What is Charc?

"Charc" is short for "charging arc". It has its origins in kayaking, specifically in the discipline of squirt boating, but the philosophy of Charc extends beyond the world of kayaking. The proper charging arc does not take a kayaker directly from Point A to Point B, but it places the kayaker in the right place, at the right time, with the right momentum. Charc strives for a balance among the following concepts:

At Charcware, we believe that the philosophy of Charc is a good model for the software business. In business, as in kayaking, timing is everything. There is a time to prepare, and a time to act; it is important to know when it is time to commit to action. We strive to follow the philosophy of Charc in all aspects of our business.