WordPress and Enterprise

Where it comes to Enterprise-Level clients, your definition of them will differ from mine, most likely. For the last year I’ve been dealing with some Schools and getting WordPress up and going within their environment. I’ve been a part of a large migration project for moving sites from ModX to WordPress. It’s been a tough project, it’s been challenging but we’re getting it done. The light is at the end of the tunnel.

What inspired me and gave me confidence was this talk by Jake Goldman, from WordCamp Orange County

So what makes a client an “enterprise-level” client? This is hard and there’s not one conclusive answer. However, I can tell you what I think qualifies:

  • An organization that has more than a few units/teams/departments that serve different functions and business units (HR, Accounting, Admissions, Tech Support etc) outside…

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WordCamp Los Angeles

Okay, I’m redoing this post because, well, I was lazy. I posted the following quote:

“When you find yourself doing something you love for no pay, you know you’re in the right place…”

Truer words, right?

This past weekend our team of organizers (Natalie Maclees, Ryan Cowles and Nathan Tyler) pulled off WordCamp Los Angeles 2013. By most accounts, people seemed to enjoy it quite a bit. I know there’s a lot of opportunity to tighten things up for the next go-around and there were lots of hiccups, but nothing that derailed our collective enthusiasm and commitment to get this thing done.

That said, having spoken at a WordCamp a couple of times, attended nearly 10 WordCamps I can tell you that organizing a WordCamp is something else. I have to say… I’ve never slept better in my life…

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