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Shaun Kennedy

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Clutch Recognizes Rootstrap as Los Angeles & California’s Best Web Developer for 2021

At Rootstrap, we launch companies and organizations to success through our bespoke web development, mobile app development, and AI solutions. Established in 2011, we are known as West Hollywood’s premier technology partner. Thanks to our commitment to our clients, our team ranked on Clutch as a top web development company

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How To Build An App Like Pinterest

Pinterest began as a small startup website in 2010 with just a few thousand users. Since then, the visual bookmarking application has grown into a tech powerhouse with 400+ million monthly users, serving over 200 billion pins scattered across 4 billion boards and counting. No small feat for a company

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CTO vs. CIO – Job Description & Responsibilities, Plus Examples

Some executive-level roles are difficult to define from an outsider’s perspective. Two of the most challenging c-suite positions to distinguish are that of CTO and CIO since they are only one letter different and both deal with the IT side of an organization.  As a growing company or aspiring IT

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How to Hire Offshore IT Contractors: Three Payroll Strategies

Rootstrap is here with several strategies for ensuring you have all the know-how needed when hiring offshore IT talent.  Before outlining payroll strategies, let’s talk about how IT outsourcing can help your company.  Benefits of Outsourcing IT Roles  While outsourcing may not be the right solution for every company, it

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How do I Manage Team Meetings with Different Time Zones?

Technology can make the world feel smaller. Currently, working with a team in different time zones is more common than ever. Even before the pandemic, more and more companies were going virtual and opting to incorporate teammates located halfway across the globe.  Onboarding overseas employees allow many companies to diversify

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VP vs. CTO – Job Description & Responsibilities, Plus Examples

Some executive-level roles are difficult to define from an outsider’s perspective. Two positions that can be difficult to distinguish are that of the VP of Engineering and the CTO. As a growing company or aspiring IT executive, you need to know: What is the difference between a VP and a

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Best Virtual Tech Conferences 2021

A much-anticipated part of every developer’s year is attending tech conferences. Countless conventions, expos, seminars, and summits are held across the globe every year to bring professionals together.  These massive gatherings are opportunities to network, learn from peers and industry leaders, and spotlight up-and-coming technology expected to disrupt the tech

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How Long Does it Take to Hire Developers?

Modern companies need in-house tech expertise now more than ever. When your organization realizes the need to hire a new developer, you likely hope to onboard a qualified individual and start tapping into their IT skills as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, the hiring process is not always that efficient. Finding

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The Fastest & Cheapest Ways to Hire a Developer

For many, finding dedicated developers has never been a simple task. When your in-house talent is pushed to their limits, turning to outside specialists is the next best option when hiring developers. However, many companies still struggle to determine how they will meet their demands for new IT talent.  To

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The 5 Fastest-Growing Education Apps For 2021

The invention of smartphones and tablets has revolutionized how people go about their every day-to-day life. One study conducted by the Pew Research Center recently discovered that over 5 billion people worldwide own mobile devices. That number is expected to continue to rise sharply over the coming years. With so

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