The New Normal – Our Tips For Working From Home

The New Normal – Our Tips For Working From Home

Our company culture has long taken into consideration remote clients and a distributed workforce of Originators (what we call ourselves). From off-site management to delivery of fully built digital products, we have working remotely covered. Here is a look at some...
Keep your source code SIMPLE

Keep your source code SIMPLE

As software developers, we are fortunate to have many useful best practices for productive and fun coding, like the SOLID principles, GRASP patterns, or STUPID anti-patterns. These principles are timeless and apply to many forms of coding...
Testing Bash Scripts with Scriptkeeper

Testing Bash Scripts with Scriptkeeper

Shell scripts start small, but can quickly grow bigger and more complicated. They may implement critical functionality – for example, deployment – but they are, almost always, untested. When you look at a script’s Git history, you find that there’s no one...
Why Design Thinking Works For Data

Why Design Thinking Works For Data

Introduction In the Harvard Business Review article “Why Design Thinking Works,” the author, Jeanne Lietdka, writes about how we often witness the arrival of a new method of working that leads to large improvements. Over a seven-year study, she...
Originate’s Collaborative GitHub-based Intranet

Originate’s Collaborative GitHub-based Intranet

Summary: Originate collaboratively develops its best practices and policies using GitHub as an intranet platform. This enables an unprecedented level of collaboration, but more importantly empowerment and transparency for the entire company. At Originate, we...