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Picking the Right Tool for a Remote Engineering Team

The Problem When you have a remote engineering team, the tools you use are really important since you can’t use an office as a band-aid. We had some issues with our project management tools, where some information didn’t reach the relevant people. We needed to fix that to improve our productivity. Actions Taken My first action was to reach out to everyone involved and get more feedback on our current software engineering process, what’s working well and what isn’t.

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Building Your Initial Engineering Team

The Problem When I joined an early stage startup as the first engineer, one of my goals was to build out the initial engineering team we needed. Building that initial engineering team is really critical and it must be done right. Having an initial team that is great (or bad) will have a huge impact on the startup as a whole. So I had to be sure I was building the right team.

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