Basecamp

1999
Chicago, IL, USA
Nov 12, 2019   |  By Jason Fried
Since the beginning, Basecamp has been marketed as a project management and collaboration tool for small businesses (or small teams inside larger businesses). However, over the years we’ve also heard from thousands of people who use Basecamp outside of work. They’ve gone off-label and turned to Basecamp to help them manage all sorts of personal projects too. No surprise there – it really works!
Sep 27, 2019   |  By Ryan Singer
Here’s a common question that’s coming up about Shape Up, our new book on product development: People in my book club love all the principles, but they had one question: How did they build Basecamp 3 doing this? It seems like all the practices are for adding features to an existing product. There’s a new appendix in the book now to answer this question: How to Begin to Shape Up: New versus existing products.
Aug 12, 2019   |  By Claire Lew
I’ll be shocked if you’re shocked: Building social connection in a remote team is the hardest part of managing a remote team. According to a survey we ran this past fall with 297 remote managers and employees, “fostering a sense of connection without a shared location” was seen as the #1 most difficult part of being a remote manager – and the #1 most difficult part of working remotely, in general.
Aug 5, 2019   |  By Claire Lew
The #1 piece of information you should be focused on as a leader is sharing company vision. Here’s exactly how to do it.
Jul 10, 2019   |  By Jason Fried
Back in 2006, we self-published Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web app. It was our first foray into broadly sharing how we work at book-scale. It struck a nerve, turned heads, and changed minds. It offered product people, designers, and developers a way out – an escape hatch. They could finally ditch their way of working that wasn’t working for a new way that would.
Oct 25, 2018   |  By Basecamp
The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application
Sep 4, 2018   |  By Basecamp
A quick look at Basecamp 3 when you've just been invited to it.
Jan 23, 2017   |  By Basecamp
Status meetings waste time and are boring for everyone involved. Replace them with Automatic Check-ins.
Jan 16, 2017   |  By Basecamp
If you want to keep access to a project but don't want all the notification noise, unfollow the project. Here's how.
Jan 12, 2017   |  By Basecamp
In a busy account, it's better to turn off your email notifications and use the Hey! menu to see what's new. Here's how.
Jan 12, 2017   |  By Basecamp
Get back to past decisions and easily handle multiple issues at the same time. Examples of using the Message Board and To-Do comments to discuss work instead of chats, emails and meetings.