At FullContact we’re always looking for ways to simplify our infrastructure. Recently, we decided to evaluate ways to improve our server creation processes. We were using Chef to bootstrap a few hundred servers with a lot of success, but there was room for improvement. Configuration management tools have paved the way for systems administrators to…
Chances are, if you’re an Outlook user, you’ve wondered how you can sync your Google Contacts with Outlook. With Gmail’s increasing reach in the market, it’s more and more common to have Gmail users accessing their accounts via third-party applications. Unfortunately, neither Google nor Microsoft seems to want to let you sync contacts without jumping through a few hoops. So we’ve tried out the hoops for you and come up with 2 great ways to accomplish Google Contacts sync with Outlook.
How sometimes it can pay for your company to just shut up and let the silence do the talking.
It’s always interesting to us here at FullContact how people grow and maintain relationships. Relationships are at the core of everything that we do. This week, we’re talking with Andrew Warner of Mixergy. He describes what it’s like building a business based around communication, and the things that he wishes that he had available to him.
Kin Lane tracks over 2300 individual APIs, drawing connections between their users and companies. Here’s how he does it – and why you should be looking for interesting signals about where the space is headed.
Sometimes we get emails that make is feel really great. Recently we got an email from a guy named Dan who said that FullContact’s Address Book was a “great utility to set up an address book on the Chromebook”. While that’s certainly a use case that we’d considered, I’ll admit that we haven’t spent much time working toward that as a goal. So it got me thinking – What’s the best online address book?