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Do you love your job? As a manager or CEO, you’re probably more than happy with your pay cheque at the end of the month – but does this really equate to happiness? It’s a serious question, though one that you may very well find yourself too busy to answer.
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How NOT to Run an IT Project

Having just returned from the 2015 Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland, I’m still feeling more than a little overwhelmed by the sheer volume of innovative and technological young (and a few not so young) minds that are out there.
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Every year at Netguru we work on over 40 mobile and web development projects. It can be quite a challenge to build software in the agile way while solving all potential problems, managing workflow, and keeping all issues under control. We manage it without difficulty by basing our development process on the following 10 rules. Check them out!
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Procrastination or, in layman's terms, just putting things off for ‘later’ is a problem faced by almost all people, including programmers. The modern lifestyle has its own demands and we need to stay on target with our to-dos, so to save you from losing your grip on your daily tasks here are couple of tips to help you get stuff done.
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Necessity may be the mother of invention, but when the PM team at Netguru needs knowledge, they don’t reinvent the wheel - they organize webinars. This time, we found out how project managers can benefit from using developers' tools such as GitHub, CircleCI, Rollbar, CodeClimate and New Relic. Check it out!
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How do you go about creating a positive and enthusiastic working environment that breeds a culture of high morale and high productivity levels amongst your employees? It’s a great question, and one that many top companies are continuously committed to answering – and we are, too!
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Regardless of who you are - customer, developer, QA or PM - it’s good to know what you can expect from those involved in the same project. This article should give you an insight into the basics of who is who in a given project.
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When it comes to communicating your ideas about a new piece of software to developers, it’s not unusual for entrepreneurs to feel a little flustered when trying to relay the finer details of your vision. It can be done quickly and effectively if you follow this simple manual. Enjoy!
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Imagine the following: you’ve hit on a great idea for a digital product. You want to run with it, but some doubts remain.
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Like W.H. Murray said, “teams of ordinary people achieve extraordinary results.” Check out these simple and tested solutions for large team management.
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Starting up any new IT project can be a stressful time. It shouldn’t be, however, and it needn’t be either if you choose a development team that puts communications and project organization at the forefront of all its processes.
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We're moving faster and faster with our Project Management workshops - the next edition is coming soon! Since some of you were not sure if they could apply, or what exactly we are going to cover during the workshop, we bring you a list of frequently asked questions - with answers, of course!
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The difference is simple: product owners deal with the what? and why? questions, while project managers deal with the how? and when?. The former concentrates on thinking about what to build, based on the capabilities of the team, which are the concern of the latter. OK, I guess it’s not that simple - you can’t answer just in one sentence! Let me tell you a bit more how it works.
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4 Steps to Great User Onboarding

Gaining users is tough enough on its own – but it’s only half the battle. We’ve put together a list of dos and don’ts you can follow when trying to ensure that your onboarding process offers the best UX possible.
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If you’re reading this and happen to be a client, please don’t feel offended. Imagine you’re reading the script of a standup comedy performance. But if you're a Project Manager - it's a must-read if you want to communicate with your clients flawlessly.
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What's the best way to keep your project going flawless? By communicating with your Project Manager swiftly and clearly. Check out this list of 10 must-ask questions to your PM and get it started well!
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Time management is one of the most obvious and… the most dreaded aspects of every project. Keeping to your schedule despite unexpected turns of events may seem like chasing dreams that never come true. Fear not! Where there’s a will, there’s a way - and we are here to share useful strategies and tips to help you create a manageable timetable and stick to it with as few exceptions as possible.
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Estimation Myths Debunked!

Estimations are scary. Estimations are tricky. Estimations are never accurate.
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If we were to invent a Netguru alphabet, the letter “R” would unquestionably stand for review. Why? It helps us avoid mistakes, develop our skills, and achieve the best performance possible. See how the continual review process can improve the team’s workflow and help employees evolve in no time at all.
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Let's take a look at some common challenges that startups face when developing an online marketing strategy, and suggest some effective solutions.
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