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10.07.2019.

Who are actually Millennials? The perspective of a Millennium

Millennials, the term that has been frequently mentioned in the media in a positive but also in a negative meaning. Is this generation really lazy, narcissistic, and spoiled „adults“? Or they are enthusiastic, ambitious and idealistic individuals? Who are actually Millennials and why we mention them so often?
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10.07.2019.

You can not scale your R&D with copies of your development employees

True story: The software product development team is 8 people. The average age in the R&D is 31. All engineers work for the company for at least 3 years. Everybody in the team can jump on various tasks like database, middleware, UI, report generator – even testing! Team needs to grow for 2 or 3 more engineers. Job ad published on several portals for already 10 months but no candidate matches the desired skill profile.
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09.07.2019.

[VIDEO] Top 5 reasons why Serengeti engineers are a perfect fit for your company!

Is your in-house software development team facing a problem it cannot solve? Are you in need of additional software development personnel, but are you struggling to find suitable candidates? Wouldn't it be great to have instant access to a pool of dedicated, trained and experienced software engineers?
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02.07.2019.

Why does outsourced engineering fail? (And how do you make it better?)

Outsourcing of software development is more and more often preferred. Despite that, a lot of such projects are over-budget, it takes too long and fails in general. Here you can find out how to skip such a situation and how to efficiently work with an outsourced team.
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01.07.2019.

A Guide: How to successfully manage a distributed software development team

Rise of distributed team popularity, especially in software development, is sometimes due to specific project needs, but in most cases, it's driven by the inability to hire the appropriate talent locally. Therefore, the need for establishing and successfully managing a distributed team is steadily becoming increasingly important. This guide encompasses relevant experiences, practices, and recommendations, all of which aim to facilitate the art of successfully running a distributed software development team.
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19.06.2019.

Operational Manager Dilemma

Imagine Marcus, Head of software development in very successful fast growing company. As a manager he is responsible for 10 SCRUM teams, approx. 60 people, representing IT functions such as business analysis, software architects, software engineers, testers and operations that follow an agile methodology. Marcus receives a plan for next year in delivery of 2 […]
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18.06.2019.

Using Q-Learning for Pathfinding

Introduction Reinforcement learning is a part of machine learning that deals with finding the best action to take in a given situation. Unlike supervised learning where the training data is already classified, in reinforcement learning agent does not know if the actions it is about to take are correct or not. Agent must take the action and observe its consequences […]
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10.06.2019.

Impressions from the conference - We are developers 2019

World's largest developers conference, We are developers 2019 was held in Berlin on June 6st and 7st. The main purpose of the conference is to gather together developers from all over the world to share their knowledge. Each year our experts go there, and this year (2019) 8 of our experts attended it.  More than […]
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07.06.2019.

Dijana Perić - From leaving her comfort zone to a managerial position

How dynamic and exciting can the path leading towards new business opportunities in Serengeti be? Our Dijana Perić, who "leveled up" in the first few weeks of her career, is best able to answer this particular question! Three years, three promotions When she made a decision to replace a smaller IT company with new challenges, […]
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03.06.2019.

The importance of engineering team stability

The global economy is growing right now, and that’s good for businesses on most levels. The challenge is this: When the economy is robust, people have more options. That means employees can leave for better opportunities at other companies that are growing. Turnover can be especially bad for engineering / development teams, because losing crucial knowledge from […]
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