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The latest insights from the Gun.io team

The Future of Work: Collaboration in Distributed Engineering Teams

By Taylor Veino
Contrary to the “lone genius” trope that films and grossly overstated autobiographies would have us believe, software is the product of collaboration. In the same way that engineers need to protect their uninterrupted focus time to produce ...
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Announcing OpenSpritz - A Free Speed Reading Bookmarklet

By Rich Jones
 
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Scaling an Engineering Team in A Transformational Industry

By Taylor Veino
Are you a startup about to start scaling up your team? Are you freelancing and ready to hire some help? Scaling your business is exciting! But, it can also be challenging if you’re not on your A game, especially if you’re experiencing rapid growth. ...
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Viral VS. Sustainable Marketing

By Taylor Veino
Where there is an amazing product, there should be an equally amazing marketing strategy to back it up. David Feinman, a friend of The Frontier podcast, shares what it takes to drive a marketing strategy to lead a product into a success. David is ...
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Borrowing Innovation from Aerospace: An Engineer's Perspective

By Taylor Veino
Have you ever worked on what seemed like a ground-breaking innovation –  only for the end-product to come up painfully short? If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. The fact is, new software can fail for many reasons.
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Efficiency Hacks To Step Your Technical Team Into High Gear

By Taylor Veino
Put up your hand if you’ve ever thought, "I just don’t have enough work to do." 
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Technology Implementation:  Faster, Smarter, Better

By Taylor Veino
Business and tech leaders know about the pressure to deliver. It's never ending. Nobody knows this better than slashBlue CEO Tom Dodds, who appeared on The Frontier Podcast to chat about building technology aligned with the people, process, and ...
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Solving Customer Problems: The Sales Engineer Way

By Taylor Veino
The software development lifecycle often relies too much on the product and its functions. Yet doing it this way leaves out a vital member of the team: the sales engineers.
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The 3 Challenges of Launching a Tech Startup in a Legacy Enterprise

By Taylor Veino
Featuring: Alex Behrens
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Taking a Pragmatic Approach To Microservices Design

By Taylor Veino
When it comes to the microservices architectural pattern, typically the model is to “dream small” while designing services. But how do you draw useful boundaries and focus on the minutiae, while still keeping an eye on shipping product?
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What To Know Before Becoming Your Own Boss: Startups, Consulting & Freelancing

By Taylor Veino
Why Startups? Everyone has thought about being their own boss at one point. What's better than setting your own hours and having the creative freedom to do with your business what you want? Or perhaps, you aren't ready to be your own boss yet, but ...
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Get Your QA Automation Moving

By Taylor Veino
The hottest buzz words in quality assurance right now are “automation” and “moving left”. Automated tests do beat manual ones as far as saving time goes, but there’s no sense in adding extra automated tests just to increase your test coverage.
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