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Webflow | Webflow’s $72M Series A Roadmaps Distributed Teams Playbook | YAC Blog

From near bankruptcy to a $72 Million series A funding round, Webflow has claimed the throne of no-code King. With the title comes the responsibility to lead the remote work revolution, something the company has been a longtime advocate for. I spoke with Kyle Shevlin, a senior software engineer at Webflow about how they can keep the innovation flowing when ~70% of their workforce rarely step foot in the office. Webflow is based in San Francisco, where 25-30 employees gather each day and work wh

Buffer | 10 Million Users - One Fully Remote Team | YAC Blog

Across the globe, more than 3 billion people are active social media users engaging with content on more than 120 social media sites. How is a digital brand, (or any brand for that matter) supposed to keep up and keep these users engaged? Communication and collaboration. Not so ironically, that is also the strategy engaged by the social networking management software company, BUFFER, to manage and scale its fully-remote team. According to Adnan, who is part of the 82-person Buffer remote team,

The Essential Guide To Hiring A Ruby on Rails Agency | Blog

You've probably heard that Ruby on Rails has consistently ranked as one of the most popular programming languages among web developers. You've probably also heard that Ruby is easy to use and enables developers to deliver high-quality apps in a relatively short amount of time. If it's so easy to use, any developer should do for your project... right? The short answer is NOOOOOOOO! When you go out into the developer world, you will be delighted like a kid in a candy store to see all of the choic

The FullStack Labs Design Playbook

Discovery The best apps solve a need for the users in a pleasant way. In the discovery phase, we examine the needs we are going to design for, and propose potential solutions. Kickoff Meeting At the Kickoff Meeting, our design team and your key stakeholders talk through your thinking on the project so far. Our clients all begin at a different stage in the process, so we use this time to evaluate what has been done so far on your project and plan out a roadmap for what needs to be completed to get you to a MVP (Minimum Viable Product).

Lyft vs. Uber - The Innovation Battle Continues

Is it better to be first or to be best? For Uber and Lyft, rideshare companies that started with different ideas than what we now know them for, the question of being first is moot. As a result, these two companies must compete to be the best at providing the exact same service — getting you where you want to go. With a task as basic as getting humans from point A to point B, innovation is primarily in the hands of the drivers, which is currently limited to whether they pick you up in a standar

A Beginner's Guide to Freelancing with Upwork

With the rapid expansion of the gig economy, freelance platforms have provided a much-needed framework to connect service providers with clients all over the world. One of the largest of these platforms is Upwork. Upwork, the company born from the merger of oDesk and Elance, is a robust platform that enables freelancers to connect and collaborate remotely with clients across the globe. Boasting more than 12 million freelancers and 5 million clients, Upwork sees more than 3 million projects post

Fullstack Labs - Playbook

As you’re probably figuring out, building custom software applications is a complex process that requires collaboration and input from multiple people. It’s not uncommon for a project to include half a dozen people (or more) on your side, and half dozen people (or more) on our side. To give you an example, most of our projects will include: Given the number of people involved, communication, collaboration, and management can be challenging. Based on our years of experience, we’ve developed the