Speakers: Ross Wintle

  • Ross Wintle: Why and How to Use Screencasts to Train Users

    WordCamp London 2017Speaker: Ross Wintle

    June 6, 2017 — Ross is a freelance website developer, communications consultant and accidental WordPress expert who helps organisations use technology to make the world better.

    He said In person client and user training can be difficult to arrange, time-consuming, and expensive. He’s using screencasts and animated GIFs in client training and support for a while now and it’s good for everyone involved. He talks through why it’s so good to do, how to get started, what tools and setup you need, and how your work can help others too.

  • Ross Wintle: You Are Creative

    WordCamp Brighton 2016Speaker: Ross Wintle

    August 9, 2016 — A software developer doing a talk about creativity? Yeah, I know. I used to think I wasn’t creative too. Now I totally get that I am. And you need to know, if you don’t already, that you are too, and that I am, and that everyone is. Find out how this can be and why it’s important.

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  • Ross Wintle: User Experience – it’s for everyone

    WordCamp London 2016Speaker: Ross Wintle

    May 28, 2016 — Not sure what user experience (UX) is? (Neither am I). Or whether it matters to you? (It TOTALLY does!) Or why it’s important? (Let’s find out!). I’m not a UX expert, but I don’t think you have to be: we should all be thinking about how people interact with the things that we make. Let’s take a really (really!) simple web app, tear it apart, and realise that UX is hard, very important, and definitely worth thinking about. Expect tips, links, resources, door handles, cars, small children, and possibly a little WordPress.

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