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Principled Negotiations

I got inspired today and decided to share some thoughts on negotiations. I do not remember going to any type of training about negotiation skills, so everything below is conclusions of my personal experience and things that I learned over time. So it’s highly probable, that you already know all of that. In my past, […]

Generating value without writing a line of code? Objectivity can!

Recently, I had a pleasure to take part in a rather non-standard project at Objectivity. Not only was it extremely short, as it only lasted two weeks, but, what`s more surprising, it also didn`t aim at developing any software. What sort of venture was it then? Background: Our client is one of the worldwide leading […]

IT systems design in the eyes of a PM

Have you ever had an opportunity to manage a project with business and technical requirements being documented before the beginning of the project? And while presenting the first (or another) version of the project, it turned out that the Client had seen it differently? Or maybe you have taken part in a project having no […]

Privacy is Value

Traditionally, since the year 2006, 28th January has been celebrated as International Data Protection Day. At Objectivity, we celebrate it as Privacy Protection Day. Our motto is: “Privacy is Value“. This January it is particularly important as it’s been over half a year since the GDPR has been applied in Europe. Therefore, it is a perfect moment […]

Why did we get certificates?

Certificates, when acquired, are a thing to be proud of. At the end, we have a token that says we have a certain competency. We can hang it on a wall or on a company’s website and… That’s it? Is this all certificates are for? If so, then why get them? Why not focus just […]

Principles of engagement

10 ways to build better working relationships As digital transformation specialists, the ability to deliver high-quality technology services for our customers is essential. Whilst what we do is important, it is how we do things that truly defines who we are. Our principles of engagement provide a framework that guides the way we work with […]

10 thousand people can’t be wrong!

Are you wondering if it’s worth taking part in Future Decoded? If you ask me, it absolutely is! Before you ask: no, I’m not a Microsoft employee or organizer of this event. I want to tell you about this conference from the perspective of an enthusiast of new technologies and the possibilities they offer to […]

Best practices in nearshoring

We all outsource some of our duties to third parties, sometimes because we don’t have time to do things on our own (for example hiring a nanny or sending kids to day-care), other times because it’s simply convenient, but very often because someone might be more experienced than us (e.g. using the services of professional […]

Value For Money

This article was first published in The Parliamentary Review which is a guide to best practice for industry and is co chaired by Lord Pickles and Lord Blunkett. Achieving outstanding value for money cuts across every part of operations, from procurement to HR and everything in between. The optimal use of every resource at our […]

What realistically can we expect of AI?

There’s no denying that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now the next big thing. The term was coined in 1956, but only incredible computing power and data storage capabilities of today enabled AI to truly unfold its wings. It’s enough to look at McKinsey’s or Forrester’s reports to get a sense that business all over the […]