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Join us at our spring user group

The programme for the 2018 user group combines product updates and workshops teaching best practice with open sessions tackling problems you face in your organisations. Special guest speaker Carl Gottlieb – AKA The GDPR Guy – will also run a Q&A session on all aspects of this far-reaching legislation. As always, there will be plenty of opportunities to speak to staff about all aspects of your day-to-day use of Contensis and share advice with your peers.

 

Check out the agenda below.

09:15 - 09:50

Registration, coffee, and pastries

09:50 - 10:00

Universal

Welcome

Richard will take you through the programme for the day.

10:00 - 10:30

Universal

Contensis update

Richard will take you through some of the key product highlights from the last 12 months, and will look ahead to what’s coming up in Contensis.

10:30 - 11:15

Universal

GDPR Winners and losers

In this presentation Carl discusses what is actually happening in the world of Data Protection both in the public and behind closed doors.

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 - 12:45

Universal

Content development workshop: Make content great again

Gabriel looks at what content is the best investment for your organisation. 

Development

Technical workshop: Management API

Contensis, event management, course database, collections, and more! We understand that your organisation has lots of systems which need to communicate and share content with each other. In this session Jon will cover how to use the Management API to maximise the flow of content between your systems and your Contensis-powered applications in order to build powerful digital services that serve the needs of your communities.

Jon Moore
Jon Moore
12:45 - 13:45

Universal

Usability testing

Sign up for a 10min slot during the lunch break to help us test new Contensis features.

Lunch by Wandercrust

13:45 - 14:45

Universal

Open session - afternoon

Together with fellow Contensis users and the experts behind the system, find the solutions to some of the challenges you face in your organisation. Themes will be generated with your peers at the very beginning of the day.

14:45 - 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 - 16:00

Universal

Case study

Case Study: Importing content into Contensis using the Management API

16:00 - 16:30

Universal

The future of Contensis

Richard Saunders will give you an unique insight into the direction we are taking with Contensis and explain the changes we will be making to the product in the next 18 months.

16:30 - 16:40

Universal

Closing talk

Richard Chivers will round up the day by taking you through some of the key updates across Zengenti over the last year, and he’ll update you on the exciting times ahead.

Our team

Gabriel Smy

Gabriel Smy

Gabriel is Zengenti's content strategist. He helps clients to plan and produce great content for their websites. A writer at heart, he has more than 10 years' experience in digital content and communications.

Jon Maskrey

Jon Maskrey

Jon is a Zengenti veteran of four years. As a UX designer and front-end developer, he works with the product team to build a great user experience that is accessible, easy to use and fast. He has extensive experience in front-end development and Contensis integration.

Jon Moore

Jon Moore

Jon is a front-end developer and technical consultant here at Zengenti. He builds and customises complex websites, and comes up with technical answers to difficult business questions. He’s been building websites with Zengenti for over five years, and has extensive experience in front and back-end code.

Kyle Roberts

Kyle Roberts

Kyle is a .NET developer for Zengenti's Coach House team. He builds custom c# controls for clients, and works with bespoke solutions and migrations. His background includes several years experience in c# and in the web industry. He also has a foundation degree in computing.
Richard Chivers

Richard Chivers

Richard is Zengenti’s CEO. He looks after all the teams at Zengenti. Being a developer at heart, he occasionally likes to push the odd side project. Between him and Simon Horan, they originally built both our flagship product – the Contensis CMS – and the business since its start.

Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders

Richard is the product owner for Contensis – our CMS. He sets the direction and roadmap for the product. His background includes both user experience and front-end design.

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