Alpha and Beta Testing: Why You Need Both for a Successful Launch

By Courtney Arnott on Aug 29, 2019 9:09:00 AM

You're probably beta testing, but are you alpha testing, too?

Testing your concepts and flows with different types of users is critical to ensuring a successful adoption rate of your new product or feature. While everyone knows of beta testing, not many know of the step that comes before it: alpha testing. Alpha and beta tests go hand-in-hand for the successful launch of a new product or feature; both require sample groups of users to test new releases and provide feedback so the product team can make changes before a full launch.  

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Building with your customer: PactSafe's new feedback portal

By Clare Maher on Aug 7, 2019 9:09:00 AM

“If you build it, they will come.” 

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Work Someplace Awesome: Making prospect calls from Costa Rica

By Anna Funke on Aug 6, 2019 9:09:00 AM

PactSafe's office already has huge perks: a snack closet that is perpetually stocked with peanut butter pretzel nuggets, a kegerator, and a Pac-Man machine, but one of our more unique policies has recently led me to Costa Rica: the Work Someplace Awesome policy.

PactSafe's “Work Someplace Awesome” policy, which is probably my favorite PactSafe perk, reimburses employee travel expenses (up to a certain amount) once every calendar year when they work someplace awesome. Past awardees of this stipend have visited Paraguay, San Francisco, Morocco, Margaritaville in South Carolina, and elsewhere. I’ve never heard of another company offering a stipend like this.

Ever since an exchange trip to Toulouse, France, where I lived with a French family for two weeks, speaking to them exclusively in my broken French and beginning what would become a lifelong pursuit of The Perfect Crêpe, I’ve been a big fan of international travel. After traveling to the United Kingdom, France (again), Vietnam, Australia, and Indonesia during my college years, I promised myself that after graduation I would do whatever I needed to do to leave the country at least once a year. Lucky for me, I landed in a sales role at a company that enabled me to do just that.

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PactSafe's flexible work policy: Pushing code from Paraguay

By Michael Welling on Apr 30, 2019 10:10:00 AM

At PactSafe, we have always taken company culture very seriously. You may have seen articles recently talking about how a flexible work policy is overrated and that kegerators are a sham when it comes to really building a culture. Sure, they aren't magic (though I’d never say that about free beer), but PactSafe’s flexible work policy is good for building team morale and company culture.

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Why PactSafe uses SLC, not MVP, for product launches

By Courtney Arnott on Apr 3, 2019 9:09:00 AM

While attending Project Product ‘19 in Indianapolis, Product Manager Courtney Rowe and CPO Eric Prugh asserted the idea of replacing minimum viable product (MVP) with Simple, Lovable, Complete (SLC) as a standard for product release. Because of the large number of questions and interest that arose from our discussion and PactSafe's use of the methodology, we’ve dedicated a blog post that hopefully gives our product-minded peers a better grasp on the concept.

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PactSafe Secures $5.5M Series A to Scale High-Velocity Contracting Solution

By Greer Williams on Jul 11, 2018 9:08:36 AM

INDIANAPOLIS – July 11, 2018 – PactSafe, a cloud-based contracting platform, today announces completion of a $5.5 million Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Mercury Fund and Signal Peak Ventures, along with repeat investors Elevate Ventures and Vulpes Testudo.

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2018 Tech Trends: Industries That Are Using Data to Drive Success

By Kyle Robbins on Jan 10, 2018 10:31:22 AM

A recent article from Inc. shared 2018 tech trends from midwest companies, and one specifically struck a chord with us: “embrace[ing] the power of data.” It’s predicted that more non-tech companies and industries will be leveraging existing data in ways they haven’t before, and they’ll be using forward-thinking analytic tools to do so.

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GDPR: What you need to know about acquiring and tracking consent

By Shayla Pulliam on Dec 28, 2017 12:30:29 PM

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GDPR: Who it affects, who must comply, and what you need to know for May 2018

By Shayla Pulliam on Dec 5, 2017 11:49:24 AM

 

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Artificial Lawyer Feature: PactSafe Explores ‘Smile to Sign’, Pioneers Digital Signatures

By Greer Williams on Dec 2, 2017 12:38:39 PM

US legal digital signature pioneer, PactSafe, is developing novel ways of signing legal documents including a ‘smile to sign’ application that uses facial recognition. The Indianapolis company, founded in 2013, is also exploring how it can use voice activated signatures via virtual personal assistants such as Alexa.

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