15 May 2020

While studying for my Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, a statistic that stood out to me was that nearly 17% of software projects fail. Though the blame might fall on many shoulders - everything from inaccurate requirements, changing objectives, and neglectful project stakeholders, I feel that the real culprit is the lack of effective Project Management.

27 Apr 2020

For many organizations, digital transformation is at the core of pushing business forward. When done the right way, it can help businesses achieve sustainable growth and stay ahead of their competition. However, since technology is always evolving, some companies don’t know where to start. In this post, we’ll break this down to make the process less complex. Want to know more about how to build a successful digital transformation strategy? Here are five tips you should know.  

03 Apr 2020

If you’re familiar with the software world, you’ve probably heard about agile development. Many teams and software companies are adopting this method and leveraging agile principles to get their projects done. Almost 86% of software developers use agile in their work. 

20 Mar 2020

Are you hiring a software developer for your upcoming project? Finding the right talent and making good hires is more complicated than it used to be. Research shows that there's a shortage of developers and a continuously growing need for expertise.

28 Feb 2020

Unosquare has a previous series of posts from our CEO, Giancarlo Di Vece, on our concept of "Rightsourcing" your software development. Building off those concepts for this post, we're going to share what you need to know to make the decision to outsource software development and how to make your project successful.

30 Jan 2020

Digital Transformation is a head-turning phrase for technical and non-technical professionals alike. Is it an impending event that you need to prepare for, or is it already underway? 

11 Sep 2019

I love living in the digital age. We're in the midst of an era where entire companies can- and do- run with a workforce fully distributed across the globe. At Unosquare, we support remote work for large numbers of our employees, and we've seen the positive results time and again since we started business 10 years ago. As a company we believe in using the best tools for effective communication and I’m here to advocate for bringing back an oldie but a goodie - the webcam.

22 Aug 2019

Imagine this: after months or years of hard work, you’ve been recognized by your boss and you’re being promoted to take the leading role on your team. You made it! That big effort is finally paying off! Now you can sit back and relax. All you will have to do is give orders, see the work flowing and see the results coming, right? Wrong! Let me tell you, my dear reader, that the hardest part is coming your way. I mean, yes, it’s cool you got the promotion and it’s great for your career. You probably deserve it, but it does have some down sides that come within the package that people don’t usually tell you. But don’t worry, I’m here to help you!

07 Aug 2019

When it came time to decide on which communication hub to use for Unosquare, the decision was pretty simple. I chose Microsoft Teams over Slack and it’s a decision I’m still happy with today. We were already Office 365 and Skype for Business users, so it was a natural progression for use to implement Teams for our globally distributed employees. We expected some resistance from those that were (and still are) loyal to Slack when we made the official decision to use Teams, but the reason behind our decision makes sense for Unosquare.

12 Jul 2019

In a previous post, I talked about a couple of examples of bad leadership and what we can learn from them. To close the circle, I want to elaborate on the same topic but from the other side of the court: some examples of harmful individual contributors I’ve encountered in my professional experience. As a disclaimer, I’m not going to talk about the typical case of a low performer on a team. That is a widespread situation for which, applying some specific strategies, you can manage and handle. I want to focus this more on a personality perspective.