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Feb
28
Tue
Bend Arduino Group E-Space
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bend Arduino Group
Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00 PM

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Bend Arduino Group E-Space

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017, 6:00 PM

E::SPACE Labs
48 SE Bridgeford Blvd, Suite 180 Bend, OR

1 Bend Arduino Group Members Attending

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Prototyping & User Testing w/ Invision
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bend User Experience Meetup
Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 PM

InVision lets you shape a concept from ideation all the way to a clickable, interactive prototype. Building a product from your design, though, takes …

Prototyping & A/B Testing w/ Invision

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017, 7:00 PM

No location yet.

1 UX-ers Attending

This is a placeholder for scheduling future UX discussions. Details to follow as those topics are solidified.

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Mar
1
Wed
Business Start-Up class @ COCC's Chandler Lab (off-campus)
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you have a great idea you think could be a successful business but just don’t know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you.

Mar
7
Tue
Tech Talk Happy Hour @ Tech Center
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please mark your calendars and register for the first Talk Tech Happy Hour.

This month we are featuring Machine Learning Primer by Matt Abrams on Tuesday, March 7th. We will be meeting in Thump, in the Tech Center.

Matt Abrams, Investment Partner at Seven Peaks Ventures, has 20 years of experience in the analytics and performance management space with emphasis in Analytics, Machine Learning and Enterprise Software engineering.

Presented by Technology Association of Oregon in collaboration with BendTECH.

Our goal of the monthly Tech Talk Happy Hour is to bring together professionals in technology who are passionate about learning and exchanging ideas about new technology. This is a great opportunity to network and build relationships with individuals and companies located in central Oregon.

Enjoy a drink, build community, and contribute your ideas – ticket price includes one drink ticket.

Sponsored by: East Cascades Workforce Investment Board

Mar
9
Thu
High Performance Teamwork @ OSU Cascades
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Overview:
The ability to perform effectively in teams has become a basic expectation for members of high performance organizations. This workshop provides participants with an understanding of when to use a team, what constitutes an effective team and what their role should be as a member. Participants will learn and practice the interpersonal communication and team process skills that foster the highest creativity and most productive behaviors.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
•Determine whether a team is needed.
•Identify the three broad goals a team may pursue, and recognize the dominant features and member selection criteria for each goal type.
•Define the difference between a group and a team.
•Identify characteristics of successful teams.
•Recognize the stages of team development and their importance to team performance.
•Recognize and work through common issues that hinder team performance.
•Define and know how to reach a consensus decision.
•Apply five methods for getting teams “unstuck.”
•Define team member roles and responsibilities.
•Improve communication through effective listening skills and feedback.
•Evaluate team performance/progress using a simple survey.

Who Should Attend: This workshop is for people working in teams

Prerequisites:No prerequisites.

Mar
10
Fri
Leadership for High Performance Teams @ OSU Cascades
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Overview:
Effective team leadership is a prerequisite for success in today’s high performance organizations. In this workshop, participants will learn how to successfully launch and lead teams. A strong emphasis is placed on learning and practicing the skills necessary to facilitate team development and manage change to achieve optimal performance and more creative solutions.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
•Identify the elements necessary for a team to be successful.
•Distinguish the stages in a team’s life cycle and address the associated task, leadership and group issues.
•Use the diversity of members to improve team performance.
•Employ strategies for resolving conflicts and getting teams “unstuck.”
•Identify the leadership characteristics that enable appropriate use of power and influence to motivate teams.
•Recognize the role of change in organizations.
•Apply strategies to cope with change.
•Apply tools for planning and managing change efforts.
•Help both the organization and individuals work through roadblocks to solutions

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is for people responsible for launching and leading teams

Prerequisites:
Completion of “High Performance Teamwork” or an equivalent training course.

Leadership for High Performance Teams @ OSU-Cascades GRC - 134
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Overview:
Effective team leadership is a prerequisite for success in today’s high performance organizations. In this workshop, participants will learn how to successfully launch and lead teams. A strong emphasis is placed on learning and practicing the skills necessary to facilitate team development and manage change to achieve optimal performance and more creative solutions.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
•Identify the elements necessary for a team to be successful.
•Distinguish the stages in a team’s life cycle and address the associated task, leadership and group issues.
•Use the diversity of members to improve team performance.
•Employ strategies for resolving conflicts and getting teams “unstuck.”
•Identify the leadership characteristics that enable appropriate use of power and influence to motivate teams.
•Recognize the role of change in organizations.
•Apply strategies to cope with change.
•Apply tools for planning and managing change efforts.
•Help both the organization and individuals work through roadblocks to solutions

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is for people responsible for launching and leading teams

Prerequisites:
Completion of “High Performance Teamwork” or an equivalent training course.

Mar
14
Tue
LEAN Six Sigma: Yellow Belt Training @ OSU Cascades
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

Overview:
Participants in this course will learn the fundamental Lean Six Sigma philosophy and how to apply the tools and methods in their work place on a daily basis. Participants will learn how to identify improvement opportunities and be a valuable resource within Lean Six Sigma project teams led by Green Belts and Black Belts.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
•Use Lean Six Sigma terms and concepts to communicate with others with an emphasis on voice of the customer, critical to quality, speed and non-value-added
•Explain each phase of the Lean Six Sigma Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology.
•Map a process, understand inputs and outputs and that every organization is a collection of processes.
•Explain the role of the Yellow Belt in the context of all other Six Sigma roles (Black Belt, Green Belt, Champion, etc.)
•Understand the organization’s improvement project pipeline strategy – selection process, prioritization and tollgate process
•Learn the Six Sigma tools most widely used in manufacturing applications: •Define Tools – Metrics, structured brainstorming, SIPOC, process mapping, I/O analysis
•Measure Tools – Cause-and-effect matrix, FMEA, data collection, cost of poor quality
•Analyze Tools – Pareto charts
•Improve and – Solution Design Matrix
•Control Tools – Control Charts

Who Should Attend:
This course is for people who want to learn the fundamentals of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and the basic tools.

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this training class

Bend Arduino Group Trinity Lutheran
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bend Arduino Group
Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00 PM

See the map for details,
http://files.meetup.com/8079252/MeetingLocationTrinityLutheran.pdf

Bend Arduino Group Trinity Lutheran

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017, 6:00 PM

Trinity Lutheran School
2550 Ne Butler Market Rd Bend, OR

1 Bend Arduino Group Members Attending

See the map for details,http://files.meetup.com/8079252/MeetingLocationTrinityLutheran.pdf

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Mar
15
Wed
Launch Your Business series @ COCC's Chandler Lab (off-campus)
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Launch Your Business series @ COCC's Chandler Lab (off-campus) |  |  |

Are you about to start or are you in the early stages of running your own business? Avoid costly mistakes and position yourself for success by covering essential details. We will work on pricing and profitability, cash flow management and financial stability, as well as defining your marketing message. Take full advantage of three one-to-one daytime business advising sessions combined with three Wednesday evening workshop presentations (3/15, 3/29, 4/12), plus peer support. Cost includes $25 workbook. Your initial advising session will take place before the first class during the week starting March 6, so please be sure to register early so we can set up your first meeting!