Launch & Learn attitude: Speed to market is critical. It is important to not get stuck in “Analysis Paralysis.” SaaS startups need to have engineering agility and plan rapid releases. Study the customer usage patterns, learn, refine and release again. This iterative process will help you to get to product/market fit fast and scaled-up. As part of my series about the “5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Successful App or SaaS”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Bastin Gerald. Bastin has a proven track record of taking initiatives and turning them into market-leading products. For the past two decades, he has worked with startups, as well as major technology brands like Oracle in Silicon Valley, and has established product strategy, recruited top talent and led international development teams that delivered profitable multimillion-dollar new business applications.
With remote work, you have to create these moments for team bonding on your own. The only way to do that is to think deliberately. How can I foster connections between individuals at my company remotely? There’s not one solution for that. At Remote, we have multiple bonding calls at different times, play games together, have fun Slack channels, and an always-on hangout where people can go to talk about non-work topics. As a part of our series about the five things you need to successfully manage a remote team, I had the pleasure of interviewing Job van der Voort. Job started his career as a neuroscientist before leaving academia to become the VP of Product at the largest distributed company in the world, GitLab, where he helped grow the company from five to 450 employees across 67 countries
Ketan Dattani of Buckingham Futures: Five Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Remote Team Communication: When teams work remotely, it isn’t always easy to foster open communication. Fostering open lines of communication is critical to preventing employees from feeling isolated. As a part of our series about the five things you need to successfully manage a remote team, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ketan Dattani, CEO and Founding Owner of Buckingham Futures. Ketan Dattani is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur. He holds over 20 years of recruitment experience and has a high profile within the sector. He is widely documented as an expert on Employment Law, Employee Rights, and for providing Careers Advice. He is the Founding Owner and CEO of Buckingham Futures, a specialist Environmental Health Recruitment Business that provides bespoke permanent and temporary recruitment and