Peter Eckert Presents: "The Empathetic PM", Keynote speaker @ UT Dallas Project Management Symposium
Aug
17
4:40pm 4:40pm

Peter Eckert Presents: "The Empathetic PM", Keynote speaker @ UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

  • UT Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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How empathy can help turning you into a power PM, make your projects go smoother and make your project teams love you. What is empathy and how can it be leveraged to make sense of project teams, motivate members of your teams, deliver better results and disrupt the way how things are done today. The first step to empathetically lead your teams is to understand the DNA of your team members.

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Kim Harris Presents: "Genius Mornings: A Routine to Renew Your Mind and Unlock Your Potential" @ CreativeMornings Dallas
Aug
18
8:30am 8:30am

Kim Harris Presents: "Genius Mornings: A Routine to Renew Your Mind and Unlock Your Potential" @ CreativeMornings Dallas

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Kim will be speaking on the monthly theme of "Genius".

Assumptions are made about the manifestation of genius, but is intellect really enough of a factor to identify it? And where does creativity come into play? To the community of geniuses and/or creatives: how do you balance traditional intelligence vs. emotional intelligence? How large is the chasm between who you are and who you can be?

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Mark Sims Presents: "The Value of Test-Driven Development" @ Dallas Ruby Brigade Meetup
Sep
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Mark Sims Presents: "The Value of Test-Driven Development" @ Dallas Ruby Brigade Meetup

Mark will cover the value propositions offered by TDD and, through an engaging exercise, participants will learn to build confidence in themselves and the functionality of their code. The step-by-step presentation will dive into the TDD process and the Red-Green-Refactor method, explaining the goal and mindset of each.

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Jessie Webster & Kelly Moran Lead: "Workshop: UX Field Research Toolkit" @ Big Design Conference
Sep
14
10:00am10:00am

Jessie Webster & Kelly Moran Lead: "Workshop: UX Field Research Toolkit" @ Big Design Conference

The workshop will be hands-on and interactive; instructional elements will be reinforced with stories of impact to real projects. We will not only cover methods of gathering user data, but the importance of spending time internalizing and analyzing the data through activities such as affinity diagramming. Participants will gain exposure to these important practices in a low-pressure atmosphere and with the guidance of experienced professionals.

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Kim Harris Presents: "Designing the Work Experience for Designers" @ Big Design Conference
Sep
15
10:00am10:00am

Kim Harris Presents: "Designing the Work Experience for Designers" @ Big Design Conference

Designing the work experience for designers might seem like a daunting experience. Your company craft an experience for designers through collaboration, training, onboarding, employee engagement, and more. In this talk, Kim Harris will share her insights on developing a work experience for designers.

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Karen King Presents: "Fast Track Recruiting" @ HR Southwest Conference
Oct
3
7:00am 7:00am

Karen King Presents: "Fast Track Recruiting" @ HR Southwest Conference

In many industries, the revenue of the company is predicated on how quickly recruiting can fill the roles.  The speaker will share 10 easy-to-implement steps for fast-tracking your recruiting process and actual data on how this process is working for her team to help you recruit like a rock star.  

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Karen King Presents: "Fast-Track Recruiting @ Talent Acquisition Summit
Aug
15
4:30pm 4:30pm

Karen King Presents: "Fast-Track Recruiting @ Talent Acquisition Summit

In many industries, the revenue of the company is predicated on how quickly recruiting can fill the roles.  The speaker will share 10 easy-to-implement steps for fast-tracking your recruiting process and actual data on how this process is working for her team to help you recruit like a rock star.  

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Michael Blakesley Presents: A panel discussion - Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers
May
9
6:30pm 6:30pm

Michael Blakesley Presents: A panel discussion - Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

  • General Assembly Austin, WeWork Congress (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This inspiring panel event series invites key players in Austin’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. 

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Mark Sims Presents: "Test-Driven Development" @ Austin Javascript Meetup
Apr
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

Mark Sims Presents: "Test-Driven Development" @ Austin Javascript Meetup

This talk is about why testing JS is the right way to develop. I give an overview of TDD, the value of TDD, and how it will help eliminate fear and anxiety, and build confidence in your code. The demonstration shows the process of writing tests based on requirements for a real application, a character voting app. This talk is informative, practical and fun.

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Charlie Trotter Presents: "Case Study: How PSCU Succeeded with User-Centered Design" @ NACUSO
Apr
10
to Apr 13

Charlie Trotter Presents: "Case Study: How PSCU Succeeded with User-Centered Design" @ NACUSO

  • Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With user expectations high and ever climbing, how can you get your company's enterprise software from functional to great? We’ll review how we helped PSCU use proven UX methods and research to better understand their users, and create a great experience for them.

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Austin Hosts: UXPA Meetup on In-Depth Interview Techniques 101
Apr
4
6:30pm 6:30pm

Austin Hosts: UXPA Meetup on In-Depth Interview Techniques 101

Interviews are a common and valuable means of getting to know your users, customers, and stakeholders. However, it can feel pretty intimidating to conduct them. In this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to some of the basic skills and techniques needed to conduct a quality interview and get the information that you need.

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