Software school for smart people.
Smart Factory is a school for designers, engineers, and website owners who want to expand their skills to meet the growing demand for web and mobile experts.
Have an awesome tech startup but don’t know the first steps to approaching a potential investor for funding? Know the fundraising game before you play! This session will give you some proven tips and hacker tricks for approaching friends and family, angels investors, VCs or strategic investors for fundraising.
With countless internet-enabled electronic devices on the market, users are accessing the web in more ways than we can test. Learn defensive design techniques that enable websites to respond to any physical device so that all users have a good experience, whether they are on their smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer, or anything in between.
Design native mobile applications that are beautiful, compelling, and clear. Discover how to creatively work inside (and outside!) the constraints and established patterns on iOS and Android.
This half-day search engine optimization workshop is for marketers, bloggers, business owners, non-profits, startups, or anybody who is involved in the operation, design, or maintenance of a website. It demystifies the core technical concepts of search engine optimization (SEO) so you can turn your website into a powerful asset. No programming or design experience is needed, but basic knowledge of HTML can help.
In this workshop we'll change your life by teaching you how to use a password management app called 1Password. You'll learn the basics of strong password generation, automated log-ins, and mobile device synchronization so you will always have access to your accounts when you need it.
Leverage existing iOS/Objective-C expertise to learn Swift, Apple's new programming language.
Courses are taught by industry experts who live and breathe this stuff on a daily basis and are the brains and power behind hundreds of successful products.
A Smart Factory student is one who knows how much they don’t know, and has the drive to close that gap. We’re looking for students who are willing to invest in themselves not only for professional growth, but also for personal satisfaction. Students who complete our courses will rapidly expand their skill set and help drive their organizations forward when they go to work the next day.