Podcast 161 - Beyond hoodies and ping pong: Lessons from tech

This week the GoodPractice team visited Turing Fest 2019, one of Europe’s top tech conferences, to learn about product development, leadership, marketing – and skateboards.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 03 September 2019
Podcast 161 - Beyond hoodies and ping pong: Lessons from tech

Ross GarnerRoss Dickie and Owen Ferguson are joined by podcast newcomers Jade Stewart and Tracey McDonald to share their reflections.

In this episode we discuss

  • How marketing techniques can optimise your L&D output
  • The importance of seeking user feedback
  • The tech sector’s approach to diversity and inclusion

Show notes

You can find out more about Turing Fest at turingfest.com

In What I Learned This Week, Owen shared the public and open source frameworks for career progression at progression.fyi

And Ross shared the Twitter account @JustSaysInMice, which aims to increase the accuracy of science reporting.

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About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Instructional Design Manager
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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