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User Experience: No one wants to use software that is visually unappealing and/or hard to use, these sessions will provide information on how to build applications that users want to use.
Henk Boelman
Infuse some AI into your chat-robot
Henk Boelman

In this workshop, we give you a quick start in this new world and introduce you to Windows IoT, micro controllers with some sensors and the power of Microsoft Cognitive Services.

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:00 AM
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Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Cloud; Hardware; IoT

Chris Howard
David Galownia
The Lean Development Process – Understanding and Achieving Product/Market Fit Before Build Starts
Chris Howard; David Galownia

Learn how the Lean process is used to better understand your customer and get ideas in front of users quickly. We'll break down how this compares to traditional software development methodologies and how Lean is great for gauging customer interest and getting to market sooner and with less risk.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 AM
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Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Software TestingUser Experience
Tags: ; Project Management; Software Process

Henk Boelman
Unleash some AI into the wild...
Henk Boelman

How can AI improve the efficiency of medical field workers in remote Ugandan villages? In this session, I’ll take you along on a AI-First journey. You will learn how AI can take care of common tasks and improve user experience so medical workers can focus on delivering medical care.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 AM
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Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Accessibility; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; DevOps; iOS/OSX; Security; Other

Elizabeth Gray
Accessible Support and Technology
Elizabeth Gray

Accessibility has been increasingly seen as a hot-button topic in the tech industry the last few years because it is important. The goal of this talk is to help make it a less overwhelming topic and bring additional awareness to its importance.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 9:15 AM
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Topics: Software TestingUser Experience
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Dave Sadlon
Devs throwing you a visual curveball? You need a Backstop! - Automate Visual Regression Testing
Dave Sadlon

It can be difficult enough, as a QA, tracking all the visual changes in any given sprint or release. Automated Visual Regression Testing across multiple devices can give a team a visual representation of what changes (even the smallest!) have occurred within their application.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:30 AM
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Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Cross-Platform; Design (UI/UX/CSS); DevOps; JavaScript; Software Process; Testing; Web

Rob Keefer
Goldilocks and Artificial Intelligence
Rob Keefer

Embrace the increase of artificial intelligence, and work to find, identify, and implement the “just right” amount of AI for your users - the Goldilocks of AI

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:30 AM
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Topics: User Experience
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Stan Siranovich
An Analysis of Louisville Bicycle Crashes Using Tableau
Stan Siranovich

This is a visualization project to examine bicycle crashes which occurred on public roadways in the Louisville KY metropolitan area over a multi-year period.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 3:15 PM
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Topics: User Experience;
Tags: ; Other

Martine Dowden
Fabricating Fantastic Forms
Martine Dowden

Delve into usability and accessibility techniques to build better forms.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:30 PM
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Topics: Application Development; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Testing; Web; Other

Laura Williams
What Every Developer Should Know About Statistics
Laura Williams

A broad overview of the concepts IT professionals should understand when managing, analyzing, or working with data within an applied context.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 9:15 AM
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Topics: Application DevelopmentInfrastructureUser Experience
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Chris Bennett
Practical CSS Grid
Chris Bennett

CSS Grid is here! Now what? How can we use the latest CSS layout tool without ignoring users with older browsers? From traditional website layouts to custom web applications, dig in to real, practical uses for CSS grid that you can use today.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 10:30 AM
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Topics: Application Development; User Experience
Tags: ; Web

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 12:30 PM
Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10; Other Languages; Other

Scott Seighman
The Case for Voice-Driven Systems in the Enterprise
Scott Seighman

Exploring voice-driven systems in the workplace and enterprise.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 2:00 PM
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Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; User Experience
Tags: ; Other Languages; Other

Martine Dowden
Accessibility Cookbook: 10 easy recipes
Martine Dowden

Delve into the top accessibility fails. We will look at what they are, how to test for them, and how to fix them.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 2:00 PM
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Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Web; Other

Aydin Akcasu
Creating Bluetooth Apps with Chrome
Aydin Akcasu

See how easy it is to interact with Bluetooth devices, using only the Chrome browser and Javascript. We will cover interfacing to a heart rate monitor, and other devices. In addition, we will hack into a Smart Lightbulb, determine the protocol. See how easy it is to great a "Stress Display".

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 4:30 PM
Room:
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; IoT; JavaScript; Mobile; Web; Other

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