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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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How to Rock Automated Tests as a QA?

In my last article I introduced a new way to plough through automated tests; automated acceptance tests written by a QA (otherwise known as me!). You may remember we finished by setting some tasks for the future: Reviewing and discussing the existing tests (because even though current automated tests are still reliable, it’s inevitable that […]

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Promoting your business abroad?

The why, where, who and what of getting the most out of your trip It’s not unusual for a startup, especially one in the technology sector, to integrate multi-national expansion right into the very fabric of their business plan. Whether it’s targeting strategic countries one at a time, or taking the global market by storm […]

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Why do you need a team to make a great digital product?

So what makes a great product? Everyone has their own definition, you have yours, I have mine. But what matters most is your markets, and what they think makes a great product – after all, you are making the product for them. So, with that in mind, it’s safe to say that a good product: […]

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Must have chrome extensions to boost your productivity

In our last blog post, we shared the must have Chrome extensions for a professional developer. In this blog we are drilling further down into the endless list of available extensions to bring you the very best there is when it comes to boosting productivity – plus some handy tools and tips along the way. […]

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Magical Chrome Extensions to Make You a Better Developer

Everyone who works in Google Chrome knows that there are a whole host of Chrome extensions available. In this latest post we have focused on a small number of our favourite extensions that we use on a daily basis whilst developing and writing code. Hopefully you will find them useful too. 1) AWESOME SCREENSHOT It’s common […]

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How NOT to create products – a lesson we learnt the hard way

In 2011 we were full of ideas! Economic revival had given rise to a nasty bout of startup fever and we caught it – we caught it really bad. We wanted a piece of the action, and could see no reason why our ideas wouldn’t be an instant success – we were a tech team […]

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How to create your very first persona (with free template)

Personas are a constant subject of argument amongst UX professionals, from the very basics like ‘are they even needed?’, to details like ‘what data should they contain?’ It is a subject that divides opinions, with almost everyone using them in a different way. That’s why this blog is not intended to give you a magic […]

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You don’t need to be a Git guru to save time with version control

What is this post not for? Since it was released, Git revolutionized the version control management. Nowadays it is an industry standard being used by a huge number of companies of all sizes. In Digital Natives, we use Git in all our projects. It provides amazing features and great flexibility of use. Well, you can […]

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