Torc acquires Codealike to advance developer productivity and careers
FREE coding performance app improves software community skills and job opportunities, quantifies business value of remote talent
BOSTON, March 23, 2023–(BUSINESS THREAD)–TorcSmart nearby talent networks that connect quality remote developers with jobs, announced today get an app to measure coding performance Codealike empowering software developers with more data that increases skills, job opportunities and business value.
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Torc acquires Codealike to advance developer productivity and careers: This snapshot of the Codealike performance app dashboard shows a sample of the data provided (FREE) to software developers to empower them to improve their skills and career opportunities, as well as quantify remote business value. the talent (Photo: Business Wire)
Torc has expanded Codealike’s data and reporting capabilities as part of the relaunch. At no cost, Torc community members can view coding performance, gain insights on how to become an even stronger developer, and cultivate compelling, quantified self-marketing assets to increase profits and advance careers.
“The acquisition of Codealike, improvements in its productivity metrics, and free shipping to Torc Community keyboards further demonstrate why Torc is the preferred talent network for professional on-demand software developers and the innovative companies that need to hire them,” he said. Michael P. Morris, CEO and co-founder of Torc. “Torc aims to empower developers with data and intelligence, protect IP, increase training and career opportunities, and make remote workers indispensable. Understanding performance data is the best way to do that.”
Technical debt (short-term technical decisions that distract developers from coding new features) costs companies tens of millions of dollars each year. McKinsey analysts estimate that “technology debt” accounts for 15% – 60% of a company’s total IT budget. According to Gartner, companies that find ways to reduce technology debt will reduce service delivery times by at least 50%. With Codealike, Torc is perfectly positioned to help businesses reduce technology debt while giving developers control over their coding and performance.
Data is power and developers are in control
Custom coding performance data is organized visually, making it easy for developers to understand their strengths and opportunities for improvement. Developers decide when and what to share Codealike statistics for gamified recognition, peer ranking, team interaction and virtual collaboration.
“Torc takes privacy seriously and is committed to protecting developer data; members of the Torc community decide whether or not to share information generated while using Codealike,” he said. David Messinger, CTO and co-founder of Torc. “These kinds of values of integrity set Torc apart from others in the talent networking space, and we will continue to invest in the advancement of the skills and careers of the software community.”
New Codealike features developed by Torc bring a human-centric approach to developer productivity and maximize career and earning potential. For a limited time, developers can access Codealike’s Premium features for free by creating a Member of the Torc community account and complete at least 80% of the Torc profile.
“Torc is already an amazing network of nearby talent that cares about my career, but adding Codealike really makes it stand out from the crowd,” said Paulo Vitor Magacho, a member of the Brazilian Torc community who uses Codealike. “Access to my coding data is very important and sharing it gives me more opportunity to expand my skills and earning potential.”
Sign up to join the Torc Network https://www.torc.dev/. For more information on Codealike, visit https://www.codealike.com/.
Torc, a nearshore talent network that connects quality remote developers with jobs, provides its community with career growth opportunities and AI-based talent sourcing expertise for companies. Backed by a board of technology and business veterans (Cognizant, Catalant, Atomic, Mozilla, Harvard) and VC Recognize and Asymmetric Partners, Torc’s emphasis on quality, performance and training makes it the preferred platform for on-demand technical and enterprise talent. those who must be hired. www.torc.dev
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Jessica Ann Morris