Things That Every Scrum Master Should Keep In Mind When Organizing a Retrospective
According to the Scrum framework, the Retrospective is the last event of every project. Retrospectives are crucial for every Scrum team because they allow the team to improve the project's performance. Holding retrospectives can be challenging, and these tips can help you to improve your role as a Scrum master.Read
Why Would American Health Tech Companies Hire a Croatian Software Company?
It’s a well-known fact that Croatian software development companies are loyal partners to various American companies. Here is a story about a conference we attended in New York City and why one of our health tech clients chose us to be their partner.Read
How and Why to Host Your Sitemaps Inside an AWS S3 Bucket?
Creating a nice website with interesting content is not enough to reach a wide audience. That’s where SEO comes into place, and having an up-to-date sitemap is the thing you should focus on. At Devōt, we host our sitemaps inside the AWS S3 bucket – so if you want to choose that route, here is what you need to know.Read
Tired of Your Old Job? Consider a Career Switch!
Once you feel your passion for the job is gone, and Sunday evenings become the definition of anxiety, you know there is no turning back. It's definitely time for a major change. Finding the inner strength to do it could be the most challenging part. Read about a real-life example of that change.Read
How to Implement Sign In With Microsoft Using the Office 365 Omniauth Strategy With Rails 7
Learn how to create a fully working “Sign in with Microsoft” authorization button, which functions exactly the same way as the ones that we see everywhere online. After you learn this, you will have no issues implementing other Omniauth strategies on your own. In just three steps, you will be able to make your life easier.Read
Devōt Listed on Clutch’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2022!
As a growing software development company, there is no better review site to be featured on than Clutch. It is an established ratings and reviews platform for B2B service providers, including companies from over 100 countries and 500 industries. We’re beyond excited to announce that Devōt was showcased as a Top 100 fastest-growing company in 2022 by Clutch.Read
How to Install Unsupported Development Software on M1 Macs
From the new release in November 2020, Apple released the first Mac with an ARM-based M1 chip. The M1 chip marks Apple's transition from Intel chips that have been used for the last 15 years. If you are worried about transitioning your existing project from your Intel-based Mac, this blog could make your transition easier.Read
The Importance of Taking a Break
One of the most discussed terms in the past couple of decades in the professional world is „productivity“. Being good at your job requires a stable energy level, a clear mind, focus and motivation. That's why one of the most important things in the professional environment is to learn how and when to take a break.Read
The Subtle Art of Delegation: You Won’t Be a Great Manager Until You Learn These Critical Skills
Delegating essential tasks can be challenging. At some point in time, every manager has had the famous realization: "I can't do everything by myself", but the actual process of delegating important tasks requires some time – and quite a bit of learning.Read
The Importance of Constructive Feedback
Honest feedback is the best tool in performance improvement. It brings enormous benefits, both in terms of client satisfaction, and in terms business process improvement. Make it a part of business culture and use honest feedback as one of the biggest motivators.Read
Regression Test Coverage - Your Product’s Quality Depends on It
We can all agree on one rule – the most important thing is that the bugs are detected and resolved before the project delivery. The best way to prevent problems with introducing new code is to perform regression tests. What exactly are they?Read
Rails vs. Sinatra - Use the Right Tool for the Job
The big question here is: how to decide which framework is the most reasonable solution in a specific situation? The answer lies in complexity and project size. Think of it this way: even though you could, you will not stir your stew with a hammer, you will use a cooking spatula.Read
What Does a Secure Password Even Mean? Password Security and Encryption – What You Need to Know
Even-though data security specialists and users carry a big part in securing an account, developers at all levels must play a role in it. We have to be very particular when choosing a password for a newly created account and we've all felt the frustration of trying to pick a right password...Read
The Key Questions Your Product Discovery Workshop Should Answer!
In Devōt, we firmly believe that in order to start your project right, you need to have thought-out answers to some key questions, as well as mutual understanding between you and your development team. That's why it's important to invest the proper time and dedication to planning out your project.Read
It’s Devōt's 5th Birthday - We Celebrated It With a Brand New Website
Even after five years, we are still thrilled after every completed project – so you can only imagine how much pride and joy our new website brought us. It took a lot of hard work to get us where we are today, and we've done loads of great projects, so we believe it's time to share it with the world.Read
Agile Philosophy in Everyday Business
How does agile philosophy translate to our everyday business? Simply said – it allows us to adapt to market changes very quickly, both internally and externally, as well as respond rapidly to customer demands. Besides that, it enables us to constantly find more cost-effective solutions without ever compromising quality.Read