Few can argue that software development isn’t a ‘thinking’ job. We need time to concentrate, get in the zone, and where possible avoid context-switching. Last week, Atlasssian announced Google Drive and Calendar integration for HipChat and asked us to bid farewell to incessant tab hunting and context-switching. Productivity = ? w/ the new @googlecalendar & […]

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The gang at Takipi is always doing something interesting––most recently, they described on their blog how to use Play Framework, Scala and Slack to serve their human needs for food and drink by automating their lunch order. Automate all the things! Slack slash commands to the rescue Every day at noon, lunch orders are launched. […]

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Being and staying productive is not just a personal challenge but also a very relevant topic on a group and company level. This is also closely related to information and communication flows in the company. In technology startups it sometimes gets even worse, as they are usually running very fast and under a lot of […]

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