Be Honest About Your Mistakes

Published 19 September 2014 by C. G. Brown

Entrepreneurs have more pressure on them than just about any other type of professional. They are wearing multiple hats, doing whatever needs to be done. They face the numbers' awful truth, every day. They get no days off. Employees and their families are looking to them for their livelihoods. It's no wonder that so many are depressed

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Topics: Startups, Business

Infographic: Choosing the Right Source Control

Published 08 September 2014 by Runako Godfrey

Adherents of what we call the Church of Git have put forth the simple-sounding notion that source control is a solved problem, and that Git is always the answer.

Unfortunately, as with most tools, Git is not a fit for every project. We put together this infographic that will help you decide on the best source control for each of your projects.

You may find that the best approach is to use different systems for different projects. That's okay! Your customers don't care which system you use, and you'll be able to ship faster by using the right tool for the job.

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Topics: Git, Subversion

BMWs, Cup Holders, and the Promise of Product Management

Published 27 August 2014 by Runako Godfrey

Being intentional about product choices is becoming increasingly recognized as a winning strategy for product management. The basic idea is that by relentlessly focusing on the core of your product, you can create a more lovable product that is easy for your customers to use. Companies like Apple and Basecamp extoll the virtues of rejecting most customer-requested features to prevent dilution of their offerings. 

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Topics: Business, Product Management

Slack Integration

Published 22 August 2014 by Runako Godfrey

Slack is a new team communications platform that's spreading rapidly across Silicon Valley and beyond. If you haven't tried it, Slack is complete communications platform that keeps everything in one place and lets you search all your team's messages for the answer to that tough configuration problem you solved last year. Even better, Slack works on the Web as well as mobile platforms, so you can be in touch wherever you are.

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Topics: Git, Subversion, Integrations

Yes Virginia, We Do Host Git

Published 14 August 2014 by C. G. Brown

Despite our deep, abiding affection and care for each and every one of you, occasionally, a customer sees fit to leave. When they do that, we ask them why. Sometimes, they tell us. 

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Topics: Git, Features, Customers

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