Intive-FDV Blog
Intive-FDV's blog emerges as a space for spreading and discussing the knowledge that our staff creates, circulates and regenerates in the corridors of the company and in instances of collective production such as our technologies' teams. It's a place of divulgation but above all, of autonomy, collaboration and creativity. We invite you to explore it and -through reading and comment exchange- be part of it. Welcome!

What I learned on my UX Job Search

When my time came to look for a new Job as a UX Designer, I was nervous and really anxious… I couldn’t wait to leave that job that I know it wasn’t right for me anymore. I wanted to start a new dream job where I could learn and thrive! Even if the...

Manual vs. Automation Testing 

“Are you a manual or automation tester?” That’s a typical question any recruiter or colleague could ask you, forcing you to make a choice. If you say “I’m a manual tester”, you convey the idea (I don’t know where it comes from) that you’re old...

Reimagine Storytelling: AI + Sonic Identity 

Every single day new things are coming, that will change our daily interaction with technology. Let’s only name 5G, blockchain or AI and we’ll all get the idea. That is the reason why marketers need to understand technology deeply, in order to...

Preparing our Meetup: The Testing Universe

We’re growing as a company, not just in terms of infrastructure but also in terms of talent. That’s why we recently held the first in-house quality meetup to discuss relevant, current topics in the testing universe. It was delivered by our...

Go, go, go! Golang

Golang, the programming language developed by Google, was officially launched in 2011 but has gained popularity only recently. It’s a modern language that adapts to each Internet capacity and speed, and is optimized to enable thousands of users to...

7 non-obvious trends in 2019

This year we’ve attended SXSW. Well, actually Mariana did, and came back amazed by some of the sessions. One of them was the one performed by Rohit Bhargava, marketing expert and trend curator. In this opportunity Rohit talked about non-obvious...

Google and the Gamer’s Dream

As gamer, could you imagine having all the games you ever dreamed of available in one place? Suppose you could play Assassin’s Creed or Doom Eternal in 4K streaming, 60 frames per second with HDR compatibility. Can you imagine? If you live in...

Improving the User Experience of State Services

While more and more companies are beginning to understand the importance of designing based on the user experience, the public sector lags behind. That’s a source of concern for two reasons. One is that the digital services provided by the state...

What is Human Centered Design?

People will embrace your ideas when you design from their perspective. That’s what Human Centered Design pursuits. Also referred to as “participatory design”, this kind of approach focus on final users needs, behaviors, feelings, thinking and...

A Year of 365 New Opportunities

“2018 was overwhelming and full of new challenges, but also of new opportunities worldwide,” says Andrés Vior, CEO at intive-FDV, during an interview to discuss the year’s balance. The team saw an increase of almost 40% between January and June of...

Flutter Live Viewing Party in Buenos Aires

This week the official Flutter event by Google took place at the Science Museum, London. Flutter is very community-oriented, and more than 150 live viewing parties were held around the world. At intive-FDV we pay close attention to Flutter —so much...

A Year of 365 New Opportunities

“2018 was overwhelming and full of new challenges, but also of new opportunities worldwide,” says Andrés Vior, CEO at intive-FDV, during an interview to discuss the year’s balance. The team saw an increase of almost 40% between January and June of...

Flutter, Google’s new bet

Flutter, a new framework for crafting native apps for iOS and Android by Google, boasts design, animation and performance. When the first meetup for this software development kit (SDK) was announced in Argentina, several members of our Android and...

Hacking the brain

We work in a very competitive industry where tight deadlines, high complexity and continuous learning are the norm. Also, our work is 99% mental and 1% physical, and the physical part is just typing on a keyboard. This can lead to stressful...

Resources and Practices for Learning Languages

There are many ideas around learning a new language. “What’s the purpose of studying a language that isn’t useful for business?” “English is the only language you need to know” “It’s hard to learn a new language” “Are you bilingual yet?” Depending...

Functional Programming

While some of us have been introduced to functional programming at college, some may have heard a bit about it and others may have used it with the implementations offered by some languages in the market. To them, the essence of the concept of...

Breaking the Monolith: Microservices

On August 28th, I attended the .Net Meetup organized by DataArt, where we discussed microservices implemented with ASP.NET Core. And today I wanted to tell you about the characteristics of a microservices architecture. Most of this article is based...

Building the Ground for Future Exports

In his speech at the Industrial Union of Argentina, President Macri repeated what he had already stated in his last nation-wide address: the need to create a withholding tax on exports. Despite the fact that, as he declared, he thought it wasn’t the...

Dark UX

When we think about UX, the first thing that comes to mind are products and services designed specifically to provide a high level of user satisfaction. That is, user experience as a positive attribute, which adds value and focuses on the users and...

“The missing piece”: Módulo Sanitario

“You are the missing piece”, says the slogan of Módulo Sanitario, a non-profit organization addressing the emergency health of more than six million people who don’t have a bathroom in Argentina. It was Tato‘s initiative. He’s been...