Meet the CTO is a new series about CTOs, their daily lives, roles, and responsibilities. In our first edition, we talk to Morten Primdahl from Zendesk.
It’s a sad fact that the tech industry is still vastly dominated by men. Currently, only around 25% of all tech jobs are held by women. The number is even smaller for management roles, with only 14% of all CTO positions in tech companies belonging to women. You’d think with all the innovative products, ideas and technologies launched every day, the tech industry would have figured out gender equality. Well, it hasn’t.
As technology keeps advancing into every aspect of our lives at a fast pace, this is something that has to change. Besides, with technology being one of the biggest and most future-proof industries out there, women are being left out of promising job opportunities.
It is more important than ever to make women seen and female voices heard. Today we want to present you 7 female CTOs that are leading the way for women in tech and that everyone should follow in 2017 and beyond.
There’s nothing worse than feeling you are wasting your time. Imagine putting all your time, energy, and resources into hiring someone and then they quit within a few months. You know those target posters you can put on the wall that say ‘Bang Head Here’? I’ve needed one many times. Hiring and retaining good developers is a cumbersome business. You do it, but sometimes all you can do is shake your head and stare at that poster.
Over the years, I’ve found that hiring developers and bringing them into an agile team requires them being supported by an agile talent management system and excellent onboarding. In fact, new employees who go through a structured onboarding program are 58% more likely to be with the organization after three years. If you want to wrap your head around how important this is just imagine the financial and emotional impact of replacing people in your team every year.
As more and more of our beloved apps run solely in the browser, we as users are beginning to rely on browser notifications to get updates on new activities.
In this article, I’m going to provide you with the best practices on developing and designing web push notifications.
Keeping up with new trends and tactics is important as you develop successful web strategies for your clients. Conversely, it’s just as important to realize when it’s time to retire older practices that have been shown to be problematic.
Web design and best practices for user experience continue to evolve, but it’s amazing to see how much old, ineffective work is still hanging around out there. Many websites have been around since before we had a clear understanding of the value of conversions and how to create a clear path to success.
Use this checklist to help identify and understand, eliminate, and replace those web elements that have no place on a website in 2017.
No matter to whom in tech I talk to. Most people and tech companies seem to struggle with hiring developers.
And since I have the feeling that hiring is a topic that doesn’t get too much talk and attention (maybe because of people struggling with it), I think it’s our obligation to share the biggest lessons we’ve learned at Usersnap.
Developing a prototype is part of every software development today. But what are the benefits of having a prototype compared to creating a basic concept? And how do you manage the step from prototype to finished product?
In today’s article, you’ll find everything you need to know about developing a prototype for your website or app.
Atom, the code editor from GitHub, was initially released in May 2014 by the team of GitHub. As an open-source editor Atom became hugely popular over the last two years. And for some, it’s the Sublime killer. And I’m not exaggerating.
Today, I’m going to show you the best tips, tricks, and shortcuts while using Atom. So better go pro with Atom.
There’s a ton of great content out there on how to onboard new users, how to treat them well, and how to make sure that they understand your product, its benefits, and become paying customers.
However, there’s less information available on how you should treat your users who want to end the relationship with you.
We at Usersnap looked into the topic of user offboarding and provide you with the following essentials for how to end relationships with your customers and users.
Errors typically happen when things aren’t planned carefully enough, or when entrepreneurs are overwhelmed by the product development process.
With the right mindset and framework at hand, companies can do more than just launch products. They can create solutions to real challenges that users have.