Decoupled WordPress may sound like a buzzword, but this architectural pattern has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Determining whether it’s the right choice can be a challenge, though, even for seasoned technologists and product managers. In this Alley Session, we’ll examine the growing landscape of decoupled WordPress strategies, focusing on how each
In this Alley Session we break down how coaching programs create a positive impact on employees, team relationships, and employee retention. Pattie Reaves and Owen Stowe show how Alley has built a program from the ground up. In addition, they show how Alley is working towards a more equitable and supportive coaching program moving into the future. Attendees come away with an understanding of why coaching in a company is essential and how you can start implementing a coaching practice at your organization. Pattie Reaves is a principal user experience developer at Alley and Owen Stowe is the director of UX Development at Alley. Both have played integral roles in the creation, development of, and iterations of the coaching program at Alley.
Pattie ReavesPrincipal User Experience DeveloperAlleyAt Alley, Pattie has worked on teams to build websites for Digital First Media, America’s Test Kitchen’s Cook’s Science, and The Points Guy. Prior to Alley, Pattie worked in editorial and new media at the Bangor Daily News and Sun Media Group in Maine.
Owen StoweDirector of UX DevelopmentAlleyOwen works closely with both Alley’s back-end developer and design teams to help deliver in-browser designs and facilitate a seamless design-to-development process. He has led the front-end team on some of Alley’s largest projects, including the Brookings Institution and the Denver Post. Owen has experience in design, prototyping, style guides, and building custom front-ends for large-scale sites and site networks.