Most people use agile and scrum interchangeably. It’s often not even clear what the difference is. So last week during our Jakarta scrum meetup, organized at Happy Fresh, we decided to find out. We did a group study on some different agile concepts (Kanban, Lean & Lean startup, … Continue Reading
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EGO creative media solutions has been operating on the mobile development market since 2005. During this long period, we have faced many challenges and have overcome obstacles looking for brilliant solutions. Our CEO and Founder, Eugene Polyanskiy is ready to share our handy experience with colleagues. Originally this article appeared … Continue Reading
How many questions do you ask in the course of a day? And what’s your strategy for doing so?
Have you ever noticed how each question … Continue Reading
At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes & adjusts its behaviour accordingly – Agile Manifesto
We all know that at the end of each iteration, we gather and discuss on the agile retrospectives; come up with one retrospective which is worth sharing and … Continue Reading
Global teams are often comprised of people from different nationalities working together across various locations, time zones, and continents, to solve complex business problems. Global team members work in virtual teams and communicate through a mix of e-mail, Instant Messaging (IM), phone, conference call, web conference, and video chat. While … Continue Reading
Taking leverage of virtual teams for your organisation can be rewarding, bringing many benefits. However, equally to the advantages, managing global teams has its own roadblocks in store – often can be downright frustrating and challenging. The way people from different culture interacts, working attitude, communication can all hinder effective … Continue Reading
A few days ago, I joined a meetup about distributed agile: cultural differences. It was hosted by Cognizant and Agile Holland.
Software developers are often characterized by an intense dedication to sitting in front of their computers and writing code. However, as a profession, software development remained a thriving field throughout the global recession – not only does this indicate that it’s a vital service, but as an industry that’s performing … Continue Reading
In the last decade technological advances have enabled new ways of communicating and collaborating that have been unthinkable not even 15 years ago. We can now meet virtually and see and hear each other in a quality that feels almost as if the person were in the same room.Continue Reading
I’ve been working with remote teams for the past 7 years, many of which are globally distributed across EUA, Brazil, India, and China and at least 4 different time zones at a time. I’ve also worked with teams located in Ireland and Canada. What I’ve learned during these years is … Continue Reading
Seeing what is currently happening in Ukraine is very disturbing. Nations discuss, politicians argue, billions of people can see it on TV. But Ukrainians experience it every day.
In the other parts of the world, especially the developed ones, we can all enjoy a relative peace and prosperity. Does this … Continue Reading