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16 essential things about Objectivity, (not only) for potential developers

Some time ago (March 26th), we organized the second “open door” day at Objectivity. We hosted 135 guests, who participated in a number of different talks prepared by our employees. Topics were chosen by the attendees, who voted electronically during the registration process. The event was so popular that at some point we run out […]

The value of interview feedback

“We will call you”. Does this  sound familiar to you? 🙂 If you’re like most of us, the second you leave an interview room you’re already trying to figure out how well you did on your job interview. It’s natural to want to know if the interview went well or not. And you are waiting […]

How to create a nice presentation? Colours!

If you have read my previous post probablly you remember I have mentioned about art skills of UI Developers. It is a one of reason why many collegous ask me for a help to find a nice set of colours and face fonts for their presentations. Sounds familiar? If you also has this kind of […]

Three go wild in Warsaw!

It was a lovely sunny morning late in March when I saw Dorota waving to me outside the Stock Exchange building in Warsaw. We were there with Marta to attend the Polish Great Place to Work awards ceremony and we were all feeling pretty nervous. We’d seen our company results already and knew that overall […]

UX and UI – are they the same?

Roles of UX and UI are very often confused and misunderstood in IT world. These terms are connected with the word “user” which may cause many missteps. One thing is certain, both roles take care of the user’s work comfort on delivered software. So what exactly is the difference between UX and UI during software […]

Go Crazy

All organizations have policies, procedures and instructions that govern how work is done. Well written documentation increases organizational transparency. Even where policies and procedures are not written down they exist. Why do we need standardization? – you may ask. My answer is – Why are screw threads and heads always the same size, or why […]

Movember stats: when, who and where?

Again, short update on Movember stats. When? Two following graphs are showing when Mo-Bros were joining. First – by day: You can see that we had three waves. The first wave were the “early adopters”, joining just after the announcement. The second wave (also containing me) were the “wise people” that have consulted / negotiated the […]

Gamestorming – a light in the tunnel

Have you ever had the necessity to meet a quite big group of people and achieve a common goal? If so, than you probably know that it is not an easy thing. It is not easy to get every person’s opinion, it is not easy to achieve a compromise, not to mention achieving win-win situation. […]

How To Ruin a Meeting

We love to be all efficient at what we do, be it at work or not. We love to focus on things that bring actual value, that change reality, that make sense. We love our work to only be distracted by fuss ball game every once in a while. Well, do we? Always? Clearly, no. […]

Movember: Who should get the iPad?

This will be a short one – just to let you know about the current statistics of the Movember. And to hypothesize who should get the iPad. To the topic, then. Current participants per Guild As you can see, not all the guilds are actively participating in the Movember. This is particulary sad that such noble guilds […]