Our Work

 

March 2015

by Anonymous, Sep 15, 2017
Early in March the ILAO Builds Dev team hit a rough sprint. IllinoisLegalAidOnline.org, our organizational website, died taking our tech director’s time for half of the sprint (that’s right, she completely rebuilt a site on a new platform in a week, our tech director rocks!), our team was atta... More
by Gwen Daniels, Sep 15, 2017
Hi, Gwen here again. Just getting back after 4 days at MADCamp. MADCamp is the Chicago-area Drupal conference, with over 300 attendees ranging from folks who work on Drupal core, long time PHP/Drupal developers, themers, site builders, and brand new members of the Drupal community, from folks... More
by Anonymous, Sep 15, 2017
Chris here again, ILAO's ScrumMaster for the website rebuild. With 10 Sprints behind us, we're becoming more and more adept at the Scrum process. Today, I'd like to share a timeline of a typical Sprint and highlight a few of the lessons we've learned along our epic Scrum journey. I also plan t... More
by Dennis Rios, Sep 15, 2017
Hello, Dennis Rios here again. Sometime in the last few sprints, we recognized that in order to continue building the next generation of our products and services, we really needed to hash out some rules to help keep us moving in the right direction. So, last week the Development team, along... More
by Gwen Daniels, Sep 15, 2017
This Sunday marks the 14th birthday of Illinois Legal Aid Online. When ILAO began, it had a staff of 3, Drupal had just released its first version, WordPress didn't exist, ColdFusion was at version 4.5, there was no iPhone or Android, and we were lucky to have 800x600 pixel monitors. Today,... More