I was surprised by the number of parallels between Patagonia’s philosophy of creation and our own here at Artium. Both are fundamentally rooted in a desire to create purpose-built, high quality products through dedication to principles and craft. With a dedication to authenticity and purity of form and function that I suspect comes at least partially from surfing.
Below is a list of those criteria and practices with all the detail stripped out.
At Artium we believe that high quality software possess the following attributes:
And in order to achieve those attributes we will most often employ the following practices, in addition to many others:
In conclusion, it’s a very inspiring book for any current or aspiring entrepreneur. And an important reminder that successfully building a business is about more than just money.
-Ross Hale, Artium CEO