Speakers: Jenny Beaumont

  • Jenny Beaumont, Andrew Nacin, Jake Spurlock, Mika Epstein: WordPress Automated Updates: A Panel Discussion

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Jenny Beaumont, Andrew Nacin, Jake Spurlock, Mika Epstein

    November 14, 2019 — Join an animated discussion on the hot topic of WordPress security and automated updates among longtime WordPress contributors. The panel will review recent conversations in WordPress Core on this issue, and discuss points for and against!

  • Jenny Beaumont: Doing it wrong

    WordCamp Europe 2019Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    October 11, 2019 — The Internet was the promise of freedom of information, but it never promised the information would be truthful or objective. What was good for you yesterday, isn’t today. Fail fast, fail early, fail often, but filter the imperfections out of your Instagram. Cultivate your intuition, and fear nothing, but how can you be sure that your intuition isn’t a fight-or-flight response? Since the first time she was told she was ‘doing it wrong’, Jenny has been fascinated by the contradictions of ‘fact’ and ‘truth’ that shape how we view the world. Join her as she explores science, history, medicine, yoga, agile and more; and how these ideas affect us as individuals and as members of a rapidly growing community.

  • Jenny Beaumont: Scrum for ~dummies~ devs

    WordCamp US 2018Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    December 31, 2018 — Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum were created for iterative processes like software development, and in recent years have been getting adopted more and more by digital agencies of all shapes and sizes.

    And yet, this methodology created for development, and therefore _for developers_, meets with a lot of resistance. Why?

    Whatever the applied method, project management is often viewed as an imposition, a constraint – a heavy process that slows you down, interminable meetings that interrupt your day. Does this ring true?

    Scrum is in fact an empowering tool for developers and development teams. In this presentation, I will walk you through the basics of Agile and Scrum, debunk some common myths, and share some of my experiences with the practical application of Scrum, including working with remote teams.

  • Jenny Beaumont: Zen et l’art de la contribution

    WordCamp Bordeaux 2017Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    May 17, 2017 — Pourquoi contribuer à WordPress et qu’est-ce que cela m’apporte ? Je ne suis pas développeur, comment puis-je contribuer ? Je ne parle pas anglais, comment faire ?

    À travers mon expérience personnelle, je vais tenter de démystifier l’acte de la contribution et renforcer cette notion qui dit qu’il faut donner pour recevoir ; que ça vaut carrément le coup, car ce que l’on reçoit en retour est parfois inattendu !

    Je vous parlerai des différentes voies de contribution à WordPress — le code, certes, mais aussi la documentation, le design, le mobile, l’accessibilité, la traduction, le support, les thèmes et les extensions, l’expérience utilisateur et la communauté — ainsi que des astuces, outils et ressources.

    Confucius a dit : « La personne qui déplace une montagne commence par déplacer les petites pierres. » J’espère qu’après cette présentation, vous n’hésiterez plus à apporter vos petites pierres au projet WordPress et à sa communauté.

    Psst : vous êtes déjà contributeur/trice ? Je vous réserve quelques bonnes anecdotes… tout le monde passera un bon moment… zen !

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  • WordPress Community Interview With Jenny Beaumont

    WordPress Community Interview SeriesSpeaker: Jenny Beaumont

    March 6, 2017 — Jenny Beaumont is a multicultural, multidisciplinary maker and writer of things. She is a leader of people and of projects, who values communication above all else as a means to successful collaboration.

    Jenny and Paolo Belcastro, are the co-organizers of WordCamp Europe. She is the team lead of the local WordPress Community.

  • Jenny Beaumont : Maintenance Matters

    WordCamp Lyon 2015Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    June 13, 2015 — Nous connaissons bien le concept de maintenir notre santé, nos maisons, nos voitures…alors pourquoi est-ce que cette notion de maintenance – de soin préventive et de l’entretient quotidien – rentre si difficilement dans l’esprit de certains quand il s’agit de nos sites Internet ?

    Je vais tout d’abord vous parler de l’importance de la maintenance d’un site web, de quoi il s’agit exactement, comment mieux en parler entre le prestataire et le client. Puis, je vous parlerai des outils qui existent pour optimiser tout cela.

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  • Jenny Beaumont and Caspar Hübinger : A Multilingual Dialogue

    WordCamp Paris 2015Speakers: Jenny Beaumont, Caspar Hübinger

    April 2, 2015 — This session is designed to be a visual experience comparing two plugins for multilingual publishing with WordPress from an in-browser perspective. We’re going to do a short demo of the front-end and back-end of our sites, edit an existing post (including its translation) and add a featured image. From there we’re going to dig deeper, add plugins, customize the theme, add more content, connect already existing posts to already existing translations and so forth. Our focus will be highlighting different use cases for each of the solutions featured, as well as elaborating on different user types for whom one or the other plugin might be a favorable solution.

  • Jenny Beaumont: How Come Every Time I Get Stabbed in The Back, My Fingerprints Are On The Knife?

    WordCamp Europe 2014Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    January 7, 2015 — This talk looks at a few of the horror stories to see how things went terribly wrong and what I might have done to prevent them. Essentially looking at the pitfalls in managing client relationships, taking responsibility for our own actions and working to improve our communication skills.

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  • Jenny Beaumont: Custom Digital Downloads, An Extension For WooCommerce

    WordCamp Switzerland 2014Speaker: Jenny Beaumont

    October 5, 2014 — A look at how anything is possible with the power of WordPress and its community.

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