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reviews Performance reviews in an Agile environment

10 Dec 2018 by Ayesha Bagus
Performance reviews, just like any other process, need inspection and adaption. They need to meet the company’s needs now. [...]

Connected by the DEC How do you connect customers and prospects across multiple channels?

7 Dec 2018 by Gerald Steyn
Key elements and activities used to derive the most benefit from the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud include knowing your audience, then how to connect directly with them. [...]

alain-agile Agile Africa – Report Back

5 Dec 2018 by KRS
At the beginning of October 2018, Alain King had the privilege to speak at the Agile Africa 2018 conference held in Johannesburg and organised by the team from JCSE (Joburg Centre for Software Engineering) under the leadership of Prof Barry Dwolatzky. [...]

kanddinsky KRS presents at Kandddinsky in Berlin

5 Dec 2018 by KRS
Lor presented at Kandddinsky in Berlin in October. This vibrant Domain Driven Design (DDD) conference provided some great sessions on Event Storming, live-coding Refactoring workshops, and Lor’s own Systems Thinking session. [...]

cloudtech What is a Digital Experience Cloud?

19 Oct 2018 by Gerald Steyn
While Big Data is seemingly ‘all the rage’ in the digital marketing and tech worlds, the technology that seems to be capturing the attention of enterprise marketers, is the ability to organise and measure customer data sets obtained from their web properties. [...]

timekeeping Make time tracking a breeze with TasKRS, our new mobile app for Android

12 Oct 2018 by KRS
Do you need to keep track of billable hours per client? TasKRS is our free mobile voice recognition utility for time tracking by client. Quickly dictate times onto your mobile device from anywhere, any time. [...]

roomseeker Roomseeker expands

12 Sep 2018 by KRS
RoomSeekerConnect allows a seamless real time booking process to Online Travel Agencies of your choice. [...]

xamarin dev Why we use Xamarin for our mobile app development

12 Sep 2018 by KRS
Since launching KRS Mobile, we have been pleased with the interest our approach has received from the market. Mobile Apps have great potential to be business disruptors but must be secure and properly integrated with enterprise systems in order to give full value. [...]

dev Skills shortage in sub-Saharan Africa

10 Sep 2018 by KRS
With even the smallest of companies switching onto the power of being mobile and having an 'app' to engage and retain customers, it's no wonder that the technology development world is growing apace. However, demand for these skills in sub-Saharan Africa currently outstrips supply, in so doing forcing the cost up and resulting in increasingly longer lead times for an app to be developed and delivered. [...]

Go Small Go Small

8 Aug 2018 by Lorraine Steyn
Agile, for me, means "go small". Break each part down, smaller, smaller, smaller. From stories, to tests and methods, and check-ins, deployments, everything. Stop talking about scale meaning bigger, and work at "small". [...]

itensity Itensity smashes R1billion debit order mark

8 Aug 2018 by KRS
Itensity Management Software has successfully processed over R1billion of debit orders on behalf of its clients. A joint venture between KRS and Itensity Online, operating as KRS Club, it is a dynamic company that has tailored a specialised product for clients in the fitness and health industry. [...]

Sitefinity_websiteofthequarter Virgin Active Red website ranked among top Sitefinity projects

6 Aug 2018 by KRS
KRS is proud to announce that the new Virgin Active Red website implemented by our Sitefinity team was recognized in the top 5 websites of the quarter by Progress. [...]

walkingincircles The circle of death

6 Aug 2018 by Sharna Sammy
Have you experienced team discussions or meetings going round and round in circles - with no real outcome - only to be repeated again and again? Sharna Sammy, Scrum Master at KRS, likes to call this The Circle of Death and has four helpful tips to avoid this situation. [...]

Code The Truth is in the Code

1 Aug 2018 by Lorraine Steyn
Let's talk about software, and how commenting our code has changed since I started (in the virtual dark ages), to now. [...]

personalisation2 Website Personalisation

25 Jul 2018 by Gerald Steyn
The website is now capable of creating a specific user experience whenever website visitors browse a specific page or click on a button or link. What is the way forward for companies to click with their audiences? [...]

krsnews The Latest News from KRS

25 May 2018 by KRS
Check out the May 2018 edition of the KRS newsletter. [...]

Data Privacy The importance of Data Protection

24 May 2018 by Ayesha Bagus-Casker
South Africa has the POPI Act, and Europe’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Act comes into effect 25 May 2018. Regulation is long overdue, as compromised consumers have discovered after the various data breaches suffered recently. We share our tips for any companies that still need to embrace the new legislation. [...]

jerm-why-nobody-uses-bitcoin Jerm on Bitcoin

16 May 2018 by KRS
The latest cartoon by Jerm. [...]

abstract-cloud Beyond Tomorrow - Our trend forecast

16 May 2018 by KRS
Here’s a brief look at some of the exciting trends that we see in our future – a kind of “speed dating” acquaintance with some of the big trends coming up! [...]

Agile Retro Creating a More Meaningful Retrospective

14 May 2018 by Lisa Jacobus
Balancing both qualitative (focusing on the feelings of the team) and quantitative (data driven) discussions helped us to maximize the value we were getting out of our retrospectives. [...]