About Reload - who we are and how we work (for potential employees)

About Reload - who we are and how we work (for potential employees)

This is a small teaser-presentation about Reload. A little about whom we are, what we do and how we do it.

Reload is a Drupal agency - visit us at reload.dk

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Rasmus Luckow-Nielsen

September 09, 2015
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  1. Reload! A/S Reload - who we are and what we

    do Who we are
  2. We specialize in Drupal Currently 16 fulltime employees Reload started

    in 2010. Frederiksberg, Denmark, is our home
  3. We created Reload because we wanted to create the best

    place to work for people like ourselves. Developers, that is. – Rasmus Luckow-Nielsen, CEO, Reload
  4. We aim to be the best

  5. Geek family We just love competent, friendly people

  6. • We are a technically based consultancy, and we think

    we have the most skilled Drupal developers in Denmark. • We do not outsource, as we focus on close- knit on-location collaboration with our customers . • We have a lot of pride in our work and our ways. And we're more idealistic than most companies. We value and incorporate open source contributions a great deal. Reload summarized
  7. We like to code And we love to make a

    difference
  8. Drupal is our weapon of choice And we're pretty damn

    good at it. Combined we have more than 50 years of experience in the Drupal space, and we maintain more than 100 contributed modules on drupal.org
  9. We are often hired to do the most complex jobs

  10. DR.dk

  11. Danish Broadcast Corporation Top 3 site in Denmark - more

    than 2,2 mio. monthly unique users (500k daily), 30+ million visits and 100+ million pageviews each month. We have been working on their transition to Drupal since 2012, and we have spend 12.000+ hours on it.
  12. IDA.dk THE DANISH SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS

  13. Libraries of Copenhagen

  14. stofa.dk

  15. samvirke.dk

  16. Not to mention TV2, Unicef, Medical sans Frontiers, Royal Danish

    Theatre, Danish Scout Organization and many others… Okay, we mentioned them anyway. Because they are awesome!
  17. We want to make a difference for our customers. But

    we also want to learn new stuff everyday. We want to have fun doing so.
  18. So our daily workday is pretty great. Challenging projects, awesome

    colleagues and a cozy, geeky, office
  19. Say hello to Darth Moose and the Deer Troopers

  20. We even do three-day hackathons every year Think up crazy

    stuff, experimenting and tinkering
  21. And we want to share our knowledge and ideas for

    fame and fortune :-)
  22. None
  23. http://reload.github.io/deployotron/ Deployotron

  24. https://github.com/xendk/bandaid Bandaid

  25. Basically, we think we're a pretty awesome place to work

    :-) Not convinced?
  26. Heck, we even have a band!

  27. OMG WTF STFU! How can I be a part of

    that? - Audience in the room
  28. So what kind of people are we looking for?

  29. Skilled, responsible and curious. Thrives on solving problems. Having a

    lot of basic web- and programming knowledge
  30. "Full stack developer" so won't the real Full Stack Developer

    please stand up? we want you to be a
  31. We look for potential. We look for cultural fit. And

    we read your code.
  32. How we work

  33. When you choose us, you choose a process

  34. CLARIFY DEVELOP & DESIGN EVALUATE SHIP IT

  35. • A good project is one we do not know

    how to solve when we begin • A good project gives us new experience and makes us more knowledgable • A good project allow us to get in early and ask a lot of questions - making us able to identify the real business needs before we start implementing If your reality is simple, you probably don't need Reload Reloads typical project space
  36. Start with why We do use Impact Mapping as a

    tool to idenfity Why, Who, How and What. Then we use agile methodologies to deliver the right things to our customers.
  37. Scrum is simple, but not easy – T-shirt on a

    conference
  38. • Feedback loop, communication and clear roles of responsibility •

    Gives transparency for everyone Overskrift i en linie • It makes great sense to be agile when working in complex areas • Forces us to continuously set matching of expectations Why do we work with agile methodologies? Great video - watch it!
  39. An agile development process is all about achieving the highest

    possible business value with the least amount of effort (and money)
  40. Its about creating the symbiotic relationship between the customers business

    expertise and our technical expertise
  41. Just In Time planning

  42. Plan Plan Plan Plan Plan "JUST-IN-TIME" PLANNING Plan Analysis Test

    Code Design Release Traditionel (predictive): Plan everything upfront Scrum (empirical): Plan a little before the project and a little before each sprint Analysis Design Code Test Release Analysis Design Code Test Release Analysis Design Code Test Release Analysis Design Code Test Release What if the project stops here? Plan Plan Plan Plan Plan
  43. • Focus on business value • Do stuff that can

    be tested and validated as fast as possible • Prototyping! • Incremental improvements instead of "solve everything in one go" We focus on business value, time- to-market and Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  44. (Quality) Scope (functionality, features) Time (deadline) Resources (cost, budget)

  45. • The customer (the Product Owner) have the power to

    make decisions and will sit on-location with the team 1-2 days a week • We usually do 2 week sprints, repeating backlog grooming, sprint-planning, - demo og -retrospectives and daily scrums • Great tools - vi love Jira Agile, and our customers use this too. • Sprint reporting to continuously set expectations Agile projects in Reload
  46. No matter how great we think a project is, it

    will be considered a failure by the customer if we don't meet their expectations. – Rasmus Luckow-Nielsen, CEO, Reload
  47. Follow us on reload.dk twitter.com/reloaddk facebook.com/reloaddk linkedin.com/company/reload-a-s