Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.
Creating the Trac board: Agile Board Synchronization
My team's scrum board does not only automatically synch with its digital version, it also triggers stage-relevant actions that help us minimize admin. Here's how we did that.
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Announcing - OfferZen for Freelancers
We’re setting out to create a platform where freelancers can grow and find great jobs, while minimising the other hard things that come with the freelance life.
How I Maximised Efficiency to Avoid Working Overtime
To avoid working overtime, I had to improve my efficiency. I will discuss some of the challenges that reduced my efficiency and how I overcame them.
9 lessons from a failed startup
We got into accelerator program in Barcelona, Spain. Five months later, I was back on the job market. Here's what I learned about startups the hard way.
Dealing with Decision Fatigue as a Startup Founder - The Infinite List
Starting a business comes with obvious hard things like hiring and long hours. How does one deal with the less obvious ones like anxiety and decision fatigue?
Undercover UX: Creating a User Research Culture From Scratch
Regular user testing is essential to any product development, but can be hard to incorporate into the development process. Here's how I started from scratch.
How I Get the Most Out of Hackathons
Hackathons are great opportunities for learning and growth. To tap into this, you need to consider things carefully. Here are my strategies.
How I Ensure Cross-Browser Compatibility
South Africans browse the web in a range of different ways. I will explain the obstacles to creating an engaging experience and how I overcame them.
How I use Jupyter Notebooks as a sandbox for building visualisations
Jupyter Notebooks let me combine live visualisation code with my notes in a single, interactive document. Here's how I got started with it, step by step.
What I Learned From Interviewing For A New Job
Getting rejected is an inevitable part of job hunting, but it turned out to be much harder than I expected. Here's how I learnt to deal with it.
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