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The State of Polish Fintech 2017

20.04.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

Looking back, it’s hard to even recall the times when fintech was a foreign foreign word in the dictionary of Polish financial institutions and software companies. Today, Poland is the biggest fintech market in the Central and Eastern Europe region with more and more Polish companies gaining worldwide recognition. The market is expected to grow even faster in the future. But what exactly causes it? Let’s take a look at the state of Polish fintech in 2017.

From zero to fintech hero in 5 years

“When we entered the market back in 2012, hardly anyone knew what fintech is. The world of finances (in Poland) was divided into banks and IT providers. Only two years later, a CEO ...

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11 reasons why Krakow is a top outsourcing destination

31.03.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

The past several years have been the period of rapid growth of outsourcing services in the city of Krakow. And there is no accident here. The city known for its long history has just added a whole new chapter to it by becoming a place known for innovation, knowledge and this very specific atmosphere that just makes you want to do great things. Learn why it is also one of the best places out there to find quality software development services.

A study by IDC published by in 2014 estimated the number of software developers in the world to be around 30 million[1]. Indeed, that's quite a number. There is no denying that with so many developers, there ...

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Timespace management

27.02.2017, Author: Piotr Jachimczak, Categories: Agile Development

SCRUM: the final frontier. This is the voyage of AnythingButEnterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new forms of efficient and pleasant work, to boldly go where no company has gone before.

This post concerns the planning of SCRUM Events. The sponsors of today’s episode are timeboxing, understanding above orthodoxy, and a breather.

Timeboxing

I believe timeboxing to be something more than just the empirical theory of process control and empowerment: it is one of the pillars that SCRUM is standing on. The need of strict keeping to the timeframes simply radiates from the pages of SCRUM Guide describing SCRUM Events. Yet, I noticed that majority of teams beginning their adventure in the galaxy ...

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