Event Details Name: Leadership For Women Forum Guildford What is it?: The Sister Sister Network helps women tap into their natural abilities and become effective leaders, offering women empowering leadership and personal development training and support that enables them to transform their lives and change the world.The theme for this forum was to discuss developing… Read more Leadership For Women Forum Guildford, England, July 2019
The InnerSource Commons Spring Summit 2019 was held on 9-11 April 2019 in Galway, Ireland, to encourage InnerSource practitioners to share their experiences and to collaborate together. An InnerSource approach to development of internal and proprietary software aims to apply open source principals of working between different teams within an organisation, rather than publicly in… Read more InnerSource Commons Spring Summit 2019, Galway, Ireland
On Saturday 16 March 2019, Imperial College London hosted a day of science themed hilarity with 2 events taking place: Ig Nobel EuroTour 2019 and BahFest London 2019. Ig Nobel EuroTour 2019, London The Ig Nobel Awards Tour Show honors achievements that make people laugh and then make them think. It’s not about if something… Read more Ig Nobel EuroTour 2019 and BahFest London 2019
Elevate Festival has been running annually since 2005 and is a festival for combining contemporary music, art and political discourse. The alternative festival is all about experimentalism, freedom of expression and having an open mind. Elevate Festival 2019 was held on 27 February – 3 March 2019 around the Schloßberg in Graz, Austria. This year’s… Read more Elevate Festival 2019: Truth
DevConf.CZ2019 What is it? DevConf stands for Developer Conference. DevConf.CZ 2019 is the 11th annual free Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects… Read more Conference Trip Report for DevConf.CZ, CHAOSScon Europe and FOSDEM 2019
I attended a seminar about tough negotiations. It was fascinating! One of the most useful things I learnt was that bad negotiators get too emotionally involved in the situation. You should never send in a relationship-oriented person to negotiate as you’ll destroy the relationship and the negotiation. This is because a relationship oriented person cares… Read more Negotiations seminar review: I’m not in the world to make you happy. I’m here to get what I want.
When goods are exchanged, a certain amount of trust is involved. The buyer wants to ensure that they receive what they pay for and the seller wants to ensure they get paid for what they sell. Similarly, if you lend someone money, you want to ensure that they pay you back as agreed. If it’s… Read more Introduction to blockchain
What is customer experience (CX)? Bruce Temkin, co-founder of the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA), defines Customer Experience as “the perception that customers have of all their interactions with an organization”. The Cambridge Dictionary highlights that feelings are important, stating CX is ”the way someone feels at all stages of doing business with a company… Read more What is customer experience and why should organisations care?