Basecamp

1999
Chicago, IL, USA
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.
Jul 5, 2019   |  By DHH
The disconnect between how many companies claim that they only hire the best and how they try to actually do that is perverse. A depressing number of job postings are barely more than a list of technology or process requirements paired with an arbitrary desire for years of irrelevance. That’s then fluffed up by a bunch of trite rah-rah bullshit about the supposed glory of hiring company. Ugh.
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
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.
Jan 12, 2017   |  By Basecamp
Too many people or too much stuff in a project? Then it's time to split off a separate project. Two examples shown.