The Lucid Visual Collaboration Suite brings together Lucidspark, Lucidchart, and Lucidscale to help teams conceptualize, visualize, plan, execute, and document complex tech projects. Today I want to tell you more about the newest component of the suite, Lucidscale. What is Lucidscale?  Lucidscale is a cloud visualization solution that enables architects…

When it comes to how teams work together in a SaaS product environment, Lucid doesn’t have an uncommon method—we work in an Agile environment with Scrum teams. What makes Lucid unique is how our Scrum environment is defined. While this can easily be summed up with the adage that “everyone…

As someone with experience working as a Software Engineer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and a Master’s Degree in World Languages, I am frequently asked if programming languages and spoken or human languages are basically the same thing. While this is largely a philosophical question based on how you…

Challenges, requirements, and objectives According to Archimedes’ Principle of buoyancy, because of the density of ice and sea water it is estimated that about one-tenth of the volume of an iceberg is above water. We often say in the design world how the work that is seen is just the…

In the Spring of 2020 the world was learning to deal with a global pandemic—and Lucid was looking at how it could deepen its investment in helping companies deal with the increasing complexity, rate of change in their business, and manage the acceleration of hybrid and remote work trends. It…

My husband recently asked me to help make a piece of geometric art out of wood, depicting the famous Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. He wasn’t surprised when I immediately opened Lucidchart, and sized a few shapes into the height and width of the pine pieces he would be…

For an internal project, we decided to develop a machine learning model to perform an image recognition task on a large dataset of images, based on a defined set of categories to which an image can belong. Initially, we didn’t have a labeled set of images to train the model….

“Product analytics” can mean a lot of different things to different people. Intensive SQL modeling? Managing and analyzing user data? Running AB tests? Contributing to the vision of the product through strategic analysis? All of this and more can fall under the broad category of product analytics. Figuring out where…

Interviewing at many tech companies focuses on algorithms and data structures, especially for new graduates from colleges. These core concepts represent demonstrable skills of potential candidates. Often, industry interviewers weigh whether candidates understand these topics well enough at a general level. They will build from that foundation into specific areas…

Great ideas can come from anywhere—at Lucid we truly believe that. While it’s not directly listed in our core values, all four of our values create space for us to find and deliver the best ideas at Lucid. Teamwork over Ego — It’s not about where an idea comes from,…