What the heck are soft skills and why are they important?
A common issue with failed collaborations and endeavors boils down to a breakdown in communication and a lack of so called “soft skills” within the engineering team. But what are these so-called soft skills, and why are they so essential to the success of a given project? Let’s review a few of the more nebulous skillsets and discuss how they play such a crucial part in software development teams.
Preparing for your first client call — a quick guide
Many Academy graduates dread that first call with a new client — in this article, we’ll go over some basic things to prepare for and how to make a great first impression for your product owner.
Your first day on the job — what to expect from day one with a real client
Starting off on your first commercial project is an exciting and rewarding experience — but what should you be prepared for when embarking on your first real foray into professional development?