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The Audience Behind the Screen

Two of the industries affected the most by social distancing are live shows and professional sports. And it goes beyond economics, jobs paused or lost, or events that were scheduled months in advance and had to be called off until further notice...

How to become a truly data-driven organization

Being data-driven can boost every aspect of business operations. The difference between the companies that embrace this culture and companies that don’t is increasing at such an exponential rate, that heading towards the data model has become a...

Women in Power: Male Chauvinists?

From very early on, almost every woman my age started learning patriarchal concepts relatively subconsciously. Both at school and at home, we witnessed how other women assigned us “feminine” tasks, and expected us to be dedicated little women, to...

Burnout: New Stressors in Times of Pandemic

During this pandemic, people are presenting more and more signs of burnout, due to changes in their regular working environment. This makes sense, since the burnout syndrome entails a state of physical and mental exhaustion caused by chronic work...

Key Points When Testing on Streaming

There’s no doubt: the current state of affairs has multiplied entertainment consumption at home and, in turn, streaming platforms have grown exponentially this year. According to a report from PwC, Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2020...

How to Create a Proof of Concept

When I was at university, a teacher would ask me to test technologies he had read about in some article or other. In our profession, new tools may come up, tools that might make it easier (or more difficult) to undertake our tasks. Sometimes...

3 Types of Cloud Migrations

In several articles, we’ve been talking about the advantages of the cloud and the reasons why we should move our infrastructure to it or migrate from one service to another in the cloud. Today we’ll focus primarily on how to take that...

A True DevOps Culture

More often than not, development teams don’t get involved in what we call “production”: they don’t really take part in the software product creation process. But on the contrary, any team that fosters a DevOps culture could be defined as...

COVID-19: Our Opportunity to Make a Better World

I’m sure you’ve received one of those messages that explain the pandemic is just the natural solution for an agonizing world. They talk of animals taking back lands overrun by humans, or they refer to the fact that pollution levels are...

Communicating when Working from Home

In times when the best possible choice is to work remotely, it’s really important to keep in mind that every member of a team needs to establish good, assertive and effective communication practices in each exchange. Communicating face to face...

Coronavirus, Epidemies and Technology

In case you haven’t seen the news for the past few weeks, the Coronavirus outbreak has been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). It’s better to listen to experts about the impact this may have on the economy, society, people...

Communicating when Working from Home

In times when the best possible choice is to work remotely, it’s really important to keep in mind that every member of a team needs to establish good, assertive and effective communication practices in each exchange. Communicating face to face...

My Legs Shake When People Ask for My Credit Card

I remember the first time I got a credit card. I must say it wasn’t the nice and helpful banking system that offered it to me, but my dear mother, who gave me an extension of her own card. She said it was “for emergencies”. When I asked her...

Sh*t, I Forgot my Password Again…

I’d say that the login step is one of the first things we design when programming a project. Two strings of text (“User” and “Password”), two fields for the user to fill in the information and a button to click on and access. We can also add the...

From the Sketch to the Prototype

How can we identify the potential issues users might have? How can we design with a focus on solving those issues? User-centered design is an iterative design process by which designers focus on the user and their needs.   Due to its iterative...