What do you get when you combine 27 participants, 10 creative ideas, 24 hours, and a kitchen full of pizza? A K15t Hacketse of course!
We have held ten hackathons over a period of three years, and until last week, we've never had two winners.
Davin recently kicked off K15t's first official Bike to Work Day. We'll talk a little bit about why and how.
Much has been written about the habits of effective and successful teams. Very few articles actually talk about how to develop them. This blog post aims to fill that gap.
Some of our team members recently took advantage of K15t Software's Pledge 1% partnership to spend a sunny afternoon cleaning up Stuttgart's forest trails.
We started using HipChat a few years ago and it has been working like a charm – no wonder chat apps are experiencing tremendous growth. While live chat helps us keep up, it can also be a source of constant distraction – detrimental when you need to get things done.
The latest K15t hackathon just wrapped, boasting 22 participants and ten projects. With a time constraint of 24 hours, every team worked hard to get their great ideas shipped out the door. Here's a look at the three highest voted projects.
An employee handbook is an important business document. There are many reasons for having one and at least as many articles on the web that discuss them. So, instead of reiterating arguments others have already made, I'd like to discuss how an employee handbook can help build company culture.
There are lots of blog posts that talk about why and how companies host hackathons. This is not one of those. This blog post provides a practical guide and checklist that helped me organize our upcoming hackathon. To help out all those other hackathon-organizers out there, I thought I'd share my experience and checklist.
K15t Software regularly stages hackathons, which I participate in. But how do you go about a hackathon project? What do you start with? How do you decide what you can and cannot achieve? I will answer these questions by guiding you through my own hackathon project.
Sharing passwords with team members can compromise company security. Unfortunately, many teams have to. In this article, I want to demonstrate how the K15t team manages and shares passwords without compromising security.
At the end of a successful year, we want to thank you for collaborating with us by sharing a little bit of cheer: K15t Software is proud to present you with a free sticker pack for iMessage and Telegram featuring our rocketcorn mascot. Happy Holidays!
Last week, we hosted our final 24-hour 'Hacketse' hackathon of 2016 – with a bigger and stronger range of competitors than ever before. Check out our wrap-up, and find out who lifted the winners' trophy this time around.
This story is about a young man's volunteer experience – it explores why giving can also mean receiving. Taking time to do good for others is something the K15t team strongly believes in, and we're proud to have been a small part of this story.
A few weeks ago, we had our seventh 24-hour Hacketse hackathon – once again, we brainstormed, developed, and realized some fantastic ideas.
Every day, the staff at K15t work hard together as a team, and that sense of camaraderie and teamwork doesn't end at the office doors. On Friday, June 10th, the K15t Software office was closed as we all piled into a bus and headed for the German Alps once again.
Im Durchschnitt vergeudet ein Mitarbeiter 60 % des Tages mit unnötigen Aufgaben, ineffizienten Meetings und der Bearbeitung hunderter E-Mails. Dies belastet die Produktivität enorm. Es ist höchste Zeit für eine Veränderung.
Our first 24-hour hackathon of 2016 took place on March 10 and 11, and great things were made – quickly. Check out our wrap-up, and find out who was on the winners' podium this time around.
Hackathons have always been important to us here at K15t. In the old days they were held informally – more like greatly-accelerated sprints ...
The K15t Software crew had a lot of beer-flavored fun this week, with a tour and tasting at Stuttgart's own Dinkelacker Brewery https://www....