[thelist] Drupal... what's with the sudden hype?

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Dec 5 18:35:48 CST 2008

On 5 Dec 2008, at 20:31, Hassan Schroeder wrote:

>> In a lot of cases, the way technology moves, you actually need to  
>> know
>> *less* as time goes by, because all these things you were previously
>> doing yourself, are now functional out of the box.
> But out-of-the-box functionality offers no point of differentiation;
> you always need to be thinking about how to add value beyond
> the basics that "anyone" (read: cheapest worker) can provide.

The thing that never changes though (and yet is still rare) is knowing  
how that out of the box/self-built functionality can be applied to  
client needs. No, not the things that get listed as requirements, but  
what they're hoping to get out of it, and makes it worthwhile to pay  
you to get done.


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