12-15 Oct 2010 | Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting, TUG 2010 Newport

ImageTraction Software's Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting (TUG 2010) will be in Newport Rhode Island, 12-15 October 2010. Mark your calendars! Wed 13 Oct will feature an opening keynote by Jim McGee followed by a TeamPage update by Chris Nuzum CTO and co-founder of Traction Software, a talk by Attivio VP of Engineering Rik Tamm-Daniels, customer stories, and a closing keynote by Jon Udell. If you can't attend TUG 2010 Newport in person Follow TUG 2010 Newport on Twitter

Friday Oct 15 Update: It was a great! See TUG 2010 Newport | Thank you!

Friday Oct 22 Update: TUG 2010 video and audio podcasts including Jim McGee, Jon Udell keynotes, Traction CTO Chris Nuzum talks posted to the Traction Software Vimeo page (moved from blip.tv). See links below.

Tuesday October 12, 2010

Jordan Frank, Basic to Jedi Skills | 1:30pm to 6:00pm

Traction Software VP of Sales and Business Development Jordan Frank leads a session which takes folk from Basic to Jedi TeamPage skills, and shares his experience on effective use of social software in the enterprise.
Slides

Wednesday October 13, 2010

Jim McGee Keynote | 9am to 10:00am
Doing and Managing Knowledge Work
Video | Slides | Transcript

Chris Nuzum, Traction Software Update | 10 to 10:45am
Observable Work: Make Actions Observable Too
Video | Slides

Rik Tamm-Daniels, Attivio Update | 11:00 to 11:30am

Customer Talks | 11:30am - Noon, 1:30 - 4:15pm

Customers presenting at TUG will include Brian Tullis, Information Systems Director of Alcoa Fastening Systems, Angela Varner, Worldwide KM Technology Manager of the Boston Consulting Group, Kevin Duprey, Manager of Design and Analysis, Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense, Paul Fisher, Senior Policy Advisor of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Pam Blasius, North American Marketing Manager of Armstrong International, and Arik Johnson, Founder and Chairman of Aurora WDC.

Brian Tullis, Slides Patterns of Observable Work
Keven Duprey Ensign Bickford Slides Observable Processes
Pam Blasius, Armstrong International Slides Using Traction As A Marketing Tool
Paul Fisher, Slides Traction Training and Enhancements at FDA - CDRH
Arik Johnson, Aurora WDC Slides Adventures in 21st Century Organizational Design

Peter O'Kelly | Noon to 12:20pm Oct 13 2010
Communication / Collaboration / Content, Competition "Co-opetition," and Culture

Video | Slides

Analyst and consultant Peter O'Kelly will survey the market dynamics at the intersection of communication, collaboration, and content management, including opportunities for Traction Software and its customer community

Masuki Kojima and Takashi Okutsu, Applied Knowledge Company Inc | 4:15 to 4:30pm
TeamPage in the Japanese Market

Matt Cole, Managing Director, Intuli | 4:30 to 4:45pm

Jon Udell Keynote | 4:45 to 5:45pm
Being observable: culture, environment, and habit
Video | Slides

Continuing a TUG tradition, we'll have memorable TUG dinner that evening: a traditional Rhode Island Clambake - lobster, clams, corn, potatoes and more, steamed in seaweed over hardwood coals.

Thursday October 14, 2010

Observable Workshop | 9am to 12:30pm EDT
Join Jim McGee, Jon Udell, Peter O'Kelly, Brian Tullis, Paula Thornton, Larry Hawes, Jack Vinson and others for a Observable Workshop from 9:00 AM to 12:20 PM EDT 14 Oct to discuss the pattern that Jon called observable work in 2009: "... the idea that by narrating our work, we can perhaps restore some of what was lost when factories and then offices made work opaque and not easily observable." This will be a lively session based on this summer's globe spanning Twitter and blog discussion of Observable Work.
Video Part I | Video Part II Moderated by Jon Udell
TUG 2010 Observable Workshop Notes (Brian Tullis)

Developer and Management Workshops
Based on TUG 2009 feedback, TUG 2010 offers two optional days of workshops, training and discussion on topics of interest to SDL / SDK / Java Developers and to those responsible for planning, management and support of Traction TeamPage (business practice as well as IT topics).

Joint Developer / Management Track
These sessions provide information on new Attivio and TeamPage 5.0 capabilities that are important for both managers and SDK/SDL developers.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Attivio - What's new in AIE2 and Dictionary Management Slides
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM TeamPage 5.0 Profiles - Concepts and facilities Slides
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM TeamPage 5.0 Status - Concepts and facilities Slides
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TeamPage 5.1 Project Management - Concepts and facilities Slides
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM Where do we go from here ? - Priority and roadmap discussion

Friday October 15, 2010

Joint Developer / Management Track
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Traction Instant Publisher 3.0 and Outlook Social Connector (OSC)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Proteus CSS Style Sheets Slides
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Transitioning to TeamPage 5.0 and Proteus Slides

Developer Track
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM Customizing TeamPage 5.0 Profiles Slides
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Proteus - New SDK Features Slides
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TeamPage 5.1 Project Management Architecture Slides
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM Office hours discussion and examples

Management Track
10:35 AM - 12:30 PM Managing and Monitoring TeamPage Slides
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Managing TeamPage Q&A and examples

See also

ImageSee the Traction Software Vimeo page for public videos (moved from blip.tv). TUG slides will be posted in the Traction Software Slideshare archive. Some videos and slides will be only be posted to the TUG space on Traction's TeamPage Community server at the author's request.

You can Resister (free) for your own account on Traction Software's TeamPage Community server and get a free TeamPage license along with access to forums, Java SDK code, documentation, examples and more - join the conversation!

Follow TUG 2010 Newport on Twitter if you can't be at TUG 2010 Newport in person.

For a look at last year's event, see TUG 2009 Providence | Keynotes by Carmen Medina, Chris Nuzum and Stewart Mader

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