Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Jessica Rose

Jessica Rose
Technical Manager, FutureLearn

Website | @jesslynnrose

Jessica Rose is a technical manager at FutureLearn, obsessed with fostering better access to technical education and meaningful work in technology. Jessica hosts the Pursuit Pocast, founded the Open Code meetup series and cofounded Trans*Code. She’s always interested in hearing more about great open source or educational projects, so come chat with her about what you’ve been working on.


9:05am–9:50am Tuesday, 05/17/2016
Location: Meeting room 17 A
Jessica Rose (FutureLearn)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Effective communication is about more than just speaking clearly. Jessica Rose explains why learning to put your thoughts forward compellingly, listening, and creating an environment where communication thrives are also vital and explores strategies for effective communication across companies comprised of employees with varied technical skill levels. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
In Real Life
Location: Ballroom F Level: Non-technical
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Jessica Rose (FutureLearn)
Average rating: ****.
(4.95, 19 ratings)
Jessica Rose explains how cognitive biases work to undermine our estimation of our individual skills. Who do these cognitive biases affect? And how do they collectively shape the face of the software development industry? Jessica examines the impact of these biases on personal and professional relationships among individuals and groups and discusses what can be done to diagnose and cope with them. Read more.