Tag: through teams
Moving on from Food on the Table & What’s Next!
It’s been a great 3 1/2 years at Food on the Table, however it’s time for me to move on. As you’d expect with a team and investors of this caliber, everyone has been very supportive of my decision. While this next phase will be without me, I remain confident that the work at Food…
How would you benchmark the productivity of a lean-startup product development team?
How would you benchmark the productivity of a product-development team in lean-startup? Why? In my experience at Food on the Table, we’ve been much more productive than any of the other early-stage startups I’ve been involved with. I believe that one of the causes is our pervasive use of lean-startup & feel as if we’re on…
Food on the Table is Hiring!
Food on the Table is hiring – I’m looking for a great developer to work with us. Read more at We Are Growing! | Food on the Table Blog.
FiveRuns at RailsConf/CabooseConf and taking folks to see Penn & Teller
Attending RailsConf and/or CabooseConf? Join FiveRuns to see Penn & Teller perform at the Rio on Tuesday night. We’ve got transportation and 40 tickets to catch Penn & Teller at the Rio on Tuesday night. Want to join us? Drop your name in the… hat. Okay, it’s not a hat, but you get the idea. Enter your…
I havenâ€™t even noted anything different here – but on Oct 1st â€˜07, I joined FiveRuns as their VP of Development and Technology. A lot is brewing there, and the fruits of of our work will be visible soon. Recently, Iâ€™ve begun to blog there as well. On occasion, Iâ€™ll link through from here to…
Thanks to Julie, we had a great Excite.com reunion party last night at her house. Ostensibly, it was to celebrate an old Excite comrade (Kuntay) coming to Austin to work (at least for a little while) – and it was a great reason for many of us to get back together. I have to say,…
Startup enthusiasm (not) versus pragmatism
I love the start-up environment – in part because of what happens when we ‘drink the kool-aid’, but at the same time I also value ‘fail-it-fast’ pragmatism. I haven’t found an eloquent way to think about or express this conflict – until I randomly came across an interview with Scott Brave from Baynote Inc. on…