5 Things You Can Do to Start Implementing D&I Policies At Your Organization
Working towards increasing diversity in the tech industry and creating an inclusive workplace have always been our priorities for Monterail, not only as an organization but also as a group of people who care about...
QA Engineering in Software Development: Dispelling the Myths
When people think of the job of Quality Assurance in software development, they often think of the role of a software tester, a person who finds and reports critical bugs, and signs off on the new release or update of a...
• March 9, 2023
How We Build Long-term Business Partnerships
We’ve recently celebrated our twelfth birthday at Monterail, and while the list of our clients and the projects we helped develop has grown longer over the years, our willingness to share what we know remains the same....
• October 25, 2022
Hi!5 Sabbatical - What We've Learned After Three Years and 20 Leaves
We introduced the Hi!5 Sabbatical initiative to Monterail in June 2019. Three years and almost 20 leaves later, we take a step back to reflect on how it’s been - and what’s coming next.
• October 19, 2022
How We Handle the Remote-First Approach at Monterail [UPDATED 2022]
In January 2020, we introduced the remote-first approach to our organization as one of our Key Initiatives for that year. The shift seemed radical at a time - little did we know that soon enough it would become the...
Emotions at Work: Unprofessional or Unappreciated Asset?
There is a widespread belief that there is no place for emotions at work, which may lead to the erroneous equation of professionalism with adopting an indifferent attitude. In addition, we suppress emotions because we...
• September 23, 2022
Monterail x HearMe: Prioritizing Team Members’ Mental Health at Work
Over two years of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and a looming climate catastrophe have all been taking a toll on the mental health of employees worldwide. According to the research conducted by ADP...
Ruby on Rails Bootcamp - Key Takeaways From Participants
In 2022 we are holding our third Rubycamp. It’s a unique bootcamp dedicated to Ruby on Rails where, for two months, participants immerse themselves in Ruby with hands-on mentoring by experts.
• August 2, 2022
Monterail 12th Anniversary - Striving for Longevity
Monterail has recently celebrated its twelfth birthday! This milestone is a good opportunity to think back and appreciate all the good things that happened over time. We grew and developed but our growth wasn’t only...
Our Approach to Learning and Teaching–Vue Bootcamp the Monterail Way
In April 2022 we organized the Monterail Vue Bootcamp which was already our third Monterail bootcamp. Having some experience in the field and takeaways to share, we decided to unveil more details about this successful...
• May 25, 2022
Tackling Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
How Do Our Brains Work? Psychologists have known for some time that we have two operating systems for processing information. Working simultaneously, within the brain, but doing very different things with the same...
• April 20, 2022
Why We Updated the Dev Team Structure and How It Improved Our Workflow
Long story short, we have a new Development Team structure with distinguished roles of Principal Engineers and Architects. Since its introduction in Q3 2021, it has proved to work well and we’re more than happy to be...
Monterail Stands In Solidarity With Ukraine
Monterail supports everyone affected by the invasion of Ukraine. We’re contributing to aid efforts by donating office space and 100,000PLN to Fundacja Ukraina. The invasion has affected so many, including our...
• March 11, 2022
How A Relocation Package Helps Us Attract Top Talent
As the appetite for software development services continues to grow all around the world, finding top developers becomes more and more difficult.
• February 22, 2022
How To Deal With Cultural Differences in Project Management?
Imagine that you talk to one of your clients from the USA and instead of a brief small talk, you go straight to the point of your meeting. Or you disagree with the Japanese stakeholder in a straightforward manner.
• February 18, 2022