I’ve discovered my secret to staying focused when attending webinars and watching training videos: folding laundry.
In 2017, after the dust had settled on Trump’s election, I started a project to try to understand the cause and effect of the decline of local news. What resulted was a very long essay. Some parts of it hold up in my own thinking better than others; billionaires are not the best answer to this problem, reader revenue probably is an important part of any answer, but I no longer believe that there’s an economy of scale in employing journalists. Lede, Alley’s platform for journalism startups, is our answer to scaling the technology needed by news organizations.
While the many benefits of WordPress are well-known — it’s free and open-source, it features a user-friendly content editor, it makes SEO easy — WordPress is plagued by misconceptions about its perceived weaknesses.
Alley’s core company values of quality, transparency and accountability closely align with the values of Scrum and, more broadly, the principles of agile software development. However, recent events have led us to consider how the practice of Scrum also supports our community values – radical candor, psychological safety, asynchronous communication, diversity, and inclusion.
As more and more companies go remote, it will become increasingly more common to provide code samples with résumés. How should you select your code samples? What should you do to prepare them? Here are five things I look for when reviewing code samples.
For all of us to play the same song, everyone needs to have a good understanding of Scrum. Scrum certification is the way to ensure that that happens.
Working remotely means we’ve had to be intentional about ensuring designers canconnect, talk shop, and spur each other on creatively. Here’s how.