The Gamification At The Workplace: A Simple Way to Motivate Your Employees

Smart business owners keep a close eye on creating an enjoyable environment for their employees. Gamification at the workplace is able to bring lots of benefits, such as increased engagement, motivation, and education level of the workers. It is also a great way of general workflow optimization. In short, gamification is able to impact the behavior … Continued

Top 5 Risks in IT Projects and How to Avoid Them

Although the importance of risk management in IT should not be underestimated, for some reason, this aspect of product development often gets overlooked. The thing is that regardless of the complexity of your project, there are always some risks that can result in its failure. To avoid unforeseen situations that can damage the whole idea … Continued

Exploring Top Recruitment Software to Figure Best Solutions Features and Empty Market Niches

Addressing modern recruiting process, the first word that comes to mind to describe it - challenging. It’s time-consuming. Complex. Recently it is also rapidly changing. The switch is made completely towards digital as it is hard to imagine manual processing of all the resumes, sorting and ranking the CVs, organization of onboarding and many other … Continued

The Need to Outsource: Points to Consider

For the last twenty years, the outsourcing of various business functions has become commonplace for companies across the industries. Sean Pepper, a partner in Deloitte's outsourcing practice, claims that “clients are increasingly addressing technological partners when it comes to innovation in digital, automation and analytics fields”. According to Computer Economics, the percentage of the total … Continued

8 Steps to Follow if You’re Taking over a Third-Party Project

Here at Elinext, we often find ourselves in situations when we are asked to complete a project which was developed by another company. When analysing such proposals, a new team has to understand why such types of requests are considered being too risky. On the other hand, we are not living in a perfect IT … Continued

The Importance of Soft Skills in IT (or Simply Any) Domain

Have you noticed? A lot of people in the industry are talking about soft skills these days. So first let’s start with the definition. Soft skills are non-professional skills that are not related to the official duties of a person. Teamwork - that’s the very word to understand what I’m talking about. By the way, … Continued

What happens if you ignore Scrum components?

Today, agile software development is applied to the most of the projects and in case your team hasn’t used agile process frameworks yet, be ready that one day your client will come to you with an inspired expression on his face and say: “We must use agile!” And, for some reason, by “agile” most of … Continued

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Developers for Your Project

Sometimes choosing a developer is as simple as asking a fellow business whom they use in their projects. However, other times you have to go through selection routines. Your main objective must be to create your own list of suitable developers, which conforms with your needs, and then reduce this list to your future team. … Continued

The Art of Profitable App Entrepreneurship

It is almost useless to point out that people today have gone mobile. Nowadays apps are a perfect way to communicate with tech-savvy people. Statistics has it that an average American dedicates at least two hours to his/her smartphone a day. Hardly does the respective number differ greatly for other countries. As Gartner predicts it, … Continued