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Centercode So Far (2009 Edition)


As part of our internal 2009 year-end review I asked my engineers to run some queries on our entire software platform to illustrate the total impact our software has had on the world so far. These numbers only cover the last 3 or so years, but I believe they’re great fun stats and do a good job showing the effect we’ve had so far.

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A Decade of Unofficial Learning

The Product Coalition

While my college memories from 2009 were punctuated with the hum of videotape lectures, a new dawn was on the horizon, heralded by platforms like Coursera. Embracing a Lifelong Learner Mindset The year was 2014, and a quiet yet profound revolution was stirring in the world of education.


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The Evolution of WhatsApp

The Product Coalition

The Beginning: Redefining Communication WhatsApp’s journey began in 2009 when two former Yahoo employees, Brian Acton and Jan Koum , envisioned a platform that would provide a simple and reliable way for people to stay connected. On February 24, 2009, Koum completed the development of the iOS application and established “WhatsApp Inc.”

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Goodbye 2009 and Welcome 2010

Sachin Rekhi

It has been exactly a year since I started this blog, as it was one of my new year's resolutions for 2009. While it's far from where I'd like to be with blogging, 2009 was a solid start. Here's a look back at the highlights: Top Five Posts from 2009 (by pageviews). 5 Music Startups to Watch in 2009. So how did I do?

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60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for March 1, 2024

Johanna Rothman

Back in 2009, I gave a talk about project portfolio management to a group of about twenty people. .” In fact, it's the smallest possible audience that desperately wants to solve their problem. Let's unpack that, especially if you think successful speakers often deliver keynote talks to thousands of people.

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Estimating Complexity – Liz Keogh on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Buy Chris Matts’ ‘Real Options at Agile 2009’ book here. * ‘What is Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)?’ . * Follow Liz on Twitter , LinkedIn and her Website. * Liz’s ‘Estimating Complexity’ Blog post. MindTools article on The Cynefin Framework. * ’ piece at Agile Alliance.

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The decade software ate the world

Intercom, Inc.

When Apple started using the catchphrase “There’s an app for that” in 2009 to convey the breadth and variety of apps available in its App Store, we could barely begin to picture just how true that would become – well over half the time spent online in the US is spent on smartphone apps. . And then there’s messaging.