Talks

Smart Decisions and Happiness All Around with Analytics

June 22, 2018 at RubyNation 2018 in Arlington, VA

I go over how we built the analytics framework for login.gov, the decisions made along the way, how we ended up with our final implementation, and how it improved our Rails controller design and developer happiness.

I also demonstrate how analytics can help drive decisions based on data and actual customer usage rather than assumptions, and how it facilitates troubleshooting elusive bugs.

Presenting the Ohana API for Human Services

A talk I gave at the Code for America Summit on October 15, 2013, along with Beverly Johnson, Director of the Human Services Agency in San Mateo County.

Harnessing Data to Maximize Outcomes

A panel I was part of at the Healthy Communities Data Summit in San Francisco on May 21, 2013, where I spoke about my Code for America fellowship project: Ohana API.

iOS Automated Testing with Calabash: Tips & Tricks

A talk I gave at the Mobile Testing Summit in San Francisco on November 1, 2012. The slides are also available.