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November 2012

November 15
Penn State Huck Institutes Signs Development Project with Six Feet Up
Penn State Huck Institutes Signs Development Project with Six Feet Up
Following an initial Discovery and Analysis phase performed by Six Feet Up and Abstract Edge, the Huck Institutes has signed off on a design and development project to unveil a brand new website...
November 09
Six Feet Up Migrates Harvard College of Engineering to Plone 4
Six Feet Up Migrates Harvard College of Engineering to Plone 4
Six Feet Up completed a highly complex Plone migration project for the renowned Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)...
November 05
Columbia River PUD Embraces EasySlideshow
Columbia River PUD Embraces EasySlideshow
This publicly-owned power company was looking for a way to promote online tips and enhance their website's appeal...
November 02
Six Feet Up Available to Help Patch Zope Security Vulnerability Affecting Plone
Six Feet Up Available to Help Patch Zope Security Vulnerability Affecting Plone
The Plone and Zope Security teams have announced the discovery of a critical vulnerability affecting Zope and sites powered by all versions of Plone. The vulnerability allows privilege escalation, potentially allowing users to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected from an application or user and possibly perform unauthorized actions.

October 2012

October 16
Six Feet Up  to be Showcased at Healthcare Internet Conference
Six Feet Up to be Showcased at Healthcare Internet Conference
In addition to attending this year's Healthcare Internet Conference Nov 12-14 in Las Vegas, Six Feet Up's CTO will also be part of a workshop on Open Source in Healthcare.
October 11
Carol Ganz Re-Elected to Plone Foundation Board
Carol Ganz Re-Elected to Plone Foundation Board
Carol Ganz, Six Feet Up's Director of Client Relationships, has been elected for a second term on the Board of Directors of the Plone Foundation...
October 09
Nuance Communications Upgrades to a Robust New Intranet
Nuance Communications Upgrades to a Robust New Intranet
Six Feet Up helped Nuance improve their employee intranet - enabling a vital, growing community...
October 08
Lineage Comes Out of Beta, Version 1.0 Now Available
Lineage Comes Out of Beta, Version 1.0 Now Available
This new version of Lineage, which allows subfolders of a Plone site to appear as autonomous Plone sites to the everyday user, adds a whole host of additional features to allow site administrators to easily manage multiple, seemingly independent, sub-entity websites in a single Plone instance...
October 05
Six Feet Up Launches Striking New Website for the Aluminum Transportation Group
Six Feet Up Launches Striking New Website for the Aluminum Transportation Group
The new site communicates the benefits of using aluminum in transportation and puts social media front and center...
October 03
Plone Featured in Infoworld's Best of Open Source Awards
Plone Featured in Infoworld's Best of Open Source Awards
Infoworld and PC World both carried glowing mentions of Plone recently as an "industrial strength" alternative to other CMS solutions...
October 01
60th Plone Tune-Up Celebrates Four Successful Years
60th Plone Tune-Up Celebrates Four Successful Years
More than 30 developers and companies participated, closing a record number of tickets.

September 2012

September 11
Six Feet Up Spearheads 60th Plone Tune-Up
Six Feet Up Spearheads 60th Plone Tune-Up
Six Feet Up is spearheading one of the largest global sprints ever in honor of the 60th Plone Tune-Up with close to 30 programers, testers, designers and marketers scheduled to attend...
September 06
IEEE IT Society to Boost Hosting Capabilities To Address Traffic Increase
IEEE IT Society to Boost Hosting Capabilities To Address Traffic Increase
The adoption of the open source content management sytem Plone has been so successful that the site, originally hosted on a VPS, started experiencing some performance issues...
September 05
Six Feet Up to Provide Support Services to Penn State College of Liberal Arts
Six Feet Up to Provide Support Services to Penn State College of Liberal Arts
Looking for better support for the growing adoption of Plone on their campus, the College has asked Six Feet Up to help with emergency application support, as well as training and mentoring services...

August 2012

August 28
Six Feet Up Helps SFARI with Web Maintenance Work
Six Feet Up Helps SFARI with Web Maintenance Work
Following the launch of the Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) new website in 2011, the research institute has asked Six Feet Up to update their forums and wiki mechanism, as well as their system performance...
August 22
Washington State Budget and Policy Center Moves Their Hosting from Rackspace to Six Feet Up
Washington State Budget and Policy Center Moves Their Hosting from Rackspace to Six Feet Up
When the Washington State Budget and Policy Center ran into performance issues with their Plone site, they turned to Six Feet Up's hosting expertise...
August 15
Spin Master Signs Discovery Phase with Six Feet Up
Spin Master Signs Discovery Phase with Six Feet Up
Spin Master Ltd has tapped Six Feet Up for help with the maintenance of three of their Plone-based websites: Air Hogs, Spin Master Games and Umagine...
August 09
Penn State Huck Institutes Taps Six Feet Up for Help
Penn State Huck Institutes Taps Six Feet Up for Help
Faced with the challenge of a disparate web presence and moved by the desire to drive visitors to their Education section, the Huck Institutes has decided to partner with Six Feet Up...
August 08
Nazareth College Selects Six Feet Up as their Plone Training Partner
Nazareth College Selects Six Feet Up as their Plone Training Partner
Six Feet Up is pleased to announce it will be supporting Rochester-based Nazareth College with their Plone training needs....
August 07
MIUSA Taps Six Feet Up for Help
MIUSA Taps Six Feet Up for Help
MIUSA has asked Six Feet Up for recommendations on the refactor of key templates in their legacy Plone-powered website...
August 06
Six Feet Up to Assist the Institute for Women's Policy Research
Six Feet Up to Assist the Institute for Women's Policy Research
Six Feet Up will be making several updates to the non-profit's homepage, and investigate new features to facilitate access to special assistance programs...
August 02
College of Engineering at Notre Dame Extends Contract with Six Feet Up
College of Engineering at Notre Dame Extends Contract with Six Feet Up
Six Feet Up has entered into two new agreements with the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame...

July 2012

July 31
Six Feet Up Migrates its Daylite Database to SugarCRM
Six Feet Up Migrates its Daylite Database to SugarCRM
Six Feet Up CTO cites reliability, high value, add-on flexibility and cross-compatibility as main reasons for the move...
July 30
Six Feet Up Presents an Overview of the Zope Database at PyOhio 2012
Six Feet Up Presents an Overview of the Zope Database at PyOhio 2012
Brubaker's talk was well received and attracted both newbies and developers with a Django background who were curious to learn more about the ZODB...
July 25
NPower Northwest Outsources its Hosting Services to Six Feet Up
NPower Northwest Outsources its Hosting Services to Six Feet Up
After being Npower Northwest's hosting partner for 5 years, Six Feet Up is pleased to announce it has been chosen to be the new direct hosting vendor for all of the non-profit's clients...
July 23
Six Feet Up Assists eBay in QA Effort via Immersive Training
Six Feet Up Assists eBay in QA Effort via Immersive Training
The Six Feet Up QA team will attend the Rapid Testing Intensive workshop, which includes live testing one of the world’s largest online marketplaces -- eBay.
July 19
Six Feet Up Hosts New Umagine Website
Six Feet Up Hosts New Umagine Website
Children’s entertainment company Spin Master was looking for solid systems administration expertise to host and manage their new Plone-powered Umagine website...
July 18
Six Feet Up Helps UVa Health System Improve Its Online Doctor and Location Search
Six Feet Up Helps UVa Health System Improve Its Online Doctor and Location Search
The purpose of this round of work was to address recent user feedback about ease-of-use of the site's search features, and make it easier for patients to find primary care doctors and locations online...
July 17
University of Colorado - Boulder Signs New Round of Site Enhancements
University of Colorado - Boulder Signs New Round of Site Enhancements
The new system will be powered by the open source content management system (CMS) Plone following the success that the university has had with the tool on other projects...
July 16
Six Feet Up Backs Largest Bastille Day in Indiana
Six Feet Up Backs Largest Bastille Day in Indiana
Six Feet Up sponsored and helped organize the largest celebration of the French National Day in Indiana...
July 10
Six Feet Up Deploys Atlassian Tools for Open Society Foundations
Six Feet Up Deploys Atlassian Tools for Open Society Foundations
As part of an initiative to encourage and facilitate collaboration on the open source knowledge management system KARL, Six Feet Up was tasked with installing, testing and maintaining various Atlassian products...

June 2012

June 12
Six Feet Up Facilitates IEEE IT Society's Online Collaboration Efforts
Six Feet Up Facilitates IEEE IT Society's Online Collaboration Efforts
IEEE's Information Theory Society (ITSOC), which has been relying on the Plone CMS to coordinate their community efforts, has asked Six Feet Up to create a custom mailer form for their Plone-powered website...

May 2012

May 31
New "Giving" Page To Promote Online Donations for UVA Health
New "Giving" Page To Promote Online Donations for UVA Health
Six Feet Up recently unveiled the new "Giving" section of UVA Health System's corporate website in response to a strategic decision to boost online donations...
May 30
Six Feet Up Helps UCLA Standardize on Plone
Six Feet Up Helps UCLA Standardize on Plone
In the fall of 2011, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) made the strategic decision to standardize on the open source enterprise content management system Plone across the entire university system...
May 29
Nuance Solicits Intranet Performance Advice from Six Feet Up
Nuance Solicits Intranet Performance Advice from Six Feet Up
As part of a recent Discovery & Analysis effort, Six Feet Up provided recommendations that included suggestions on hardware upgrades, database management, and a migration to Plone 4...
May 22
Amtrak's History Website Undergoes Facelift
Amtrak's History Website Undergoes Facelift
Following a celebration campaign for Amtrak's 40th Anniversary, Six Feet Up was asked to assist with the update of the Amtrak History website...
May 21
Six Feet Up Rolls Out the Plone Symposium East 2012 Mobile App
The free PSE12 application provides mobile device users with dynamic session abstracts, schedule details, speaker background information, a twitter stream of posts related to the conference via the hashtag #pse12, ...
May 10
Six Feet Up Announces "SharePoint Alternatives" Webinar
On May 16th, Six Feet Up CTO Calvin Hendryx-Parker will present a webinar that demonstrates several open source alternatives to Microsoft SharePoint...
May 02
University of Louisville Awards Project to Six Feet Up
University of Louisville Awards Project to Six Feet Up
Six Feet Up is pleased to announce it has won a bid with the IT Next Gen Services Department at the University of Louisville for carrying out a performance analysis and code review of their upcoming Plone 4 implementation...

April 2012

April 26
Six Feet Up to Offer Plone 4 Theming Training
The Plone Symposium East is coming up fast. Plone 4 Theming Early Bird rates end on April 30th. There are five seats left. Register today!
April 24
Six Feet Up Unveils the Official Healthcare Marketing Strategies Summit Mobile App
The free HCMS application provides mobile device users with dynamic session abstracts, schedule details, speaker background information, a twitter stream of posts related to the conference via the hashtag #hcms, ...
April 20
Six Feet Up Hires New Director of Strategic Solutions
John Gilpin is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur who brings over 15 years of experience growing organizations across a variety of technology and service industries...
April 18
Six Feet Up Hires Web Developer Nolan Brubaker
Nolan comes to Six Feet Up with a Bachelor's degree in Informatics from Indiana University and nearly a decade of experience in IT, ranging from system administration to software development...
April 16
Six Feet Up Upgrades its Clients to KARL 3.82
Six Feet Up has upgraded its KARL clients to version 3.82. This new version of KARL comes with a variety of new features, enhancements and bug fixes...
April 13
Six Feet Up Launches Website in Plone 4 for Columbia River PUD
Six Feet Up assisted Columbia River PUD with the migration of their Plone 3 website and its custom products to the latest version of Plone 4...
April 10
Six Feet Up Announces EasySlideshow 2.0 for Plone
Six Feet Up Announces EasySlideshow 2.0 for Plone
EasySlideshow is a Plone product that makes it easy for any content editor to create and manage online image slideshows. This latest version comes with 5 great new features...

March 2012

March 28
Six Feet Up to Present 3 Talks at Plone Symposium East 2012
Calvin Hendryx-Parker, Clayton Parker and Chrissy Wainwright will present 3 talks at PSE12...
March 26
Six Feet Up Helps Nazareth College
Founded in 1924 and located in the region of Rochester, N.Y., Nazareth College has asked Six Feet Up for help with the development of their new Arts Center website...
March 05
Six Feet Up, Roche Team Up to Deliver Innovation Overnight
First-of-its-kind collaboration between large corporation and small firm helps both companies foster innovative culture...

February 2012

February 22
Six Feet Up Assists and Protects John Burroughs Schools' site
John Burroughs School contacted Six Feet Up when it noticed a sharp decrease in their site performance...

January 2012

January 18
Atlassian, Originators of Fedex Day Concept, Highlights Six Feet Up
Atlassian, an Australian software company, recently did a in-depth blog post highlighting Six Feet Up's most recent Fedex Day, which is high praise coming from the company responsible for originating the concept...
January 17
Another Sixie Voted In As A Plone Foundation Member
Six Feet Up is pleased to announce their Senior Template Developer Chrissy Wainwright has been accepted as a Plone Foundation member, which brings the total number of members who are on the membership team to five...

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