OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: Community
How I “UX” My UX Presentations
Presenting UX is hard because there is never enough time to explain the deep thinking that goes into the small details. Here, Zandre Coetzer explains how he "UXes" his UX...
by Zandre Coetzer - 4 October 2018
Topic: Community
How I Got Started With UX Design [Q&A]
It's sometimes hard for new UX designers to figure out how to get started. We asked Nicole Bergstedt from the Thomson Reuters Innovation Lab how she moved into UX and what...
by Nicole Bergstedt - 1 October 2018
Topic: Community
How I Got Started With Data Visualisation [Q&A]
We humans aren't wired to draw useful conclusions from complex data. Data visualisation helps us get around the problem. Shiraaz Mollatjie, an avid data visualisation...
by Shiraaz Moollatjie - 28 September 2018
Topic: Community
Writing Better Code: Why I'm Excited About Laravel [Q&A]
We are asking SA's software makers: What exciting frameworks, architectures or languages currently influence your products, coding and mindsets?
by Richard Klugman - 21 September 2018
Topic: Community
Using A “Soft Skills” Mindset In The “Hard Skills” Tech World
"Soft skills people don't fit into hard skills tech environments, do they?" I'm a History and Organisational Psychology graduate and I work at OfferZen, a tech startup....
by Luke Cadden - 17 September 2018
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Announcing OfferZen Enterprise
Today we’re excited to announce OfferZen Enterprise, a new version of our platform specifically designed for large organizations. OfferZen Enterprise provides all the same...
by Philip Joubert - 14 September 2018
Topic: Community
Mastering Your First Ticket - Tips of a Recent Grad
As a graduate fresh out of varsity, stepping into software development can easily be overwhelming. Here are my tips to survive and thrive.
by Fida-ur-Rasool Haq - 14 September 2018
Topic: Community
Coding for the Win - How I Built a Tower Defence Bot
Treating programming as a game is great fun. Since my bot did really well at the Entelect's Tower Defence Challenge, I decided to share how I went about it.
by Justin Worthe - 12 September 2018
Topic: Community
Scaling With Bitcoin: Automating Identity Verification
2017's Bitcoin excitement was not an easy win for Luno: Our identification verification didn't scale quite as fast as the bubble. Here's how we solved that.
by Andrew Nash - 7 September 2018
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Work Hard, Play Hard: Why We Do Team Events
As a fast-growing startup, it's increasingly important to have solidly "baked-in" social time. That's why we have regular team events away from the office.
by Bianca Müller - 6 September 2018
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