Web 2.0 has many component parts. We’ll look at how mobile, security, user-generated content, and other Web 2.0 core fundamentals all work together to deliver a great web site and application. We’re seeking sessions focusing on location/maps, licensing (CC), identity platforms, and their impact on the Web today.
Location-aware web sites, applications, and devices can provide users with rich social connectivity, useful content, and more. This session is about the tools available to bring location to your web site or mobile applications.
It's difficult to talk about development these days without coming across references to Agile. We'll explore the broad landscape of Agile and Agile-inspired development going into detail about specific practices, and take a look at where these approaches came from, discuss why they're important, and how you can start taking advantage of lessons learned.
Casual Privacy is a design pattern for sharing semi-private information that maps to how secrets are shared in real social networks, and that people will actually use. Casual Privacy plays nicely with work being done on OpenID and OAuth to offer easy sharing, ad-hoc group forming, and a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Creativity is at the heart of Web 2.0, but there is much debate recently within enterprise organizations: can there be creativity with control in the enterprise? How? And what do you think?
As users enter and then look beyond the world of user-generated content and Web 2.0, they generate vast amounts of data. This discussion explores the possibilities, learnings, and likely future path of personal analytics: the analysis and management of personal data.
What's your enterprise mashup strategy? As an IT manager you may soon be asked this question as mashups evolve from a consumer internet trend to a force in corporate IT. This session examines the trends, strategy, and tactics for enterprise mashups.
Two of the most difficult things in the universe are delivering complex work on time and developing innovative ideas that solve real problems. As a sure sign of our collective insanity, many of us willingly attempt both at the same time. This fun, interactive workshop explores different approaches for managing innovation on a schedule.
Over 90% of all internet communication happens via email; just about everyone lives and works in their inbox. Even when used in concert with calendars, to-do lists, databases, and content- and project management systems, email is still everyone’s de-facto productivity tool. For something that supposedly doesn’t work, email works extraordinarily well.
Enterprises are beginning to understand the immense importance of the evolution towards a semantic web. Those who have no clear strategies will be no better off than companies who ignored search engine optimization in the 1990s. This talk explores the rationale and reasons why such approaches might be desirable as well as delving into some of the research behind the topics.
RSS, Atom, Jabber, OpenID, OAuth, Microformats, and other open community-built technologies took off in 2007 due to a desire to have portable data and social graphs. This talk looks at what caused this topic to become so important, how various open technologies can help to solve these problems, and who is doing it right.
How do you protect your IP in an open source licensing environment? How do you balance the need for IP protection in an open source marketplace? Learn from some real-world case studies.
You've architected your site to run flawlessly in Firefox and IE, but how well is it being crawled by the search engines? With search now driving more than 30% of all traffic to many websites, the answer to this question could have a significant impact on your business. Come learn the best practices for designing your web site in this interactive session for web developers.
This session will discuss technologies that can be leveraged for developing the next generation of RIAs that run across operating systems—in the browser and on the desktop, both on and offline.
User-generated censorship is what happens when crowds on social media networks flag content as "inappropriate" and get it removed or hidden. This represents a break with traditional top-down censorship. But is user-generated censorship an improvement, or worse than Big Brother? We'll find out by looking at examples from Flickr, YouTube, Craiglist, and more.
Creating web sites is a process of understanding people. Site owners have something to offer and they want to help people to use the site to help themselves. Cognitive psychology has a lot to say about how we should be approaching web development from pace of change to exploration and interaction.