Archive for the ‘Speaking’ Category

Public Danish Data REST Interface

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Christian Dalager and I did an internal Capgemini SmartLunch presentation about REST interfaces in the public Danish sector. REST interface is great news for those in favor of easy-to-integrate, scalable SOA interfaces, and REST services is actually used more than SOAP, XMLRPC, etc. in companies offering multiple interfaces to their data (Amazon, Yahoo, Google, Ebay, […]

RailsConf Europe 2007 Recap

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

I wanted this post to be named “Usability Lessons from RailsConf Europe 2007” — but realized that only some what I want to write below is about usability. So RailsConf Europe this year is over, and there are a few things i want to highlight from a conference that in general was a smash hit. […]

Busy Preparing RailsConf Presentation

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

For the last days, Mads and myself have been working hard on our RailsConf presentation Tuesday next week.

Railsconf speaker 2007

At the presentation we will introduce a Ruby on Rails plugin that can create the foundation for a local Rails app based on forms scraped from a remote application. In our case, an internal application used for timereporting in Capgemini.

Videos: Innovation and User Interface Developments

Saturday, August 11th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Two very interesting videos about Google The new innovative improvements to Google Maps… View the demo video (it’s just a few minutes):Via Jacob Hage’s blog. My favorite is the drag-and-drop replanning of routes. Danish competitors are lightyears behind here… If you have not seen it: Check out Douglas Merril (CIO at Google) talk about innovation […]

RailsConf Talk Accepted: Prototyping, Hacking Enterprise Legacy Applications

Friday, June 8th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Woohoo. I got a response from O’Reilly that my talk for RailsConf in Berlin is accepted. I will be presenting with my colleague Mads Buus, who’s also active in our Copenhagen Ruby user group. Here is the talk proposal: Title: Screenscraping as a tool for changing the (legacy) world Conference: RailsConf Europe 2007 Type/Duration: 45 […]

Reboot Conversation: Past, Present, Future of Interaction Design

Friday, June 1st, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Reboot was very good this year, and after meeting people like Mathias Müller-Prove (works with user experience on OpenOffice and did another presentation), Matthew (works in AllPeers — a company that does an interestning firefox plugin, that I unfortunately never got a demo of). This inspired me to have a conversation about “the humane interface“… […]

Why AJAX Failed (Then Succeeded)

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

E-Week has notes from “Google’s Bosworth” (which must be Adam Bosworth, formerly employed at Microsoft and working on the IE4 team). Below some notable quotes on AJAX. I really like his style a lot. Also, I can recommend his talk from 2005 on high performance systems (via IT conversations), where he mentions that one Google […]

RailsConf presentation notes

Thursday, September 14th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Just a short note that I just published my first notes from the RailsConf keynote presentations. RailsConf ends tomorrow, Friday, and I expect that more notes will show up on our Rails related website: copenhagen.rb Railsconf Europe Session overview Technorati Tags: railsconf, notes, presentations

Presentation for corporate weblogging event

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

This morning we’re speaking in about corporate weblogs in Copenhagen, Denmark. It’s hosted by the Danish IT Industry Association, and We’ll be speaking on the experiences with this blog and how it relates to our jobs at Capgemini. The presentation is in Danish. More info on previous blog post “Speaking on Corporate Weblogging event“. Powerpoint […]

reboot8 roundup

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Last weeks reboot8 conference in Copenhagen is over, and it’s time to get back to work. There were some very good talks but it’s the audience that makes reboot a special event. The highlights of my reboot were the talks from Ben Hammersley, Jesse James Garret, Doc Searls and Jeremy Keith (who was asked by […]

My Talk at Reboot8: Prototyping

Thursday, June 1st, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Today is the time for my ten minute presentation at Reboot. I have ten minutes between 16.45 and 17.30 to give my talk. Topic: Prototype driven development with Ruby on Rails, and demo of the application we made at Capgemini with the Danish public Agency of Companies and Commerce. Presentation (Powerpoint format) for download here: […]

Reboot8 Program Finally Ready

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

[updated with Friday program] I’ve been very curious with respect to the conference program for reboot8 next week. Especially because I’ll be giving a short talk there. I see from the Program page that now there is a program available for Thursday at least the entire conference. I just mailed Thomas Madsen-Mygdal to ask if […]

Speaking on Corporate Weblogging event

Monday, May 15th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

June 13, Thomas and I are invited to speak at an event about corporate weblogs in Copenhagen, Denmark. It’s hosted by the Danish IT Industry Association, and We’ll be speaking on the experiences with this blog and how it relates to our jobs at Capgemini. Also, there will be a chance to hear Thomas Madsen-Mygdal, […]

Speaking at reboot8 about Rails and rapid prototyping

Thursday, May 11th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be giving a brief talk at reboot8.0 about Rails and rapid prototyping. This is in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 1 or 2. Thomas Madsen-Mygdal (of reboot) looked for short demos of web applications, which is what I’ll do: reboot is this year gonna be showcasing 15-20 5 minute demos. […]

Speaking on usability and rapid prototyping

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

For those of you in Denmark in the Copenhagen area. May 19 I’m speaking about rapid prototyping to make usability testing earlier and more often. The focus will be on the benefits and the business value user testing creates early in the process, so at this event, there’s really no focus on Ruby on Rails […]