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Takeaways from Five Dysfunctions of a Team Training

October 21, 2019 Laura Meckley

Learn what the Workiva Denver R&D team took away from their Five Dysfunctions of a Team training.

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Validating Dart Dependencies and You!

September 30, 2019 Jace Hensley

Let’s get your Dart dependencies in line with the help of an empowering tool called depenency_validator

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Workiva Scottsdale Coding Challenge 2018

August 6, 2019

Skeletons, necromancers, and ogres oh my! Scottsdale’s Workiva R&D hosted 52 ASU students for a coding challenge event.

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There is no production version

July 25, 2019 Matthew Balvanz

We often ask the question “Which version of X is deployed to production?” Learn how the truth is actually a lot closer to “all of them” than you think.

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Good Process, Bad Process

May 1, 2019 MacLeod Broad

A reflection on the costs and benefits of process within teams.

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Scalable Decision-Making Using RFDs

October 24, 2018 Kevin Sookocheff

As an architecture lead at Workiva, I’ve come to realize that technical problems are rarely, if ever, the reason for a project failing. Communication problems, on the other hand, can doom projects to failure from the start. Learn how we counteract these problems using Requests for Discussion (RFDs) to make scalable decisions.

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How to Win at One-On-Ones

July 13, 2018 Jeff Hilleman

One-on-ones are important to our culture at Workiva, with many different expressions depending on several factors. This post sheds light on adding value to these meetings.

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Software Architecture as Business Analysis

June 6, 2018 Kevin Sookocheff

Learn the eight steps of the software architecture process and how a software architect should act as a bridge between business stakeholders and technical stakeholders.

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DSM Hack 2018 - My Experience

May 14, 2018 Charlie Strawn

Workiva recently helped sponsor a charity event called dsmHack. It was both fun and fulfilling, and we would like to tell you a little bit about our team's experience—what we made and how we pulled it off.

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What do Software Development Engineers in Test at Workiva do?

April 18, 2018 Alden Peterson

Learn about the the role and daily responsibilities of an Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)  at Workiva. What does a SDET do and what are some of the common misconceptions?

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