48in48 Boston, New England Give Camp

Engaging in Digital

I was excited to be invited to give a quick kickoff talk at 48in48 Boston last week. 48in48 is a series of events (Atlanta, New York, London, Boston and others) in which volunteers build 48 sites for 48 non-profits in 48 hours.

If you’re in the Boston area and missed out on 48in48 but like the concept, you should also check out New England GiveCamp, which is coming up May 18-20, 2018, at BlueMetal in Watertown.

The two events, though sharing a focus on bringing together smart digital professionals (developers, designers, PMs, strategists) with non-profit organizations in need of support, are otherwise very different.

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Distributed Not Disconnected

Last week, I was happy to speak as part of a 2 day, online conference about remote working: Remote Working Conference 2016.

My talk was titled “Distributed, not Disconnected: Employee Engagement for Remote Work.” I described some of the steps we take at 10up to cultivate ongoing employee engagement as a distributed company.

Here’s the video, embedded from YouTube with the start and end times set to just my portion. Full videos on YouTube: Day One and Day Two.
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WordCamp NYC – WordPress and the Enterprise Disconnect

I’ll be speaking later today at WordCamp NYC on WordPress and the Enterprise Disconnect.

It’s a revised version of the talk I gave at Prestige in Las Vegas at the beginning of the year.

I’m eternally grateful to WordCamp NYC – it was the first WordCamp at which I spoke, and was the WordCamp where I first met Jake Goldman. You could say without WordCamp NY I might not have my current job. ;)

Design & Content – Better Together

Back in August, I attended the Design & Content conference in Vancouver BC, which brought together designers, content strategists, and other agency types to talk about how we can better collaborate.

Since the conference, a number of the key videos have been published. I’ll highlight a few here, but many more are available on the conference site blog.

(Note: some NSFW language in this presentations – designers and content strategists can get, let’s say, colorful in expressing their passion. If you are easily offended tread carefully).

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