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Managing a distributed company

How we manage a distributed company efficiently

In today’s world of shrinking distances and wiped off boundaries it becomes easier and easier for businesses to develop and spread services or products. More and more companies open their offices around the globe looking for lower taxes or stronger markets, and feel completely comfortable with that many locations. But …

Inception at Railsware. Part 2

In our previous blog post, we’ve reviewed the Inception as a good way to efficiently start every new project. In this second part, we will go over the Inception process and it’s results in more details. Introduction Inception starts with all participants introducing themselves around the table, explaining their role …

Inception at Railsware. Part 1

Railsware team has been building applications for around 7 years now and over this period of time we’ve delivered dozens of products, engaged with hundreds of potential clients, numerous times revised our internal development processes, experimented, explored new approaches and worked on making the whole process better from A to …

PivotalBooster version 1.1.3.beta – All Stories & My Scope!

After almost a year of silence, I’m happy to announce the new version of PivotalBooster! So, what’s new? First of all, the most requested product feature – “All Stories” – is now available. In addition to that, we have merged “Requested by me” and “Assigned to Me” filters into a …

Zero deploy – speed up your deployment

Tired of waiting for git to checkout your code? Fed up with sluggish assets precompilation? Don’t want to waste your time while waiting for bundler to install shitload of gems? Zero Deploy gem brought to you by Railsware aimed at solving all these problems and improving all the stages of …

PivotalBooster version 1.1.0.beta – what’s new?

We are glad to announce you a major release of PivotalBooster version 1.1.0.beta. With its new and enhanced features, working with your projects, tasks and stories will become even more convenient and flexible. For example, now it is much easier to create a new story or update an existing one …