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by ryan davis

  • I want to start a software company that is described in one word: CRAZY.
  • I want each person to be independent, yet contribute to the interdependent whole.
  • I want to create, buy, lease, or otherwise steal all the necessary technology to empower my team to do what we need to make outstanding software.
  • I want the team to be able to solve any problem.
  • I want Fridays to be contest day, where we all compete to solve a concrete or abstract problem in the most elegant, creative way possible, and give a prize to the winner.
  • I want a multi-colored hair team.
  • I want spec reviews to have a drum beat.
  • I want the team to be the cells in a living entity that can not be stopped.
  • I want to create amazing software that speaks to people and says “I can do what you want, with style.”
  • I want our software to represent content, not marketing fluff.
  • I want the members to teach each other everything they know.
  • I want our words to be heard.
  • I want our software to be seen.
  • I want our solutions to be admired and respected.
  • I want our team to be egoless, yet completely confident.
  • I want managers to code.
  • I want coders to manage.
  • I want to have SWAT team uniforms for each member (not necessary for everyday work–just for 3rd party intimidation).
  • I want money to be a non-issue.
  • I want schedule to be determined by the team.
  • I want personality, character, and culture in every team member.
  • I want us to transcend stereotypes.
  • I want us to transcend “average” software.
  • I want us to transcend all barriers.
  • I want us to enjoy delivering what people really want.