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    How developers’ support needs change with experience

    Developers have a wide variety of support and learning needs that evolve as they progress through their careers. Here, we’ll look at some of the best ways to help developers build on their skills by answering their technical questions, creating a valuable community that they can integrate with, and providing professional certifications as proof of learning. In a highly competitive job market, vendors can demonstrate value to developers by helping them to build on their skills and get an advantage in the job market.

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    How we built a culture of accountability (aka how we treat people as adults)

    Too many challenges with corporate culture are down to accountability.  Let’s say you work in a medium-sized firm. A colleague you depend on has disappeared for the last week and won’t answer your emails. Then a VP from another team comes to you with a request you had no idea about. And your boss is […]

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    Fighting COVID-19 with collective industry effort

    SlashData to join the Fellowship19 initiative
    As a developer economy analyst firm, SlashData is a mediator between the developer population and the network of thought leaders in developer marketing and developer relations. Our primary aim is to help the world understand developers and developers understand the world. Such a role enables us to see the immense value in communities, and what power the tech industry as a community can generate to continuously drive itself forward.

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    How we work remotely at SlashData

    I was reminded the other day how lucky we are at /Data to be designed as a remote-first company. The social distancing taking effect in most countries as of March 2020 and work from home policies is something that has been business as usual for us since the outset. In this post, I wanted to document openly how we work remotely at /Data, for the benefit of all business owners who are trying to figure out how to apply remote work policies.

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