17 Tips and tricks for OpenLucius end-users | A Drupal work management platform

The use of basic functions in OpenLucius are pretty clear most of the time. Think of basics like: adding groups, members, tasks, messages, files, folders and book pages. But there are many useful functions in Drupal distro OpenLucius that make working in it more fun and easy, but those functions are a little less obvious for end-users. 17 tips and tricks to work faster, smarter and more efficient: Groups 1. Choose which apps are enabled by group: 2.

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Update OpenLucius | December 2016

We updated OpenLucius, an open source work management system -contributed as a Drupal distribution. These are the 5 most important improvements: 1.Modern layout for folders and files The app ‘files’ takes care of central management of files and folders. Prevents messy document management on 'G-drives' and in email boxes.

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Drupal 8 and Solr: Google-fast search on your own website | Why and how

Speed is important in a Drupal website, very important. For visitors as well as search engines, it’s an essential benchmark to success. But how do you keep your Drupal system fast, even when it has millions of pages and documents? Solr is the answer, here is why and how in Drupal 8.

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Module release: 'Pop-up question redirect'

The 'Popup question redirect' module allows Drupal site builders to show website visitors a pop-up in which a question can be asked. If the vistor clicks "Yes" they will be redirected to a given webpage.

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Update OpenLucius | September 2016

We've updated OpenLucius, a Drupal social intranet / work management system. This is the most important new stuff we built for you: 1. Board We added a new app: Board. In this Kanban board you can collaborate on tasks more easily and efficient:

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14 Cool Drupal 8 modules for site builders | August 2016

Here’s what struck me last month about Drupal modules. This month I have chosen to focus on Drupal 8 as this is slowly becoming the go-to version - partly because many required modules have been migrated and grown up. 1. Require Login

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Don’t ask what the blockchain can do for you…. Ask what you can do for the blockchain!

The title is the abstract. The article is aimed at current reputable CMS web-based frameworks like Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Hippo, Rails, Django, etc. Why this blog post? Dries Buytaert creator of Drupal raised a simple, yet extensive question on twitter (‘@Dries’): “What could the Blockchain mean for a CMS like Drupal? #brainstorm” Let us analyse this question step by step. And then come to a surprising conclusion: it is much more interesting for Drupal to change the question.

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A successful social intranet? Measuring specific, abstract and intranet-transcending points.

After the implementation of a social intranet you would like to know if it is successfully used by all people in your organization. For this you will need significant measuring points. For justifying budgets, to analyze why certain features are or are not being used, or to see why some people are not using it. You can use all this data to make the next version better, which is of greater benefit to the organization. First, to analyze the rate of success you will need statistics in your intranet.

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6 unforeseen things that make people happy because of a time-tracker in your social intranet

Recently I talked to some clients who are using an active time tracker in their social intranet. I discovered that active time tracking is making people happier. How? Through these 6 unforeseen things: 1. ‘Getting things done’ via flow A tip for productivity that is almost everywhere on the top of the list: make sure you are ending up in a flow by working focused to maximum one task.

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Don't move email misery to your social intranet

The past few years email has evolved itself into a four-headed monster. What started as a handy tool for communication has now become a work-around tool that keeps everybody from doing their job.

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