Santa is making a list and checking it twice - and if anyone knows the value of double-checking the results while analyzing a large data set - it’s our company’s data team. So we asked them to share their expertise and let us know what they hoped to see under their trees this year. Great … Continue reading Stocking Stuffers for the Data Team
How do you bring together an organizational archipelago of data teams?Madison Swain-Bowden - Data Wrangler with Openverse at Automattic How do you bring together an organizational archipelago of data teams? How do you foster unity between data-focused employees spread across a central division, various sub-teams, and even individual team members wholly isolated from other data … Continue reading Automattic’s First Data+ Meetup
Most people automate parts of their job because they find it boring. I did it because I have four kids. I used Alfred, Stream Deck, and Apple Shortcuts to automate my workflow and make the start of my day easier.
During an interview, a candidate recently asked me why, after more than five years, I still work at Automattic. Why? I like the people I work with, and they alone are a good reason to stay. Being globally distributed means I get to work with colleagues from various backgrounds. This helps me understand first-hand what’s … Continue reading Join us at Tumblr!
Five perspectives on working remotely in a company distributed across the planet.