July 4, 2019 — Good software engineers can be found anywhere, and embracing remote working enables you to tap into that global pool. But just because you can… does that mean you should? In this talk I’ll go through some dos and don’ts, talk about some pitfalls, and hopefully guide you towards doing remote the right way. I’ll include some stories that draw on my experience working in technical recruitment for clients who have been on both sides of the do/don’t scale, as well as Automattic’s decade-plus experience as a fully-distributed company.
April 29, 2017 — At Automattic, we say that “communication is oxygen”.
Learn how a distributed company of 500+ people communicates on a daily basis across different timezones and teams. This talk will also give a glimpse at how P2 blogs are used internally, in the context of customer support.
March 28, 2017 — Learn what it’s like to work at Automattic, the tools we use, our culture, the people, how to apply and what’s next for the company.
February 12, 2017 — How we work in Automattic
October 9, 2016 — Стек Elasticsearch, Logstash и Kibana используется в Automattic не только для выполнения поиска по более чем 100 миллионам сайтов, но и для создания и хранения логов, котоые потом могут быть использованы для разных нестандартный и интересных задач, о которых Александр и расскажет в своем докладе на WordCamp Moscow 2016.
September 8, 2016 — Automattic’s prominente Rolle im WordPress Universum ruft unterschiedlichste Reaktionen hervor. Teilweise undurchsichtige Beziehungen und Entscheidungen die nicht immer für jeden nachvollziehbar sind gehören dabei zu den negativeren Dingen die in der breiteren Community wahrgenommen werden. Diese Session erörtert den Zusammenhang verschiedener Teile des Projekts, geht den Ursprüngen nach, und behandelt die Philosophie hinter Automattic’s Engagement in der Community.
June 30, 2016 — This talk tells how a completely distributed team works using the example of Hyperion, one of the teams that worked on the new WordPress.com, codenamed Calypso. The audience will be able to see in a deeper detail how a distributed team is organized and it will get a few driving principles on how to replicate that themselves.
April 7, 2016 — Testing activities are effective only under strict circumstances. When I started my adventure at Automattic, the welcome message was: “Welcome to the chaos.” This presentation narrates the journey we had to conduct to implement strict growth methodologies in a distributed environment.
November 24, 2015 — Intervista fatta a Sara Rosso al primo «WordPress Contributor Day» italiano, organizzato dalla «Italia WP Community» a Milano il 7 novembre del 2015. #wpcdit
October 17, 2015 — In May, 2015 Automattic acquired WooCommerce. In July, 2015 the San Francisco WooCommerce meetup group joined the San Francisco WordPress meetup group to invite the architects of that acquisition to discuss the process of the deal, as well as the future of the newly joined forces from the Automattic Lounge in San Francisco.
Watch the conversation between Catherine Stewart, VP of Business Development @automattic and Matt Cohen, WooThemes Product Team Lead, @automattic.
Moderated by Brent Shepard, Founder @prospress and Beka Rice, Author-Content Manager @skyverge.