Bespoke HR Business Partner

When I joined Objectivity my friends working in HR started asking questions. Obviously they wanted to know more about the company – which is standard – but the most important question was: “What are your responsibilities?” I told them that I have to keep employees satisfied in the workplace and the way I am going […]

The Biggest Flaw of The Agile Manifesto

Responding to change over following a plan. A giant lateral leap in thinking for all the managerial world. One of four core ideas of the Agile Manifesto, bound to change the world. One sentence which is fundamentally flawed. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong about responding to or, as some […]

When to use (and not to use) CQRS

Introduction From the perspective of architecture, Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS in short)  is a pattern relying on separation of commands (performing actions) from queries (returning data). In the simplest way, it may be implemented by segregating methods into separate classes by command-query responsibility. A more advanced solution requires two separate parts of the system handling reads […]

Let’s get motivated!

How about broadening our employees’ responsibility instead of increasing their salary? What if we created a workplace where people can develop and share their knowledge, instead of enhancing their package? And what if we went for giving them a possibility to set their individual way of achieving goals, instead of gain sharing. Sounds controversial? But […]

Equilibrium

This post is based on my experience and believes. If you have different thoughts or experience, I would be delighted to read about it in the comments section below. How should cooperation and relationships be shaped in the IT company? My view is only based on IT companies, because I simply don’t have too much […]

Aspire for THE BEST

Everyone strives for something different. Be it a specific job title, a big dream to chase, a particular spouse. Nothing wrong about it, especially considering needs of any single person do not remain static over their lifetime, but evolve to match their circumstances at the time. Obvious, isn’t it? Yet, some of our strives seem, […]

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 […]