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“Intern, who?” This is the answer, or a question, from Atlan interns if anybody refers to them as “interns”. And, why not? None of our interns work as “interns” at Atlan, so why should they get addressed as one? Too often, companies give interns the work that full-time employees refuse to do, or need some form of assistance with. Interns…

Our Engineering Demos stemmed from a simple question — “How can we share knowledge among our engineers better?” All of our engineers were working on different, complex products, but they usually had knowledge that could help each other out. For example, we didn’t need to build completely different front-end and backend developer workflows, or unique infrastructure for Collect (our mobile…

In 2016, we put down our 10 (base 10) Engineering Commandments, the values that our Engineering Team uses to guide its work. We didn’t use a long, complex process to create them. One of our first engineers sat down and took some time to articulate the ideas that we should use to guide our decisions, all based on industry best…

We’re growing up here at Atlan! Our numbers have grown, and we’re always preparing for more new additions. As we grow, we’ve been pushing hard to make sure that we support the people filling the seats in our office from day one and beyond. Onboarding is a must, of course, but we know that fueling the excitement and growth before…

“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.” –Kahlil Gibran Scalability, at the end of the day, has a lot to do with time management. Every little act that results in improved efficiency counts when you’re trying to scale a process or an organization. Yet organizations have come to embrace so many inefficient…

In the last four years, we have moved offices three times, welcomed hundreds of new partners onto our platform, and celebrated countless milestones in the development of our Collect app and deployments. Our team has also grown by leaps and bounds to over 50 members. The people who find their way to our team are extraordinarily diverse, yet they’re all…

Note: This blog was last updated in October 2018 with the latest information about our internship hiring process. At Atlan, we hire interns for core functions like building apps, business development, and marketing. We believe even 18 year olds can work alongside us like regular team members. Many of our interns have extended their internships, completed multiple internships, or joined…