Remote teams, scrum and IT staffing: Tunga COO Reinier shares some – perhaps unexpected – insights.
Author: Reinier Van Scherpenzeel
Lessons From Working with Remote Software Developers from Africa
One year ago, I moved to Uganda. It has been the year in which I have learned the most. Let me try here to share the lessons of working with remote software developers from Africa.
Tunga COO: The Effect of Traffic in Lagos on Our Operations
There are some things you think you know, but come to find out you didn’t really know until you’ve experienced them. One of these thing to me was the insane traffic in Lagos.
Company Culture: How We Mimic Football Club Ajax
Our company culture is heavily inspired by football legend Johan Cruyff. So often we ask one simple question: what if we were Ajax?
Example of Cultural Relativism in Business: 3 Approaches That Work
At Tunga we encounter examples of cultural relativism everyday. Here are three things that we have found to work over the years.
Well-designed User Research is a Big Success – Tips & Tricks From Tunga
User research: how can you get the assurance that you are looking for, but maintain the flexibility needed for software development to actually work.
Niluk App Built by Tunga Devs: “A Match Made in Heaven!”
Tunga has been working on the development of the Niluk app since the beginning of this year. Niluk is a mobile app to combat loneliness. Elena Köstler, the founder of Niluk, explains.
300 Remote Software Engineers: How We Manage Them at Tunga
“When you’re working with more than 300 developers across Africa, you spent a lot of time onboarding remote software engineers on different projects and for different clients.”
Outsourcing Insights by Tunga COO Reinier
“I thought this was the major downside of outsourcing; that you need face to face contact to truly understand each other. Guess I was wrong.” Insights by Tunga COO Reinier.