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Must listen podcasts on Elixir and Elm

Here at Digital Natives continuous learning is woven into the very fabric of our company. That’s why we’ve created a list of podcasts, to help you get acquainted with the world of Elixir and Elm programming languages. Why Elixir and Elm? Elixir and Elm are both up and coming programming languages which we really favor. […]

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The Unexpected Step That Led Us to Transparent Salaries

  We’ve decided to create a completely transparent salary system.  It’s the last piece of the transparency-puzzle needed to complete our full transparent company, and alas we’re almost there! We admit this was a hard one, with more than a couple of bumps in the road. Once again we realised that there is nothing harder […]

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How to create an effective bug report

Bug reports. I think I speak for all testers when i say that this is one of the most important parts of our job. I wanted to cover the notion of ‘a good bug report’ in a blog post, because over the years I’ve had the displeasure of reading and working from many bad bug […]

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What you can learn from campaign tracking and how you should use it?

Us testers here at Digital Natives don’t just spend our time testing. We’re often involved in the different phases of the product lifecycle, like conception (imagine, specify, plan) and design (describe, define). I’m a member of the Nostromo team, and right now we’re working on our Project Management tool. This tool, and Nostromo itself are […]

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How to Become a QA Tester

I am often asked whether a QA should have a degree in IT, or a degree of any kind of that matter. What’s my answer? Well, I tell them that the road to becoming a  great QA is not perfectly defined like becoming a doctor or a lawyer. It requires the careful development of personal […]

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How To Become A Self-managed Organization

Our organisational change – the whys the hows and the challenges Over the years I’ve often been called “dad” at work – in jest of course, but the sentiment behind it was genuine. I liked it, it pampered my ego to know that people saw me as the voice of reason, as the person that […]

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The 3 Proven ROI Gains From User Experience

User experience (UX) is an elemental part of today’s business world. Being conscious about the value we gain with investing in user experience is vital. User experience (UX) nowadays isn’t a mystical area. It has a long history of being measurable and proved its ability on bringing return on investment (ROI). It is true that […]

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Has You Client Got a Bad Case Of Featuritis?

The what, why and how of beating feature creep You are in the final throws of development and just a few days away from delivery. The team is a little behind schedule but you know that if you push it, everything will be fine, and then BOOM! A new feature request lands on your desk […]

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Make 2016 an agile year!

Download our 2016 calendar that helps you remember what makes a good agile project. Each page tells you about one of the twelve principles of the Agile Manifesto.  

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Lego robots, retro gaming and product improvements – our one-day hackathon in a nutshell

For the team at Digital Natives, 2015 was a great year. We worked hard on some really interesting products and we expanded our minds both personally and professionally. To celebrate a successful year, we decided to challenge ourselves by organizing a one-day hackathon. The formula was simple: five teams, five projects, one day. Do you […]

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