How to switch to a remote-based company

I get it, building a remote-based business is not an easy task. It requires some ingredients to get to a point where the business can be even more efficient than a physical-based one. These last days several people have been forced to work from ...

Metabase: Business intelligence from existing data

When you are working on growing your business, it is important to ask questions about it. Your data has a lot of ways to give you insights on how much impact your decisions are having in your business. There are several tools that allow ...

Getting your Toggl times with Python-toggl library

Toggl is one of the best time trackers in the market. It is simple, easy to learn and reliable. We have been using this tool on Swapps for more than three years and it has always been useful. Thanks to it, our performance has ...

If you are a developer, you have to use a Mac

In this blog post I want to share with you the reasons why I think that, as a developer, I have to use a Mac computer. Most servers that are used to host web applications use the Linux operating system and although it is ...

Working with Slack bots and humans to develop software

Slack is a demonstration of how our society has evolved, where artificial intelligence has a place because of the unlimited possibilities with its integrations to activities of real life. This possibility allows us to work not only with humans but also with bots that you ...

Stop being so repetitive about yourself, let ansible be in charge

One of the main purposes of why the humanity developed machines, and computational systems in general, was to avoid doing repetitive and simple tasks that would consume time; time that could be spent making progress in other tasks that do require a complex thinking ...

Businesses do not need a web page

Traditional businesses are used to using conventional means to promote their business (newspapers, radio, television); However, in the digital age, where everyone has access to a cell phone and an internet connection, these media are becoming less relevant every day. And this does not ...

Project Management Tool: Teamwork

In our last delivery about Swapps organization tools we talked about JIRA, Slack, Toggl y Google Drive; but we missed one of our most important tools, Teamwork. Teamwork is a project management tool which lets you organize all the work in just one place. ...