April 18 2016
Could not feel happier and prouder after our 2016 EmpathyDay. This year everyone gathered in Asturias, celebrating our new team and offices in Gijon Technology Park. We continue to grow, and the addition of the Asturian team to the Galician team is intended to increase our capacity of Delivery (Set Ups and Customer Services) together with our drive for Aesthetic Software Experiences (Front Engineering, Data Visualisation, PlayBoard, Overlays, etc). Having said so, our technical team is One, distributed in two working spaces designed to provide the conditions for creative thinking and innovation across all aspects of our product. As part of these 2 days of team building and planing, we share with the team our view for Customer Services (named Loved Dispatching), our future comms unit (Amplify) together with our Product and Operations business areas. I had the opportunity too of presenting our Roadmap (Now-Then) for each of the problems our product EmpathyBroker solves today in the context of end users, data and business goals. On day 2 the new additions to the team had their presentations and time to be listened by everyone else, these 5 minutes presentations serve as a great tool to get to know the new team members, their vision, aspirations and drive. After these introductions we made it to Arriondas where once equipped and trained took on the Sella river for a 17Kms kayaking experience towards Ribadesella. A venture we managed to complete in only 2h and 50m (including two stops). The experience was amazing. Quick pit stop in Lastres (beautiful fishing village) and then back to Gijon where we gathered at the formal and grandiose Regatas Club for a beautiful dinner and fun speeches leading to party time that for some reached the early hours of Saturday! Sharing time with my colleagues feels good. At EmpathyBroker we have achieved a lot, we should be proud and feel special to be able to celebrate. Lets take the achievement, give ourselves a pat and then move on for another year of achievements.