Great Wide Open 2016 lightning talks: Kendra Skeene

How Drupal can save taxpayers' time and money

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Providing web services for the government of one of the most populous U.S. states (Georgia) is no small task, but it's made a bit easier thanks to Drupal, open source software, and the work of Kendra Skeene and the GeorgiaGov Interactive team.

In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Skeene explains the role Drupal and open source software play in the Georgia's efforts to save taxpayer time and money.

Among the benefits Skeene highlights are:

  • Lower costs
  • Faster innovation
  • Improved flexibility
  • Support from the open source community

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