Apr 23, 2018, by Matt Perez.
In a Forbes article, David Marquet pointed out the origin of the word “company,” … the com- in company is derived the same root that gives us companion and comrade and the pan- is derived from the word for bread. So a company describes a group of people breaking bread together. David Marquette And that’s […]
Apr 23, 2018, by Matt Perez.
According to Wikipedia, an asset is, “Anything tangible or intangible that can be owned or controlled to produce value. … Simply stated, assets represent value of ownership that can be converted into cash.” Given this definition, can we agree then that “asset” is a really crappy way to refer to people? Of course, most people […]
Apr 20, 2018, by Perla Ruiz.
I recently visited my client in San Francisco. It was the first time we met in person.
Putting names to faces is a great experience. Getting to know people as fully functional human beings makes a huge difference in the way we work together. Don’t skimp on doing this. It is worth every penny.
For my part, I wanted to make a good impression and sweet, delicious coyotas hit the mark.
Apr 11, 2018, by Marco Alvarado.
I am part of SoftwareDev Tools, a relatively small team responsible for making software products for software developers. We all work on several products and we have to switch hats constantly.
Here is what I have learned to be more productive and have less friction when switching from one app to another.
Mar 20, 2018, by Carlos Ponce.
Travel experiences are unique for each human being. What’s fun or enjoyable to me, might not be so for you.
There is a lot of travel data out there that’s already hard at work. However, there’s a lot more information that tells of the subjective experience of travelers. Unfortunately, much of this is not yet digitally accessible
If you are not figuring out how access to this information, then your product will become become irrelevant.
Mar 15, 2018, by Anabel Montiel.
Self-management sounds threatening to many people. That’s in the context of a workplace. But we, as adults self-manage all the time. Think of a barbeque and how it all comes together without a command-and-control structure.
It sounds like utter nonsense, doesn’t it?
Feb 14, 2018, by Diego Montes.
Three years ago I accepted a job at Nearsoft. What I didn’t know then, was that the “worst” was yet to come.
If you’re like me, you are coming from a more traditional office environment. With the new job I was excited about the pay increase and the flexible schedule. (Yes! No more early mornings, night owls. No more working late at night, early birds.) That’s all good and well, but I also found a lot of scary stuff around here.
Jan 5, 2018, by Juventino Romero.
As part of my internship at Nearsoft, I took a deep dive into Open Source projects. Having some experience with backend development (using Express.js as the web framework) I thought it’d be a great idea to level up by diving into Ember.js, understanding the framework and hope to contribute in some way.
Here’s how to generate
Sep 19, 2017, by Hugo Ortiz.
I recently learned about FRP, or Functional Reactive Programming. In frontend web development, two of the most popular tools for FRP are RxJS and the Observable Pattern.
Keep reading to learn more about this topic and to start applying it.
Sep 1, 2017, by Sandra Vazquez.
Technology plays a big role in the evolution of the Travel Industry. Now, the way travelers plan, purchase and travel is a challenge for travel companies.
There are many aspects you need to consider to get ahead of the game. Paying attention to your customer, their needs and motivations is a starting point.
As companies grow it is very important to design processes that allows you to keep a user-centered approach when developing solutions.
In this episode of the People & Business podcast we had the opportunity to talk to Bruce Nealson, VP of Design at Sabre. He shared his thoughts on the main user experience challenges companies in the travel industry face. From how to build customer-centered solutions to the technologies that will change the way we travel in the future.
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