Prairie.Code() Sessions tagged communication

What is DevOps?

We've all heard the term DevOps, and if you've not. Please tell me what happiness feels like? DevOps is a term that was coined in 2008, and since then the idea has evolved, grown, and even flipped a few times. Let's go over what DevOps is, what it isn't, and how it can help you at your current job.

Speaker

Curtis Cockerham

Curtis Cockerham

DevOps Engineer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

User Experience: The Black Hat

When creating a new app or updating an existing one, project teams are filled with conflicting ideas on how to make an application better. For user interface decisions, often the person with the loudest voice, relentless attitude, or highest title dictates what is done--or even worse, the entire application is designed by committee in tedious detail in meeting after painstaking meeting. Both ways produce results that are less than ideal.

But there's a better way to get a successful design AND buy-in from your project team, product owners, and users. Black Hat design puts all stakeholders on equal footing and gets everyone's concerns heard and addressed, without devolving into design by committee.

This talk will teach you how do perform the best kept secret in UX design: the black hat session.

Speaker

Ash Banaszek

Ash Banaszek

Sr. UX Specialist, Union Pacific Railroad