Life at Easy LMS: Blogs and interviews

Discover more about our core values and read how colleagues experience the company culture. 

Blogs 

Why we don't do overtime

Overtime is part of the job. At least that's what a lot of employers and employees think. We disagree.

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Flow and deep concentration: creating a productive working evironment

Flow is a powerful tool to improve your performance. At Easy LMS, we stimulate the flow state. Because, well, the price of distraction is bigger than you can imagine.

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Team spirit for the win

Work hard, play hard. There are multiple ways to strengthen team spirit. In this article we tell you about all the fun stuff we do.

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The art of reviewing

Reviewing each other’s work is an important quality control measure. We take time for that. In this article, we reveal our favorite review method and why it is best to take the time rather than rush.

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Why we have target conditions instead of targets

To meet their targets, employees overlook a lot. Not a desirable situation. Just like being stressed out by all the targets you have to meet. Have you ever thought of using target conditions instead? We use them, and will explain to you why.

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Never underestimate the value of sharing knowledge

Sharing is caring. Not only does this apply to food, cars, and tools, but certainly to knowledge too. A culture of sharing knowledge helps in establishing quality. Learn how we keep everyone up-to-date about our daily work and new trends.

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How to speak Improvement Kata

When you walk around our office on a regular working day you can hear (or read on Slack) a lot of these sentences: “We have to do an RCA.” “Do you know the target condition for this process?” “I think we need a new challenge for this process.” I can imagine that you don’t know what we’re talking about. Read on to learn.

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Improving daily work is more important than doing daily work

How to prevent overtime, stress, and burnout by prioritizing the improvement of daily work over doing daily work.

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Making mistakes is OK as long as you learn from them

We don't see making mistakes as a bad thing. It's the other way around. Something that went wrong will show us where we can learn and what we have to improve. Want to know how? Read on.

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Aim up and compare down

By comparing up to ideal solutions or people, you’re setting yourself up for a lot of frustration. Instead, aim up and compare down to celebrate your achievements.

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A performance review for the bosses?

We love learning at Easy LMS. Giving and receiving feedback is an important part of this, so that we can learn from and with each other. The bosses are no exception! That's why we hold a public performance review for our bosses at our annual roast your boss event.

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Play hard during play week

We like to work hard and focused. But to perform constantly on a high level, you need to unwind from time to time. Even during working hours. We use our play weeks for that.

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My experiment to get the most out of my side job

Working on a side job as a student can be difficult. How do you get everything out of your limited hours? In this article, I describe how I optimized my learning path!

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Making mistakes in a non-stressful environment

The motto of Easy LMS is 'keep calm and be proud'. However, does this motto still apply when mistakes are made? Former Implementation Consultant Daniela shares her own experience of making mistakes at our organization.

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A risky business

When releasing a change or new feature, there is always a risk of something going wrong. People make mistakes, and we at Easy LMS are no exception. How we handle those risks makes all the difference.

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Meeting the learning curve

From spreadsheets to code editors: my unconventional journey into tech! Discover what’s like starting your software engineering career at Easy LMS. Ready to level up your career? Click to read more!

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Interviews

"I can do what I love to do"

In our interview series Easy LMS talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time it is Anouk’s turn to talk about front-end software engineering.

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"Creating long-lasting solutions is very fullfilling"

In our interview series, Easy LMS talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time it is Markus’ turn to talk about back-end software engineering.

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"I'm so glad we have embedded the client's perspective in our work"

In our interview series, Easy LMS talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time it is Dyann’s turn to talk about user experience research.

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"I have to walk in the clients' shoes"

In our interview series Easy LMS Talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time it is Daniela's turn to talk about her role as an Implementation Consultant.

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"By joining Easy LMS, my progression stepped up significantly"

In our interview series, Easy LMS talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time it is Koen’s turn to talk about switching to Easy LMS as a back-end software engineer.

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"The hands-on experience I gained during the internship was incredibily fullfulling"

In our interview series, Easy LMS talks, we ask colleagues to talk about their jobs. What makes their work fun and challenging? This time, it is Lucian’s turn to talk about doing a summer internship at Easy LMS.

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