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Tuesday, September 25
 

9:00am

What is Quality?
To truly understand — and deliver — quality, you first have to understand what it is. Is it the absence of defects? Reliability? Or something else?

D2L COO Cheryl Ainoa thinks that the best person to define quality is the user. Join Cheryl to learn why customer empathy doesn’t just build better products — it also helps deliver a high quality experience for the user.

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Ainoa

Cheryl Ainoa

Cheryl Ainoa is the Chief Operating Officer of D2L — a software-as-a-service organization that works with schools and business to help transform the way the world learns. Over her career, Cheryl has successfully built product, engineering, services, and SaaS teams that deliver award-winning... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am
Sussex Ballroom 700 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8, Canada

4:00pm

4 Weird Things About Time
Ever wondered why OCTober has an 8 in the name but is the 10th month? Why some clocks from the late 19th century have two minute hands? And what's up with Easter anyhow?
This entertaining talk covers thousands of years of the history of calendars and clocks, exploring how emperors, kings, and whole nations wrestled with technical and cultural headaches that are surprisingly similar to those of the worlds of tech and development.Andrew Burke is an independent software developer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with over two decades of experience building software for people - most recently with Ruby on Rails and iOS.

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke is an independent software developer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with over two decades of experience building software for people - most recently with Ruby on Rails and iOS.


Tuesday September 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sussex Ballroom 700 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8, Canada