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Project Managers vs Software Engineers?

Try to attend a geek conference and check the heartbeat of developers in the breaks. You’ll inevitably hear at least a few battle stories from projects gone wrong due to mismanagement or interpersonal conflicts within a project. 👊 At least the engineering’s perspective. Then again, what does it take to manage a team of engineers?…

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Startup Considerations While Doubling Your Headcount

Growing rapidly sounds exciting – but is it really? I was recently asked, “What happens when your business doubles?” 💯 We’ve managed to pull a 2x growth a couple years in a row, and aiming to grow by about 60% or so this year alone. And I’ve always viewed recruitment as a strategic endeavor aimed…

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#1 Tip On Becoming A Better Software Engineer

Beginner software engineers are clueless at work — even with the best mentor on the job. They lack the overview of the bigger picture, corresponding technical layers, operating as a part of a team, utilizing internal tools and a lot more to that. It may get depressing and troubling, especially in more agile teams and…

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Building a Marketing Team: A Startup’s Guide

A lot of people have asked me on what’s the best way to do that. And I’ve been talking to a bunch of small businesses some startups that don’t have marketing teams on site. And then they’re reaching out to us for marketing services and more often than not I’m saying “Look you’re not ready…

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Can You Build a Successful Business As a Software Developer?

As we all know developers and sales people usually share different traits. Developer seems to be more analytical. Most people are more introverted, they are into maths, algorithms and stuff like that and I don’t mean to oversimplify that because I’m a developer myself. But most sales people are more extroverted trying to be more…

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Do You Need a University Degree to Be Successful?

  I’m the CEO of DevriX, a team of 30 building high scale WordPress applications. So a full disclosure, I’ve spent four years at the university and I still haven’t gotten my diploma. I have a few credits left and I don’t really find it to be a major priority going there, taking the final…

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