OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: Community
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.
by Jose Pita - 7 December 2018
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.
by Stephen van der Heijden - 6 December 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Shalina Naicker - 5 December 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Jeff Jenkinson - 3 December 2018
Topic: Community
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?
by Larissa Pienaar - 28 November 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Cara Winterbottom - 26 November 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Jo Pearl - 23 November 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Dieter Buntzen - 21 November 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Shiraaz Moollatjie - 13 November 2018
Topic: Community
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.
by Petrus Kruger - 12 November 2018
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