|Start date||April 6, 2013|
|End date||April 6, 2013|
|Location|| Best Buy Headquarters, 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423|
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Our experiences in building our first predictive engine at NativeX.
Learn how to build a financial model for your business.
by Bryan Welch
by Nick Melnick
A new MVC framework that runs with a fraction of the resources needed for PHP, Ruby, Python sites.
by Don Ball
by Aaron Hall
What business owners really need to know to avoid legal trouble - bring your questions!
by Liz Tupper
Securing your own ideas with patent protection--DIY style.
by Mark Beckman
Julia is an open source language for scientific, technical and numerical/data analysis computing.
by Tim Smith
How side projects elevate you to a new level.
by Nick Ciske
PressBooks is a new way to author, design, and produce books (electronic and print).
by Dan Callahan
Learn how Mozilla is killing the password and saving the open web.
by Brock Noland
Getting starting with BigData? We'll cover the basics of Hadoop and its ecosystem.
Why Bluetooth LE is awesome, and an introduction to Core Bluetooth on iOS.
Provide more brand value with content, apps, networks, engagement platforms and digital tools.
by Jachin Rupe
Write code to run a web browser (instead of typing, clicking, and dragging).
by Toby Cryns
Plug-and-play online communities with WordPress.
Rebuild the core features of Google Voice in an afternoon.
by Bill Bushey
Civic Hacking is transforming the way citizens interact with cities across the country.
Eliminate the phone company with a $35 Raspberry Pi and open source software.
by Daniel Lew
Handling different sizes of Android devices and backwards compatibility with previous versions.
by Anand Deo
There are so many things you can do with Evernote.
Can you smash your overwhelming barriers while turning weaknesses into superpowers… all with a simple system? Yes. You can. By curating your existence – or “Experience Curating” – you can become THE go-to resource for anything that's valuable to you or anyone else. YouTube recording: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbgfEmu3_MQ
A quantitative look at local investment activity over the past three years.
by Scott Davis
by Scott Davis
Explore how game theory drives behavior.
A lively and unconventional presentation on technology related agreements.
How to win Vegas-style: To exploit or to explore is the question in consumer behavior modeling in digital advertising and marketing
by Mark Gritter
Looking at the behavior of storage at the block layer.
by Alan Hill
Stop struggling with a failed project management methods in your agile projects.
by Cole Grolmus
Applying some of the principles and methodology from The Lean Startup towards outsourced teams.
Learn the basics of patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law (plus music examples).
by Luke Francl
Rapid-fire presentations that aren't scheduled in advance.
by Joel Stewart
Learn what goes into making an accessory for iOS.
Lean UX helps Design, UX, and Engineering work better together.
Talk about job search, networking and career maintenance.
by Ian Dees
by Ben Damman
A tour of Minecraft, and some basic Minecraft hacking with Ruby.
An update on the continuing development of the minne✱ organization.
by Eldon Nelson
Start your Journey with Emacs and move on from being a casual Emacs user.
What goes on at the most connected building in Minnesota?
How you can use storytelling to captivate, intrigue, and connect with your audience.
A look at some of the noteworthy innovations and areas for growth in online higher education.
Percolate Your Trep Net II—Expanding Your Social Network Focus for Greater Entrepreneurial Social Capital
by Drew Fleck
Uncover the focus of your social network to gauge your entrepreneurial social capital and expand it.
The art of pivoting well.
Privacy, Trade Secrets & Big Data: Is Your Business Giving Away Its Competitive Advantage? or Unwittingly Biting Off Regulatory Headaches?
Discuss what works and what doesn’t, and marvel at oddities we’ve encountered.
Winning the war for talent.
SSH is way more than a remote shell replacement. Learn what else you can do with it.
Ideas, tips, and tactics for scaling Ruby applications to handle massive throughput.
Challenges and lessons from switching to Apache Cassandra.
by Neal Tovsen
Finding a developer is hard. Learn how to navigate the waters.
by Todd Gardner
You can inspire a new code-savvy generation! Introducing CoderDojo Twin Cities and the Technovation challenge.
Tips for developers on how support can make your product awesome.
Consumer education + Professional grade products = Improved outcomes and Reduced health care costs
The Intersection of Nonprofits and Technology. A panel discussion with some of the most influential nonprofit technologists in the Twin Cities.
How nonprofits use technology to achieve success offline.
A walk-through of brand narrative and how to apply it.
You don't have to be a designer to make your WordPress site look good.
How to develop a set of key messages that resonate with your target audience.
by Ian Dees
Learn about the infrastructure, software, team, and ideas that helped re-elect Obama.
How yoga can create "more space" to build a better business, leadership, and health.
Practical Considerations for developing and launching your first mobile application.
by Jaim Zuber, Adam May
by Josh Ruis
by Jeff Beck, Robert Tomb
How developers can use Vagrant to make it easier for to develop with and test code.
by Curt Prins
Successes and failures of mobile from the 2012 campaign.
How to evaluate communications professionals, and determine the best fit.
Designer and client-side coder. Founded Minnesota's Barcamp and together with Luke Francl put together various events and programs throughout the year aimed at catalyzing tech and design innovation and a startup culture within the state. Co-Founder of Refactr LLC, a consultancy and product development shop focused on rapidly developing and deploying web and mobile applications.
Jamie is CTO of SPS Commerce, the retail industry's most broadly adopted cloud services platform. Previously, he served as CTO for leading financial publishers including the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, Enterprise Media Group of Dow Jones and MarketWatch, Inc. He was the founding CTO of BigCharts, the leading provider of financial tools and information to consumers and financial services companies via the web. In 1999, BigCharts was acquired by MarketWatch and the technology is still used by Dow Jones & Company today. In addition, Jamie has developed and managed products and technologies for properties including Barron’s, Virtual Stock Exchange, Dow Jones Newswires and Dow Jones Indexes.
Justin Porter has numerous years of experience in a variety of technology and business roles. His most recent position was working in an environment where he was responsible for launching high technology-based start-up companies. He previously worked with a variety of consulting clients in a professional services role. He has a balanced mix of consulting, industry, and technical experiences, allowing him to be leveraged in all phases of a company. Mr. Porter has experience across many technology sectors including life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, software and information technology, and agriculture. Mr. Porter holds a BSB in Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and an MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.
Founder of Code Savvy a nonprofit organization inspiring a kids and teens to explore computer programming and creative problem solving. Code Savvy initiatives include CoderDojo Twin Cities, TechnovationMN, Get With the Program and the Northside Code Clubs. Tweeting @CodeSavvyOrg @rebeccaschatz
I'm a strategic planner and consultant. I collaborate with clients to design innovative marketing, services and products that reach customers by integrating brick and mortar with e-commerce, social networks and mobile applications. In order to build long-term success, I work with clients as they manage change that makes an organization more authentic and true to mission. I also write and speak about brand narrative and how influence works on the Social Internet. I was SVP Product & Technology, Knight Ridder and COO Ikonic/USWeb.