Netguru Newsletter #94 - Fast Business Growth in Europe, AR/VR in London and Tech Industry Employee Satisfaction
We have a reason to be very happy this month, and I’ll let you find out why in a few sentences. Other than that, check out which areas in Europe are growing fast, how to keep employees happy by giving them a challenge, and what’s considered cutting-edge tech for e-commerce.
Netguru on FT1000 List. Again. Still Growing Faster than Spotify.
The Financial Times has included Netguru on the list of the fastest growing companies in Europe for the second time in a row. We’re pretty happy about being listed among some of the most successful innovators in our region. Read more
The 6 Fastest Growing Countries In Emerging Europe
Speaking of fast growth: here are several European countries you might want to have a look at. Poland is certainly on the list, along with some countries you might not have thought of. Read more
The U.K. Is Becoming a Global Hotbed for VR and AR
The UK – and London specifically – is still a buzzing hub of startup talent. This article offers a glimpse at the VR and AR market in the UK, and some considerations on why getting involved with this market might be a good idea. Read more
What Tech Are the Fastest Growing eCommerce Companies Using?
This isn’t just another Magento vs Shopify showdown. If you’re interested in e-commerce, check out what the market leaders are using to build their online shops, advertise effectively, analyse their traffic, and more. Read more
Three Profound Truths I Learned from Silicon Valley Startups
The linked article presents three very interesting contemplations, applicable not only in business, but also in everyday life (especially the first one). Have you ever compared the merits of perseverance against those of realism? Read more
How a UX Designer Can Bring Profit to Your Business
It’s pretty obvious that a software product needs a project manager, graphic designers, some developers, and quality assurance specialists to be successful. But what about user experience? Is a dedicated specialist necessary? Read more
New Challenges Are the Perk Your Best Employees Want Most
Many experts agree that challenge and responsibility help people find their lives meaningful and their work more enjoyable. A survey “found that a stagnant work environment is the number one reason workers look elsewhere”. Read more
Here's the Average Tenure for Tech Workers in Silicon Valley's Top 15 Companies
Apparently, Uber manages to hold onto its employees for an average of 1.8 years. Meanwhile, Cisco, the networking hardware giant, is more than four times as good at keeping employees happy and, well, employed. Read more
Who knew that people wouldn’t want to work at Uber for too long! That said, we’re sure that the company’s relatively short time on the market is an important factor affecting the results of the research.
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