Last week was the annual Grand Meetup, where everyone at Automattic gets together in one place. Since the entire company is distributed and works remotely, this is a great opportunity to connect face to face, work together, and improve personal and professional relationships. This year we returned to the Canyons Resort at Park City, Utah, with almost … Continue reading Automattic Grand Meetup 2015
A big perk of working for Automattic is the meetups. A couple times a year each Automattician gets the chance to meet up with colleagues in various places around the world. The location can be anywhere from Utah to Hawaii to Cyprus.
At the time of writing, I’m sitting on a flight returning from the annual Akismet team meetup. This year we chose Destin, FL as the location. Over the past week we have spent time invaluable time together, and I wanted to share some thoughts and experiences on what makes these weeks so special.
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Last week I spent a week in Destin, FL for our annual Akismet team meetup. Since everyone at Automattic works remotely, teams get together once or twice a year to get some face-to-face time. This year we all converged in Destin, Florida. The resort where we stayed was really nice, with a small village of … Continue reading Akismet in Destin, FL
This past week was the annual Automattic Grand Meetup in Park City, Utah. The mountain views were incredible, and every single one of the people I met were just as amazing. I got to spend the week working on a project with colleagues I don’t normally work with which was really fun. There were also plenty … Continue reading Park City, Utah
This past week was spent with my fellow Akismet team members in Lihue, Hawaii. Since we are a distributed company at Automattic, these meetups are an important part of forming a bond with colleagues and being productive. I feel refreshed and rejuvenated from the sometimes lonely days working from home. This meetup was a great way … Continue reading Akismet Team Meetup in Lihue, Hawaii