June – DC Enterprise Tech – So you’ve identified a product you want to develop.

"We thank WeWork for hosting our event!


WeWork's mission is to build a community that empowers people to do what they love. They've given a home to such startups as Airbnb and Upworthy. To learn more about WeWork's DC locations, please email 

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or 

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and reference the DC Enterprise Tech Meetup".

This month we’re going to discuss the key components of successful technology product deployment: breaking down the product development process into manageable pieces, finding the right people and resources, and managing the process effectively. Come hear from some of DC’s most experience product and technology experts as they share insights and learnings from their own product development experiences.


When: Thursday June 26, 2014

Where: WeWork Chinatown, 718 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C. (nearest Metro: Gallery Place)

Schedule:

• 6:00 p.m.: Networking

• 6:30 p.m.: Start/Introductions

• 6:45 p.m.: Panel topics interspersed with audience discussion/Q&A

• 7:45 p.m.: End/Announcements


Topics: 


1. Planning

• Defining a Minimum Viable Product

• Mitigating potential problem points


2. Picking your execution team

• How do you know who you need

• When to hire and manage, and when to outsource

• How to find the right people

• If outsourcing, how to choose wisely


3. Managing Development

• Integrating Existing Solutions

• When to call in a specialist?

• Daily procedures and practices

• Backups, other risk management

• Favorite tools


4. Managing People

Motivating

Adapting your management style

When to let someone go vs investing further training into them


We thank WeWork for hosting our event!


WeWork's mission is to build a community that empowers people to do what they love. They've given a home to such startups as Airbnb and Upworthy. To learn more about WeWork's DC locations, please email [masked] or [masked] and reference the DC Enterprise Tech Meetup



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  • Rahul S.

    Wow, what a great turn out! Great speakers, great audience engagement, and WeWork was such a gracious host with their free beer and coffee. If any of you want to come get free bagels and coffee at our office in Georgetown, RSVP at http://anantlabs.eventbrite.com for our June Breakfast.

    1 · June 26

    • Aaron F.

      Shucks, I missed this. Next month!

      June 27

  • Steve H.

    Great Meetup - got a lot of good info from a variety of skillsets. Thank you ladies and gentleman for getting this group together!

    June 26

  • Oz

    Is there a panel in this meeting?

    June 25

    • Robert G.

      Hi Oz, our panelists will be discussing the topics above. It should be a great session with a lot of discussion and opportunities for Q&A from the audience.

      June 25

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