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Android O UI Kit Sketch

25 hand crafted vector Android O screens for you to work with. New style notification screens & settings as well as email, music player, calendar, Hangouts, camera, video, etc. There's more than enough in here to get you started on the next killer Android O app!

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Introducing The Innovation Series

We’ll be diving into some of the most successful companies in the world to better understand how they foster innovation. This includes interviews with leaders from Anheuser-Busch InBev, McDonalds, the NCAA, and more.

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Habitat for Humanity Demo Day

The townies get to work with Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity and have an awesome time on a demolition project.

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Dynamic Reporting

Most mobile developers hate having to make new builds, deal with provisioning profiles, etc every time a simple logic change is required. This approach allows you to update logic easily and lets others create CMS to do the same, without having to make a new release.

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What a Poopy Weekend

All of us have tasks or activities we don’t love. But that’s not the same. Poo shoveling - when you’re doing it - feels like it has no redeeming values. While there’s a lot of good that comes from it (hygiene for the animals, fertile soil, developing humility in the shoveler, etc), when you’re doing it you aren’t thinking of any of that.

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6 Tips on How to Hire and Retain the Best Developers

Are you in need of cutting edge tech talent but just thinking of seeking out, training, and retaining the best people makes you exhausted? What if you could find the perfect person with very little effort?

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Real Time Feedback

How often are you providing real time feedback to the people on your team? Feedback is leadership. We can all give feedback: positive and negative. Each time you give that feedback - you are leading.

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4 Ways To Use Marketing To Improve Your Application

Before pivoting or making major changes to your application, explore marketing channels to research your customer’s journey, discover application friction points, validate your idea, improve your application, or increase conversions.

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Brains vs. Brawn: Who Always Wins, and Why

You may not be the strongest, fastest, or most flexible, but you can be smart about finding ways to leverage your skills and guard against your weaknesses. Focus on being smarter at the start to give yourself an early advantage over the competition.

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Feedback Loops

Successful organizations create a culture that values feedback. An effective feedback seeking strategy is one of the most powerful learning tools a professional can keep in their toolbox. Being willing to provide others timely, meaningful feedback is another.

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