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August 25, 2019 5 minute read

Gems We Love

Ushashi Chakraborty

Director of Engineering

At Mode, we have an interview question we often use during phone screens for engineering candidates which is “What is an example of a library you think is really well-written"? Here are our answers.

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August 19, 2019 1 minute read

1,000,000x Improvement to Your Data Application Stack with the Switch Framework

Paul Thurlow

Director of Engineering

Josh Ferguson, Cofounder and Chief Architect at Mode, recently gave a talk at Data Council introducing our framework for building data applications called Switch.

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August 5, 2019 4 minute read

What Really Matters: Our Favorite Mode Values

Ushashi Chakraborty

Director of Engineering

At Mode, we make decisions while staying true to our company values. We asked few of our engineers and engineering leaders about the values they like most, and wanted to share their examples.

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February 12, 2019 2 minute read

Mode Has Raised a Series C!

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Derek Steer

CEO

There's a fundamental change taking place in the way that organizations make decisions. For analysts and data scientists, the days of being forced to use conventional, monolithic data tools are ending. The individuals who answer the hardest questions within an organization can use the tools they choose. These tools let them investigate a problem, solve it, and move on.

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January 24, 2019 2 minute read

You're Only 30 Minutes From Answers

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Benn Stancil

Chief Analyst

Regardless of how agile your team might be, you're limited by how quickly you can provision a warehouse, build ETL pipelines, set up event tracking, and integrate an analytics tool. Doesn't this all take significant time and expertise to build?

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September 25, 2018 2 minute read

The Role of an Analyst in the Age of the Citizen Data Scientist

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Derek Steer

CEO

Anytime you look for patterns in previous experiences, or make a tradeoff between one option and another, you're analyzing something. This means nearly everyone in the workforce does some sort of analysis every day, every time they make a decision.

The need for hard data to help make these decisions in the workplace gave birth to the idea of an “Analyst” as we know it.

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