Virtual Town Hall Tools

By Allison McMillan

With a partially remote team and a meeting that requires full participation, here’s how we create a positive experience for everyone involved

Dead Man's Snitch is a ProgrammableWeb 2017 Noteable API

By Mac Fowler

Dead Man’s Snitch was recently included in a list of notable and interesting APIs for app development and DevOps engineers. It’s always a great opportunity to be included and highlight along side other great modern platforms.

The Power of Animated Gifs

By Laura Mosher

Collective Idea loves animated gifs. We use them in nearly every form of communication we use on a regular basis. It was only a matter of time until we found a new use for animated gifs that brings value to our clients, customers, and development teams.

Navigating your options when you need to grow your software team

By Andrew Bredow

When you’re building out a digital product and you need additional help, do you hire in-house or go with an outside consultant. We’ll look at the pros and cons of each decision.

RubyConf 2017: Coming Home

By Allison McMillan

RubyConf is where I got my start in the software world and because of that it “feels like going home”. This year the conference seemed homier than normal thanks to its great, overarching tone.