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Monday, May 8 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Changing the Conversation: How Language Influences the Software Creation Process

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You probably ask yourself questions like "What do I need the system to do?" all the time. But how could things change if you rephrased the question to be user-oriented? "What are the problems I want library software to help solve for my users?" Changing the conversation to focus on end-user problems can open the door to more creative and innovative solutions and build better collaborations with your developer colleagues, your library staff, and your service providers.

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Karen Coombs

Senior Product Analyst, OCLC
Karen Coombs is a librarian and geek coder with an interest in mashups, web services, and linked data. She currently works on the WorldShare platform. Prior to joining OCLC, she worked in academic library information technology for 10 years. Karen writes, teaches, and presents on... Read More →

Monday May 8, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lakeside Room 6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, Ohio, 43017

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