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How to Make Meetings Work In a Post-Pandemic World
July 1, 2021

How to Make Meetings Work in a Post-Pandemic World

The workplace is changing, and what better way to prepare for the future than to face reality head on today? As a European development company, we work primarily as a near-shore provider and require plenty…

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January 19, 2021

Outsourcing vs Outstaffing: What Is the Difference? (Updated)

Starting a new software project can be a puzzling process fraught with decisions outside one’s area of expertise. While some organisations are blessed with capable IT departments that effectively take care of all their company's…

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November 13, 2020

Git as the Core of the Development Process

Git as the Core of the Development Process Understandably, with so many massive projects behind us, our customers often wonder how exactly we manage our source code and if our version control processes will be…

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March 23, 2020

Our QA Reports: What to Expect

From the very start of your project, our QA team is heavily involved in every stage of the SDLC (software development life cycle). In this way, throughout development, we prepare a number of important deliverables,…

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Fail-Fast
March 2, 2020

How to Recover from Business Failure? Fail Fast, Learn Faster

By now, most readers will already be familiar with the Agile concept of failing fast. For those who aren’t, however, this is a highly influential development approach that encourages companies to take bold, decisive action, because…

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June 24, 2019

How Scrum Works and Why You Should Choose It

In one of our previous articles, we explored the XP development process and how it moulded us into the company that we have become today. But because every yin needs its yang, today, we’re taking…

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June 11, 2019

Software Planet’s Dictionary of Do’s and Don’ts

Just as with many other areas in life, in the software development world, there’s a lot that hangs on communication. After all, a single misplaced word can result in monumental misunderstandings, sparking people to become…

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May 29, 2019

The Values, Principles and Practices of Extreme Programming

Already on his first day of classes at the University of Oregon, at the very young age of 18, Agile demigod Kent Beck somehow knew he was destined for greatness. As the head of his…

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May 8, 2019

Last October, Prime Minister Theresa May caused quite a stir in Parliament when she bravely announced to the world that her Brexit deal was “95 percent complete.” The widespread confusion, however, was wholly understandable. After…

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April 26, 2019

Why We Work with Full-Stack Developers

The “one expert per technology” mindset is as culturally pervasive as it is clearly detrimental, yet its origin is actually understandable. After all, if you have a heart condition, you go see a cardiologist, if…

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