Mastering Slack: Best Practices and our tips for Streamlined Communication
This blog is an insight into the thinking behind creating our new software engineering career framework.
We want to articulate our job roles and responsibilities as effectively as our company culture.
I love helping individuals and teams grow and succeed and overcome bigger and more audacious challenges. It doesn't happen on autopilot, even with great people. Actually, having the best people makes it an even more difficult, but crucial, endeavour.
Why asking ‘why’ is vital in good mobile app development
How RFCs can help your team collaborate asynchronously, streamline planning, and create more effective technical plans
We've been running regular R&D sessions since the end of 2014, and this is what we’ve learnt so far.
At the end of a busy year, we’ve taken a moment to pause and reflect on all this year has been.
Unavoidable hybrid meetings require careful thought to be effective.
A historic look at the blog posts around Brightec's relationship with office spaces
We’re a team fuelled by continuous improvement and vast quantities of coffee, pastries and dad jokes. If pressed, we’d say it’s the coffee that keeps us grounded…
Jotham shares the spreadsheet he uses to guide our clients in building out a product backlog
Why setting up automation is always worth it
Brightec has begun the discovery phase of development for Ricardo’s proof of concept app, and it's a project that is geographically and ethically close to our hearts
Joining any new team can be daunting. And probably never more true than joining a team renowned for its outstanding company culture.
We value the joy in both life and work. A good balance between the two goes hand in hand with productivity.
Effective data analysis can help businesses in many areas. But how do you get to a position where you can analyse the data?
In light of Covid restrictions, we’ve had to completely reassess how to run user tests to be both safe and effective. Here’s what we’ve discovered so far
Why is it so important for developers to keep the end-user in mind?
Work meetings can easily be seen as a necessary evil, something as an individual you have to endure whilst as an organisation you have to initiate.
When lockdown started, I used to think that the main risk to the productivity of my working day would be interruptions from my kids...
The UK App Awards announced the 2020 winners via Twitter on Thursday 12th November and Brightec were popping the virtual champagne to hear our Waterstones app was named Best Retail/Shopping app of the year.
A team that eats together, stays together…. And we’re doing the best we can.
You know how it is. People ask how you are, and as humans, we tend to give a generic answer. We can tell you we’re doing well. But what’s really going on behind what you see and hear from Brightec at the moment?
How is it possible that after five years in Vantage Point, we’re leaving behind a space that reflected our values for so long? I thought I’d take a few moments to explain our thinking and what might be next.
Like many, I have been thrust into the completely new situation of leading our team remotely.
Our Stand-Ups weren’t serving us as best they could, but its nothing a freshly brewed coffee couldn’t solve.
Why we strongly think your agency should monitor billable time
Getting the most out of regular team research and development time.
How to use slack to post your location
Native mobile app or swanky responsive website? Which should you pick?
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