Tag: Ignite

Got a burning idea on how to fix government with open source? You’ve got five minutes. Go.

When it comes to the government, everyone’s a critic. Full of stories with ways to do away with bureaucracy, streamline process, and save money. It’s just so obvious.

But would you be willing to get up in front of a crowd and share those ideas? How about cramming them into five minutes? Well, now here’s your chance as the popular Ignite format takes on the government with Ignite Government at GOSCON 2010. Read More

Interested in presenting at an Ignite? Ignite Corvallis 3 may be your opportunity

While we’ve just wrapped up an Ignite Portland, that’s not the only Ignite in town. Um. Well it is kinda, I guess. I mean, there’s Ignite Government coming up at GOSCON. But other than that, that’s about it for Portland and Ignites. Maybe it would be better if I said “That’s not the only Ignite in the Silicon Forest.”

You see, Ignite Corvallis 3 is still accepting submissions. And if you apply, there’s a really good chance you’ll be on stage. If you’re into that sort of thing. Read More

Ignite Portland 9: How to win at Ignite or Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Ignite experience

[HTML1]Sometimes this content is so easy, it practically writes itself. Especially when I’m just repeating stuff I’ve written before. Again and again. But it bears repeating.

So you’ve reached that special time in your life. And you’re headed to Ignite Portland 9, tonight. Exciting isn’t it? You may be experiencing some funny feelings about Ignite.

That’s okay. That’s natural. We all go through it.

Rest assured, we want your Ignite experience to be as fun and rewarding as possible. It’s a special time in your life. And you deserve to get the most out of it. So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 9. Read More

Ignite Portland 8: How to win at Ignite or Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Ignite experience

So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 8.

Sometimes this content is so easy, it practically writes itself. Especially when I’m just repeating stuff I’ve written before. Again and again. But it bears repeating.

So you’ve reached that special time in your life. And you’re headed to Ignite Portland 8, tonight. Exciting isn’t it? You may be experiencing some funny feelings about Ignite. Read More

Ignite Portland 7: How to win at Ignite or Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Ignite experience

Rest assured, we want your Ignite experience to be as fun and rewarding as possible. So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 7.

Sometimes this content is so easy, it practically writes itself. Especially when I’m just repeating stuff I’ve written before. Again and again. But it bears repeating.

So you’ve reached that special time in your life. And you’re headed to Ignite Portland 7, tonight. Exciting isn’t it? You may be experiencing some funny feelings about Ignite.

That’s okay. That’s natural. We all go through it.

Rest assured, we want your Ignite experience to be as fun and rewarding as possible. So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 7. Read More

Ignite Portland 7 tosses a couple more logsā€¦ err presentations on the fire

It’s getting to be that chilly time of year in Portland. And you know what that means? That’s right: people using coats to save seats at Ignite Portland. But it also means that the Ignite folks are looking to reward us for braving the inclement weather to come watch presenters sharing their burning ideas.

What’s the reward? More content of course. They’ve managed to cram an additional two presentations into the Ignite Portland line-up, making a grand total of 20 burning ideas.

Who got the call? Let’s take a look. Read More

memePDX 006: Igniting Portland and Bend, Portland is open, Small Society’s Starbucks and Zipcar apps, and more

It was a busy week around these parts for tech news, what with Ignite Portland shifting dates and Ignite Bend needing sponsors and Portland becoming an open city and Small Society releasing some cool apps and Ray King winning an OEN award. It’s surprising that we were able to cram it all into memePDX.

But we did. Because we respect your time. Sort of. So, without further ado, here’s the latest episode of memePDX. Read More

Ignite Portland 6: Tips and tricks or How to get the most out of your Ignite night

Rest assured, we want your Ignite experience to be as fun and rewarding as possible. So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 6.

[HTML2]Sometimes this content is so easy, it practically writes itself. Especially when I’m just repeating stuff I’ve written before. But it bears repeating.

So you’ve reached that special time in your life. And you’re headed to Ignite Portland 6, tonight. Exciting isn’t it? You may be experiencing some funny feelings about Ignite. That’s natural.

Rest assured, we want your Ignite experience to be as fun and rewarding as possible. So whether this is your 23rd Ignite event or your first, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Ignite Portland 6. Read More

REMINDER: Ignite Portland’s burning ideas need your flaming comments

It’s that time of year again. Time to pick Ignite Portland presentations for Ignite Portland 6! And this time around, you’ve got the opportunity to provide your feedback on the proposals in a couple of different ways.

So get ready to flame those burning ideas! Oh wait. Or I guess you could be nice, instead.

Either way, your input is needed on the latest Ignite Portland presentation proposals. And there are now two ways you can provide it. Read More

Procrastination warning: Ignite Portland 6 submission deadline is looming

I know, I know. You have so many good ideas. So many potential presentations. Tell you what, pick a few of the best ones and get them submitted for Ignite Portland 6 because your time is running out.

That’s right. This Sunday is the final submission deadline for proposals. And then the Legion of Tech is going to meet at E-San and… hold a tick. There’s something new happening here. Read More

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