Field Notes from Carbon Five

A blog to help you navigate the world of product management, engineering, and design.

Carbon Five Senior Product Designer - Gintel Gee
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Gintel Gee, Senior Product Designer

Roll Call is a new blog series introducing you to our team of product managers, designers, and software engineers at Carbon Five. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. Meet Gintel!  Name: Gintel Gee Title: Senior Product Designer Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Carbon Five Office: Santa Monica  Emoji of

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Alice Wenner

Alice Wenner

Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Achievements of Women Around the World

We’re excited to announce that Carbon Five has been amplifying and celebrating women’s voices throughout the month of March. Each week, we brought our team together through a series of events designed to facilitate discussion and promote learning around the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, with a focus on how they have

Sarah Port

Sarah Port

Redux Minus Redux With React Contexts

When it comes to state management in the front end, Redux has long reigned supreme. With the development of Contexts, we’re now seeing the beginning of an alternative which is brand new, but also capable of being completely familiar for long-time Redux fans. Using React Contexts with Redux-like paradigms is a good way to embrace

Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

Throughout the month of February, we were excited to celebrate Black History Month (BHM) by honoring Black leaders, spotlighting Black community achievements, and sharing Black stories with our team at Carbon Five. Each week, we hosted company-wide activities to encourage learning and open discussion on how Black history has contributed to and helped shape the

Carbon Five Software Engineer - Rico Rodriquez Collins
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Rico Rodriquez Collins, Software Engineer

Carbon Five Roll Call is a blog series introducing you to our team of product managers, designers, and software engineers at Carbon Five. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. Meet Rico!  Name: Rico Rodriquez Collins Title: Software Engineer Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida Carbon Five office: Santa Monica

Max Pohl

Max Pohl

Think Your Agile Team Might Be Doing Waterfall In Disguise?

Given the rise in popularity around agile development, I thought it would be interesting to explore the most common software development characteristics across the wider tech industry. How are most companies developing and releasing products? How does this compare to what industry leaders are teaching? What can be learned for this exploration?

Carbon Five Principal Engineer - Dimas Guardado
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Dimas Guardado, Principal Developer

Carbon Five Roll Call is a blog series introducing you to your next team of product managers, designers and software engineers. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. First up in 2021, meet Dimas! Name: Dimas Guardado Title: Principal Software Engineer Hometown: La Puente, CA Carbon Five Office: Santa Monica

Carbon Five DEIB Director - Ruth C White
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Hires Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Leader

We’re excited to announce that Ruth C. White, PhD, MPH, MSW has joined the Carbon Five team as Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB).  In her new role, Dr. White will lead the development and implementation of DEIB strategy and programming at Carbon Five. She will work closely with leadership and the greater

Client Interview - Carbon Five and Drucker Institute
Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Lessons from Developing a Community Learning Platform – Bendable.com

An interview with Rick Wartzman and Sarah Zaner. In the midst of a global pandemic, Carbon Five client, Drucker Institute, launched Bendable, a community-based learning platform, in June 2020. We sat down with Rick Wartzman, Executive Director, and Sarah Zaner, Senior Director at KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society at Drucker Institute, to learn

Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Sponsors Tech Inclusion 2020: The Next Wave of Leadership

We’re excited to announce our sponsorship of Tech Inclusion: The Next Wave of Leadership, an all-virtual conference in 2020, hosted by Change Catalyst on October 13-15.

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