Traditionally, feature request collection is a tedious, disorganized process with varied results. Companies send cold emails to their customers, hope they respond, and if they’re lucky, store their response in a spreadsheet that has little to no structure.Continue Reading “A good feature request collection tool helps product managers to do their jobs better” →
DevOps is a new movement that’s rapidly spreading through the technological community. While many might think it’s just a buzzword, It is really much more than that. By definition, DevOps is also known as “agile infrastructure” and it’s a cross-disciplinary community of practice which aims to optimize systems at scale.
That might sound a bit complicated, but it’s much simpler than it sounds. Basically, it’s the practice of operations and development teams working together to speed up the development process and beyond. It’s a way to create more effectively, so it’s done a world of good for companies who need to focus on producing more products at a rapid pace.
However, it isn’t without its challenges. There are a number of roadblocks preventing DevOps businesses from finding success, and that’s exactly what we’ll be talking about in this guide. Once you know the 5 biggest challenges, you’ll also be equipped to overcome those challenges.
It doesn’t matter if you are a solopreneur digital marketer, a freelancer or work in a huge digital marketing agency.
Digital marketing tools are a way to gain a competitive edge.
We put together a list of 25 tools that will help you to satisfy your customers, automate repetitive tasks and give you a better insight into how users are interacting with your customers’ product. Continue Reading “25 Digital Marketing Tools for Digital Agencies in 2019” →
“Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.” – Steve Wozniak
The WeAreDevelopers conference that is taking place in Vienna right now is a world congress for developers. It’s lovingly called the “Woodstock for Developers” and this year, 8000 techies from 70 countries are roaming the conference (and the city) from May 16th to 18th.
We’re excited to tell you what has happened so far ?
Everyone wants to build the digital products of the future that are used and loved by customers. But what makes some products thrive and others die? What principles do sticky products follow? And is there something – really anything – that makes products just a little bit more sticky?
In 2009, Tim Brown published his now famous book “Change by Design”. His idea: Design strategies and techniques can be used at every level of business. In 2018, Design Thinking has become a methodology and is used for innovative activities by project teams around the world.
We explore: How can design thinking help you when you are building new products? What strategies can you use? And how can you integrate Design Thinking into agile software development?
Jake Knapp’s sprint concept and his book “Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in just Five Days” are used in teams all over the world and has become a staple in agile process management. The idea is to explore new ideas, prototype, and get new things off the ground in a limited time and without making huge investments.
We take a look at Jake Knapp’s famous sprint concept and take you through his design of a sprint week, from planning to prototyping and testing.
Ready for a sprint? 🙂
Everyone wants to get more done in less time. However, that is not what Greg McKeown’s New York Times bestseller book “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” is about. It is rather a book about getting the right things done and focusing on the things that are essential while eliminating the clutter.
In the last few weeks, we covered productivity and communication topics here on our blog and asked how they can be applied to working together with your dev team.
In this article, we want to take a look at the tipsMcKeown’s is suggesting and ask how they can work when you are building digital products with your dev team.
Our communication is becoming more visual every day. We send emojis, gifs, pictures. We Instagram, Snapchat, or use the latest Facebook Filters to add some visual elements to our video chats. Visual communication is everywhere – and it’s faster, more effective, and fun.
Business communication is not exempt from integrating visual elements and giving everyone more and more opportunities to communicate visually. From Trello boards to Basecamp organization to our very own Usersnap (a visual communication tool for web developers – check it out!) visual communication is everywhere!
Why should you care? And why should you make sure to integrate visual communication into your daily work? We have 4 reasons for you to make you love visual communication even more!?
Continue Reading “4 reasons why you should integrate visual communication into your workflow” →
Communication is a key strength that is required no matter what you do for a living. Since tech companies have defined the “team” as the basic unit of an organization, communication skills take on a new significance.
However, not every developer possesses the same skills, when it comes to communicating ideas, exchanging feedback, and articulating thoughts on a new product update or feature.
In this article, we are looking at ways to improve communication for your dev team and show how visual communication can help you not only communicate faster and more effectively, but also in a way that’s fun. Continue Reading “Is your dev team lost in communication?” →