Embracing Neuro technology design into your tech teams
UX/UI in 2019 – utilising data for truly customer-centric products
Gain critical insights to not just stay relevant, but make yourself an agent of competitive transformation
Create a comprehensive roadmap of the tech-to-watch!
Understand the career opportunities from cognitive technologies
Ensure you’re cutting through the jargon and demystifying emerging tech
The Evolution of Work
The advance of cognitive technologies, changing social expectations of how we work, mobility, crowd sourcing, always-on culture and virtual teams… there is no denying we are entering a new work frontier!
The future of tech is dependent on the future of work – their evolution goes hand-in-hand. This stage will analyse the business strategies that lie behind them.
You’ll learn how to take charge of the rapidly changing work environment and lead from the front.
Flexible working – how can we find the right fit for all?
Work/life balance – creating space for wellbeing and productivity
Embracing the new project practices – Agile vs. Kanban vs. Waterfall
Should businesses be looking towards philanthropic capitalism?
Fit for purpose recruitment practices to attract the workforce your future business needs
Why (and how) you should be greeting technological change with enthusiasm than fear!
Pinpointing your personal priorities and needs within the work evolution
Learning key mind hygiene tips and tricks for a better you!
Founder Focus - Changing the World through Entrepreneurship
Women of Silicon Valley aims to empower entrepreneurs to grow faster through better knowledge and connections. Learning from those who have done it all before helps to maximise your chances of success.
You’ll learn from fellow founders' success stories and gain practical advice on how to scale your business.
Key focus areas include:
Understanding tech for non-tech founders
Outsourcing vs. in-housing your tech and teams – which way to go?
Creating your pitch-deck – what to include and what it should look like
Recruitment – how best to write your job specs to get the workforce you need
Making allies – establishing founder-to-founder / CTO-to-CTO / etc. networks
The hacks and tricks to control your funding
Learn from fellow startup success stories - What pitfalls took them by surprise, what advice would they give fellow founders?
Improve your networks
Gain greater clarity and knowledge on where to invest your funding best!
Taking Charge of your Future - Career Guidance & Personal Development
Ensure you don’t fall into the trap of just developing traditional, role-based skills… whether early in your career or 20+ years down the road, the focus should always be to both personal and professional development.
Upskill yourself in these workshops, however many years’ experience you have!
Practical tips & tricks for navigating your way into a tech-specific career
Preparing for Leadership – gaining credibility and being heard
Diversifying your skillset to create truly transferable skills
How to stop being a ‘doer’ and be seen more strategically?
How to plan career breaks without needing to sacrifice your goals
Embracing the idea of pulling people up with you
Gathering together the latest tips, tricks and resources for results-driven personal development in 2019
Creating your personal, actionable 7-year plan
Generating a realistic work/life balance
Diversity, Inclusion and You!
The time for only highlighting the issues around D&I has passed. The time for action is here.
Be empowered with the practical insight, tools and confidence you need to take action.
Ageism – as working life extends into our 70’s how will it impact you?
Upskilling fast: adapting to an ever-changing tech sector landscape
Pay gaps – we’ll look into the true state of affairs in 2019 and understand the psychology of pay gaps
The intersectionality of D&I – From SME to FTSE 500
Unconscious bias – how to tackle it in yourself and others
How to embrace neurodiversity and neuroscience in your organisation
Arm yourself with more than rhetoric, and leave equipped with D&I toolkits tried & tested by our speakers
Be empowered to have the confidence to take action within your own organisation around D&I challenges