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The Best Learnings from the Champions of Change Conference

November 2, 2018

PMI‘s Global Conference promotes collaboration, new ideas, and picking the brains of peers and experts from around the world. See what we learned!

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Agile Development Teams: Size Matters

January 26, 2018

Can I make my project move faster if I simply add more team members? This question has plagued project managers since the beginning of our profession. For many manufacturing-like projects, the answer to this fits into the project management pyramid. If I keep the scope constant and I want to reduce my timeline, I need…

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Sometimes Great Employees Leave and It's OK

Sometimes Great Employees Leave and It’s OK

September 1, 2017

It’s true that the best people often leave – and nowhere is this more true than in the tech world. But… this can be a good thing. The Wall Street Journal reported last year that leaders of many exceptional companies have not only accepted this truth, but have embraced it and believe they are the…

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Chain React Conference

Chain React Conference Recap

July 12, 2017

Over 500 attendees filled The Armory in Portland, OR to hear from some of the more prominent and upcoming community members in the growing world of React Native. The Chain React conference brought together core React Native contributors, engineers writing their first react-native init, and everyone in between. This combination facilitated excellent knowledge transfer, feedback,…

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Tips to Land a Remote Job

Tips To Land A Remote Job

June 2, 2017

Remote jobs are very hard to land. At Modus, most of our team is remote. Currently, our team is 91 people strong. And we hail from: Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, England, Egypt, Germany, Guatemala, India, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine, Uruguay States: VA,…

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Facebook F8 2017 Keynote Recap

Facebook F8 Keynote Recap

April 18, 2017

Today, the much anticipated Facebook F8 conference kicked off at the McEnery Convention Center, where thousands of developers, open source contributors and startups conveyed to learn best practices around the Facebook open source tools and platforms. In 2016, Facebook released key technologies like their Chatbot, open sourced 360 VR camera system and other open source…

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DevOps Wall Street Announcement

Announcing DevOps/WallStreet

January 13, 2017

Modus Create is super excited to announce the first annual Devops/WallStreet event March 3, 2017 at LMHQ in New York City. This is a must attend opportunity for anyone wanting to learn more about the Github Enterprise platform and partner ecosystem. Attendees will get to spend the day with industry leaders from the financial service…

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Why You Shouldn’t Hire A Designer/Developer Hybrid

September 20, 2016

Career sites are littered with “UX/UI Developer” or “User Experience Designer/Developer” positions, which include a mish-mash of UX, visual design, and development responsibilities, often written as a confusing set of job duties and qualifications that don’t mesh very well together. As a user experience professional, I’ve learned to avoid these positions like the plague. As…

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Culture As A Competitive Advantage

Culture As A Competitive Advantage

September 8, 2016

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I’d like to express thanks to my colleague Sarah McCasland for suggesting we do a series on what culture means at Modus Create and how we see investing in culture as strategic to internal maturity and external competitiveness.…

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The Costs of Culture

June 14, 2016

As a product manager at Modus Create and having worked for other companies both large and small, my perspective on culture has shifted over the years. A good culture based on strong core values is hard to maintain. I have done my best to summarize a few of my thoughts on the whys and hows…

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