How Ideba Retains Employees

It’s no surprise that having tenured employees ultimately saves time and money. Think about a company that has a lot of turnover. You spend most of your time recruiting staff, interviewing, hiring, training, etc. On top of that, ensuring…

AI Is Just as Biased as We Are

You may have heard: Amazon’s job recruiting tool didn’t like women. The tool was built to review job applicant resumes and identify the most qualified candidates. The issue was that the AI had been trained via patterns observed…

Electrifying the National Parks

The interior secretary recently made allowances for class 1, 2, and 3 e-bikes to be allowed in national parks.  It hasn’t yet caused a heated controversy I expected. Some say that parks are where you go to escape technology, but we know…

Chatbots, Siri and Alexa

Little chatbot bubbles continue to appear more frequently in our digital lives.  I find myself using them most often when I can’t get a reasonable time estimate from a customer service line.  Talking to a human (especially one…

Is Cash Still King?

99% of the time I do not carry cash (dollar bills or coins) with me when I leave my house. I rely exclusively on Chase Sapphire credit card for purchases for a couple very key reasons. The biggest benefit of only using plastic is earning…

Streaming is the New Cable Bundle?

Streaming is the New Cable Bundle? Ahh streaming… the revolutionized way to watch all your favorite TV shows and movies for a fraction of the price of the dreaded TV bundles. But will this bliss continue into the future? With the…

Collaborative

Thinking of just one word to encapsulate Ideba is hard. I’m writing this post directly after being asked once again, “What is it you do exactly?” When people ask me what it is I do for work, I almost wish I was an accountant (almost).…

From Uganda 2019 to 2020

One of the greatest things about working at Ideba is the chance we are given to give back and a few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit and help support the kids and community at Mpondwe Lhubiriha Secondary School in Uganda. During…

Growth

Considering the increasing importance of culture in the workplace, picking “Growth” as the one word that describes Ideba was a fairly easy choice. Growth from a professional perspective – growing as a team and as a company; as…

Supportive

As you’ve probably been reading, everyone at Ideba has been posting a blog of the one word that represents Ideba, from their point of view. When I was asked to come up with my one word, “supportive” immediately came to mind. This for…