Posts by Falon Darville
Falon Darville is a Senior Technical Writer at DISQO. Day-to-day, she manages, as well as our internal documentation website. Falon brings a passion for writing intermingled with a fascination for technological concepts and marries the two when she builds documentation. In her spare time, she reads, writes, and runs.

DISQO at Home: A One-Year Work-from-Home Retrospective
By: Falon Darville May 13th, 2021 · 7 min read Culture

Over one year into our work-from-home journey, I'm asking some of our most senior leaders and our newest colleagues their experiences. Read about how hiring has changed, what we're doing to stay connected, and what it's like to onboard remotely during a pandemic.

DISQO's Values from Three Perspectives: Product Manager, Engineer, and Data Analyst
By: Falon Darville March 2nd, 2021 · 9 min read Culture

Last year, DISQO started some significant work around defining and acting from our value system. I asked several of my colleagues within our engineering department what experiences come to mind for each of the DISQO values.

How Request for Comments (RFCs) Are Opening Discussion in Our Engineering Org
By: Falon Darville December 2nd, 2020 · 9 min read 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 · 11 min read 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 · 5 min read 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 · 6 min read 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.

Driving API Consumer Success Through Documentation
By: Falon Darville May 5th, 2020 · 14 min read 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 is Adapting to 100% WFH
By: Falon Darville March 18th, 2020 · 9 min read 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.

Welcome to the DISQO Developer Blog
By: Falon Darville January 21st, 2020 · 4 min read Culture

We're launching the DISQO Developer Blog and here's a bit about our company, our engineering teams, and what we do on a day-to-day basis.