Collaboration for Remote Development Teams

Evermore is a remote team with no physical office. This means every team member is working from their home, a coworking space or any place with a proper Internet connection. With all of its challenges, we love this setup and wouldn’t change it for something else. This year we made a big leap forward with the collaboration of our development team. I decided to list some of the things that work for us. 1. Git. Git is an open-source distributed ver…


Barouh & Partners in the Mountains - The Balázs Version

Two weeks ago we had yet another great team building in Bulgaria. This week we will share our experiences one by one everyday. The honour is mine to start the series. Friday, 30 January - Getting Together I've always had this feeling about Bulgaria that opposed to every other country on this planet it is considered kinda cool to be Hungarian. At least the taxi driver spoke very fondly about my country on my way downtown from the airport. Of cours…


European Liberties Platform Facelift

Change is great, as I mentioned in the conclusion of my previous post on the blog. This year started with yet another change: we updated the design of the European Liberties Platform. European Liberties Platform is an independent watchdog working to inform and mobilize citizens for the protection and enjoyment of human rights for all. We created the Liberties website about one year ago, and it has been one of my personal favourites eversince. No…


This Is How We Do: Agile For Small Distributed Teams

In some of my earlier blog posts I have already touched the topic of using Scrum as a project management framework and me becoming a Certified Scrum Master this summer. Scrum is an extremely popular tool for managing software development projects and provides great guidelines for becoming more organised in your work. However, it was orignially tailored for collocated development teams with a minimum headcount of 5-7 people. As you know Barouh &a…


Várbíró Üveg

I've been always amused by the design of everday things, by the use of colors, scale and typography, but I'm more of a bad drawer and also entirely lacking manual skills, so I kind of decided a long while ago to stay an admirer rather than creator. Also I have always been interested in website design and front-end development, but I've never had the determination to dive deep in the subject. There was always something else. Some time ago, maybe…


Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster

I can produly present I have become a Certified ScrumMaster last month after completing a course and the corresponding exam. Now what does that actually mean? Scrum is an agile software development framework that helps teams to better organise and manage the product development process. The main goals of Scrum are the following: Preparing for change. With Scrum you don't follow a predetermined plan along the whole development process, but you fin…