There is real benefit to having a geographically dispersed technology team. For Cimpress, a few include: tapping into the best talent pools in the world, having coverage across many time zones, and having a diverse population that brings unique perspectives to their work.
Cimpress CFO Sean Quinn was featured recently on the CFO Thought Leader Podcast. In his episode titled "Advancing your long-term view" Sean discusses why Cimpress became more long-term focused, the steps we took to get there, metrics and incentives we use that align with this view, and more. Listen to Sean's episode here. Questions answered in Sean’s episode Why do you think the long-term view [...]
13 businesses, 12 months, 0 to 85% responsibly forested paper: Cimpress’ Jeff Freeman Takes Home Top Prize for Global Sustainability Leadership Cimpress recently set out to increase its use of responsibly forested paper from zero to more than 80 percent across 13 brands worldwide in 12 months. We can confirm today that we have exceeded that goal by five percent with our largest brand, Vistaprint, [...]
Cimpress Entrepreneurs: Mate Pencz and Florian Hagenbuch of Printi on risk-taking, customer empathy, and flexibility
Mate Pencz (left) and Florian Hagenbuch (right) of Printi went from working as finance analysts in London to becoming risk-taking entrepreneurs in Brazil. Here they discuss how the risk and the challenges eventually paid off. At Cimpress, we talk a lot about “staying small as we get big”. This means that even as we continue to grow past 11,000 team members, we embrace an entrepreneurial [...]
London. A city where anything and everything is possible. A city where dreams come true. A city where you take an eel, cook it, stick it in jelly and serve as a savory snack. The world is full of contradictions but that didn’t stop Vistaprint’s global copy team from attending a 3-day summit, including the Copywriting Conference 2017, in the heart of the Brexit capital. [...]
Interested in learning more about our company? Check out some of our employees' experiences working at Cimpress Technology in their different roles! This month, we feature Rafal Nowosielski, a Lead Software Engineer at our offices in Winterthur, Switzerland
Although Cimpress brands operate independently, we share common mindsets and work towards common goals, such as our companywide commitment to mass customization and our strong focus on our customers. Cimpress is comprised of over 20 brands, each with its own value proposition and unique set of customers, serving millions each year. To do this successfully requires a deep understanding of our customers. With 10,000 team [...]
Last month, our US locations kicked off a month-long walking program to encourage better exercise among team members, in a program that’s earned itself a catchy name - Walktober. Individuals and teams were invited to sign up online and download the accompanying mobile app. From there, we could either log our daily step count manually, or rely on technology to keep up for us, by [...]
Interested in learning more about our company? Check out some of our employees' experiences working at Cimpress Technology in their different roles! This month, we feature Josef Pacula, a Software Engineer II at our Prague office in Czech Republic.
We frequently hear that Agile is only a tool for technologists. And, with titles like “The Manifesto for Agile Software Development” floating around, we can see how this is a common misconception. So, for those of you who have asked yourself, “how does Agile apply to me?” we are sharing our perspective and one way you can adopt an Agile practice. We believe Agile has [...]