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10 famous software products that were actually built by Polish developers

Poland grew to be a popular outsourcing destination. No wonder! Trusted ranks, such as the Top Coder ranking place Polish developers among the Worlds’ best engineers. There is a number of strong arguments that support this statement. The educational background is strong, as we’re one of the countries with the highest percentage of university-educated young [...]

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18 Apr 2019 in  Business
Building the culture of freedom and responsibility

What lets companies win on the market is a competitive advantage. The fact that in some aspect, some perspective, some segment, some niche, they can deliver better products or services than anyone else.  As the world has started to change at an exponential pace, the source of this advantage has changed.  With hyper-competition, almost unlimited [...]

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11 Apr 2019 in  Business  &  People
Outsourcing Trends in 2019

The history of outsourcing dates back to the time of the Industrial Revolution, which took place in Europe between 1750 and 1900. Today, outsourcing is on the rise – the market size of outsourced services has comprised $ 85.6 billion in 2018 in comparison with $ 45.6 billion in 2000, as Statista reports. In the [...]

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27 Mar 2019 in  Business
10 awesome products you didn’t know were built in CEE

When you think about the biggest technology companies in the world, it seems like everything revolves around the US. While it’s true for giants like Apple or Facebook, Europe has its own hall of fame. Skype, for example. And… Well, yeah, what else? More and more awesome products are founded and/or developed in Europe, and [...]

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21 Mar 2019 in  Business
Why is it cheaper to pay more? The real cost of hiring vs outsourcing in software development

Building a successful startup isn’t easy. The path from validating the idea, through its execution, starting with a proof of concept, going through a prototype, raising the funds, up to this magic moment when you have your MVP and your customers are willing to pay for your product… Well, the path can be long and [...]

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14 Mar 2019 in  Business
5 medical challenges that can be solved with AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence has proven to be successful in a variety of industries and still sparks excitement among businesses. Even though there are numerous examples of AI bringing benefits to many sectors, it seems like it’s still feared in healthcare. On one hand, there’s fear of machine error and data privacy concerns, on the other - [...]

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28 Feb 2019 in  Business
How good design can determine your product’s success

The EFEKT Agency is a sister company of Neoteric, our special task unit responsible for UX/UI design. EFEKT supports us during the digital products building process. The product design process at Neoteric includes discovery workshops. Our workshops are a step towards understanding the client's vision and goal. What does the design process look like? What [...]

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21 Feb 2019 in  Business  &  People
Tinder algorithms: how the matchmaking happens

Do you know Tinder? The name should ring a bell. After all, it’s one of the most popular apps with more than 300 million downloads and millions of users worldwide. Even though some say it’s simply an app that makes meeting people easier, let’s be honest: it’s a dating app. The legends of people meeting [...]

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14 Feb 2019 in  Business
5 things you need to do before you start software development

You have an idea and want it to become an application. At first glance, it might look like there is nothing in between the idea and the code that brings it to life. Before you start the actual development part, we strongly convince you to make sure you remembered about the steps you can take [...]

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31 Jan 2019 in  Business
Artificial intelligence in review: when AI fails

Artificial intelligence is getting better and it helps businesses get to a whole new level. In the past few months, I’ve written a few articles about the advantages of AI in customer service, e-commerce, and human resources. It’s not all that wonderful, though. Today, we’ll look at the dark side of artificial intelligence. Here come [...]

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24 Jan 2019 in  Business