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Posts by Keith Instone

User Insights for the Whole Team, Apr...

User Insights Event

Tech Toledo is working with the BGSU Student Chapter of ACM (computer science majors and other future IT professionals) on an event on April 12th at BGSU. Lean, agile, and startup processes emphasis creating customer value and satisfying user needs, both expressed an unexpressed. How do you get valid customer and user insights to guide […]

Tech industry growing in Michigan

The release of two reports that show an increase in high-tech jobs in Michigan triggered an article by Tyrel Linkhorn of The Blade (published yesterday, March 5th). He was looking for a Toledo angle, so he contacted me (Keith) and we talked for 30 minutes or so. He used two quotes from me. Here are […]

Lima Tech Conference, 4/14

The Lima 2016 Tech Conference will be April 14th. This is the premier event for IT vendors in the region. It is organized by LRITA, the Lima Regional Information Technology Alliance. Check out the conference web site for more information. Learn about how to be a sponsor, exhibitor, presenter and attendee. Some hi-lites: Keynote presenter Damian […]

UX Conference, Feb 3

Tech Toledo is one of the organizers of the 4th User Experience Toledo Region conference. February 3, 2016, from 9am to 5pm, at the Toledo Museum of Art. Featuring remote speakers from Rosenfeld Media. The topic is Product Management and User Experience. Tickets are $50 and include the program (live and recordings afterwards), networking, lunch, […]

Ohio Tech Industry Advocacy Survey

Calling all IT leaders in the Toledo region! We need a few minutes of your time to fill out a survey about the issues that are important to you (such as IT talent attraction and tech start-up funding). The results of our survey will be added to data from other Ohio regions to help advocate […]

Details for Dec 10 Geek Dinner Holida...

For those of you attending the 5th Annual Tech Toledo Geek Dinner Holiday Mixer (Thursday, December 10th, Blarney Event Center), here are details on the schedule, food and drink options for the evening. 5:30pm: Doors open Sign in upon arrival and be sure to circle all of the groups you are affiliated with. Fill out […]

Open invitation to 2015 Geek Dinner

Blarney Event Center

Tech Toledo invites all information technology professionals to join us on December 10th for the 5th Annual Geek Dinner Holiday Mixer. This will be one the year’s largest social gatherings of the IT community in the Toledo Region. We have been averaging over 50 attendees the past few years, and we have a new venue […]

Pitch and Pour, November 12

Tech Toledo is happy to be a sponsor of Pitch and Pour on November 12, starting at 5:30pm (NTCC at the University of Toledo). Pitch and Pour is a business competition and a major startup community event for the Toledo region. The following teams will be making pitches to the judges and the audience: AudiblEye […]

EPIC Toledo’s Connect I.T.

September 2nd will be another epic event for the Toledo Region Information Technology (IT) community (pun intended). EPIC Toledo (“Engaging People, Inspiring Change”) works to attract and retain young professional talent and seeks to develop future business and community leaders. On September 2nd, EPIC Toledo will launch “Connect I.T.,” a new event aimed at serving the IT community […]

Summer Fun

Tech Toledo is part of two summer events that you are invited to attend. On Thursday, July 23, Tech Toledo will be part of the Seed Coworking Ultimate Anniversary Party. Celebrating anniversaries with us: Spoke, GroundSpeed, StartUp Toledo, and, of course, Seed Coworking. The party will also celebrate other milestones by companies in our community. The Ultimate Anniversary […]