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The World Is On Fire And So Is Your Website

Learn how MoveOn architects and scales a complex ecosystem of custom tools that power political organizing work like rapid response mobilizations, get out the vote programs, and data-driven campaigning... on a nonprofit budget! We'll discuss the modern attention economy, the world of micro-influencers, and distributed system design that is resilient to extremely bursty traffic driven by the extremely unpredictable news cycle.


Ann Lewis

Senior Advisor for Technology Delivery at the U.S. Small Business Administration

Ann Lewis is Senior Advisor for Technology Delivery at the SBA, focusing on service delivery, system integration, procurement, and all the places where policy implementation intersect with technology. She is part of a cohort of technology leaders appointed to government agencies, with the...

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Wednesday Nov 18 / 12:50PM EST

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The way in which we build software is changing ever more rapidly.  Working out what technologies and approaches to bet on is, correspondingly, becoming ever more difficult. For software architects this pace of change means continual research and experimentation to keep on top of this...

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Colin Breck

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