Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Schedule: Product Management and Design sessions

Add to your personal schedule
11:00am11:40am Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
Cyrene Domogalla (ELUCYAN LLC)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 6 ratings)
Verbal interactions, chats, email, and social media—most of us work to communicate thoughts and ideas constantly. Cyrene Domogalla explains how to be a more effective visual storyteller. Getting people to listen—and being heard—are critical factors in effective communication. Join in to learn how to explain better to achieve your goal and maximize impact with engaging visuals. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
11:50am12:30pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Aaron Aldrich (Elastic)
Elasticsearch was built, you know, for search, but the community has continually demanded so much more. Aaron Aldrich explores how, with open source at its core, Elastic has relied on its community to help dictate its future and shares examples illustrating why you should rely on those who use your product most to help shape it and how to begin that journey. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Laura Janusek (Modern Teacher)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
You no longer have to worry about anyone asking, "How long will that take?" Laura Bernardin Janusek explores how to use Agile, consensus-based estimation technique Planning Poker to generate thoughtful and data-backed estimations for any product build. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Daniel Gruesso (GitLab)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
We’ve all heard about the new startup operating in stealth mode, but there's a better path that relies on the principles of open source. Daniel Gruesso explains how product teams can use the principles of open source to build better, faster, and with customer buy-in from the get-go. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
Josh Clark (Twenty Ideas), Mike Biglan (Twenty Ideas)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 23 ratings)
UX happens. From Google to startups, the dominant belief is that the competitive advantage lies in UX. Josh Clark and Mike Biglan explain what it is and why it matters. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
5:05pm5:45pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
Danny Banks (Amazon)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 8 ratings)
When building interfaces, it can be challenging to keep styles consistent across multiple platforms, devices, teams, and codebases, but design tokens can help. Danny Banks details how to use design tokens to to create consistency and reliability in your interfaces across platforms. Read more.