Security Lightning Talks

cteitzel / darius

A "session" of lightning talks featuring a wide variety of topics around security and online privacy. Four 15 min. talks including Q&A.

  1. Ben Hartard, Solutions Engineer at Square, is here to speak about Square's API ecosystem. Square makes it simple to sell anywhere, with strong security and a system that makes PCI compliance easy. Accept payments online, in store, or on the go. The Commerce Square Connect module makes it easy for developers to integrate Square onto their Drupal sites.
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Guiding Project Success with Lean User Testing

areynolds

Project success may be measured in KPIs, but hitting your numbers relies on understanding the people behind them.

User testing is a simple, inexpensive, and effective method for vetting our designs, prototypes, and site builds. Unfortunately, many organizations believe that user testing takes too long or requires hiring an expensive specialist consultant.

In this presentation, I’ll show how your organization can conduct its own user testing to help projects achieve success. We’ll cover…

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WHY Drupal?

cthorne

"People don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it."

In his bestselling book Start With Why, Simon Sinek introduced us to the Golden Circle and the concept of WHY. As Simon rightly says, most of us know what we do (Drupal!), and many know how they do it, but understanding WHY you do WHAT you do is critical growing your business and being successful in the long run.

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Happiness is a Well-Regulated Nervous System

Derek DeRaps

“What the heck does this have to do with Drupal??” you ask. A whole lot!

Learning to regulate our parasympathetic (rest and digest) and sympathetic (fight or flight) branches of our autonomic nervous system is the magic secret sauce to working well with others, producing quality work, and staying healthy. Drupalers need these!

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Bringing Content into Drupal 8 Universe - Migration 101

amykhailova / dinarcon

Dive into migration basics for Drupal 8 with a twist of space adventure. Learn how to use Migrate framework and contrib modules to write your first migration from scratch and help Alfie the alien to share knowledge about his planet through the amazing power of Drupal 8!

The session is suitable for all levels. No migration experience is required, just desire to learn migrations and thirst for adventure.

An exciting journey into Drupal 8 migration awaits.

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Supporting Diversity with Multicultural Design

jessicatate

The internet grants us nearly unlimited access to a global audience, yet we often fall into the trap of designing for a specific audience, or only addressing our own needs. Instead, we should think globally and support all languages, races, and audiences. In this session we will cover how exploring foundational design decisions can encourage diversity and inclusion.

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No More Compromises for Nonprofit Websites

levelos

For years, nonprofits have faced a difficult choice between canned solutions that are inflexible and don't scale, or expensive ones they cannot afford. 

Similarly, at ThinkShout we have struggled to serve the grassroots organizations we strive to partner with while also working with leading national organizations like The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Humane Society of the United States. While the needs of those groups do overlap, the process for meeting them is very different.

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Evaluating Drupal In The Enterprise

nerdstein

In the past, open source projects have been taboo at the enterprise level, but recently this perspective has evolved. Specifically, Drupal has a strong presence in many enterprises. What has changed? How might Drupal be uniquely beneficial to enterprise projects?

 

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Personalization - Jurassic Style

dboeger

"Oh, yeah. Oooh, ahhh, that's how it always starts. Then later there's running and um, screaming." Ian Malcolm 

Everything you ever wanted to know about Website Personalization through the lens of Dr Ian Malcolm of Jurassic Park fame. While he is a fictional character, as an expert in Chaos Theory, Dr Malcolm is uniquely positioned to provide a wholistic look at what Personalization can provide, while also clarifying the potential pitfalls for the unwary.  

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