Stephen Chambers on April 21st 2015
When it comes to the design, implementation, and release process, life’s been a whole lot easier working on Gearset Deploy than perhaps any previous project. There’s been no single defining moment, but if you asked me to pick the most significant of the contributing factors, I’d have to go for the involvement of users earlier in the design process.
This has been facilitated – or, as it turns out, supercharged – by using Slack, a team communication platform, to create external channels where users can hang out, talk, and discuss features or challenges. We’ve also added users to our GitHub repository so that everyone can create, view, and comment on specific issues and see progress.
So, how has early user involvement helped with our latest release?
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