When you start working with the TopCoder Platform and you begin to engage the community, you quickly realize that you’ve significantly expanded the number of people that are participating in your product development efforts. I am responsible for TopCoder’s product development, which also makes me a direct customer of our own platform. Yes, we’re building the TopCoder Platform using the TopCoder Platform. I’ll save all of the fun discussion around how effective this can be and how much control, flexibility, leverage and innovation power it gives you for a separate post or maybe a webinar (hint, hint). Here are some fun stats pertaining to the portion of the TopCoder Community that has participated in TopCoder’s own product development since the beginning of the year.
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