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Jama Software

135 SW Taylor St, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204, us (map)
(503) 922-1058

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  • Tuesday
    Nov 19 2019
    Write the Docs Portland November 2019 Meetup: Doc-As-Code Case Study with Amy Qualls

    Jama Software

    Are you new to the philosophy of Documentation as Code (Docs as Code) and want to learn more? Do you want to learn from an experienced practitioner who has implemented Docs as Code in real-life? Are you interested in learning the benefits of Docs as Code?

    Join us at Write the Docs Portland November meetup, as Documentarian Amy Qualls discusses these topics and more! A case study will be shared.

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  • Wednesday
    Sep 18 2019
    Write the Docs September 2019: Lean Coffee

    Jama Software

    Hello Portland (Oregon)-area documentarians! For September, we're going to have a Lean Coffee meetup (9/18 at Jama Software). Based on http://agilecoffee.com/leancoffee/, we'll leave the discussion up to you. As noted on the site, “Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated.”

    New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of docs, agile, lean, and such - but anything goes.

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  • Tuesday
    Aug 6 2019
    Out in Tech PDX | August Social

    Jama Software

    Come join Out in Tech Portland for our July Social at Jama!

    That's right! Our monthly social is taking a hiatus from our amazing hosts at Crush Bar to bring you a few months of fun in the sun at outdoor venues. This month we are excited to be hanging out on the gorgeous Jama rooftop patio!

    We'll be at Jama on Tuesday, August 6th from 5:30 - 9:00pm. Drinks will be provided. Please RSVP for your FREE ticket to attend.

    If you are interested in connecting with the Out in Tech PDX chapter, want to meet some fabulous people or are apart of / interested in the Tech industry, then come mingle with us and have a few drinks. We are looking forward to seeing everyone there!

    A BIG thank you to our FABULOUS sponsors who made this event possible:

    Jama for graciously allowing us to use their beautiful rooftop patio space and donating for refreshments!

    Ovidio Francisco for volunteering their time and talent to build our beautiful graphics for this event.

    Check out our Code of Conduct.

    Questions/Concerns? Please email pdx@outintech.com

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  • Tuesday
    Apr 9 2019
    Write the Docs Portland April 2019 Meetup: Conference Talk Preview with Mike Jang

    Jama Software

    Our next Write the Docs Portland meetup is on Tuesday, April 9th, at Jama Software. And we have an exclusive! We'll have an opportunity to hear one of the sixteen presentations that was selected for Write the Docs 2019 Portland conference!

    Mike Jang will preview the "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Command Line" talk. The command line is not something that is to be feared, but an essential tool that can greatly aid software documentation.

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  • Thursday
    Apr 4 2019
    ProductTank PDX April Meetup

    Jama Software

    We'll have two 20-minute talks, each followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. We'll have plenty of time at the start and end of the meetup for tasty beverages and networking.


    Using Wireframes to Communicate Product Vision Amy King, Software Product Manager at Digimarc

    Supercharging User Engagement by Supporting Autonomy: Practical Motivation Science for Product Managers Jahed Momand, Head of Product Management at Conversa Health

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  • Tuesday
    Jan 8 2019
    Write The Docs PDX January Meetup: Conference Submission Workshop

    Jama Software

    Our January meetup (1/8/19, 6-8 pm at Jama Software) is an opportunity for members to share potential ideas for the Write the Docs Portland 2019 (May 19-21). Participants are encouraged to give short (~5 minutes) dry runs of potential presentations to gauge interest and collect feedback. Do you have a burning idea that you want to present at the conference? Here is your chance to share them. We'll also brainstorm topics that attendees would "love to see at the conference that they wish someone would offer."

    If you have a talk in mind, please RSVP and let the organizers (Mo, Kristen McKee, and Mike Jang) know in advance. We would love to have several speakers share their proposals.

    With Call for Proposals for the Write the Docs Portland 2019 conference quickly approaching (midnight, January 17th), this is a great opportunity to practice your talk and receive feedback. For what it's worth, several past participants of the Conference Submission Workshop were selected to present at Write the Docs.

    We look forward to seeing you and hearing your ideas on January 8th!

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  • Tuesday
    Dec 4 2018
    Write the Docs Portland December Meetup: Minimum Viable Documentation for RESTful APIs

    Jama Software

    Our December meetup features a presentation by Mike Jang (Senior Staff Technical Writer at ForgeRock), as well as several very important announcements for the community. You don't want to miss this!

    Here's a teaser for Mike's presentation, "Minimum Viable Documentation for RESTful APIs":

    To paraphrase a James Bond movie, "Swagger is not enough..."

    ...You've done the work to set up OpenAPI specification REST calls for your APIs (Inaccurately known as "Swagger"). You have reference information. But you discover that few users are actually trying REST calls on your system. You're wondering: "What else do I need?"

    This presentation will describe the Minimal Viable Documentation (MVD) for RESTful APIs, also known as "What do I need for my developer portal?"

    Based loosely on Kristof Van Tomme's presentations on Developer Experience, Mike will describe the MVD for a developer portal, what will help your developers try out your APIs.

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  • Thursday
    Sep 20 2018
    PDX Veterans in Technology - September Networking Event

    Jama Software

    Join us for our monthly professional networking event. Our keynote speaker is Alex Vasquez, Information Security Project Manager at Viewpoint.

    This is a great opportunity to build real connections with experienced technologists in Portland. PDX Veterans in Technology is a non-profit dedicated to assisting active-duty, reservist, and returning veterans with reintegration into the local tech community. Our organization is committed to helping create, advance, and maximize the careers of current veterans in technology within the Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas. These networking events are open to the public as well.

    Agenda:
    5:30pm - Event kick off, catering served

    6:00pm - Group announcements, job opportunities

    6:15pm - Keynote speaker

    7:00pm - More networking

    7:30pm - Event ends

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