Blog posts with productivity tag

Pair programming in a software house: yes or no?

Over the years, pair programming has become a widely discussed concept in the software development community. The feelings towards it range from love to hate, depending on who you ask. Let us examine various scenarios, the pros and cons of this method and confront it with the everyday reality of a small software house.

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5 free tools every CxO should use

We all know how incredibly busy CxOs are. Startup leaders quite often have to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. From managing a team of developers, to taking care of Business Development, to even handling administrative tasks.

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6 'cool' ways to feel Stress Free at work

No matter how much you adore your job, you probably feel the heat from time to time at work. (i.e. if you're a human just like me). The constant glaring at the screen not only puts a lot of strain in your eyes but also causes headache and can lead to increased anxiety and depression.

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10 tips to boost your remote team performance

Effectively managing a remote team is a challenge to every leader. Keeping everyone on the same page not only requires an extra effort but often cuts into valuable time. Here are 10 tips that will help you boost your communication and make working within a remote team as smooth as possible.

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Best collaboration and project management tools for small and medium teams.

There are many recommended project management tools out there. They tempt to be the best solutions for your team to work better, together. No matter if you type/code/click from home, office or a coffee shop with a good Wi-Fi and great coffee. They all sound great, but what about tools that actually WORK?

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Teamlens.io - Chaos organized.

Have you ever struggled with the information chaos your team makes every day? Have you ever been lost in communication of your own project? Dealing with a non-transparent interaction within your development company gives you a headache? We know the pain, we've been there. And our experience has cracked that hard nut.

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Why you were supposed to read this article yesterday?

So, you're lucky to have the opportunity to work remotely from home. Every day, regularly, occasionally? Still, you've got the perfect occasion to taste the sweet lure of slacking. And to be honest – from time to time – it's absolutely okay.

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There are things from your past you'll always be regretting.

Remember how many times you refused things, just because your infantile stubbornness told you so?

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Noiseless orchestra of the office sounds.

We've already found out that noise, defined as unwanted sound, is one of the most harmful factors that affects office work. Workplace conditions in the office widely differ from tones of heavy industry; noise level measured in the office is mostly far from the upper limits established by the act of acceptable sound intensity (85dB for long term exposure)

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Sound us out: a few words on acoustic terror.

Unlike many bustling workplaces, office environment should be relatively calm and quiet place that enables productive actions. Especially it should happen in a creative environment. So, as we're proud to be creative ruby beasts, one day we've pricked up ours ears and started to listen. And we've heard a lot. Mostly, mix of unwanted, unnecessary, sometimes actually irritating stream of noise.

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