Obie is a recognized tech industry leader that has been hacking computers since he got his first Commodore VIC-20 in the Eighties, and found himself in the right place and time as a programmer on some of the first Java enterprise projects of the mid-Nineties. He has been evangelizing Ruby and Rails online via blog posts and publications since early 2005 and specializes in the development and marketing of large-scale, web-based applications. Obie is CEO and Founder of Hashrocket, one of the world’s premier web design and development firms. He is also the author of The Rails Way, a comprehensive guide to Ruby on Rails standards and development.
Company: Hashrocket, Inc.
Presentations at BizConf
Welcome AddressThursday, August 05, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Obie will kick off BizConf by welcoming attendees and reviewing how to make the most out of this unique conference.
Closing PanelFriday, August 06, 2010 at 6:00 PM
During the conference, we’ll provide a space in the common area where topics for discussion and questions can be posted for the closing panel.
The panelists for the closing panel are chosen by the attendees via public voting during BizConf itself.
MSA and SOW WorkshopThursday, August 05, 2010 at 2:00 PM
One of the secrets of effective client/vendor relationships in the consulting world is effective implementation of Master Service Agreement (MSA) and Statement of Work (SOW) contracts.
In this comprehensive workshop, Obie and Jose will review the contents of MSA and SOW template contracts section by section. Points of contention and proposed negotiation strategies will be discussed in depth.
All attendees will receive copies of actual MSA and SOW contract templates.
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