August 2, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Finding reliable software solutions doesn’t have to be expensive. Open-source tools are an ideal way to launch or grow your business on a budget. In this interactive session, you’ll learn what open-source software is, and you’ll explore the pros and cons of using it for your enterprise. The session includes a live demonstration of how to find, vet, download, and use two open-source software platforms ideal for small businesses.
Presenters: Bridget Manley is an eLearning specialist with a passion for helping learners become effective agents in their careers and in their communities. She co-founded Ascendant Design and Training with her husband Daniel Patterson in July 2020. Before that, she was the curriculum manager for a Denver-based startup company where she developed compliance and manufacturing training for the state-legal cannabis industry.
Daniel Patterson is a Software Systems Developer with over 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience in software, electronic, and mechanical design. He has been involved in several different industries, including logistics, gaming, music, and heavy equipment to name just a few. In those industries, Daniel has managed projects large and small, has overseen research, development, engineering, and IT departments, and has managed the implementation and upkeep of automated production systems.