Author: Rachel Drudi

SCHED Panel | Educational Organizations + Virtual Events

Rachel Drudi

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July 31, 2020

During our most recent panel, five experienced education professionals discussed all things virtual events. They shared stories with us about what went well and what they’ve learned in the last few months after moving to fully virtual events. We invite you to discover how educators and learners are staying informed, continuing to network and encouraging […]

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Session Video Streams in the Mobile Apps

Rachel Drudi

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July 28, 2020

iOS v1.14.0 and Android 1.17.2 are now available for download in their respective app stores. What’s New: Knowing when to attend something is crucial. The app now displays timezones on the schedule and in the session details. Video streams are more important than ever. We’ve added support for our Video Stream buttons to watch and […]

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6 Tips For Virtual Education Conferences

Rachel Drudi

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July 24, 2020

Digital Promise leads meetings and summits for education leaders, researchers, and technology developers in a commitment to improve learning opportunities for all and close the Digital Learning Gap. Operations Manager, Sara Rosenthal, reflected on all the aspects of their virtual event that helped create an engaging and accessible experience.  Here are six simple tips she […]

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SCHED for Educators and Digital Learning [Video]

Rachel Drudi

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July 8, 2020

School districts across the US are still unsure what classrooms will look like this fall and plans are changing weekly. This past spring, teachers transitioned to virtual learning and many of us have heard and often experienced first hand the struggles of having kids home from school all day every day. This struggle is also […]

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6 Precautions to Take While Organizing Events after the Pandemic

Rachel Drudi

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June 30, 2020

The coronavirus is a deadly pandemic that has restricted us to our houses. However, it has certainly taught all of us many profound lessons. If there’s anything that has been starkly clear now, then it’s this – we can’t go back to our normal lives again. Businesses, companies, and people have to begin their lives […]

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SCHED Panel | Pivoting to Virtual Events

Rachel Drudi

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June 29, 2020

We talked to five courageous event organizers about hosting virtual events for the first time due to cancellations forced by COVID-19 and social distancing recommendations across all live-event experiences. The panelists included a wide range of event types and sizes from a tech event with 10,000+ attendees to a photography conference with hobbyists and professionals […]

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Working Remotely with SCHED [Video]

Rachel Drudi

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June 24, 2020

When the one criteria for programming is that it makes you laugh, you know it’s going to be a good time. The team behind SF Sketchfest works remotely from locations all over the US up until their event. See how they pull off the beloved comedy event that takes over San Francisco every January.  We […]

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10 Black-Owned Tech Companies To Support

Rachel Drudi

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June 17, 2020

As a Black-owned business, we’re always inspired and excited to see other Black-owned tech companies innovating and creating in their spaces. Black business owners frequently lack access to venture funding. As consumers and decision-makers, voting with our wallets and budgets is one of the best ways to effect change and support Black-owned businesses. From B2B […]

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Linaro Goes Virtual and Hosts Event with Sched

Rachel Drudi

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June 16, 2020

We had an amazing conversation with event organizer Kristine Dill from Linaro. Linaro leads software collaboration in the Arm Ecosystem and they host engaging in-person events multiple times a year. They had a big event scheduled in Budapest to kick off on March 23rd. The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 quickly changed those plans. They saw […]

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