How to Embrace Change at Work

As we’ve mentioned before, we apply Agile concepts and methods in our development process. In other words, we try hard to promote team flexibility to new developments or problems, as well as adaptive planning throughout our development and delivery cycles. To really drill things down, we try to be open to change. Recently, we came across a great post by Diana Mounter on Medium about the positive benefits of being open to change in the…

How to Deal with Interruptions

A quick question at work is harmless, right? You’ve probably complained about interruptions at some point and you’re not wrong to feel this way. Distractions are one of the biggest contributors to reduced developer productivity and performance. They delay task completion, they increase the amount of mistakes we make, and they’re just plain annoying. But whether they’re planned or random, interruptions happen. So instead of complaining, we need to learn how…

We’re big readers at Testomato, so we pulled together a roundup of some of our favorite finds from last month to share with you! Here are some great web development reads to check out on your next coffee break: The Top UX Trends of 2014 A curated rundown of the top UX trends of 2014 (both good and bad), chosen by UX Magazine. Trends range from the comeback of social media to the rising popularity of…

Team Testomato is always on the hunt for interesting news about what’s going on in web development and the tech industry. We’ve pulled together another team roundup of our favorite finds from last month to share with you! Queues Don’t Fix Overload An interesting programming rant (with great plumbing visuals) about the risks of using queues as a permanent solution for slow apps or overload. While queues can be a useful way…