Interview with ******* ______________ https://*******.com/ (165 resources on Nov 11,2014) Can you give us a brief bio? You could see it in there: https://*******.com/about-us/ What activities do you do enjoy for relaxation? We inspired our staffs by a great business culture. We create a fabulous environment where all of staffs from our company could join. Between each of working sessions, our staffs have 15 minutes to join an exercise breaks. All of us must enter this activity. We do not discriminate between boss or staffs…, even the team leader must join. It’s our rules. And we have a collective cookhouse where all of staff could have lunch together right in our company. And an amazing thing I would like to tell you that we think to ******* as the second family with us where all of us could take care for others like relatives. Can you summarize your educational experience for us? Well, all our staffs have minimum 2 years of experiences in developing on XenForo. And because of our culture, we just recruit who could fit with our mission and motto. Maybe they are not derived from prestigious universities over the world, however if they could satify our requirements, we accept to let them in. Will you describe what you do on a daily and/or weekly basis? It’s a very personal question, you know. As an administrator, first of all, I will check our site every morning to check out any requirements from customers, any complaints… or check our system for any requests. We usually plan our activities and all of operating works for years and detailed it for every years so we hope that it will be check frequently. At the end of a month, we send newsletters for our customers as well as anybody concerns. Tell us about your time as Administrator on *******.com. Well, like an admin, I usually check out all of our customer’s updates and solve out any problem happened. What are the common mistakes you see Forum Administrators making? Well, as usual, you could know that the big mistake is that by somehow your miss any customer’s requirements or complaints. It affects by our mission is service 24/7 so we hope to provide our best. What Websites do you visit for fun and relaxation? Well, I guess it like others: 9gag. Sometimes we like reading newspaper about technology like engadget, others from NYT, theguardian…; chatting, ... Do you know our french support site and if yes, what do you think about it ? Some advice? Well, I look through your site and it’s good! A very popular style and if you ask me for some advices, I guess that you should change to an other style to make you be unique. We suggest that you should add a tour to introduce about XenForo and trusted partners. You should also create a window for reviews from your customers & members. You realize a great deal of style and this very quickly, but how do you make? We have a very clear progress from planning, and then coding, testing and fixing and then launching the products. For you, what features it lacks in xenforo? Some function lacked from XenForo: Social Group, Member’s relationships, Content Management System … In the future, if XenForo 2.0 do not be developed, we will develop them. What is the first thing you do when you connect to *******.com? Well first thing I do is checking works yesterday and then reading email, tickets…. Others will do their jobs, depends on what they do. What is the role of each in *******.com? In our team, we have Manager, Designer, Coder, Front-end Developer, Tester/QC, Marketter and Copywriter. There are other positions for other things related to management, accounting, HR…. How do you manage your team and how works the tasks distribution between administrators? We use JIRA to manage our projects. What is the first thing you do when you wake up and the last before going to bed? Surfing some technology websites, update news…., at the end of day, we summary our works. The creation of the ******* company was difficult? Work environment in ******* is open and it encourages creactivity of every members, so we try our best to have a lot of ideas in the product development process. What is the ambition of *******.com? In next year, we want to become number 1 in this market. (Now we are number 2) Which hack is your favourite ? We like Widget Framework, XenTag and our add-on Credit Premium. What are your favourite books, movies, music, games, food? One of yours and one of somebody else. It is a very personal question. Where do you think you will be in 10 years ? Oh, I don’t know. We try to do our best for now. In the future, I don’t be so sure, just try Do you have a message for XenForo community french members? “For the XenForo members in France, we would like to thank you for your support during those time and we hope that you will continue to support us in the future. We are planning to open our market to your country, so if there is anything to do, we need your help in the next time. Please continue keeping contact. We will let you know, soon!” Last question, why ******* (Domain name)? Our name says everything about what we stand for. We want the name "*******" with suffix "ium" to be synonymous in your mind with quality. More than synonymous—we want them to be one and the same. In fact, when you think "High Quality and Performance, "Responsive Design", "Fast and Lightweight" or "Unparallel Supported" we want you to think to "******* Product".