This article is Part 2 of our series on the Sequence Annotation Tool. If you’d like to see our objectives for building our own Annotation tool, read it here: Annotation Tool Part 1: Why We Built Our Own Tool.

Bounding box annotation using Sequence Annotation Tool

This article is a look back on our Annotation Tool build. We learnt a lot from it and thought we’d share our process. Here we’ll take a look at what we built and the insights that drove our decision making.

Let’s start at the beginning.

Version 1 — The Prototype

We released Version 1 with minimal…


This is the first article in a series for our Sequence Annotation Tool. Read on to learn more about our journey along the learning curve.

Polygon Annotation of a Cat. Created in Sequence Annotation Tool.

At Sequence, we provide text and image annotation services for machine learning projects. Our most common use cases fall under image annotation at high volumes. There are many quality open source annotation tools across the internet and this is often a good solution for most businesses. However, we’ve decided to build our annotation tool in-house. In this article, we’ll talk about some reasons why.

Annotation is a core functionality of our platform. Our decision to…


We specialise in data annotation, tagging and classification.

From image annotation to URL labelling, whatever the field that you’re in — be it data science or e-commerce operations — we all need a little help when it comes to processing data at high volumes.

sequence.work/use-cases

We’re a small but international team based in France. Our mission is to bring you simple tasks that need human judgement like data labelling, tagging and categorisation at an affordable price with great quality — and all the perks of a managed service.

Check out our use cases here: sequence.work/use-cases


A while ago, I wrote an article called 5.5 things I’ve learnt as a Product Manager. I’ve learnt a bit more since then; so I’d like to share a little bit about some tools I learned at Hyper Island that have helped get me through each project.

These tools have translated well into my Product Management process (particularly for research and insight discovery) — so I’d like to share them.

But first, what is Service Design?

In a nutshell, it’s an approach to designing services (or products) with all efforts focused on improving the interaction between the customer and the…


Vice President of Investments and Business Intelligence at Be Lazee.

Amy Aw

This is Amy Aw! She works at Be Lazee where she has recently joined their team as the Vice President of Investments and Business Intelligence.

She will be speaking at the next meet-up — SheSays KL: Women in Tech — where we will be discussing what it takes to build a meaningful product and what it means to be sustainable and how to scale. Be Lazee is one of many new on-demand concierge service startups in Kuala Lumpur that have been making headlines across the internet.

Here she shares some of her biggest learnings and burning questions. …


Chief Technical Officer at Watch Over Me

This is Jinny Wong! She is the Chief Technical Officer at watchovermeapp.com and she builds cool iOS apps at Xseed Solutions.

She’s one of the few female CTOs on the startup scene in Kuala Lumpur. She will be speaking at the next meet-up — SheSays KL: Women in Tech — where we will be discussing what it takes to build a meaningful product, the role developers play in building a startup’s dream team and how she approaches problem solving in her technical role.

With over a decade of experience working on development, we can’t wait to learn from her insight…


Co-Founder and Chief Community Manager at GoGet.my

Francesca Chia. Photo by Yusof Mat Isa.

We’d like to introduce you to Francesca Chia. Francesca is the co-founder and Chief Community Manager at GoGet.my.

She’ll be speaking at the next meet-up — SheSays KL: Women in Tech —where we will be discussing what it takes to build a meaningful product, and what success means to each individual business. Harnessing the power of crowdsourcing, GoGet is making waves in the tech community not just for being one of Kuala Lumpur’s hot new startups, but because it offers us a brilliant example of the sharing economy in action. We’re super excited to have her onboard for our next…


Co-Founder of Producky.com
and Product Manager at VLT Labs

Serene Gan

This is the lovely Serene Gan! Serene is a co-founder at Producky.com and leads Product and Growth at VLT Labs.

She’ll be speaking at the next meet-up — SheSays KL: Women in Tech — where she will be sharing her insight on what it takes to build a product and drive sustainability not just in terms of goals, but also how to get your startup off the ground, building a cross-functional team and how to play the long game in the world of tech.

We’re experimenting with profiling our speakers and we’re super honoured to have her as the first…

Mabel Tan

Co-Founder @sequencework. Alumni @hyperisland. Dim Sum enthusiast.

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