Missionaries taking sabbaticals
Deciding Who Decides How You Spend Your Time
Work/Life Separation has been a big issue for a while. How can IT folks avoid burnout when 24/7 tech support is expected? How can Christians avoid burnout when there are always people with a real needs all around us? We will look at Biblical teaching and practical experience on the matter. Expect lots of discussion.
Nutrition/ Healthy Eating / Shopping
Inductive Bible Study
Introduction to Agile Software Development with Scrum and Kanban
This is a basic introduction to Agile software development with a focus on the common ‘Scrum’ and ‘Kanban’ processes. It will walk through what agile is and how it can improve your software development processes.
Streamlined Software Development with the Atlassian Integrated Tool Suite
We will take a look at some low cost, high quality, tools that are integrated together to streamline the software development life cycle. These tools are free for open source projects or $10 for teams of 10 or less. These tools can be used in traditional software development as well as Agile software development. Tools include Jira for defect tracking as well as agile project management, Bitbucket as a front-end for GIT, Confluence for document, wiki-like, hosting, Bamboo as a continues integration/test server, plus more.
The Importance of User Experience in the Workplace (and how technology plays a key role)
As we continue to grow into a rapid age of digital natives, how are we ensuring that the same digital experience we see in the secular and consumer worlds are brought to the missions field? Join this session to explore key aspects for driving more successful user experience such as understanding your consumer, managing digital clutter, omnichannel engagement, self-service content, chatbots, mobile UI, adaptive interactions, accessibility and value creation. It’s all about meeting people where they are and giving them digital avenues that can support a diverse set of technological skill levels.
Writing PUSH Notifications for NodePing
Monitor server metrics, local networks, or anything else you can think of with NodePing PUSH checks. This session will be a beginners guide to configuring PUSH checks. We will also show you how you can write your own.
Why FreeBSD in 2019?
How FreeBSD 12 can benefit you with first class support for the ZFS filesystem with data integrity and better-than-hardware RAID, bulletproof updates/upgrades, superior firewalling with PF, high performance virtualization, systemd-free, containerization with jails, and great stability
Unifi Your Network
Introduction to Synology
This session will provide an introduction to Synology NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices and the many programs & features that come with it which you can take advantage of. David will cover the control panel, networking features, and setting up shared folders with granular permissions – including integration with your existing Active Directory structure. David will also cover several of the packages that are available with it for free, including VPN Server, Hyper Backup (which allows you to back up your entire NAS into cloud services such as Amazon, Dropbox, Box.com and other related services), and Cloud Station Server. You’ll also learn how to securely share files, or request files from others.
More coming soon!
Data Management for Nonprofits
This session addresses multiple ways nonprofits can securely and reliably manage their data. He will introduce “The Cloud” and will explain how to practice data security, whether using cloud-based or local data storage options. We will also discuss how nonprofits can use options such as Google Apps for Nonprofits to better manage, store, and backup their data, including donor data bases.
GDPR – How it applies to non-Europe non-profits
Up and coming current and projected Data Protection laws in North America
Sessions listed are subject to change.