March 31, 2021
How we hosted our first remote Designathon eventAre you thinking of organising a cross-functional remote event? Say no more – we've got your back. Through running our company-wide Designathon event, we learned how to collaborate and create a sense of togetherness even when we were physically apart. Check out this 10-step guide by our DesignOps Manager Simona on how to organise and run engaging online workshops that drive results.
March 22, 2021
The importance of user perspectiveIt’s all about perspective! This is even more true when it comes to the end user’s perspective in the software development lifecycle, as our Quality Engineers Karolina and Jose show us in this eye-opening article. Give it a read and get ready to see things from a different point of view!
January 28, 2021
5 Data Privacy Tips for Individuals and BusinessesIt's Data Privacy Day! Our Senior Cyber Security Analyst, Nik, has written this insightful piece called “5 Data Privacy Tips for Individuals and Businesses,” in which he reminds us that data ownership is a right as well as a responsibility. Own your Privacy!
January 26, 2021
Design that speaks code. A guide for developer-friendly UI DesignEven in the most skilled teams, the design-to-development stage can be proven tricky. Our UI Designer, Andrzej, looks at the basics and offers some suggestions to iron out wrinkles for swift and efficient designer-engineer cooperation.
December 11, 2020
Quick start with Security RequirementsIn the second part of her series lifting the lid on the wonders of Application Security, our Principal AppSec Engineer, Alina, shares some valuable lessons learned from real-life projects while applying the OWASP ASVS – the best practice bible for designing, testing and building web applications.
November 05, 2020
Looks aren’t everything. Or are they?According to research, it takes only 1/10th of a second to form a first impression about a person. And it takes about 0.05 seconds for users to form an opinion about a website that determines whether they’ll stay or leave. In this blog article, our UI Designer, Isabel, shares the 'secret sauce' ingredients in a successful product.
October 21, 2020
An Engineer's View of AppSecIn this new blog article, our Application Security Engineer, Alina, gives us a unique insight into the world of AppSec and how it fits into the skillset of a modern software engineer. This article is for anyone who wants to get a comprehensive overview about this fascinating area!
September 17, 2020
Designing for errors. How to avoid frustrating experiencesIt’s relatively easy to design for ideal scenarios where people use devices and systems as intended. But errors happen, and the real challenge comes when users get into trouble. Our UX Designer, Yolanda, shares some pearls of wisdom on how to design products and services that handle problems and create stress-free user experiences.
July 30, 2020
The value of white space in designQuantum physicists often say that empty space has more energy than everything in the universe. Similarly, our UI Designer, Andrzej, highlights the key role that white space plays in interface design. In this article, he demonstrates how it helps to declutter surfaces, ease cognitive load, and provide website and app users with the right balance of visual clarity
July 23, 2020