How Request for Comments (RFCs) Are Opening Discussion in Our Engineering Org
By: Falon Darville       December 2nd, 2020 Culture

DISQO introduced Request for Comments (RFCs) within our engineering department in April 2020. RFCs enable members of our team to propose new products and protocols, and give and receive input on these proposals.

Work from Home: Six Months Later
By: Falon Darville       November 2nd, 2020 Culture

Earlier this year, we all started working exclusively from home. Now, we're checking in with six individuals in the engineering organization to see how it's been for them.

How DISQO is Internally Addressing Racial Tech Terms
By: Falon Darville       October 1st, 2020 Documentation

In the past couple of months, DISQO has made efforts to address the racial technology terminology in our documentation and code bases. Learn why and how we're executing these efforts.

We Built an Internal Documentation System
By: Falon Darville       September 1st, 2020 Documentation

When documentation is difficult to locate, it's a near-guarantee few (if any) will use it. Last year, we devised a plan to bring documentation into immediate accessibility to all tech team members.

An In-Depth Look at Microservice Monitoring
By: Luis Padilla       August 4th, 2020 Testing and Automation

In breaking up our monolith application into microservices, we've had a lot more ground to cover with monitoring. In this article, we discuss all of the ways in which we monitor our microservices.

A Look at DISQOTECH Retros
By: Anne Rynearson       July 1st, 2020 Culture

Retros are part of our DISQTECH Agile process. Learn more about our retros, including active participation, transparency, understanding the purpose of the retro, and keeping open discussion.

Data-Informed Tech Culture
By: Harut Baghdasaryan       June 2nd, 2020 Culture

Data-informed tech culture enables teams to standardized processes, make decisions faster, and reduce risk. In this article, we'll talk about the ways that DISQO practices this type of culture.

Driving API Consumer Success Through Documentation
By: Falon Darville       May 5th, 2020 Documentation

API consumers succeed when there is robust documentation, as we'll cover here. This article is the first of several that will tackle API design topics in depth.

How DISQO Uses A/B Testing to Make Business Decisions
By: Anne Rynearson       April 3rd, 2020 Testing and Automation

DISQO has a culture of using data-driven design to inform our business decisions. In this article, we walk through the steps we take to run tests on our primary platform, surveyjunkie.com.

How DISQO is Adapting to 100% WFH
By: Falon Darville       March 18th, 2020 Culture

Learn how our mandatory WFH policy is not slowing us down, and how we're using this time to push ourselves to be better communicators and colleagues. We'll also touch on how to avoid burnout during this trying time.