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TechKnowCon Monthly Roundtable (June 2020) - Shared screen with speaker view
Paul Kraff
38:41
Bandwidth is open for those that would like to go in, only a small number have though (I’m staying home)
Stuart Collins
01:11:52
About how many employees does Github have, and where are they distributed between these 4 regions?
Chris Shaffer
01:18:25
About 1,400 total
Chris Shaffer
01:19:32
Kristina will need to give region breakdown
Joseph Lam
01:19:37
Special thanks to Kristina for helping us make breakout rooms happen during today’s Roundtable 💙
Andrew Barrett
01:20:01
Great talk! 🙌
Nathanael Chawkin
01:20:20
Thank you for that!
Xander Peterson
01:20:23
Thanks Kristina!!
Julia Tran
01:20:29
Thanks Kristina!
Jasmine Robinson
01:21:36
Great insights Kristina, what did Github end up doing to make their materials more discoverable in respositories? We have issues with knowledge-management and discoverability too.
Sandi Friend
01:23:23
Are you using any automatic note taking tools in meetings?
Kate Brennan
01:23:25
Thanks Kristina! Really aligns with what you’ve said about Github’s learning culture previously and seems like really healthy engagement in a stressful time.
Stuart Collins
01:23:27
About how many of the sessions related to technical learning include the 2-8-X-8-2 format you shared here? I wonder how much uptake it has - and if engineers running sessions include that (or cut it)
Kate Brennan
01:23:36
(Plug for Kristina’s previous talk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0wB7ufjzqc
Chris Shaffer
01:24:05
GitHub employee locations: About 1,000 in the US (don't know east/west) and the rest in EMEA and APAC. So majority in the US.
John Frias
01:35:35
Thanks for sharing the certification. A couple of questions:How much time an dress is involved setting up 1:1 debrief with the teachers?
Chris Shaffer
01:37:35
What specific content are these new trainers then focusing on delivering? Do they get help/review in designing what they are using to deliver their training?
Paul Kraff
01:37:39
What is your plan for re-certification/ followup if theres not a lot of chance for some of these people to practice
Kate Brennan
01:37:40
Amazing! Much of this focuses on how to teach, but is there guidance on what is taught?
Stuart Collins
01:37:57
Whats a reasonable expectation of how much commitment it is for the L&D person running such a program? 1/2 their job? Less or more?
Andrew Barrett
01:38:17
Thanks folks! Unfortunately, I need to drop off!
Kate Brennan
01:38:19
Do trained engineers develop programs or do they tend toward ad-hoc, one off sessions?
Jeff Wishner
01:39:28
Great talks! Have to jump early - thanks!!!
Jasmine Robinson
01:40:03
Thank you Rebecca, I come from academia too and we used to teach faculty how to teach online using a certification model. Is your certification focused on in-person, instructor led training or do you cover online, remote-first learning?
Nathanael Chawkin
01:44:39
How does the train-the-trainer model change when applied to leadership development vs. technical learning? e.g. emotional intelligence, communication, conflict mgmt, teamwork, coaching skills etc.
Sandi Friend
01:47:05
I have to jump on another call. Thanks for the info. Always learning
Joseph Lam
01:59:07
Everyone who was in a 4 person breakout room! How was the experience? Would you have preferred 3 or 2 instead?
Paul Kraff
02:00:16
4 was nice. But the breakouts would be better if they were the same people at the beginning and the end so you cant skip pleasantries and get into the convo
Joseph Lam
02:00:45
Great feedback Paul! Thank you so much.
Joseph Lam
02:01:27
What about the duration of time for breakouts?
Nathanael Chawkin
02:01:43
Breakout interaction is always great!
Chris Shaffer
02:02:10
Great meeting! See everyone next time.
Julia Tran
02:02:12
Thank you Marko and Joseph! It was a great roundtable!
Paul Kraff
02:02:22
Thank you everyone! This was great
Kevin Perry
02:02:36
I thought the time spent in breakouts was great, and agree that having the same breakout members might be a really good idea.
Vidya k
02:02:47
Great meeting everyone, a lot of great insights and ideas
Kevin Perry
02:02:50
Thanks!
Joseph Lam
02:02:51
Thank you Kevin!