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Bridging the Product/Marketing Divide

This is a guest post from Suneet Bhatt, the former Chief Growth Officer at HelpScout and VP of Marketing at Chartbeat.

When Charles Dickens penned the introduction to A Tale of Two Cities, he did not know he was also describing the relationship between Product and Marketing at nearly every startup I’ve come across…

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single PostgreSQL config change improved slow query performance by 50x

How a single PostgreSQL config change improved slow query performance by 50x

At Amplitude, our goal is to provide easy-to-use interactive product analytics, so everyone can find answers to their product questions. In order to provide a great user experience, Amplitude needs to provide these answers quickly. So when one of our customers complained about how long it took to load the event properties dropdown in the Amplitude UI, we started digging into it…

Read about how we improved slow query performance by 50x on our Engineering Blog.

international success and diversity

5 Reasons Why International Success and Diversity Are Inseparable

We live in a new global reality where we compete with everyone, from everywhere — for everything. This is especially true for internet based services and SaaS companies, where there are few barriers to entry if you have a laptop, internet connection and know how to code. Tech companies aiming to scale fast require strategies and solutions to quickly expand into and serve new markets while avoiding the many pitfalls that come with building out an international presence.

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