The Do’s and Don’ts of Entrepreneurship For Software Engineers

As a software engineer, few things are more critical than minding your closing brackets and having an entrepreneurial mindset. Throughout history, engineering has been the one aspect of society that genuinely defines progress. The difference between scarcity and plenty is an engineer with ideas about farming equipment. The difference between mud huts and drywall houses...

Web-conferencing Innovations Pave the Way for Richer Customer Collaboration

Innovative underdog technologies have risen to the occasion numerous times. When information needed to be shared between team members in real-time, along came Slack and Dropbox. When emergency services needed better ways to locate people in trouble, along came emergency beacons that synced with GPS. Now, as face-to-face collaboration becomes increasingly relevant regardless of your...

What Killed Blockbuster, Taxis, Retailers and Hotels is not what you expected

Perhaps you’ve seen an image gone viral, in any of its countless incarnations, circling the tech internet and social media. In its various versions, it reads something like this:      Netflix did not kill Blockbuster. They did it to themselves, with their ridiculous late payment fees.      Uber did not kill the taxi...

5 successful ways to stop your meetings from killing your productivity

Meetings are essential in every type of organisation. They ensure everyone involved in a project gets on the same page, creating consistent and clear communication as the project moves forward. However, meetings can also be immense time-wasters. In fact, according to a 2018 workplace productivity study, 60 per cent of employees feel that meetings distract...