NH Creative, Science & Tech Events: 5/6/18 - 5/12/18

by Pat Hammond on Thursday, May 03, 2018

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Sneak Peek: Why Does Your Customer Hire Your Product? Design Thinking Using Jobs-to-be-Done

Business 101 says you need to know your customer 

  • Who they are
  • What they want
  • What they need

This should be a slam dunk, right?  Knowing your customer should make it easy to build products they will buy. 

So why do we struggle?

Why is there such a disconnect between the designer who wants to innovate and the client who just wants to push a button? 

Maybe someone should be asking why they need it...

These are the questions Bryan Maleszyk, Director of Experience Design at Connective DX, will be addressing at the next New Hampshire User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) meetup, Wednesday, May 23rd at Mad*Pow in Portsmouth.

Maleszyk will be talking about how the Jobs-to-be-Done framework and how it can help you define the underlying why so you can build products customers want to buy.

This is the big wow.  Having the answer to why your customer buys is the difference between success and failure. I don't know about you, but if Jobs-to-be-Done can put me on the right track, I want to hear about it. 

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Does your creative, science or tech group have an event you'd like included in the NH Tech & Creative calendar? Drop me a line.  I can be reached at buzz@queencity.buzz.

This Week's Creative, Science & Tech Events in Manchester, NH

Sunday, May 6, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM     Manchester Makerspace Open HouseManchester Makerspace 36 Old Granite Street, Manchester, NH

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM     Concord Plein Air Painting MeetupMeet Up on the Green in front of the Capital

Monday, May 7, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM     EM&V Annual Public Meeting: Advancing EM&V in the Region and the Industry, Radisson Hotel Nashua - 11 Tara Boulevard - Nashua, NH

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    EM&V Annual Public Meeting: Advancing EM&V in the Region and the  Elm Street - Manchester, NH

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM  GDGNH Field Trip to Google I/O Extended 2018 @Google Cambridge (Invite Only) Google Cambridge - 355 Main Street - Cambridge, MA

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM   NH Cloud Kickoff! - Manchester, Jupiter Hall 89 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   New Hampshire WordPress for Fun, Profit and Not-for-Profits: WP Security Essentials, and more! - Londonderry, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Verani Realty - 1 Verani Way - Londonderry, NH

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   AWS Portsmouth User Group Meetup, GreenPages Technology Solutions  33 Badgers Island West · Kittery, ME

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   Manchester Poetry Meetup, D.M. Penny Press  250 Commercial Street, Suite 2005-D,  Manchester, NH

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    TechWomen Power Breakfast - BedfordManchester Country Club 180 South River Road, Bedford, NH

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    nh.js: Manchester's Javascript User Group: Cybersecurity in an Agile environment, BANK W Corp Office (ATG) - 5 Bedford Farms Drive - Bedford, NH

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    WFoD Critique Meeting - 2nd Wednesday - Derry, Marion Gerrish Community Center 39 West Broadway, Rt. 102, Derry, NH

Thursday, May 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Eleventh Annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, Nashua Airport

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Granite State SharePoint Users Group: Andrew Connell: Building Client Web Parts with the SharePoint Framework - Salem, Microsoft Store 99 Rockingham Blvd., Salem, NH

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Eleventh Annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, Nashua Airport

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: May 2018 ExCom Meeting - Manchester,  Great Buffet Restaurant 1525 South Willow Street Manchester, NH

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Seacoast NH WordPress: Divi Nation: Divi Injectors - Portsmouth, Alpha Loft - 10 Vaughn Mall, Suite 205 - Portsmouth, NH

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Spicecorps NH - IT Networking Event - Cloud Security - Manchester, Puritan Backroom Restaurant - 245 Hooksett Road - Suite A - Manchester, NH

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    MakeitLabs: Weekly Open House - Nashua, 25 Crown St., Nashua, NH

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM    MakeIt Labs: Weekly Show and Tell - Nashua, 25 Crown St, Nashua, NH

Friday, May 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM   St. Joseph Hospital to Host RN and LNA Open House - Nashua, St. Joseph Hospital's Atrium 172 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH

Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM    Loeb School Nature Photography - Geoff Forester - Manchester, Nackey S Loeb School of Communications 749 East Industrial Park Drive Manchester, NH

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Nashua Bards: Poetry Writing Workshop, Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar - 35 Railroad Square - Nashua, NH

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Living in the Jetson Era: Drones and What to Expect in the Future - Londonderry, Aviation Museum of NH 27 Navigator Rd Londonderry, NH

The Tech Roundup is a listing of creative & tech groups, upcoming workshops, and tech networking events in Manchester, Nashua, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It includes creative and tech-focused groups, industry events, as well as free and paid talks and workshops on creative and tech topics.

For more information about upcoming creative and tech events please visit the Queen City Buzz NH Creative & Tech Calendar

If you would like your event included in the calendar, please send an email to buzz@queencity.buzz -- subject line "Tech Events"

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