Past Meetup

Agile the Docs - all day mini-conference

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A whole day meetup, organised in collaboration with GDS, to explore the tools, processes and methodologies that teams use to write documentation in an agile environment.

This event is free to attend.

Preliminary agenda:

9:30 - 10:00 | Networking

10:00 - 10.05 | Intro - Trisha Doyle, Head of Content Design at GDS

10.05 - 10.15 | Challenges facing technical writing - Rosalie Marshall, Technical Writer at GDS

10:15 - 10:40 | Writing in agile teams - Andrew Westfold, Senior Technical Writer at Intel Security

10:40 - 11:05 | The Worldpay shift from traditional guides to a web experience – How we drove our content revolution in an Agile environment - Stella Crowhurst, Content Strategy Director at Worldpay

11:05 - 11:25 | Coffee break

11:25 - 11:50 | Whether documentation should be in the definition of done: without doubt the thorniest question for the agile documentalist to wrestle with - Rob Woodgate, Documentation & Knowledge Management Consultant at Companies House

11:50 - 12:15 | Learning Agile from Lean - Ellis Pratt, Director at Cherryleaf

11:50 - 12:15 | TBC

12:40 - 13:50 | Lunch break

13:50 - 14:25 | Lightning talks (5-10 mins - 4 talks) - Emma Hughes, Tech Writer at Lavastorm; David Traylor, Lead Consultant at Authoring House; Kristof Van Tomme, CEO and Co-founder at Pronovix; Ben Hall, Founder at Katacoda; more TBC.

14:25 - 14:50 | Continuous integration and documentation (final title TBC) - Chris Ward, Technical Writer at Contentful

14:50 - 15:15 | Agile documentation and prototyping at HM Revenue & Customs - Lee Hawksworth, Head of Developer Collaboration at HMRC

15:15 - 15:40 | Agile DITA - David Hollis, Technical Author at A&O Consultancy Ltd.

15:40 - 16:05 | Be the agile creator - Ken Davies, Technical Author at Microdec Plc

16:05 - 16:30 | TBC