In these rough times, most companies remain in a sort of limbo. They’re trying to figure out how to keep their business afloat. One solution that is working for many is “business automation”.

Now, if business automation isn’t a new term for you and you’ve automated most of your manual processes — you rock!

If you’re unfamiliar with business automation, no worries! In this blog post, we’ll explain how to eliminate the effects of a pandemic by implementing automation in your business. …


Roughly one-third of startups fail because of a lack of funding. They may have brilliant ideas, but not enough financial support to survive.

Besides, COVID is changing the startup financing picture significantly. As we see in the graphic, private market funding is projected to fall to $77B in Q1 ’20 — more than 16% less than Q4’19, and 12% less than Q1 ’19.


A certain number of UX guidelines apply to both mobile and desktop apps, such as the general requirements for convenience, functionality and content highlighting. But don’t be fooled by these similarities. The number of moments you can miss relying on this part is more than likely to make your app fail. Make no mistake: the first thing that differentiates a good app from a bad one is the user experience. After all, the happier the users, the more popular the app.

A modern human being spends five hours a day on average using mobile gadgets. Among other things, this means…


The common pain of all millennials is having multiple debts — starting with student loans and ending (or not) with loans for their car, a house, and so on. This is the main reason why the lending market is on the rise:

  • Direct student loans equal $1.24 trillion, with over 35.1 million borrowers
  • Consumer credit reached a peak of $4.15 trillion in Q3 2019
  • Finally, mortgages comprise the largest part of the US lending market, with a total debt of $9.2 trillion.

As a result, numerous lending fintech startups have emerged to get a piece of the pie. Let’s look…


Optimal mobile app design is all about personalized communication, a friendly voice, and intuitive interaction. In other words, design that doesn’t require users to think much and focuses on emotions, motivations, and needs.

Do you want to create a technologically advanced product that speaks to your users’ heart? Then you’re in the right place.

In this article, you’ll dip your toe into the best practices in mobile app design in 2020 and learn how they can boost sales and retain users.

Why You Should Care: The Importance of Mobile App Design In 2020

Nowadays, everyone is overwhelmed with a constant flow of information, so it’s become much harder to create attention-grabbing products…


After seeing the amazing feedback and requests that followed our latest article on What and How to Test with Jest and Enzyme, we’d love to share a couple of other test cases. Today, we’ll talk about testing React forms that are connected with Redux, considering both unit and integration testing. Hopefully, you’ll find something useful below.

Unit vs. Integration Testing

Before we dive deep into the subject, let’s make sure we all understand the basics. There are many different types of app testing, but a 2018 survey shows that automated unit and integration tests are at the top of the list.


The history of Slack, the most widely used workplace messaging app, is often referred to as a classic startup success story. Before it became a world sensation, the company was called Tiny Specs, and their initial product had nothing to do with collaboration in the workplace. Instead, it was an MMORPG called Glitch. Six months after the release in September 2012, the company had to shut down the game servers and admit it couldn’t compete with other online RPGs that already had sustainably growing fan communities and profits.

The story then took an unusual twist. The company decided to pivot…


During project planning, communication is often overlooked. Most project plans only consider the actual development — but what about discussing and explaining the tasks at hand? You know how they say, “The truth is born in an argument”? Talking about what the team is supposed to do can not only bring the truth to light but might actually reduce the project’s duration (and cost) and improve the product, as long as everyone understands what’s expected from them and has the right to make suggestions and bring in ideas.

First of all, project communication is the exchange of information that helps…


With globalization gaining momentum, work practices have changed and evolved. Finding the best people for the team has become less of a challenge, since the whole world has been turned into a giant hiring pool. Over the past few years, businesses have collected ideas and working practices that can help them to make the most of remote work and allow everyone to be as effective as possible, no matter their zip code. Numerous successful companies and startups have been working without a central office from day one, and this has always been their strength. It can be yours as well.


In July 2018, Value Market Research released a report on the state of online payment platforms in the previous year. The report addressed, among other things, the value of the industry — $13.5 billion. Now it’s 18 months later, and a new report indicates that value has increased to a stunning $29.4 billion — that’s 55% percent higher than the previous number.

Each year, payment gateways are improved and aggressively promoted to the general public. And it’s hardly ever an unsuccessful promotion — nowadays, it is hard to find an online service, be it an e-shop or a paid web…

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