Magnificent Seven joins Global Kinetic

Magnificent Seven joins Global Kinetic We are proud and pleased to announce and welcome the ‘magnificent seven’ to the team here at Global Kinetic. Niel takes on the role of senior iOS developer; Jason will be serving the company as a Scrum master; Unakho joins the development department as a…

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Am I a Decision Maker or Decision Breaker?

Am I a Decision Maker or Decision Breaker? I find myself challenged more each day since moving out of software development as my full-time gig. It’s a different space on so many levels, and I have a long way to go to get to the point I believe I need to be at, to fully…

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We The Peeps™

Probably my favourite part of coming to work at Global Kinetic every day, for the past 11 years, is the people. Loud people, shy people, obnoxious people, BOSSY people, timid people, introverted people, needy people. People from entirely different backgrounds with vastly differently world views and experiences. This in and…

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7 things to remember when presenting at Finovate

By Martin Dippenaar, Global Kinetic Having attended Finovate and other similar conferences, I have some “do’s and dont’s” from an audience member’s perspective.  For those that are not familiar with the format of Finovate, it is refreshing: no presentations – only live demos – and only 7 minutes, after which a…

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TechCrunch SF – Unveiling FutureBank

After many years of building mobile and web based banking solutions from the ground up, our core development team realized that 80% of the time they were building the same common functionality over and over again. Most of the companies with a FinTech product strategy and with which we have…

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We’re at FINOVATE NY & TechCrunch SF

We’ll be at Finovate New York on the 8th & 9th of September, and then at TechCrunch Disrupt from the 12th – 14th September this be to unveil the new FinTech Accelerator Platform FutureBank. The FutureBank Platform is an architectural blueprint and code framework that provides the perfect software accelerator for…

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A better IoC pattern

by Henk Roux A while ago I wrote about interfaces and how everybody just uses it for IoC these days. This time I want to discuss something with regards to established and advertised IoC patterns and problems I have with it. All the C# projects at Global Kinetic makes use…

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WHAT IS A TESTATHON?

A Testathon is like a hackathon but for testers.     FRIDAY JUNE 24 the Global Kinetic Team got together WITH SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP TECH TEAMS at the Testathon CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA and had a chance to work with THREE AMAZING APPS. Although not much more can be…

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