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REAL UX help wanted! – why recruiting UX Designers is such a drag…

Getting the right candidate to fill the open ‘UX Designer’ position at your company can be painful. Currently, the job market is full of people calling themselves ‘UX Designers’ (or something similar) but the number of potential candidates that actually live up to the title is much lower. The second reason why companies struggle so […]

Energy distribution – a PoC in cooperation with Microsoft

A few months ago I knew nothing about energy distribution. I could only say that there is a power plant, there is an electricity line, a transformer and finally the energy meter and my end devices. I also wasn’t interested in this subject until there was a problem to solve. The beginning I love my […]

Chatbot UX good practice

User Experience (UX) design is an integral part of Objectivity’s agile development approach and our UX team are highly skilled in designing experiences for the web, desktop and mobile platforms. The recent rise of conversational experiences however, such as those offered by chatbots, introduces a new paradigm and new challenges that the UX professional must […]

Thoughts on ASP.NET Boilerplate

Boilerplate is a startup template for ASP.NET web applications, both Single-Page or Multi-Page. With one click of a button we get a project structure containing multiple preconfigured modules and libraries in an NLayer architecture (Domain, Application, Infrastructure and Presentation Layers), and Domain Driven Design (Entities, Repositories, Domain/Application Services, DTO’s…). What differs from the “classic” Visual […]

I was a client – my Agile Lego Tests story

I’ve been occupied with testing for 8 years now, although I prefer to call it creating reality, because that’s what testing is in many ways. The way I approach testing and which/whose example I follow is pretty well reflected in the blog by Rob Lambert ‘The social tester’. It’s a good deal of really interesting […]

Estimating with random numbers

Monte Carlo calculates outcomes based on a randomised set of input data. It won’t pick the winning lottery tickets but it can help your decision making process. From Manhattan to Monte Carlo The Monte Carlo method helps us to predict potential outcomes. It can’t explicitly predict the future and sadly, it won’t pick the winning […]

“11 shades of PhoneGap”

Our team is engaged in creating applications for mobile devices. One application that we had worked on was written in four separate versions, for four different platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows. We chose this approach because the client wanted the application to look different when viewed on tablet and smartphone, but after we […]

We have the tube in Wrocław!

Have you ever wondered how to best visualize the work of a developer and the process through which a project in an IT company goes? We, have. At the very beginning, it seemed difficult to us because, let’s consider – how to clearly show all the nuances and components, so that everyone could easily understand the […]

Measuring performance of a web application on the client and server side

One of the most difficult test activities is performance testing. Nowadays, when applications are more and more complex, it’s even harder. Tools designed a few years ago are no longer sufficient. It all started from a project with unusual customer requirements for measuring performance of a web application. The basic requirement was to examine the […]

Azure IoT in practice

Introduction According to Google trends, the Internet of Things started gaining popularity around 2013. Right now, it is a prominent topic, yet it is difficult to find case studies describing architecture of entire systems utilizing IoT to solve specific business requirements. This post is an attempt to demystify some of IoT tools and technologies, which […]