Workin' 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin'

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Workin' 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin'

Why is it the norm to work an 8 hour day? Does it work for you and your team?

In this post we give a brief history of the 8 hour work day, why we think it's inefficient, and how we've allowed our culture to drive something that works much better.

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How to Kick off Your Project Successfully

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How to Kick off Your Project Successfully

Kicking off a new project can be a scary thing. How do you make sure everyone understands the overall goals and objectives of the project? We discuss how to run an effective Project Kickoff that will get everyone on the same page from the start.

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Why Be Agile?

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Why Be Agile?

Are you actually agile, or just "doing agile things"? Find out what agile is and what agile isn't, and why it matters.

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Why You Should Do Technical Due Diligence Before Investing

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Why You Should Do Technical Due Diligence Before Investing

As an investor, due diligence can often be the most challenging part when trying to invest in a company. How do you ensure their technology actually does what it says?

Although a small part of the overall picture, understanding how technical due diligence works and what you should be looking for can be critical to the success of your investment.

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5 Reasons Co-Working Spaces Are The Best Places

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5 Reasons Co-Working Spaces Are The Best Places

When we started We Write Code in 2015, there was no question in my mind on where we would setup shop. Des Moines is home to a number of great neighborhoods to work. Each with their own pros and cons. However, with the core of our business being very networking focused, it was clear that Gravitate, a co-working space located in downtown Des Moines, was going to be our home.

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Productivity: Focus on Focus

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Productivity: Focus on Focus

Getting started on something new can feel like climbing a butter mountain in rollerblades. You begin to make headway, only to get distracted and start sliding down, past all the progress you made. No one likes that.

Here are a few ways to tackle productivity.

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5 Signs Your Website is Hurting Your Rep

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5 Signs Your Website is Hurting Your Rep

We’ve all seen the signs of an outdated website — remember hit counters? Before Google Analytics, they were on every website! But aside from that one and some of the other more obvious ones, what are some less obvious signs your website might be outdated?

We'll count down the top 5 signs your website needs a redesign.

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