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Application Dependencies: When and Why You Should Upgrade

When the Prod/Dev team sets up a new project, it’s created using the latest versions of frameworks, databases, and external libraries available. All these tools, components, and programming languages are part of our project, which ultimately makes them dependencies for our application. While developing the application, ...

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What is the gap intelligence API and how can I use it?

An API is used to exchange information between applications. Not long ago, information was exchanged from user to user. An archive with data files from Application A was exported and sent to the user's email. The user had to download the files and upload them to Application B. Unfortunately, this way of exchanging data caused users a lot of ...

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Innovation Driven

gap intelligence is always looking for ways to provide added value to clients. Last year, we launched two new services with Vacuums and PC Monitors. We similarly started 2018 launching Voice Assistance Speakers and Cooktops and Wall Ovens services, and we’re already working with several leaders in each of these categories.

Innovation is ...

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5 Things I Learned As An Athlete That Make Me a Better Developer

Since I can remember, and even earlier based on pictures, I have always played soccer and been a part of a team. Practices, team parties, and games are some of my earliest and favorite memories. Being an athlete was a big part of my life from elementary school through college and continues to be part of my identity today. While I don’t ...

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How to Grow Revenue with Great Questions

Effective questions increase probability of success. I spent six years in the FBI asking questions (most of which, I knew the answers to in advance). In my time as an Agent, I interviewed and interrogated criminals, witnesses, subject-matter experts, executives and confidential informants. I quickly recognized how questions impact results. In ...

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Developer's Triangle of Motivation

Motivation - the general desire or willingness of someone to do something. If we know what drives the developer to further achievements and what is crucial for him in making decisions, we can already guess what code he writes, what technologies he likes, and how he copes with the task.

Motivation is what gets you started. 
Habit is ...

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New Era of Networking: 4 Keys to Building a Power Network in Today’s Marketplace

Your network matters. The ability to grow and expand an influential network is valuable in every business and industry. As a former Special Agent with the FBI, every investigation relied on my ability to create relationships and creatively network up through organizations for information. In building these relationships, I captured a common ...

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The Future of Tablets is Not Set in Stone...

Technology has come a long way since the iPad was introduced in 2010. Back then, the state-of-the-art iPhone still had a 3.5" screen and so-called "thin and light" notebooks were neither by today's standards. Notebooks also didn't have touch-screens, which probably seems downright prehistoric to today's youth!

With ...

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Wearables: Where Are We Now?

The wearables industry has exploded over the past couple years to become one of the most attractive new markets. Over the span of 2015, the wearables market grew over 170%, as some of the biggest technology companies in the world jumped on board to capture a part of the growing trend. This is perhaps the most exciting phase of the industry; new ...

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The Unfulfilled Potential of Wearables

Are you one of the millions of people who own a Fitbit? Or a Polar watch? Have you embraced wearable technology? I haven’t. I personally have yet to see why I truly need a FitBit or any other fitness tracker. Yes, they are pretty neat little guys, but do I need a FitBit to tell me that I have only taken 20 steps on a day spent binge ...

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Who Said Inkjet Technology Was Just for Printing?

Apparently a group of researchers at NC State think differently. They?ve combined the adhesive proteins found in the glue of marine mussels and printer inkjet technology to develop a medical adhesive that is both non-toxic and biodegradable. They are leveraging the inkjet technology to gain greater control of the adhesive placement during ...

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Beyond the Steroids

The olympics, a time for athleticism, enthusiasm, and patriotism. It's when hometown stars turn into national heroes, statewide champs become gold medal winners, and world records go down in the books. And it's technology that allows the world to experience it all as it occurs. NBC reported an estimated 1 billion people watched the 2008 opening ...

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