The whole Zeitspace team is excited about Fluxible starting this week. Many of us will be attending some combination of Fluxible Meetups, Fluxible Workshops, and Fluxible Conference. But that’s not the only reason that we’re excited. The Zeitspace team has created a Fluxible Schedule web app and we’re launching it today!
It’s a classic product launch origin: there wasn’t an easy-to-scan overview available showing all the events and sessions being presented during the weeklong Fluxible festivities. My Fluxible co-chair Bob Barlow-Busch and I had long seen that need. My Zeitspace partner Jeff Fedor and I were keen to help Fluxible meet that need. It seemed like a natural fit, so the Zeitspace team jumped right in and built Fluxible Schedule.
Fluxible Schedule is an MVP (minimal viable product) that does one simple thing: it keeps attendees informed about what’s happening each day.
It doesn’t support buying tickets to Fluxible Workshops or Fluxible Conference, as that can be done elsewhere (and you should go do it if you haven’t). It doesn’t provide any historical view of Fluxible events in years past, as that’s avaiable on the current Fluxible website. It doesn’t support conversations, or tweet streams, or other two-way engagement. Those are all things that we might (or might not) build down the road, but this MVP release is a great start.
In the near future the rest of the Zeitspace team will be writing more about our experience building this, and get into the details of the tech stack, how we approached the project, and future possibilities. Until then, do check out Fluxible Schedule if you’re at Fluxible (or even if you’re not). And consider attending Fluxible if you haven’t already. It’s a great experience!