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Mobile Strategy for Today and Tomorrow: New Relic FutureTalk featuring HP, Simple, and Urban Airship

Effectively employing mobile technology often involves impeccable timing. Reaching the customer when and where it is most appropriate and relevant. Speaking of timing… boy did we pick a time to talk mobile. Something tells me there are going to be quite a few mobile devices in use during this talk—given its proximity to the NCAA Football Championship game featuring the Oregon Ducks and some other team—but it should be a great discussion. Read More

Why this has been an insanely—and historically—important week for the Portland startup scene

While Portland has been lucky to have a number of notable events in the startup scene—huge rounds of funding, sizable acquisitions, companies going public—it’s still more rare than we’d like. But momentum is gathering. And this week was a perfect example. That’s why I wanted to take a couple of seconds to highlight two important milestones: Tripwire was acquired and New Relic went public. Read More

Emergence of the marketing engineer: New Relic FutureTalk with Isaac Wyatt and Baxter Denney

Portland has a lot of tech. And Portland has a lot of marketing. But in the past, the two disciplines crossing over was a rarity. That’s starting to change as a new breed of marketing type becomes more and more prevalent: the marketing engineer. Join New Relic’s next FutureTalk to hear more about the concept. Read More

How do you get your kid interested in programming, robotics, and engineering? New Relic FutureTalk with Arun Gupta

It’s no secret. There is a a dearth of technical talent plaguing many startups. Yes, I said “dearth.” One way to begin to solve the problem is simple: give kids the chance to explore technical topics. But how do you go about doing that? Well, Arun Gupta from Red Hat has a few ideas. And he’ll be sharing them at the next New Relic FutureTalk on Monday, October 13. Read More

How science, machine learning, and augmented reality can improve your beer purchases: New Relic FutureTalk with Trace Smith

Now, I’m not one to overthink my beverages, adult or otherwise. But I am willing to admit that I could likely benefit from technology in that regard. I’m just not exactly sure how. Which is why I was intrigued by what Next Glass is doing: using science to recommend beer and wine to you. Read More

Big data meets government: New Relic FutureTalk with Chris Rieth

There’s been a ton of discussion about “big data” from a corporate perspective. But how does it figure in with some of the biggest big datasets of all? New Relic is exploring that question in their next FutureTalk with Chris Reith of Socrata. Read More

What beginners teach us: New Relic FutureTalk with Selena Deckelmann

Much of the startup scene is struggling to find the talent they need to build the products they want to build. And it’s not getting any easier to find those folks. That means, there are more and more people who see the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to go after those jobs. That means a lot of newbies. Read More

DevOps patterns distilled: New Relic FutureTalk with Gene Kim

I’ve been super impressed with the folks New Relic has been rounding up to speak at its FutureTalks series. And this month is no different. Gene Kim, founder of Tripwire and respected author, will be taking the stage, this month. The topic? DevOps. Read More

Wiki's song of code and content: Ward Cunningham gives New Relic FutureTalk

Portland is filled with hidden gems. Technologists of great aplomb who are quietly working away building awesome things. And it’s always nice when they take a few minutes to share some of their amazing insights. This month, New Relic has managed to wrangle one of those folks to speak—Ward Cunningham, inventor of the wiki—at their FutureTalks series. Read More

Writing object-oriented code: Rubyist Sandi Metz gives New Relic FutureTalk, February 24

I’m really pleased at the traction New Relic is seeing with their FutureTalk program, not only are they highlighting thoughtful speakers but they’re also using their heft to give back to the Portland tech scene. This next talk on February 24 continues the trend. With Sandi Metz. Read More

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