April 21, 2016 — Navigating BuddyPress’ Identity Crisis
April 14, 2016 — John Jacoby, project leader for BuddyPress, will showcase what’s currently going on with BuddyPress development. He will cover what new features have been recently released for developers and also what’s in store for the next version of BuddyPress. John will also touch on what the future for BuddyPress is farther down the road. If you are a BuddyPress developer, this is a talk you can’t miss.
April 10, 2016 — WordPress has emerged as the premiere CMS for enterprise level builds. The management of those accounts, projects, and teams has then emerged as a fast growing career field in our economy. While the barrier to entry may seem low (how hard can project management of a website actually be?) don’t let that fool you. Project management doesn’t necessarily require the ability to push change to a code base, it does require a decent level of technical proficiency, comprehension skills, documentation skills, and hard-won people skills all woven together in what one must present as confidence team leadership.
Enterprise Level Project Management Isn’t For Wimps will examine best practices for managing large WordPress projects, communication strategies for teams, and the anticipated future direction of WordPress project managers. If your company is growing and you need to hire a Project Manager, know what to look for in candidates. If you are looking to move into Project Management in WordPress, come hear from someone who has been doing this for a few years and has worked with some of the largest WordPress installations on the web today. If you are a designer or developer, come learn how to help your Project Manager help you hit the milestones and launch date.
August 3, 2015 — Come hang out with me for a while, and I’ll tell you everything you ever wanted to know about running multiple WordPress sites, multiple networks, and the past, present, and future of these crazy cool hidden WordPress features. If there’s time, I’ll tell you where the free money is.
May 11, 2015 — Starting as an independent, working on WordPress.com VIP & Jetpack, living the agency life at 10up, and eventually starting my own company, the one constant has been volunteering to improve WordPress and the surrounding initiatives. I talk about how I apply what I’ve learned from these experiences, and what I hope to help WordPress, GlotPress, BuddyPress, & bbPress be in the future.