Speaking at Remote Working Conference 2016

Remote Working Conference

Speaking

Join team 10up (from wherever you are) on Dec 6 and 7 for the 2016 Remote Working Conference. This two-day streaming event focuses on how to succeed in a remote working environment and will dispel the myths around distributed teams.

On Day 1, John Eckman will present “Distributed, not Disconnected: Employee Engagement for Remote Work.” Remote teams carry the stigma of being less connected than their co-located counterparts. John will share techniques and tools to drive engagement in a distributed workplace.

On Day 2, I close the event with my talk “Designing a Better UX Hiring Process.” Vetting UX applicants can be a challenge for remote agencies. Video interviews and online portfolios help, but cannot be the only metrics used to find the best UX design talent. In this talk, I’ll share our strategy for attracting and hiring top UX candidates.

10up at WordCamp US

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Join me, our Director of Platform Experience Helen Hou-Sandí, our Director of Project Management Grant Landram, and many other 10uppers at the second annual WordCamp US, being held once again in Philadelphia.

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Several 10up speaking appearances left in August

September is nearly here, but you can still catch 10up engineers at speaking engagements in August.

Jon Bellah

I’m presenting “Visual Regression Testing with PhantomCSS” at Front Porch Conference in Austin on Tuesday. Front Porch brings together leading experts in web design and development to share their knowledge. I will present a better way to QA websites—traditionally an inefficient effort requiring manual review of an entire site after each code change—illustrating how PhantomCSS test suites can automatically compare visual differences and flag changes for further review.

10up speaks: one weekend, many locations

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July 15-17, you can find #team10up speaking at WordCamp NYC, WPCampus, and WordCamp Lima.

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10up at WordCamp Europe 2016

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Be sure to catch 10up at WordCamp Europe 2016, taking place June 24-26 in Vienna, Austria.

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10up at php[tek] 2016

php[tek] 2016

Saint Louis

Speaking

Join 10up at php[tek] 2016 on May 23-27 in Saint Louis. We are co-sponsoring the event with our cloud infrastructure partner Joyent, and will be demoing our WordPress Docker composition. Plus, team 10up Senior Web Engineer Steve Grunwell will present two sessions.

In Steve’s first talk, “Professional Development for Professional Developers,” he will show how developers can continue to learn new web development skills without being overwhelmed by an industry characterized by new frameworks and tools cropping up weekly. His second talk, “Building for the PHP Command Line Interface,” covers the characteristics of well-written PHP CLI scripts. Steve will also make the case for writing custom commands, and provide an overview of different command line tools, including WP-CLI, Artisan, and Drush.

John Eckman

I will be a panelist at Brightcove PLAY 2016 on May 17 in Boston. The panel, CMS Integrations: Best Practices, will discuss integrating the Brightcove Video Cloud with popular CMS platforms like WordPress and Drupal. I will review the Brightcove Video Connect plugin, which we developed as Brightcove’s official WordPress development partner, and present the plugin’s roadmap, which we will advance with the open source community; we opened the Github repo to the public this month.

Darshan Sawardekar

We’re thrilled to be a sponsor for WordCamp Mumbai 2016, taking place this weekend (March 12-13). This year, Senior Engineers Joshua Abenazer and Faishal Saiyed will be attending with me. On Sunday, I’m presenting “URLs in WordPress” – a deep dive into understanding, configuring, and customizing the permalink and URL structure to best match a site’s content.

Jake Goldman

I’m joining an expert panel on “Digital Distribution 2.0” on Tuesday, March 22, hosted by SmartNews and sponsored by Pocket. I will offer business and technical insights gleaned from first-hand experience with Google’s AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, and Apple News. The event is open to the public.