Author Archives: Umesh Chandra

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty

Loyal employees are a major asset for a strong company. Many businesses think that employees are automatically loyal just because theyre getting a regular paycheck. The truth is loyalty isnt for sale. Loyalty has to be earned by the way you treat your employees. Transforming your business isnt easy. You cant do it alone. Without …

SQLite Vs. REALM

If you want to make a fast and reliable Android application, its important to think about every aspect of development. One of the first things you will need to figure out is how to exactly store and search for large amounts of data. Normally, developers would use SQLite for this purpose. However, there is an …

What is Spike in Scrum?

WHAT IS A SPIKE? In agile software development, a spike is a story that cannot be estimated until a development team runs a timeboxed investigation. The output of a spike is an estimate for the original story. CHOOSING TO DO ALL OF YOUR SPIKES IN SPRINT 0 If you implement all of your spikes for …

Becoming an effective manager

Many successful people get promoted into management and quickly find the pressure to be higher than anything they felt in the past. As an individual contributor, it is much easier to control the outcomes of your work. It may not seem like that at times, but you have a lot more control than when you …

9 Extraordinary Techniques to Kick Procrastination in the A$$

Procrastination is one of the biggest killers of productivity. In all of our lives, we have to deal with this simple fact, that we do procrastinate from time to time and we have to at least reduce the amount of time procrastinating if we ever want to achieve our goals. However, in order to stop …

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