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Motivating Employees in 5 Easy Steps

Employee motivation is critical to their overall productivity and ability to get things done on the job. Unfortunately, keeping employees motivated is an ongoing challenge for many businesses. How do you keep your employees motivated, both when they’re there in the office with you and when you’re dealing with remote employees? By following these five steps, you can improve employee motivation, improving employee productivity so that you’re better able to get important tasks taken care of throughout your business.

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6 Essential Tips for Managing Remote Teams

Remote team management is one of the hottest trends for companies in a wide range of industries. Employees appreciate the flexibility that allows them to work from anywhere, at times that are convenient for them, while employers love the ability to bring together diverse teams from wide geographic areas that have the skills they need to accomplish incredible projects. That doesn’t mean, however, that remote team management is without its problems. In order to make the most of your remote teams, try these six key tips.

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Z-Stream and Agile Philosophy

There are a wide range of project management methodologies and strategies available in today’s fast-paced market. Keeping up with those different strategies and matching them to your project management software can be an ongoing challenge. With Z-Stream, however, you have the option to tailor your project management software to your specific needs, whether you’re looking at:

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Breaking the Non-Technical Founders’ Challenge

When you have a startup, every detail matters to your ultimate success, but there are certain pieces that you simply cannot lack if you want to transform your vision into reality. With 18 years of technology management experience in leadership roles in the software, open source, and AdTech industries, what I learned from leading product teams is that building exceptional products starts with a strong technological foundation. Yes, most startups, whether purely “tech” or just “web-based”, need technology. 

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Outsourcing: the Easier Route to Scaling and Excelling for Businesses

Outsourcing is the conventional process of assigning out short or long term non-core job functions to outside workforces with the goal of saving money and time. Businesses assign non-core tasks to individuals, companies or agencies with the required skills. 

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How to Choose a Game Engine

It would take valuable time to test all game development engines out there and narrow it down to the best one. There are about 170 different tools to choose among, and the number keeps increasing steadily as the game industry continues to grow. Choosing a game development engine can be a tough decision, so I’d like to share Zazmiс’s experience. We started recently and have one live game and a few more on the way.  Starting small to go big is always our approach.

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10 Promising Artificial Intelligence Startups for 2017

Crunchbase’s Global Innovation Investment Report 2016, Year in Review, landed in my email on January 12, 2017. The newsletter covered Crunchbase’s comprehensive insights into growth sectors, exit trends, top metro areas, 2017 predictions, global funding and more about the technology industry based on their aggregate dataset. Everyone in the tech world knows, and in some way discerned that 2016, was a year to reckon with for all startups. In our part of the space, we measured how the entire startup sector impacts the global market in attracting investors, raising consumers’ awareness and supporting competition within, and it is apparent to …

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The 10 VR Startups Forecasted to Shape Virtual Reality World in 2017

Introduction Virtual Reality did not just debut as a neophyte in the market in 2016. In fact, it had already taken tentative baby steps in the early 90s. If every progress it has accomplished over the years since its introduction is to be taken into account, consumers’ adaptation with VRs was generally slow-moving when compared to other wearables. Once in awhile Virtual Reality was able to showcase new innovations over that period of their market overture, but all in all what those amounted to were short or slight hypes that were either insignificant or momentary. In 2015 Gartner Inc. released …

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Zazmic’s Engineers on How to Dockerize an IoT app Built on Meteor

We live in the age of rapid urban development, which calls for all around integration of information and communication technology as well as IoT solutions: smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities. At Zazmic, our engineers Yurii (JS Team Lead) and Valeria (DevOps Engineer) have been working on a cutting edge project involving sensors, complex algorithm and Meteor. The platform monitors parking spaces availability. The challenges this project posed however, was what “dockerizing meteor” is and we talked with the engineers about how the Zazmic team began pioneering it.   We interviewed Yurii and Valeria to find out: Q: How did …

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iPad Pro Review

We recently expanded our technology inventory by acquiring a few iPad Pros. After a few weeks of testing it, here is our take on what we like or don’t:     Pros:                                                                             Cons: – Big Screen                                                   – …

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