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Matt Warcholinski

Where to Find a Reputable Software Development Partner

Currently, there is a massive selection of software development houses and IT companies creating web and mobile applications on the market. Each of these companies is actively looking for customers, presenting various creative offers and extending portfolios. Still, in this abundance, many business people have difficulty finding and choosing a reliable company with whom to… read more

How to Lose Your Software Developers in 10 Days

Finding and retaining talented software developers—including web app developers—is a major cause for celebration for most companies. At least it should be because, at 13.2%, the tech sector has the highest turnover rate out of all business sectors, according to a report from LinkedIn. Opportunities abound for software developers Software developers don’t hesitate to pursue… read more

5 Most Crucial Software Engineer Skills (Hint: It’s Not Only Coding)

The demand for talented software engineers is relentless. According to an analysis by Michael Page, a specialist recruitment company, the top 5 most in-demand professions in the world are software engineers and web app developers, followed by electronics engineers, mechanical engineers, nurses, and doctors. “Software engineering remains one of the most prosperous careers out there,… read more

Software Testing Life Cycle – Everything You Need to Know

All humans make mistakes—even web app developers, mobile app developers, and other software developers. Sometimes, the mistakes software developers make are entirely inconsequential and easy to overlook, being minor annoyances at worse. Unfortunately, some mistakes have much bigger consequences and can even put people’s lives at risk. During the last few decades, the software testing… read more

How Many Types of Software Testing Are There?

In today’s world, there’s a seemingly endless selection of software applications to choose from. Consumers know this, and they refuse to settle for software that’s buggy and unreliable. Instead, they want software that’s been thoroughly tested to ensure that it’s functioning as intended and meeting all specified digital product design requirements, which is where the… read more

What Are the Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing?

Have you been considering product development outsourcing or just outsourcing some tasks or projects? This approach can have both advantages (starting from benefits of product development, through efficiency, talented staff, and savings) and disadvantages (risk, challenges with intellectual property or final lack of expertise in-house). As the market in 2018 showed, there is great growth… read more

How to Hire Node JS Developers

Despite the rise of AI-powered developer environments, the demand for software developers is expected to remain very much steady through 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, web developer employment is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026. But just because the demand is stable doesn’t mean that the… read more

What Is React Native? Is It Worth Using?

React Native is a mobile app development framework that enables the development of multi-platform Android and iOS apps using native UI elements. It is based on the JavaScriptCore runtime and Babel transformers. With this setup RN supports new JavaScript (ES6+) features, e.g. arrow functions, async/await etc. This famous framework for mobile app development started in… read more

Test-Driven Development (TDD) – Quick Guide

This article on Test-Driven Development (TDD) will help you become comfortable with this development cycle and adapt it into your coding methods. The concept of Test-Driven Development (TDD) was introduced in 2003 by Kent Beck. There is no formal definition but Beck gives approaches and examples of TDD. The goal of TDD is to “write… read more

Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

We’d like to enrich and develop our recent post concerning Technology Trends for 2019, as this topic has been trending more and more recently. Let’s review the definition of a “strategic technology trend”. Gartner says that it is a trend with great potential to break out of the developing stage into a wider spectrum of… read more

The Quest for Better Web Accessibility

Web accessibility matters. Just ask Tim Berners-Lee—a professor of computer science at the University of Oxford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the best known as the inventor of the web—who said that the power of the web is in its universality. Today, over half of the world’s population has internet access and millions more… read more

Top 5 Technology Trends for 2019

Technology is changing the world as we know it at such a rapid pace that only those who pay close attention to the ongoing digital transformation are able to keep up. We’ve rounded up the top 5 most important technology trends for 2019 to help you understand the direction technology is moving in so you… read more

The Smart Way to Do API Testing

Users today expect software applications to do wonderful things and interact with other applications in ways that would have seemed impossible not too long ago. To meet growing user expectations, companies of all sizes are shifting toward DevOps and embracing API-driven software architectures. By doing so, they are exposing themselves to a new kind of… read more

Reasons for IT Project Failure Exposed

Every IT company’s core power grows from a strong IT team (that deploys configurable projects on time). But why sometimes does this wonderful vision of an ideal team delivering a seamless project get ruined? Instead of productivity, innovation, and success, CTOs and CIOs face challenges connected with implementation, shrinking budget and a ticking clock. According… read more

Designing Usable Voice User Interfaces

Voice user interfaces (VUIs) are quickly becoming an integral part of our daily lives, and they are a major UI/UX design trend in 2018. Used in smartphones, smart home devices, and a whole range of other products, VUIs are changing how we interact with technology, enabling new user experiences that drive growth. What is a… read more

Where Is UI/UX Design Heading?

UI/UX design has come a long way since Don Norman, the current Director of the Design Lab at the University of California, first coined the term “user experience design” more than 25 years ago. Today, the demand for UI/UX designers is at its all-time high, and companies that invest in great design are known to… read more

How to Spot a Doomed Project

Almost everyone who has worked in IT for a while has encountered a project that was doomed right from the start. In fact, nearly one-third of IT projects are cancelled before completion, according to a report by The Standish Group, and about 36 percent of projects fail to meet their goals. Given these gloomy statistics,… read more

5 Tips: Develop Talent in Your Company

We’re continuing the topic of developing talent within an organization. We wrote about this issue in our last post: “Talent Development: How to Build an IT Dream Team.” Today, we give you some practical advice that you can use in your work! First, let’s focus on the perks of talent development. Benefits of developing team… read more

Top 5 Best Automated Software Testing Tools

To deliver successful products and services at the pace demanded by today’s digital economy, software developers can’t afford to rely on anything less than the latest software development practices. According to the most recent edition of the World Quality Report, test automation, the use of special software to control the execution of tests, is helping… read more

Talent Development: How to Build an IT Dream Team

Every IT leader knows that skills in the IT sector and their requirements are growing and changing constantly. Many companies struggle to find the right individuals (with particular skill sets). Because of the growing trend we are experiencing, more and more IT leaders are focusing on upgrading the existing skills of their development teams! It… read more

Troubled IT Projects: When to Rescue & When to Abandon

In today’s highly competitive market, every business entity is striving to utilize the latest digital technologies and tools to gain an edge over the competition. In a quest to accelerate delivery and reduce costs, IT companies and software engineers undertake all kinds of initiatives. However, often instead of the anticipated transformation towards efficiency, many initiatives… read more

5 Tips to Run Effective Team Meetings

Are you sick and tired of meetings that are time-consuming and go nowhere? We guess that most of the leaders’ time is wasted on catching up and discussing “current issues”. It’s good to know some strategies to make the best out of every meeting! Benefits of agile team meetings Let’s be honest – meetings won’t… read more

Why companies outsource? Explore 4 main reasons!

Most managers and CTOs are great professionals and lead highly talented people, but at the same time forget that they’re not multi-skilled robotic creatures. This “ambition” can stop the business from growth. Through outsourcing different tasks, you will be able to focus more on leadership and income generation. If you’re not fully into this idea,… read more

Can I Outsource a CTO?

A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is a position crucial for any modern startup/company related to IT and software services. This is someone who will erect your technology infrastructure, manage tool and teams, outline strategies and approaches according to business goals. As we’ve mentioned previously in what does a CTO do, he/she is a key planner,… read more

How to Lead an IT Team

A lot of new CTOs or team leaders have problems with combining the roles of member of a team and leader of a team. They tend to forget about the “boring” management part or forget how to code. On one hand, you’re organizing, hackathons, meet-ups (like DevDuck in Brainhub) and other parties, but on the… read more

What is Crucial When Ensuring Quality Output From an Offshore Team?

High-quality input = Highest quality output = No surprises The most common mistake that we’ve noticed on the market is the expectation of having high-quality output without great input. What I mean by high-quality input are: 1. Well prepared brief/specification – Clear vision/business goals of the project, timeline, budget range, features description, tech stack description/proposition,… read more

Top Benefits of React Team Augmentation

Today, we will be looking at one of the most recent trends in the world of software development – staff augmentation for ReactJS development. Also known as “React team augmentation“, this process actually combines two aspects: a specific type of JavaScript development and an outsourcing strategy. This means the technique of staff augmentation is applied… read more

Why You Should Outsource Software Development

Why should I outsource software development? This is a question that I’ve been asked lately by one of our potential clients. The first quick thought of mine was, you should outsource a project anytime you don’t feel to be an expert at something and/or you don’t have enough time to solve the related problem. Outsourcing… read more

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