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Friday, May 18 • 10:55am - 11:40am
20% Time: Searching for Innovations

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The stories we tell of inventors have skewed our ideas for what is needed to find innovations. We expect epiphany moments, we look for the lone heroes, and we expect everyone to agree. Google popularized the 20% time concept and have publicized the use to create products like Gmail and Google Reader. As companies look to find their own innovations, some have implemented their own flavors of 20% time. In this presentation, we will talk about stories of innovation and the common pitfalls of 20% time. You will leave with some questions to answer for how you want to implement or change your own 20% time.

Speakers
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Mark Schall

Tech Lead, Detroit Labs
A polyglot developer with 10 years experience, currently working at Detroit Labs an awesome company based in Detroit. I’ve worked on native desktop applications for Windows and OS X, native mobile applications for iOS, Windows and Android, and web applications for both .NET and... Read More →


Friday May 18, 2018 10:55am - 11:40am
Conference Room H