About HICK Tech

HICK Tech is a boutique consulting agency in rural Canada. With cowboy boots. Red cowboy boots.

Emma Jane HogbinLed by internationally renowned open source software advocate and technical author, Emma Jane Hogbin, HICK Tech focuses on transparent business practices and open source tools that make technology accessible. Her thought-provoking talks and articles on The 100-Mile Client Roster and women in technology are helping to transform the way we do business. She is a frequent speaker at open source conferences in Canada, US and Europe and is an active volunteer with several open source projects.

Through craft Emma encourages non-traditional participation in technology. She has even open sourced one of her knitting patterns so that you can make your very own Drupal Socks (as featured in CRAFTzine).

HICK Tech was originally conceived in 2006 in a small town in rural Canada and started its life as a technology conference. It was featured in Linux Pro Magazine—you can read the article online. More information about the 2007 and 2008 conferences is available in the archives.


I had the opportunity to attend one of Emma Jane Hogbin's teleconference sessions on Effective Email Campaigns and how to market effectively using these services. What a wealth of information to be had in an hour. Well worth and time and money one would pay for these services. Emma Jane is patient, clear, knowledgeable, and understanding when it comes to any question you ask her on this subject and more.

— Amber Graner

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