1. 5 for 5000: The Customer is Usually Right

    Most founders are strong-willed about the design of their products and services, but many fall for the myth that they know better than their customers. They're usually wrong about that.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 1, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Our Company
  2. 5 for 5000: Widen the Goalposts for Success

    Nobody tells you when you start a company that YOU get to define success. Here's some advice on making success easier for yourself while ensuring you have a meaningful impact that you'll be proud of
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    September 24, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Our Company
  3. The Impact of Language in Tech

    I had a bit of an "aha!" moment recently as I was writing a message about a sensitive subject in a Slack channel. I wanted to use a few specific words to talk about how my post might be "misunderstood" or "misinterpreted." A moment before I sent the message, though, I realized I was about to step into dangerous territory.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 25, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    River Lynn Bailey
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Diversity-and-Inclusion
  4. XYB (Examine Your Buckets)

    Another major corporation is in the news for data loss. Don't let your company be next. XYB - Examine your buckets!
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 6, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Security
    Process
    DevOps
  5. What Can You Do in 6 Weeks?

    When planning for a cycle in Shape Up, the biggest question is what you can do in 6 weeks. A well designed pitch shapes a problem in a way that it can be solved in 6 weeks.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 4, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Dayton Nolan
    Sam Jones
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Process
  6. Why functional?

    Let's take a step back and talk about why it is worth your time to learn to write code with a functional mindset. The internet is full of information about how to write functionally, but without knowledge of what problems is solves, functional patterns are likely to look intimidating, so we don't bother, or worse, we use these patterns out of context.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 30, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Eric Newbury
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Development
  7. Black Lives Matter

    Test Double supports Black Lives Matter
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 25, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Todd Kaufman
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Our Company
  8. Activism for developers

    Whether considered luck or a curse we've surely inherited interesting times. I'm sure many of you, like me, often wonder what, if anything, you can do to help. In the past few years, I've volunteered some consulting time with a number of small nonprofit groups in my town which led me to gain some insight into how they produce change.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 23, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Josh Klina
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Miscellaneous
  9. Security the Elephant

    Sure security can be complex, expensive, and time-consuming. However, ignoring it is not an option. Sometimes the key is to keep it simple and start small.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 19, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Security
    Agile
    Process

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