Remote Tools

Note: When the COVID-19 pandemic hit US shores in the spring of 2020, I worked with BriteCore to author a post on our favorite remote work tools. The below post is lifted from BriteCore’s blog. – BriteCore has an unusual perspective on the move toward remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. We aren’t scrambling to shift our team from offices to remote work because we chose to become a fully remote company ten years ago....

April 9, 2020 · 4 min · Me

Introducing Godzillops

ゴジラ — King of Business Operations Slack bots are a known commodity at this point. Whether you realize it or not, most workspaces you are in are using bots, slash commands, etc. to boost job productivity. At StatMuse, we decided to build a bot capable of helping us onboard new employees using natural language processing (NLP), the same computer science concept we employ in bringing answers to your sports questions every day....

January 23, 2018 · 2 min · Me

Coffee and Bagel(bot)?s

Connecting with people in a Remote Workplace Remote workforces are fairly common these days, especially in tech startups, but connecting on a personal level with these remote workers is still a challenge. At StatMuse, we use a small chat bot, bagelbot, to set up randomized meetings with 3–4 different people in the company on a scheduled basis. The structure of these calls varies depending on the people paired, but the common theme of deepening bonds is universal....

December 12, 2017 · 2 min · Me