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“Built to Scale” with Craig Severinsen and Jeremy Duvall

“You have to focus on hiring the right people, creating the right culture, and giving them the space to think for themselves.” 7Factor Founder and CEO Jeremy Duvall breaks down what success really looks like — and how 7Factor puts people before product — on Episode 17 of “Built to Scale,” a podcast with Craig…
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Scrumfall: When Agile becomes Waterfall by another name

By Jeremy Duvall, for the CIO Online This story was originally published on CIO.com on April 25th, 2022. “Businesses reasserting outdated development principles are undoing not only the promised product benefits of Agile, but also its human-centric principles. It’s time to recommit.” It was once believed that Agile was the great hope of humane project…
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Grind Culture and Conscious Leadership with Jeremy Duvall and Meredith Turney

We are firm in our stance that “grind” or “hustle culture” ultimately leads to burnout, employee dissatisfaction, and coding projects that lack excellence. Instead, we believe instilling a generative culture allows your people to feel supported to do their best work, while also feeling their best. In this thoughtful conversation about effective and humane leadership,…
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16 Effective Ways Tech Businesses Can Build Truly Inclusive Teams

By Jeremy Duvall, for the Forbes Technology Council This story was originally published on Forbes.com on April 8th, 2022. Developing an effective diversity, equity and inclusion program is about more than checking off boxes, and its impact goes beyond the hiring process. An inclusive tech team is one that can better serve a diverse customer…
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Don’t Offer (Or Choose) The Blue Pill: A Healthy Workplace Culture Is Based On Red Pill Realism, Not Blue Pill Belief

By Jeremy Duvall, for the Forbes Technology Council This story was originally published on Forbes.com on April 14th, 2022. The road to dysfunctional workplace culture is cobbled with blue pill illusions, candy-coated with good intentions to cover their noxious taste. My company, 7Factor Software, is not the totality of anyone’s reality. We are not a…
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My company doubled in size in 2021. Here’s what I learned about diversity in hiring.

By Jeremy Duvall for CIO Online This story originally appeared on CIO.com on March 14th, 2022. I spent a sizable fraction of my time in 2021 reviewing about 10,000 applicants for software engineering positions at my company, 7Factor, in order to eventually hire about 30. I came to this process with a reaffirmed commitment to…
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7Factor Software makes Inc.’s 2022 Regional Southeast List

7Factor Software has made Inc.’s Regional Southeast list. This honor is awarded to companies that have demonstrated extraordinary revenue growth since 2020. 7Factor is proud to see that their belief in doing things right, the first time, is continuing to impress current clients and attract new ones.  Founded in 2016, 7Factor has grown from a…
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7Factor Fosters the Future of Tech for a Brighter Tomorrow

7Factor Software is passionate about mentoring young tech talent today so that they will have the skills and experience they need to be the leaders of tech tomorrow. Since our start in 2016, we have been passionate about mentoring those who have a pure desire to know more about technology. As a software company that…
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Coding is More about Community: A Token of Gratitude for our Partners

We are grateful for the community of support our trusted partners have provided in 2021, and are enthusiastic to continue to grow these relationships into 2022. We have coined 2021 as “The Year of the Boom” here at 7Factor. As we more than doubled in humans, clients, and revenue, our authentic partners stood by our…
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