GOTO is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 90 top speaker and 1300 attendees. The conference cover topics such as .Net, Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture and Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes

Sascha Wolter, Consultant, Trainer, Software-Architect & Author

Sascha Wolter

Biography: Sascha Wolter

Sascha Wolter is a professional developer with passion for M2M, Rich Applications and Mobile Apps in all flavors. He also works as a consultant, trainer, software-architect and author and contributes articles to a number of magazines. His books and video-trainings are bestselling publications in Germany. He has been giving lectures at conferences like "jQuery Europe", "Adobe MAX", "Flash on the Beach" and "Microsoft xtopia" for several few years now. Sascha is also the founder of the leading German Adobe User Group with more than 100,000 members and cofounder of the internationally renowned conference beyond tellerrand. His work was mentioned by several magazines and broadcasters like, SPIEGEL ONLINE, Discovery Channel, ZDF heute-show and so on. If he is not tinkering with new soft- and hardware as Developer Evangelist for the Developer Garden, he likes playing Lego with his kids in his spare time.

Twitter: @saschawolter

Presentation: Lightning Talks: Hard Things Made Easy part 1

Track: Hard Things Made Easy / Time: Wednesday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Glazen Zaal

Building the right thing in 5 questions / 10:20 - 10:30

In this talk Russ Miles, principal consultant at Simplicity Itself, will introduce and demonstrate how to use 5 little questions that can help you ensure you're building the right thing, rather than just building it right.

by Russ Miles

Make gestures work whatever happens / 10:35 - 10:45

The growing capabilities in terms of interactions promises better User Experience. But "better" is not true for everything possible. Reducing the gulf between humans and physical systems is not trivial! In the near future we will rather specify our intentions for our whole environment made of connected things of several kinds than for a single device. Based on a bunch of gadgets like the Kinect, Sascha shows you what to do it and what to avoid, creating more experience, usability and reliability with less waving around.

by Sascha Wolter

How to cram a desktop website worth of information on a mobile screen? / 10:50 - 11:00

In this lightning course I will explain basic principles for usable mobile websites and apps. You will find out that constraints of mobile devices are a blessing in disguise as they will help you to discover what's really important for your user.

by Liou Ymanae

Decisions Enable Productivity - The Art of the Best Wrong Answer / 11:05 - 11:15

Uncertainty, Risk, Ignorance, Fear, Disagreement are major productivity blockers that disrupt flow. Blocked individuals quickly cascade into blocked teams and even businesses. In this talk we discuss how make decisions so that you are your colleagues are not block.

by Dave Thomas

* Speaking times are subject to change