We’re delighted to announce that our own Liam Dempsey has been named as the Chair of the Outreach & Marketing Action Team for ITAG. As the Chair of that team, Liam will lead and coordinate efforts to grow and sustain the community of professionals that belong to ITAG. Liam was appointed to this volunteer position at the May 2019 meeting of ITAG. Continue reading
We are delighted to share that Liam Dempsey will present a talk at Abstractions II, a highly-respected multi-disciplinary tech conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Liam will deliver a talk entitled Programming Language: Learning to Present, Talk, and Ask Questions in an Inclusive Way.
Earlier this morning, the team at Hallway Chats published its 100th podcast episode. First launched in June 2017, Hallway Chats is a show where Liam Dempsey and Tara Claeys interview people from the WordPress community about their respective lives, challenges, definitions of success, and more. Continue reading
With WordCamp Philly only a week away, we are looking forward to attending our local city’s WordCamp.
Over the past two years, we have happily supported Good Neighbor Day, a day-long, community-focused event in Downingtown, PA. Yesterday, we attended the event for the first time as a company. While Liam has been attending the event for many years, it was Lauren’s first time. It was enjoyable to get out from behind our computer screens to see the event and meet some of the vendors in person.
Over the weekend, Liam Dempsey drove south from suburban Philadelphia to Atlanta, to speak at one of the premier WordPress conferences, WordCamp Atlanta. As expected, WordCamp Atlanta proved a valuable experience, packed with opportunities for networking and learning. Continue reading
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law focused on the protection of personal data for all residents of countries within the European Union. This new legislation aims to give individuals greater control over their personal data and to change the approach of organizations across the world towards data privacy. The GDPR goes into effect on 25-May-2018. Continue reading
We are excited to share the news that Liam Dempsey will be speaking at WordCamp Atlanta on Sunday, April 15th. After launching a podcast called Hallway Chats with friend and colleague, Tara Claeys, Liam will share what they have learned about building community through podcasting.
Earlier this week, Liam Dempsey presented a talk titled WordPress as a Communication Platform to the Baltimore WordPress Meetup Group. In the talk, Liam explored the ways in which the WordPress community communicates and how those lessons may be applied to the greater world.
On Monday, 05-Feb-2018, the Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup focused on Gutenberg, the new content editor within WordPress. Over the course of the evening, the group enjoyed an overview of Gutenberg, what it does, when it’s likely to be incorporated into WordPress core, and where it’s heading in a technical sense. The evening then turned to a panel discussion about what Gutenberg will mean for the individual panelist’s respective businesses. Continue reading