Alan Nogueira

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Smart home spending to double to $123 billion in next four years

<b>Amazon Echo (AP/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>With this much demand expected for connected products, companies will have to start working together, says research<p>Lauren Barack<p>July 22, 2018 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on <i>GearBrain.</i><p>Spending on smart home products will hit $123 billion by 2022 — or …

Amazon Echo

Scrum Will Change Your Organization!

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayWhen delivering a Professional Scrum Master training or helping clients creating awesome products with Scrum, some people …

Project Management

The best wireless mouse

<i>By Justin Krajeski and Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full wireless mouse guide here.</i><p>After researching 60 mice for the …

Batteries

The 10 rules found in every good remote work policy

All companies have standards for the office, but remote work can complicate those rules. Here are 10 guidelines to help you establish a professional …

Remote Working

Ring Alarm Security Kit review: Ring's crazy-affordable DIY system nails simple home security - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The $199 Ring Alarm Security Kit is quick to install, its app is easy to use and the system itself is simple to manage. The price is excellent and you can add extra accessories a la carte as needed.<p><b>The Bad</b> Ring's home security system doesn't currently work with Alexa, despite being an …

Smart Homes

This $99 home security camera lasts for 2 years before the battery needs to be changed

Netgear’s line of Arlo cameras is undoubtedly the best known lineup of battery-powered home security cameras, but there are a bunch of other options …

Smart Homes

To Secure a Management Position, Learn To Manage A Team With This Simple Strategy

Every job requires a different set of skills, but no matter what your industry, you need to know how to manage a team if you want to be promoted up …

Project Management

The Strategic Role of Product Management when Development goes Agile

While software development teams have been moving toward agile methods for years, many product managers are only now becoming aware of it. An agile …

Product Management

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

The 7 Best Bill-Splitting Apps to Use in 2018

Figuring out who owes what will never be an issue again<p>Updated July 12, 2018<p>In the past, splitting the cost of bills and expenses was a clumsy …

Personal Finance

So, What Is Software Testing?

by Claire Reckless<p>If you had to answer the question ‘What is software testing?’ what would you say? It’s something that is pretty difficult to …

Software Development

Giving employees meaningful development opportunities doesn’t have to be expensive

A millennial, a GenXer, and a baby boomer all walked into a bar.<p>No, really! It happened last night. I was the GenXer.<p>The millennial was talking about how he wanted to find a job where he could have “real impact.” The Boomer rolled his eyes, and actually said, “I hate managing millennials.”<p>The …

Employee Engagement

Five Steps To Build World Class KPIs

“What gets measured gets improved.” We all know this Peter Drucker quote, and many of us readily recognize the importance of key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics. In my career, I have often seen measurements come from an off the shelf software tool or off-the-cuff comment from leadership. …

Analytics

SimpliSafe Essentials Review: Simple Home Security That Lives Up to Its Name

If you're interested in DIY home security kits but are new to smart-home tech in general, SimpliSafe is an affordable and approachable option. The …

Home Security

Keep Your Logs Close And Your Code Closer

Lets talk about web applications and logging. For most people, when talking about log analysis or log events, the Apache log format is the first that …

Software Development

Learn to Build Apps, Websites & Games with the Mimo: Learn to Code App

When you set out to learn coding, it can be overwhelming. There is a lot to learn, and the best way to learn something big is to break it down into manageable sections. For this reason, I was immediately drawn to Mimo. I tested competing code-learning apps and quickly felt like what I didn't know …

Apps

Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Simple, Cheap and Fast

Backblaze has been one of the top names in online backup for several years now. While plenty of competitors boast stronger feature sets, none come …

Lay Out Your Code Like You'd Lay Out Your House

Imagine you wake up and get up to brush your teeth. You go to the "brooms and brushes" room to get your tooth brush. Then, you go to the "cleaning …

Software Development

Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

Project Management

Ooma Home Security Review: Very Simple Security

If you're looking for a home security system you can set up yourself, it doesn't get simpler than this.<p>For $130, the Ooma Home Security Starter Kit …

Home Security

OAuth Tips for the Uninitiated

Devs are hyped to unload the identity management parts of their apps onto an OAuth provider(s). You know OAuth is a good thing, but you don't have a …

Software Development

Code review checklist

I have posted in my last blog about how we do code reviews and compared it with pair programming.<p>One thing I noticed is, every team and team members …

Software Development

Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide

<i>This post was originally published in freeCodeCamp</i><p>Most of the times I try to learn something new and put it into practice, I quickly start to feel …

Software Development

6 digital tools that are a must-have for any entrepreneur

It’s definitely amazing to have your hands running over new furniture, facing new challenges, wrapping up records with accountants and lawyers, and …

Project Management

How to Use Checklists Without Overwhelming Your Team

Creating too many checklists can easily burn out your employees, working against your business. Here's what to do instead.<p>When you think process, maybe you think "checklist".<p>I've always been a fan of checklists, and checklists are kind of what people think of when they think of systematizing their …

Project Management

How to start investing

When you're just starting out in your investing journey, there are some important things you should know.<p>Key takeaways<p>First, think about how long you …

Investing

Should You Invest in Progressive Web Apps for Your Startup?

Let's assume you're leading an e-commerce startup that sells furniture online. Your selling point lies is that the furniture is made from recycled …

Apps

Review: Lutron's Caséta Lamp Dimmers and Serena Shades Bring HomeKit Convenience to Your Lights and Windows

Three years ago, Lutron was one of the first vendors to venture into the HomeKit ecosystem with its Caséta Wireless lighting controls, which include plug-in lamp dimmers, wall-mounted dimmer switches, and remotes, all coordinated through a wireless "Smart Bridge" that plugs into your internet …

Home Automation

5 Tools and Courses For Becoming A Better Project Manager

Learn how to become a well-rounded PM.<p>Part of being a project manager is continuously seeking ways to improve your company's processes, whether it's employing new methodologies to better meet objectives or utilizing new tools to increase efficiency. As the central driver of your organization, it's …

Project Management

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google