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Schedule: Doing Business on the Web Platform sessions

Apply front-end Web technologies to real-world business and production environments including case studies, strategies, and people management.

Continental 5
Elise Worthy (Brandworthy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 12 ratings)
Good developer talent is hard to find. If you need to scale your team, what options do you have? LivingSocial took an unconventional route and brought on 24 ruby novices for a 5 month developer bootcamp. The litmus test of the program comes now that their development careers have started. What lessons can be learned about integrating junior developers into existing teams with legacy code? Read more.
Continental 5
Carina C. Zona (@CallbackWomen)
Average rating: *....
(1.90, 10 ratings)
Hollywood super villains learn their lessons the hard way. You don't have to. What can we learn about doing good, from thwarted forces of doom? It's been said that coders "stand on the shoulders of giants." We'll take a session to stand on the shoulders of legendary tyrants, get a view from their side, & discover how to lead with the humor and grace that perpetually evades those gals and guys. Read more.
Grand Ballroom A
Aaron Kalin (DNSimple)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
Software licensing sets up rules for everyone to follow when contributing or using code. Do you license your code? We'll go over what types of licenses are out there and why you'll need one before you end up on the wrong side of a DMCA notice. Read more.
Continental 4
Kane Baccigalupi (gSchool, Galvanize)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
The problem of getting women and minorities into the tech industry is daunting, and guilt inducing. If we were to examine it as a programming construct, it would be an infinite and unproductive loop. Tech organizations typically break this loop manually, leaving the best of intentions by the wayside. This talk will take an agile approach to refactoring the problem into algorithms for change. Read more.


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