webinar, we'll explore modern authoring tools available in Drupal.

Configuration Management in Drupal

With Kenna Andreas

August 26, 2020 12PM - 1PM

You just finished building a feature that has taken months to get right. Your work in the development environment is approved and you're ready to take it to production. Moving the code is easy since you’re using Git, but what will you do about all of that configuration saved in the database? You added content types, fields, and even views. Do you really want to recreate your work again in the Live environment? And are you confident that you won't make a mistake along the way? In this session, Pantheon's, David Needham, is going to be sharing the basics of Configuration Management and make the business case for getting started right away. Before we go, we'll highlight techniques for managing this workflow from the command line using Drush and demonstrate how to completely automate deployment with Continuous Integration.

Setting up Local Drupal Development Environments

With Kenna Andreas

September 9, 2020 12PM - 1PM

This webinar will feature three 15-minute lightning talks that cover setting up local Drupal environments, including setting up Drupal VM, DDEV, and Project X —a plug-able CLI utility which can streamline redundant tasks for a variety of projects. This includes local or remote setup, CI integration along with artifact builds and deployments, and much more.

Simple Fixes to HUGE UX Problems

With Trevor Calabro

September 24, 2020 12PM - 1PM

There are a ton of user experience design best practices out there. Which ones have the most significant impact? Which ones are easy enough for you to implement on your own without hiring a UX professional?

Social Media and Accessibility

With Michaela Blackham

October 14, 2020 12PM - 1PM

Social media can establish meaningful, productive dialogue with your end users, potential clients, content consumers or other target audiences. And with over 3 billion people around the world using platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn, your potential reach is nearly limitless. Could your social media posts speak louder, to a wider audience, and with a bigger focus on inclusion?