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20NTC Session

Apps for Your Most Important Asset — Your People


People are the lifeblood of every organization. All too often, volunteers and employees on the front-line are overwhelmed by administrative burdens and endless mundane tasks. Hear lessons learned at AARP Foundation, and learn how to design and invest in tools that allow those responsible for implementing the mission of an organization to flourish. The results can be spectacular – better employee retainment, huge time-savings, happy volunteers that want to continue your mission and ultimately massive cost savings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Research what and where problems exist
  • Know how find and manage a development partner
  • Clearly define goals and metrics for successImprove user experience

Target Audience

Program Decision Makers


Paul Murphy



Paul is a passionate, design-minded developer, team builder and entrepreneur. He has twenty years experience in application development and brings his creative passion to every project he is involved with. Born and raised in Ireland, Paul moved to the States in 2004 and within weeks of receiving his Greencard in 2010, founded 3Advance. Paul has successfully led software development projects with NPR, AARP, Special Olympics and a host of DC startups.

Lacy McDowell

Data and Technology Strategy Advisor

AARP Foundation

Lacy McDowell is a non-profit technology advisor with over twenty years of experience. Currently a Data and Technology Strategy Advisor for Experience Corps at AARP Foundation, his work focuses on creating new innovations in computer, web and mobile technologies. He’s always looking for ways that technology can help organizations enact their vision and reach their target audiences in compelling ways. In his spare time, he likes discovering new music and traveling with his family.





March 24, 2020


1:45pm – 3:00pm



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