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  • Why I fired my full time staff and 5 reasons to contract out

    Posted on Jun 22, 2019

    "I've had it!" Staff moral problems, staff work scope problems and staff personal problems. "Sometimes I'm not sure who's the employee and who's the boss"

    That was the day I decided to let my full time staff go. That was the day, I learnt how to outsource and work with contract teams. We are all a lot happier today.

    I'm going to give you 5 reasons why doing it in-house or yourself might be a bad idea.

    1. It's Cheaper. Really.

    How can that be? Consultants could be 30-50% higher per hour than full time staff. Are you sure?

    Turns out it is, by a long shot. Full time employees get paid regardles...

  • Zenika's CTO Adrien Nortain Says "Frontend is the Wild Wild West of Software Developmen

    Posted in Octobercms on May 31, 2019

    Finally, I heard something I was wondering all along. Frontend web development is crazy. Adrien suggests web components as a first step to getting back to basics. Low level API. Maybe I need to Marina Kondo my development stack...

  • Wesvault says goodbye to WordPress

    Posted in Octobercms on Jan 31, 2019

    Hi everyone,

    We have made the decision to stop supporting wordpress to move to a new CMS.

    While wordpress is popular, the lack of technical quality and the poor setup makes deploying wordpress against our better judgement. We finished our last support last month and have decided to reject all jobs related to wordpress in order to move forward.

    This reflects our goal to move up the quality ladder and have a much better development experience. : P