Pizza Hut Case Study: Introducing Contact-Free Delivery In Less Than 5 Hours
Imagine you’re running a leading restaurant in the country or even a small bistro in the city center, and suddenly due to higher power, you need to close your business.
How We Handle the Remote-First Approach at Monterail
Earlier this year, we introduced the remote-first approach to our organization as one of our Key Initiatives for 2020. Why such a radical shift?
How We Work and Ensure Smooth Operations During the Covid-19 Outbreak
In the extraordinary time of Coronavirus disease outbreak, both our personal lives and business get affected. Not every sector can keep their business-as-usual operations, and this is true even in the tech world.
Why Ruby on Rails Is Still a Good Choice in 2020 [UPDATED]
Every year, we’re pelted by articles proclaiming the death of this gem of a framework. And while Ruby on Rails (RoR) is almost 15 years old, it’s nowhere close to passing on from the world of programming.
How to Prepare a Product Spec When Outsourcing Software Development
It usually goes like this: you spend long hours with your team on creating a perfect brief for your product. You send it out to a few software companies and receive a set of additional questions from every one of them.
What's the Difference Between a Proof of Concept, Prototype, and MVP?
In the world of software development, you'll hear these three terms thrown around during almost every project. Proof of concept, prototype, and minimum viable product.
Leveraging Squads in Agile Software Development — fromAtoB Case Study
Choosing the right software product development framework is one of the most essential (and difficult) tasks that need tackling in the early stages of every project.
What Happened at Monterail in 2019—a Recap in Eleven Points
As we pass into the new year, many of us do some sort of mental recap of the past twelve months. Without such a reflection, chances are you will forget about pretty great things.
Eight Famous Companies Using Elixir—And Why They Made the Switch
Elixir is a functional and dynamic programming language first released in 2011, so it’s still relatively new.
Hi!5 at Monterail—Employee Sabbatical Leave Stories
Since the introduction of the institution of sabbatical leave at Monterail, a paid month-long leave for any employee who has reached their five-year mark with the company (read here why we did it), a couple of our...
In-House Team, Freelancers or a Software House? - 3 Ways to Build Your App
Let’s say you’ve got a great idea for a product, but aren’t sure how to go about developing it.
Client Stories: Cooleaf—from Startup To Profitable HR Tech Product
In many organizations, HR is viewed as a cost center rather than a strategic part of the business, contributing to its poor reputation.
Expert Series: The Global Ecosystem—Interview with Enrique Rubio
The global HR tech market is booming and further growth is predicted by experts. With a skyrocketing number of latest HR tech tools, companies struggle to keep up and choose the right ones.
Project Management Triangle: Scope vs. Timing vs. Cost—Can You Have It All?
So you want to build an outstanding software product. This means developing the idea, assembling the team and getting it to the kickoff line, and getting some funding to begin with.
Who’s the Most Innovative in HR?—The Winners of the HR Innovation Awards 2019
The HR tech market is growing rapidly and we’re seeing more and more amazing tools that promise to revolutionize the world of business and technology emerging on the market—
On Our Way to Longevity—Why We Introduced Sabbaticals to Monterail's Organizational Culture
Earlier this June, we introduced the possibility of taking a sabbatical, available to all employees. A paid, extra month-long leave for anyone reaching their five-year mark with the company,