Of Science and Startups

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Sunday, November 9 2014
Room: Haunted Mansion
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

What are the problems that science is good at solving? What are the problems that startups are good at solving? What can one learn from the other? Welcome to the new world of entrepreneurship! Software has made it possible for enterprises to capture and use information in powerful new ways. The age where decisions are made by fiat are long-gone. Welcome to the age of information-based decision-making. Whether it's building a business or building features, we talk about applying the scientific method to building websites and using Drupal. We'll discuss setting up simple data capture and data analysis flows, as well as best practices for running tests and how to use science to make better software.