Alesia Krush

Alesia explores the different ways technology impacts people and businesses. Marketing and communications at ObjectStyle. Information and coffee addict. Neil Gaiman fan.


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Why 50% of IT projects fail, and how to NOT let that happen to you

Agile

Some 50 years since the inception of project management, more than 50% of IT projects still fail, because they run out of time, resources, funds, etc. Will there come a day when we’ll be able to plan and execute projects successfully? Well live and see.

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UX Cafe: Using Customer Journey Maps to Improve User Experience

Web Design

A customer journey map is a visual representation (a scheme, a drawing or a diagram) of the path your customers take when dealing with your business, and the "touch points" along this path. Creating these maps for different buyer personas ensures great UX.

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5 Success Stories That Will Make You Believe in Scaled Agile

Agile

Taking your company from Waterfall to Agile isn't a trivial task. And it becomes even more difficult if you are a large enterprise. Below we present five case studies that show that scaling Agile is not only possible, but also yields great benefits.

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18 web design trends for 2018

Web Design

Below, we summarize some web design trends that are likely to define 2018. The general tendencies we foresee are mobile-inspired design, realistic look and feel of web pages, and heavy use of geometry, asymmetry, and bright colors. We hope you enjoy it!

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Agile Framework Comparison: Scrum vs Kanban vs Lean vs XP

Agile

If you are new to Agile, it may hard to wrap your head around the concept. In this post, we compare four popular Agile methods - Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and Extreme Programming (XP) - and talk about when to use which.

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25 best tools for distributed teams

Software Development

While remote work is a skill, another thing that can make or break your work's success is the tools you use. An average distributed company uses a combination of different apps. Below we describe 25 useful instruments for remote teams.