January 22, 2018
Mimir Classroom IDE 2.0, Saves Customers Time and Money
At Mimir, our product philosophy is “always be innovating.” This ideology is often the promise of software as a service (SaaS) companies but becomes hard to quantify. We believe we...
January 8, 2018
New Pricing: Mimir Products Span High School To Higher Education
According to code.org in 2017, a record number of high school students participated in the AP Computer Science exams. The trend was in the right direction for the past 10 years, bu...
December 11, 2017
What Software Development Has To Teach A Non-Developer
In this post I’m seeking to convince managers to pursue a basic understanding of programming in order to automate some of the tasks they find the most time consuming and redundant....
November 27, 2017
The Current State of CS Education
“There will be 1,000,000 more computer science related jobs than computer science students by 2020.” Source CS education —building the pipeline. Why can’t the U.S. education system...
Mimir Classroom Gets Keyboard Support
Source Keyboard support is a big deal for web apps. Power users frequently use keyboard shortcuts to navigate app interfaces quickly. In addition, many users with physical disabili...
Product Strategy for Scale: Pricing
In my prior two posts, I shared examples of feature and user support initiatives you should consider as part of your product strategy to support scale. In this post I want to focu...
November 20, 2017
Grants & Tax Incentives For Startups & Small Businesses
As the pool of Midwest venture capital firms continues to expand, budding companies are relying heavily on venture funding to accelerate growth. As this occurs, equity-free governm...
November 10, 2017
Next Steps For Mimir: Acquiring A Company & Technical Interviews
During the fall semester of 2013 at Purdue University, Jacobi, Colton, and I saw opportunities to improve the delivery of computer science courses we were taking at the time. With ...
October 30, 2017
Our 4 Startup Hiring Strategies
After becoming the first full-time hire at Mimir, my cardinal task was to grow our organization. Early growth is an exciting indicator for tech startups, but hiring can be strenuou...