Learning

Statistics is music to our ears

Here at Smartly, we’ve purposefully built a team of polymaths: our business knowledge and experience extend from corporate governance to market research to advanced statistics and beyond. Our educational backgrounds are equally broad: we’ve got a Ph.D. linguist and a Ph.D. mathematician cum classicist, a philosopher, a handful of historians, Read more…

By Smartly Team, ago
Company

Making Smartly Available for Everyone

Since Smartly’s launch in the summer of 2015, we’ve helped thousands of people around the world bolster their business knowhow, quickly and easily.  In total, our learners have solved 960,000 lesson challenges, taken 62,000 lessons, and given Smartly lessons an overall 96% approval rating! Across the board—from the incoming MBA Read more…

By Smartly Team, ago
Careers

What’s it like to be a Smartly Content Developer?

Smartly content developers come from all of over the world and have varying educational and professional backgrounds, but one thing unites them: they’re great at taking hard concepts and breaking them down in clever, humorous ways so that Smartly customers enjoy learning something new—fast! Taylor, a top-notch Smartly content developer Read more…

By Allison, ago
Company

The Blue Ocean Mind

Ten years ago, I picked up a copy of Blue Ocean Strategy at an airport bookstore. At the time, I was in my third year of running Rosetta Stone as CEO and we were enjoying annual growth rates of close to 100%. While still operating out of a converted seed Read more…

By Tom, ago
Engineering

Git Bisect Debugging with Feature Branches

Inspectocat, courtesy of GitHub At Pedago, we follow the GitHub Flow model of software development. Changes to our app are made in feature branches, which are discussed, tested, code reviewed, and merged into master before deploying to staging and production. This approach has become pretty common, and in most cases Read more…

By Ori, ago