Upcoming Presentations

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Larry Walangitan – The Discovery Process

Asking the right questions during the discovery phase of a project can reduce the amount of roadblocks and surprises in a development cycle. Understanding a client’s needs when creating estimates for a project. By documenting a process that targets these four topics:

  • Goals
  • Process
  • Data
  • Design and Development


Tuesday June 11, 2019
Becky Davis – Keanan Koppenhaver – Steve Stern – Open Source Participation

Roundtable discussion on how to be a good open source citizen – how to find a niche to address, survive the inevitable politics that comes with participating in any group and how to navigate the gap between pitching in and making a living


Tuesday May 14, 2019
Jeff McNear – ACF and WordPress

By special request of Ken Mick! An overview of Advanced Custom Fields and why I use it on every WordPress project


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Tim Neighbors – security service

“It’s the smallest businesses most at risk of cyber attack. 60 percent of hacked small and medium-sized businesses go out of business after six months.”

Vulnerability scanning with remediation, intrusion detection monitoring, WAF, core and plugin updates, and QA… You’ll disorient your clients trying to explain those terms. And good luck on getting them to pay for those services, but to be competitive in today’s market, you need to offer them. Enter ScanToFix an attempt to keep small companies secure. Timothy Neighbors, the founder at Big Orange Lab (www.bigorangelab.com), wants your feedback to make this product better.

During this meetup you’ll get:

  • Product transparency – What you need to affordably build out this solution for your clients.
  • Product Marketability – A vote on whether you’d want to offer this product to your clients.
  • Product Improvement – A chance to give product feedback. What would you add to it?
  • Early Adoption – A chance to apply for these services. The first 5 companies that are a fit, get our services at no initial cost. Know someone who is looking for a new hosting solution? We want to speak with them!

To learn more about the ScanToFix product, check out bigorangelab.com/scantofix