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Monday, February 27

11:00am MST

Have Fewer Meetings that Suck Less
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You keep saying that you've got great culture (or want to)... and that you're not like those big corporations, but at some point, your meetings suck (almost) as much as theirs do. Why is that? How do you stop that? How do you have fewer meetings... that suck less?

Join us for specific tips and techniques you can use RIGHT AWAY to make a difference to your startup culture.


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Tamara Nation

Senior Principal Transformation Consultant, CA Technologies
Tamara is a results-driven and internationally experienced servant agile leader equipped with 15+ years of proven success across information technology strategy implementation, project management, team leadership and coaching, planning, software engineering, business development and... Read More →

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Christine Hudson

Lead Advisor, Enterprise Agility, CA Technologies
Christine leads a small transformation team responsible for the CA Technologies internal business agility transformation. She and her amazing teams support leaders at all levels as they strive to adopt lean-agile mindset and practices, find the courage to work more transparently... Read More →

Monday February 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm MST
Community Creative Center - Idea Lab
Tuesday, February 28

9:30am MST

Mastering the Models: A Closer Look at Effectuation, Lean Startup & Business Model Canvas
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With so many approaches to entrepreneurship, it can be hard to sift through them all on your own. How do you know how to apply each business model and when to do it? Join us for a session to unpack this question. After an introduction to theory of Effectuation, we will discuss Lean Startup and Business Model Canvas and look at how they relate to one another. How are they similar? How are they different? When in your journey should you consider each approach? Can you use more than one? Come and acquire the tools you need to master the model and give your startup the best foundation for success. 

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Cindy Skalicky

Owner, On Point Communications
Cindy Skalicky is the owner of On Point Communications, LLC. She provides public speaking coaching and brand consulting to clients who seek to master their message on stage, online and in publications. Cindy coaches clients on storytelling techniques, pitch decks, presentation... Read More →

Tuesday February 28, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins

11:30am MST

Getting Started with your Startup (The Secrets of a Business Model Canvas)
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Wish you felt smarter about starting your own startup? And had some quick start tips & tricks to get there? We'll walk you through a business model canvas quick start... You'll leave this session knowing just what you need to tackle, next --  to create or scale your own startup! 

Tuesday February 28, 2017 11:30am - 12:15pm MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins

2:15pm MST

Shave Quarters Off Your Dev Cycle: Flexible Distributed Computing with EB and Js

Getting your app from idea to scalable product in weeks vrs Quarters using Elastic Beanstalk, Graphql and React for Desktop, Web and Native applications. Javascript frameworks have become the dominant force for productivity and scale. Learn them or get left behind:  

Amazon Web Services (AWS) comprises dozens of services, each of which exposes an area of functionality. While the variety of services offers flexibility for how you want to manage your AWS infrastructure, it can be challenging to figure out which services to use and how to provision them.

With Elastic Beanstalk, you can quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS Cloud without worrying about the infrastructure that runs those applications. AWS Elastic Beanstalk reduces management complexity without restricting choice or control. You simply upload your application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, scaling, and application health monitoring.

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Patrick Ortell

CTO, TurboTenant
Patrick thrives on the ability to take large data sets and massage them into user friendly applications building momentum on the users journey leveraging scalable low latency back-ends and bleeding edge web standards.

Tuesday February 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm MST
Downtown Artery
Wednesday, March 1

2:00pm MST

Lean Canvas Workshop: Your Customers, Their Problems
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How do you set target customers and clearly understand their problems? It sounds easy, so why do so many of us get it wrong? Empathy! Learn how to identify the jobs your customers are trying to do, how they're solving it today... and understanding the friciton needed for them to change to using your solution! 

Wednesday March 1, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins