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On site friendly

Pablo Carranza · 11 min read

The infinite space between words The story of 2 tech centers The first distributed team I had to deal with was in AWS — it was a team split with...

Improving our cities the inclusive way

Roberto Perez · 3 min read

One of our principles at Cabify is “Improve our cities”. It depicts as follows: Be purpose driven. Have a positive impact in our society. The city is our customer. Understand...

My 4 year cabify journey

Roberto Perez · 4 min read

I joined Cabify in June 2014 after traveling around the world for six months. This is relevant for two reasons: To travel is important in itself. So, if you’re thinking...

From product manager to product leader

David Smyth · 5 min read

A little about the journey… I had just returned to Sydney in 2014 from a 2 year stint at a startup in New York when I received the email, job...

A tale of a search of a cep engine and real time processing framework

Mario Castro · 5 min read

We have been looking for a CEP for some time now. If you don’t know what a CEP is, the Wikipedia article explains it pretty well: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_event_processing. There are many...

The data engineering team at cabify

Mario Castro · 5 min read

We use heavily Google’s infrastructure to delegate the administration of many of our data needs. We like to focus on features and Product instead of operations, we like to focus...

What to do when your code is starting to smell

Rafael Ramón · 3 min read

When I started as a Cabify Engineer, Cabify was growing exceptionally quickly. This is quite common in a large start-up, but for me it was a real challenge as I...

Untangling knots

Abél Muiño · 4 min read

tl;dr: **never ship your first implementation of a feature and be prepared to make trade-offs. I was happily cutting through email when Patricia — one of our Lead Engineers —...

Wtf is a product manager

David Smyth · 4 min read

A universally misunderstood title. Yeah, so what is a Product Manager? The Product Manager role is a relatively new and generally misunderstood role. So what is a Product Manager’s job?...