Updates from Mobile Jazz Q1/2018

     
By on April 19, 2018 - 4 Minutes

This Quarter at Mobile Jazz

2018 is shaping up be an exciting year for Mobile Jazz. We’ve just got back from our annual management gathering, where we locked ourselves away in a remote house to remove ourselves from all distractions. Completely focused, we brainstormed ideas on where we think the future of tech is heading and what role Mobile Jazz has in it.

We'll follow up with a more detailed blog post soon, but here are some of the highlights:

  • We're Going Fully Remote! We're closing our Barcelona office and will become a fully remote company.
  • Remote Events: as a result of going fully remote and because we love hanging out together, we're going to cater more remote events. The MJ Skiing trip in the Austrian Alps has just finished and next up is a two week workation in Sardinia in June. There are also plans in the pipeline for a hiking trip to the Italian Alps in August.
  • Growth Opportunity: another big change is a complete reorganization of our salaries and bonuses model, which opens up a lot of opportunity for growth for everyone in the team. More about that soon.
  • Epic Challenges: every year we want to participate in a physical and/or mental challenge and by doing so, raise funds for a small NGO we’d like to support. For our first epic challenge, we're considering the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon in New Zealand. That's 250 kilometers in 6 days.
  • Beyond Web & Mobile: The world of technology is growing fast, that's a good thing and is what excites us most. For years we've been working on projects in the medical, automotive and aerospace industries, but we've also been exploring bleeding-edge technologies such as blockchain, machine learning and IoT. While most of our projects are confidential, we'll be sharing with you some of our key learnings from each of them and expand our brand, offering with new services and products.

We're so excited and can’t wait to reveal more!


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Thanks for reading, if you've enjoyed this update forward it to a friend! You can also get in touch with us anytime at info@mobilejazz.com.

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Adam Smith
I'm a frontend engineer and the marketing lead at Mobile Jazz since 2015. I love to travel and have lived in many countries across the world.

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