It is surprising that hierarchical management of software development has persisted as long as it has. Because it has not been very effective after all. Join us in creating a self-managed team culture.
by Luis Ortiz.
Global e-commerce sales exceeded $2 trillion in 2017, and are on pace to more than double by 2021. Yet average online conversion rates have remained doggedly low. Fewer than 4% of consumers arriving from desktop browsers actually buy products.
Nothing deters potential customers from completing their purchase more than bad customer service.
by Larisa Ramos.
We have awesome facilities, the best equipment, and pay higher salaries than the average. All 250 Nearsoftians have an unlimited budget for books, a kitchen full of food, and enjoy offsites, called Team Building Weeks, twice a year, oftentimes in fancy places, like Cancun.
This is possible because our culture is strong enough to trust our teams to manage their own finances.
Here’s how you can make better financial decisions, along with your team.
by Marc Bernal.
Today I had a dream. Or should I say “a nightmare”? I dreamed that I went back to working with a multinational company, I would tell you the name, but then I’d most likely be scolded. I woke up startled, as if I had something urgent to finish – a task that was due the […]
by Perla Ruiz.
As a software developer who worked almost eight years remotely I have a lot of experiences to share. Working from home has a lot of advantages, but it also has a lot of challenges.
In my experience, working from home is very convenient, but is not as easy as it looks.
by Artemisa Yescas.
We are still very far away from equality of women in technology. Today, only 25% of the world’s computing occupations are held by women. In Latin America, technology education is emerging and the possibility of studying any technology related topic from an early age is practically non-existent.
by Hugo Ortiz.
Who’d wake up on a Saturday at 8:30 in the morning to write a post on Medium? Why would anyone, for that matter? Would you? I have spent a good chunk of my ten years as a software developer trying to increase my knowledge and skills to reach the next “big thing.” Continuous learning is […]
by Matt Perez.
Evidently, I feel about hierarchy the same way that Karen Davis feels about adult supervision. In her post An End to Adult Supervision, she says, Saying someone needs “adult supervision” is a self-fulfilling prophecy. It assumes younger founders don’t know or want to know what they’re doing. It implies they’re unable or unwilling to act […]
by Julio Gónzalez.
The Idea One normal and sunny day at work, I saw Roberto approaching my desk and the first thing that came to my mind was, “OMG, what crazy thing am I gonna listen to now?” Roberto: Do you remember what we’ve talked about people’s objectives? I think that OKRs might work for us just as […]
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