Technology Radar

Nowadays, in a fast-moving world, it is increasingly difficult to stay up-to-date with technology. From our ‘IT’ perspective it is important to know what’s available on the market – sometimes out-of-the-box and often for free – to not reinvent the wheel or repeat mistakes of others. As Tim Lister said “You’ve got to surf the […]

The Horror

This was a regular morning on a regular Wednesday. I was heading to my lab (which is really a standard office that I share with one very talkative guy… a “lab” sounds more professional, though), when I heard a heart-breaking cry from one of the rooms. When I looked inside I saw a terrible scene. […]

Trial and error – performance comparison

“I have invented a great visualisation that will help you to compare the system’s performance between two configurations”, I said. And I was wrong three times in this single sentence. First of all, I had not invented it but had probably seen it somewhere. Secondly, my visualisation was most definitely not great. And finally, it was […]

Get fit – the high tech way

Brace yourself, the summer is coming and there has never been a better time to get fit. Why not use technology to help you? We carry our phones around us; we have them in every minute of our life. As these are the most natural companions to our modern lifestyle, we should use their full […]

Technical Architect in Objectivity

Role of the Technical Architect The question “What does a Technical Architect (TA) at Objectivity do?” often crops up during recruitment and in conversations with developers. Alternatively, they may ask “What would my duties be?” or “What would I be responsible for?” In fact, every architect currently working at Objectivity regularly asks himself this question. […]

Multitasking – no way

Do you also sometimes feel dissatisfied with yourself? Do you get that feeling that you start more things than you finish? Have you ever thought about why that is and if something can be done about it? If so, I hope you’ll read on and catch a couple of things that really should help. I’ve […]

What demos can do for your team

Sprint review demo is a well-established practice for many teams striving for agility in their process. There are obvious reasons for conducting demos. For instance, you can get feedback from the product owner and provide a boost in team motivation. However, demos also provide an opportunity for more subtle, long-term benefits. To clarify, we’re talking […]