Jive kicks off its next hardware hackathon in one week. We’re calling it: “Pimp My Pi.” Jive soldiers in the Army of Awesome will risk life and limb to build the pimpin’-est Raspberry Pi-based project ever conceived by a human being, all in hopes of achieving everlasting glory. Each team of developers will be given access to a Raspberry Pi and three months to complete their projects. Participating teams have the opportunity to create just about any type of product or project they want. The only requirements are that each project must make use of at least one Raspberry Pi, […]
Culture is a big deal at Jive Communications. Not only do we want to say we offer the absolute best work environment in Utah for developers and engineers, we want to live it. Our goals and aspirations are large, and we have a significant amount of work to do in order to reach them. Regardless, we plug away, one small step at a time. Continuous retrospection and improvement are not only our mantra, they are also our way of life. We experiment, gather feedback, and continually adapt to meet changing needs and requirements. Two months ago, we embarked on an […]
The Spirit of Awesomeness is alive and well at Jive Dev! Yesterday, twenty of our intrepid team members gathered to kick off planning for Jive’s Google I/O 2015 Extended event. In roughly 20 days, we will be kicking open the doors to bring in our peers and associates from throughout the local IT community to share in this exciting experience – and best of all, it’s ALL FREE, my friends! Riding the coattails of our recent success with an extended version of the popular ng-conf in early March, we decided to again bring a slice of the excitement home. On Thursday and Friday, […]
Jive proudly sponsored the ng conf 2015 Kids Coding Bootcamp that took place March 5-6 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Using Scratch, a block-based programming language developed at MIT, kids designed their own games, mazes and characters while learning basic programming skills they can build on in the future. This video highlights the kids who went through the Bootcamp, their excitement about coding, and basically shows that they will take over the world before we know it. With these developers at the helm, the future of the Cloud is in pretty safe hands. The best and […]
One of the more common questions I’ve gotten over the last year or so has been now that WebRTC is available in major browsers, isn’t SIP going to go away? As WebRTC is really aimed at the access layer, let’s rephrase this question to: Is WebRTC going to replace SIP at the access layer?
They’re called “developers of Awesome”. More than 40 strong, they are the backs upon which Jive’s dominance and growth have been built. Our developers are the best of the best, and we take care of them.
How many layers of hierarchy should a company have—or should it have any? Have a look at the pros and cons to flat organization and what this management structure means for your company.
Client-servers or web applications? The market pendulum swung one way, then the other; now it’s splitting down the middle.
How Jive takes advantage of the winter weather for work and play.