The Greek Debt Crisis Explained

 Thanks to SOLON MOLHO, finance expert, for this thumbnail sketch of what’s going on in Greece and how things got to where they are now in 2017. This kind of insight provides valuable cultural information helpful to everyone, not just those working in finance, which is why Broad Imagination includes it proudly on our blog. A link […]

Become A World Class Designer By Making The Globe Your Office

 Thanks to DANIELLE REID – FREELANCE DESIGNER @ TOPTAL for this article on how travel and acquiring a cultural context enhances digital design. Thanks also to Irene Papuc for the reliable connection @ TOPTAL! #Design #Hashtagthinking #UI #UserExperience #UX Great design has a knack of perfectly guiding us to a delightful result. It encompasses a whole experience as we interact with a […]

The Ultimate Remote Team Culture

 Thanks to TASO DU VAL – CEO @ TOPTAL for this article on bringing a world-wide team of remote software engineers together with a cultural and cost analysis. There are intriguing details about this trip about which you can read more here. Thanks also to Irene Papuc for tireless connection @ TOPTAL!  ——– At Toptal, we’re building a software product that […]

The Complete Guide to Cross Cultural Design

Obrigado, JÔNATAS VIEIRA, Freelance designer,  for this article on cultural awareness in digital design. He provides a timely application of Trompenaars and Hofstede’s cultural models to a realm not often thought of as applicable. This article has been edited for length and clarity and the summarized version has been published with the permission of @TOPTAL  You can see the […]

How to Build a Multilingual App: A Demo With PHP and Gettext

Obrigado IGOR GOMES DOS SANTOS (FREELANCE SOFTWARE ENGINEER  @ TOPTAL) for this article on building multilingual APPs. While speaking the language is one thing, accommodating the variety of linguistic traits into the programming require special attention to detail. This article has been edited for length and clarity and the summarized version has been published with the permission of @TOPTAL  You can see […]

Boundaries, Borders and Bridges

With all the talk of walls, fences, barriers and borders, interculturalists are awakened to the need to define culturally appropriate boundaries. Boundaries protect and identify. Boundaries serve as a liminal space between cultures that require negotiation. Many of us negotiate boundaries on a daily basis with such ease that we are barely aware we are doing […]

Boost Your Productivity With Clever Travel Hardware

Thank you, Nermin Hajdarbegovic #4G#Freelance#Remote#TravelHardware (Technical editor @ TOPTAL) for this detailed explanation of tech needs on a remote assignments. Consider this your tech packing list for success. Thanks to Irina Papuc and the prolific and helpful feed coming from the Toptal Engineering blog —- Nevermind Game of Thrones, winter is not coming, at least not in the northern hemisphere. […]