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Anatomy of a great Software Factory: The growing software team

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A growing software team can be like a well-oiled machine. With the right culture and processes in place, your team can churn out quality software at an impressive rate. But to create a true “software factory,” you need more than just a team of skilled developers. You also need to engage managers who understand how to participate in the process, QA testers to make sure everything works as it should, and support staff to help with customer service and other tasks. With the right people in place, your software team can become a true force to be reckoned with!

SonarQube: adding Pull Request Decoration directly to your project for cleaner and safer code

Pascal Herms Insights, Mobile Strategies, Projects, Training Leave a Comment

Sonarqube is an open-source platform which performs a continuous code analysis to help your team write cleaner and safer code. You can view this report of your code in your SonarQube account, where you can see possible bugs, security issues, code smells and other suggestions to avoid technical debt. However, it is also possible to add this report straight into …

How automating your build-test-deploy process helps increase your team’s efficiency

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Within any (mobile) team, we always analyse our efficiency: how many story points did we complete, how many errors or bugs are returned and how quickly can we bring new features to our customers?   There are many things that have an effect on our efficiency. For example, good and proactive communication at the beginning will lead to less frustration and more complete deliverables. …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Learning From the Best

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Onboarding remotely: it is not always a choice anymore due to the current COVID-19 situation. But, especially in these times, onboarding cannot be forgotten or cut back on. In our previous posts, we highlighted the importance of team and personal guidance to make the onboarding process a success. However, the onboarding process also needs to provide insights on how practical …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Guiding the New Colleague

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Congratulations, you have hired a new colleague! Chances are that their first day will be spend from their own home. For many companies, and new colleagues, this will be a completely new and challenging experience. In our previous blogpost, we discussed how difficult it can be to really get to know the team, but it needs to be a top priority …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Getting to Know the Team

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Starting a new job, or hiring a new employee, is always exciting: both parties are motivated to make a great first impression and start the new collaboration. A first day on the job usually implies going to an office building and meeting your new team and colleagues. However, this phenomenon is slightly different in these times where COVID-19 has us …

MyGalileoApp – Two Xablu mentored teams under the final 10!

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10 Guidelines to make your app user-friendly

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[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_column _id=”3″ ][cs_text]Mobile applications are everywhere and they can be used for many different purposes. However, creating a usable mobile application that also provides a good user experience is not as easy as it might seem. In the previous article, we talked about how it is important to actively involve your users during your development process, …

Insights: Xablu joins MyGalileoApp Mentor team

Maaike Dokter Company News, Event Reports, Events, Industry Events, Insights, Projects, Training 1 Comment

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Introducing Maaike Dokter, Solution Advisor Mobile Healthcare!

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We recently welcomed a Solution Advisor Mobile Healthcare to our team, Maaike! We asked her to introduce herself through a few questions: 1. Tell me a bit about yourself as a Solution Advisor Mobile Healthcare: Nowadays, the amount of ways in which we can use technology to help us in our daily lives has grown exponentially. At the same time, …

Participatory Design: Creating applications with professionals, instead of for them

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Kicking-off the MiniBrew app project

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[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″][cs_text _order=”0″] Last week we officially kicked off an app project with MiniBrew, makers of a home beer-brewing machine! They’re a rapidly growing company based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, who are passionate about bringing custom home beer brewing to aficionados around the world. Check out the MiniBrew in the video below:[/cs_text][x_video_embed no_container=”false” type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed][cs_text]We’ll be working on their …