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Prototypal Pragmatism – Designing Patterns for Progress with William Shepherd

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    William: Right. And when you think about it, sure, you can integrate with Twilio, and SendGrid, or Mailgun, or any of these other tools. But then you have multiple things that you have to integrate with, which increases complexity, which increases surface area to bugs, and just all kinds of issues, so we handle all of that. But we add some marketing stuff on there as well for marketers to use without having to...
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    To bring it back a little bit to your employer, OneSignal is exactly that kind of solution. Like, sure, you could go and implement all of these things yourself where you have your SMS and your email provider, and then you have your MarTech piece where you're doing analysis of your audience and making sure the right people hear the right things at the right time. Fitting all of those under one umbrella has...
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