Developing high performing software teams

Even though a lot of time is spent working in teams, little time is spent on developing teams in order to improve performance. The study to become a software developer is mostly about “hard” topics (“algorithms and data structures” etc) and not focused on how to work with others to translate skills into great user-friendly software. The busy days of developing software makes it hard for many teams to prioritize working on the soft skills of the job – how much time does your team dedicate in order to work better as a team? Continue reading “Developing high performing software teams”

Code Search

Tooling is an important part of development, and using the proper tools can increase productivity and simplify the developer’s life considerably.  Confirmit’s internal Code Search tool is one of those.

Code search in general is an extremely powerful feature. You can use it for different scenarios, such as when searching for a specific class by name or for finding instances of a method or code snippet used by your colleagues etc. It could even replace your IDE when you need to analyze someone’s code.

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Confirmit – the cool 20 year old that few know about

I bet you read the headline for this post and thought ??!?? Confirmit who? It’s sad, but it makes sense. When we bring in people for interviews, people have rarely heard about us.

Confirmit is a Norwegian software product company that delivers software to big companies like Amazon, Visa, Virgin, Accenture, Sony etc. 90% of our market is outside the Nordic countries so most of the marketing money is spent other places than in Norway – that’s why people outside USA haven’t heard about us. Continue reading “Confirmit – the cool 20 year old that few know about”