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Trying to Drive Impact? Get Scrappy.  Here’s Why We Support Develop Appalachia and You Should Too

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Trying to Drive Impact? Get Scrappy. Here’s Why We Support Develop Appalachia and You Should Too

Eric and the entire Develop Appalachia team share many of our values at Skiplist. There are so many talented, hardworking people in regions that are often overlooked for the coasts. As we continue to draw attention to the ideas and people in these areas, the more we can drive meaningful impact.

Written by:

Samantha Wolfe

Multi-Cloud Infrastructure: How To Avoid Vendor Lock-In and Use The Best Services

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Multi-Cloud Infrastructure: How To Avoid Vendor Lock-In and Use The Best Services

The multi-cloud approach emphasizes using the best services available across all the clouds and piecing together a coherent, stable architecture that avoids vendor lock.

Written by:

Andrew Wolfe

Sales Principle 6: Timing is Critical

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Sales Principle 6: Timing is Critical

Timing is crucial to sales and the hardest to master. Timing is what sets Sales apart from just about everyone else at the company.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 21: Polymaths and Tech with Ben Vandgrift, Dir of Engineering at Skiplist

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Episode 21: Polymaths and Tech with Ben Vandgrift, Dir of Engineering at Skiplist

Today's Guest: Ben Vandgrift, Director of Engineering at Skiplist

Ben is a technologist, problem solver, coffee aficionado, and is always looking for his next adventure. Historically, he’s been a chief executive, director, team lead, software architect, designer, developer, and more recently, author. You might also recognize Ben from his Tedx Talk, “Paths to Polymath” that he gave few years ago.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Here’s Why Every Startup Should Be Using Analytics To Find Product-Market Fit

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Here’s Why Every Startup Should Be Using Analytics To Find Product-Market Fit

Founders often think they know exactly what their customers want. But a lot of the time, they’re actually focusing on what they want their customers to want.

Written by:

Andrew Wolfe

Achieving NoOps: The Reality

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Achieving NoOps: The Reality

DevOps has created such automations that recently organizations and thought leaders alike have been exploring the concept of NoOps or rather the complete automation of the operational piece (deployment, management and monitoring) of the software being built.

Written by:

Andrew Wolfe

Want To Build A Truly Amazing Team? Focus Less On Talent And More On Personality

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Want To Build A Truly Amazing Team? Focus Less On Talent And More On Personality

There was a time when I thought building a strong culture simply meant hiring the most talented programmers.

And I’m not alone. In an increasingly competitive tech landscape, company leaders are going to great lengths to attract “top talent.” But I’ve since learned there’s more to consider.

Written by:

Andrew Wolfe

Episode 20: The Future of Education and New Models with Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

Podcast

Episode 20: The Future of Education and New Models with Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

Today's Guest: Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

During this episode, we spoke about the future of education, being scrappy, diversity in tech, entrepreneurship, boot campers, and software development.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Augmented Analytics: Current Capabilities and Limitations

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Augmented Analytics: Current Capabilities and Limitations

The idea of augmented analytics is incredibly exciting. The ability for a computer to turn analytical insights into data by automating data preparation, insight discovery and then finally sharing with the appropriate people has amazing potential.

Written by:

Andrew Wolfe

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