Still working on an official job posting, but unofficially: at AdaptRM we’re looking for our next equity hire! Do you know a web infrastructure/optimization guru who enjoys the prospect of: building a shiny thing with a small team of awesome people trying on lots of hats helping independent professionals leverage their own data to Read more about Looking for our next equity hire![…]
There are more things in my to-do list, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. This was my thought as I reached midday today. Yesterday’s accomplishments are about a page long, and today’s are rapidly approaching a similar length. But as we’re prepping for the LAUNCH competition (at the Santa Monica pier next Read more about There are more things….[…]
My startup AdaptRM has been invited to participate in TechWeek’s LAUNCH competition for startups that will shape the future! I’m so excited! And there’s so much to do! See you in Santa Monica on 20 November!
Today I successfully completed an integration of 154 commits from 4 developers over the last 6 weeks. Which is to say: WE’RE IN BETA! WOOOO!!! If you or someone you know might have use for automated time tracking and invoicing, drop us an email address at www.adaptrm.com.
As we ramp up the number of invitations, we’re getting more and more feedback from customers. I’ve been very happy with it! Bug reports As you expect with an Alpha release, a lot of it is “This piece isn’t working quite right in this case”. My Alpha users have been fantastic about the level of Read more about The best kinds of feedback[…]
Until a couple months before the Alpha release, on most days I picked 2-4 from a platter of about 8 largish tasks that could further my project significantly. I had the luxury of picking the types of tasks I wanted to focus on that day. Shortly before Alpha release, and through the Alpha, I have not had that Read more about What does a startup CTO do during Alpha release?[…]
My second least favorite hat to wear as a startup cofounder? Nag. I’m constantly having to ping and re-ping people about this, that, and the other thing. I find myself expending a fair amount of creativity coming up with “reasons” to ping. A tiny piece of new information or an inconsequential question that’s tangentially related to Read more about Least favorite hats[…]
Last week I had a day when I received major deliveries from 4 different contractors. I knew immediately that I wouldn’t be making any progress on my own to-do list, but obviously it was great progress for my product. Today I have no deliveries to review (though I received a pre-approved final delivery on one Read more about Progress[…]
Genius Hiring Feedback How you know your recent hiring decision was genius: Your “urgent tasks” list is dramatically reduced to the point where you can start working on “things that need to be done soon”. And all the tasks you transferred to the new hire are getting done. You find yourself with a little bit of Read more about On startups and hiring[…]
In order to test something for a contractor, I needed to make a successful call from my Droid to a contact whose name was in Unicode in my contact list. I installed a multilingual keyboard and added Cyrillic, then added a new contact. My housemate was standing right there, so I filled in Read more about Saved from smart technology by antiquated technology[…]