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Appnovation Technology Enabled Service Package

Enhance your Drupal experience with Drupal 8

As users are constantly expecting a better web experience, having a robust CMS is critical to deliver the best digital experience across all your digital assets. This can be achieved by adopting or upgrading to Drupal 8.  

This package is intended to address the following challenges:

  • Evaluating or getting started with Drupal 8
  • Charting an upgrade path from your current Drupal site (eg: Drupal 6, Drupal 7) to Drupal 8
  • Charting a migration path from your current web content management solution to Drupal 8

Benefits of Package

This package is designed to help your organization adopt Drupal 8 by: 

  • Reducing time to market by recommending an appropriate upgrade path
  • Easing the deployment process with a Deployment Strategy for Drupal 8
  • Achieving a better understanding on how to leverage Drupal 8 to enhance your digital experience
  • charting a migration path and Deployment Strategy.

Package Deliverables

Here is what the package entails:

  • A Technical Playbook to help facilitate your move to Drupal 8
  • An interactive Adoption Workshop to introduce you to Drupal 8 and how to meet your business requirements
  • A Deployment and Migration Strategy to assist you with your Drupal 8 deployment

Engagement, Roles, & Responsibilities

The Appnovation team for the engagement will be comprised of the following roles:

  • Project Manager
  • Senior Backend Developer
  • Senior Front­End Developer
  • Solution Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Analyst

There will be a 1 day on­site visit to the client’s office in Week 1; with the expectation that subsequent sessions with client stakeholders may be done remotely via video conferencing (i.e. BlueJeans, Skype, etc.)


  1. The Pre­-Discovery Questionnaire must be completed prior to the 1 day onsite in Week 1
  2. Drupal Administrator account access must also be provided prior to the 1 day onsite in Week 1
  3. The requirements review process and the estimate to be provided will cover like for like upgrades in terms of features, design and functionality from the current Drupal site to Drupal 8. No new scope will be covered. Only 1 site will be evaluated for review.
  4. Client stakeholders are available for consultation and feedback during Weeks 1 and 2 of the engagement.
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Package Engagement Timeline
Week 0
  • A Customized Pre-Discovery Questionnaire is sent to the main client point of contact 1 week before the start of the 1 day on-site visit.
  • Customize On-Site Agenda sent prior to the Kickoff/Seminar.
  • Pre-Discovery Questionnaire 
  • Seminar & Business Requirements Review Agenda
  • Client completes it and identifies the stakeholders that need to attend the Kickoff/Drupal seminar and requirements review
  • Client reviews and makes suggestions as required. Team will have reviewed the site and will have questions ready for the Requirements Review in Week 1
Who Participates
  • Client stakeholders
Week 1

1 day on-site visit, covering:

  • Kickoff
  • Drupal 8 Seminar
  • Requirements Review

Site Assessment:

  • Mapping current site components to Drupal 8 environment
  • Frontend audit of current site
  • Backend audit of current site

Determine roadmap / migration / deployment path, content management strategy

Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook creation

  • Kickoff presentation
  • Seminar presentation
  • Requirements review notes
  • Initial version of the Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook 
  • Engagement formally kicked off with Client stakeholders
  • Completed Seminar session
  • Requirements Review is held with client stakeholders to get a better handle on what they are hoping to achieve with a Drupal 8 site
  • Findings from the site assessment and the roadmap / migration / deployment path / content management strategy effort are added to the Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook
Who Participates
  • Client stakeholders
  • Appnovation team 
Week 2
  • Migrate Estimate Effort and Schedule
  • Completion of Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook
  • Preparation of Playbook presentation and customization presentation agenda
  • Migration estimate
  • Schedule
  • Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook
  • Presentation agenda
  • Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook is created
  • Presentation agenda is sent ahead of time prior to the presentation session
Who Participates
  • Appnovation team
Week 3
  • Drupal 8 Adoption Playbook presentation (1-2 hour session, remote)
  • Playbook feedback updates
  • Presentation 
  • Session recording
  • Finalized Drupal Adoption Playbook
  • Playbook is presented and session is recorded

  • Presentation & discussion of migration estimate and schedule

  • Recommendations for Support and Deployment options
  • Playbook is updated per feedback from Playbook presentation session
Who Participates
  • Client stakeholders
  • Appnovation team

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