Schedule: Sponsored sessions

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Location: 2016
Elena Fersman (Ericsson)
Average rating: **...
(2.33, 3 ratings)
What do mobile developers want? Some maybe want to learn about new cutting-edge technologies and influence the development of new APIs. Some just want to make money from existing commercially available APIs. But not everyone wants to be tied up to only one application store - why not target several at one shot? Read more.
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Location: 2014
Allan Haley (Monotype Imaging)
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(3.33, 6 ratings)
Typography has often been a thorn in the side of Web designers who have traditionally been confined to a limited number of system fonts or forced to embed type within graphics. New technologies promise to bring Web designers the same level of typographic choice and freedom that print designers enjoy. Discover more about the emerging world of Web typography how it will impact you. Read more.
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Location: 2016
Matt Holitza (IBM Rational), Brian Bryson (IBM Rational)
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(1.67, 3 ratings)
The billion user internet is transforming business models from “cathedral and bazaar” supply chains to “long tail” business models. How can we apply the lessons of Web 2.0 transformation to the software development domain? In this presentation, we explore highly collaborative approaches to software delivery powered by the Rational Jazz solution for collaborative ALM. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Kevin Boyle (Microsoft), David Chou (Microsoft), Andy Lapin (Kelley Blue Book)
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(3.75, 4 ratings)
Since 1926, Kelley Blue Book has been a trusted source of automobile information in the US. They successfully transformed the book publishing origins into a website that serves 14M visitors per month today. In keeping with the times, KBB leveraged cloud computing to scale its infrastructure, but also discovered significant cost savings, and more focused efforts towards business innovation. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Angelika Geiger (Germany Trade and Invest GmbH)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Germany’s well-diversified economy has allowed it to weather the economic crisis of the past year much better than many of its European neighbors. This session takes a closer look at Germany’s ICT industry and explores its various segments to showcase the latest technologies being developed there. Read more.
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Location: 2016
Ken Schafer (Tucows)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
What role should web addresses play now that the web is about contribution as much as consumption? When creating a web app, should we think of the naming conventions we adopt as technical details, marketing opportunities, or that ever-elusive Web 2.0 revenue model? Read more.
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Location: 2014
Jason Hoffman (Joyent, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.73, 11 ratings)
Many businesses are challenged when trying to make the reality of cloud computing meet the promise of cloud computing. They hope to eliminate the hassle of managing infrastructure, gets rid of up-front capital costs, and make it possible to scale applications worry free-- but they hit roadblocks not the way. Read more.
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Location: 2016
Adam Blum (Rhomobile)
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(3.33, 12 ratings)
Driven by the phenomenal success of the iPhone and the App Store, smartphone app usage is finally taking off in the enterprise. Many developers are still uncertain about how to create a great user experience for information-intensive business apps on smartphones. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Mark Halvorson (Atlassian)
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(3.67, 12 ratings)
Most Web 2.0 companies take months of hard planning and work. But what does it look like when you have to develop 6 new technology startups in just 48 hours? And what if those 48 hours were on-board a bus driving at 60mph from San Francisco to Austin with 26 strangers? That's what happened to me and 25 other intrepid (foolish?) San Francisco-based technologists as we made our way to SXSW 2010. Read more.
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Location: 2016
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(1.50, 2 ratings)
This summer, 25 years after the introduction of .com, a new era of the Internet will be born - an era where the name of your website, business or brand will be based on what you really want - not just what's left over. Read more.
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Location: 2016
Conleth O'Connell (Open Text)
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(3.60, 5 ratings)
The rules of engagement have changed and organizations today are looking at Social Media to help drive business results. When executed properly, Social applications can transform an organization. However, achieving success in this new world is not without some level of risk. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Dave Wolf (Cynergy)
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(3.67, 3 ratings)
The session will provide an overview Microsoft Silverlight technology and how it enabled eBay in building a listing application for Casual sellers on top of eBay APIs. The session will talk to Silverlight features that allow developers and designers to build rich cross-browser and cross-platform applications using the same tools and technologies that are familiar to .NET developers. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Oren Michels (Mashery)
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(3.45, 11 ratings)
Coming soon! Read more.
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Location: 2016
Wade Minter (TeamSnap)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)
In this session, Wade Minter, cloud integration consultant for Rackspace Hosting, the leading driver of open cloud development, will discuss the history of the cloud and Web 2.0 applications while also speaking to how best to integrate the cloud into one’s application architecture through open APIs to enable dynamic, social and interactive features required in Web 2.0 applications. Read more.
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Location: 3018
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
At Web 2.0 Expo Zoosk is connecting great ideas to powerful minds in the investment community. The VC and Start-Up “dating” service allows hungry start-ups to pitch their idea in a one-on-one date format. No PowerPoint demos, just you, your pitch, your wits, and three minutes of a respected VC’s time. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Paul Trani (Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Average rating: **...
(2.20, 10 ratings)
The bar is being raised on many fronts. Consumers expect content to "be there" on their device and they expect a consistent user experience within context of the medium. Designers and developers want to be able to meet these needs without recreating content per device. In this session you will see Adobe Creative Suite 5 create experiences for the web, desktop and mobile devices! Read more.
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Location: 2016
Aaron Springer (iStockphoto), Kelly Thompson (iStockphoto)
iStockphoto changed the image industry forever by democratizing access to great imagery for everyone at affordable prices in 2000, creating the microstock industry and connecting community artists directly with buyers online. Read more.
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Location: 2014
Matt MacLaurin (Microsoft FUSE Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Social Search is getting some buzz , but it’s hard to pin down exactly what we mean when we say social search. Is it searching my social network? Using my social network to search the web? Searching for new friends? Social search is clearly going to be a big deal, but where we’re going to be in 3 years with social search is very hard to define. Read more.
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Sponsors
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • .CO
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Ericsson
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • IBM
  • Berlin Partner
  • blueKiwi
  • EffectiveUI
  • HP
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
  • OpenText
  • PayPal
  • Pearltrees
  • The Planet
  • SOASTA

Rob Koziura
(415) 947-6111
rkoziura@techweb.com

Kaitlin Pike
(415) 947-6306
kpike@techweb.com

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