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πŸ’Ώ Software

We use software selectively and intentionally. This list is designed to be exhaustive for 80% of software use at Flexpa.


If you are setting up a developer machine for the first time you can take a look at Homebrew to install many of these dependencies automatically

Tool Purpose Access control
πŸ”‘ 1Password Password manager Self-sign up
πŸ†” Auth0 Authentication and authorization platform Onboarding (Ops)
πŸ‘· AWS Underlying infrastructure provider Onboarding (CTO)
πŸ•΅ Doppler Secrets management Self-sign up (use Google account) + Onboarding (CTO)
πŸ“† Calendly Meeting scheduling assistant Invite only (depending on role)
πŸ• Datadog Logging, monitoring & security Onboarding (CTO)
🎨 FigJam White-boarding Onboarding task (Ops)
✍️ Figma Design & Branding Self-sign up (use account)
πŸŽ₯ Fireflies Meeting transcription and notetaking Invite only (depending on role)
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Github Public and private code repositories and project management Onboarding task (CTO)
βœ‰οΈ Google Apps Identity, Email, Sheets, Docs, and Calendar Onboarding task (CTO)
πŸ”€ Grammarly Spelling and grammar checker Onboarding (Ops)
πŸ‘₯ Gusto U.S. HRIS & Payroll Onboarding (Ops)
πŸ’ Hubspot Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Onboarding (Ops)
πŸ‘₯ Humi Canada HRIS & Payroll Onboarding (Ops)
🚦Instatus Status page Self-sign up
πŸ§ͺ Respondent Endpoint e2e user testing Invite only (depending on role)
πŸ’° Stripe Usage-based Billing and Analytics for API Products Invite only (depending on role)
πŸŽ™ Loom Screen recording Onboarding task (Ops)
πŸ“ˆ Metabase Reporting and analytics Onboarding task (Ops)
πŸ“₯ Slack Messaging and chat Self-sign up
β˜‘οΈ Typeform Form builder Invite only (depending on role)
πŸ”„ Vercel Frontend previews and deployment CTO onboarding
⌨️ Visual Studio Code Paired programming Download
πŸ“ Webflow Headless Content Management system powering marketing website Onboarding task (CTO)
πŸŽ₯ Zoom External Meetings Onboarding task (CTO)

Adding new software

Before adding new tools ask questions like:

  • Is this something we can do with another tool already?
  • Is this something that is dramatically better than the alternatives?
  • Will 80% of the company possibly use this tool?