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Mar 28, 2014
This March over 2,100 technology professionals working for and with nonprofits descended on Washington DC for the annual NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, affectionately known as #14NTC.  I...
Jan 14, 2012
This will seem obvious to many people, but I've met people to whom it's still not obvious.There is a lot of discussion about convergence.  Originally, it meant between TV and the internet....
Apr 25, 2011
So I was vacuuming the other day.  Take a look at this photo of me holding the vaccum.  (I'll bring this back to interactive design, trust me.) Quick - which of the two grey oval...
Dec 2, 2010
It's inevitable that some things don't work quite right while your site is being developed. That's all part of the process - working out the kinks and making the site ready for visitors.  Some...
Nov 5, 2010
So there has been a lot of blogging and documentation in the past about the "right" way to do AHAH in Drupal. I think these people make excellent points, provide good documentation, and are pushing...
Sep 30, 2010
Before I had the pleasure of coming to work for Rock River Star I was developing e-commerce platforms in ColdFusion. Thankfully I'm no where near ColdFusion anymore, but the one thing I miss is how...
Sep 20, 2010
I was doing a little light web reading this weekend and was pleased to come across this story on Slashdot which mentioned a Rock River Star client:First of all, if you haven't seen any of GRASP'...
Sep 16, 2010
Getting to know Drupal“Come for the Code, Stay for the Community” is the newly adopted tagline for the Drupal project. At this session we’ll give you an introduction to both the code that is driving...
Jul 13, 2010
I came across a blog post today deriding the Girl Scout's recent logo change.First, the old and new logos, courtesy of Fast Company.  Then, my rant about this particular post. I know. I can't...
May 21, 2010
We rely on Virtual Project Management to successfully manage our actual projects. We have tools that help us replace the actual project management tools. Offices, conference rooms, watercoolers and...