Development at Brandwatch: Our First Code Retreat

This post was originally published on Brandwatch's main blog on 5th September 2014. At Brandwatch we’re constantly challenging ourselves to improve our development skills. We’re happy with some of approaches we’ve taken so far: we started reading groups, run weekly technical talks, and have Funky Fridays every two weeks. Last week we decided to explore another avenue – we hosted a full-day workshop, using the Code Retreat format for our entire development group. What is a code retreat? A code retreat is a day-long intensive practice workshop that focuses on the fundamentals of software development and design. It »