Performing Competitor Analysis in Product Development

Competitor analysis is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and potential competitors of the product you’re developing. Analyzing competitors' offerings in regards to various areas, functions, and features can help you design a product that will fill a void and be a hit with customers.

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Parimala Hariprasad
The Increased Use of Technology during the 2015 NFL Season

With the NFL season in full swing, the fervor in sports technology has only strengthened, and this season will serve as a live trial bed for several new apps to make their entry into the market. Rajini Padmanaban examines the increased use of technology by players, coaches, leagues, and end users.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Why Problems Are Good

Many large enterprise technology systems have suffered incidents that had significant impact to the customers as well as the firm itself. But experienced IT professionals know that learning from our mistakes is good, and so, too, is harnessing the lessons learned from a serious incident or problem.

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Bob Aiello
Internet of Things Standards: Critical for First Responders

The Internet of Things is hyped as smart technology, with sensors capable of gathering and exchanging data with other devices that should help make our lives easier. The Department of Homeland Security is hoping IoT technology can be smart enough to make it easier for first responders to save lives.

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Pamela Rentz
NASA Challenge: Design a Smartwatch App Interface for Astronauts

What if whenever astronauts on the International Space Station check their smartwatch, the interface they depend on was designed by you? As part of NASA’s effort to use crowdsourcing for new technologies, there’s a new NASA Challenge: design a smartwatch app interface for astronauts.

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Pamela Rentz
Samsung Moving from Waterfall to Agile to Shorten Galaxy Development

There is an ongoing debate concerning agile's viability within an organization compared to waterfall. More and more, agile seems to be the conclusion that major teams are arriving at, and Samsung is the latest company taking advantage of agile to get its products to consumers at a greater speed.

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Josiah Renaudin
"What Is Code?" How I Explain What I Do

As software engineering professionals, we each have a role in educating everyone in our circle of influence about just what software is and how critical it is to our everyday lives. Mike Sowers explains how you can answer the question "What is code?" without making your listeners sorry they asked!

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Michael Sowers
Is It Possible to Stay Ahead of Technology Shifts?

Staying ahead of technology shifts is one of the key challenges that organizations face, but is it possible to always stay ahead? Anuj Magazine highlights how some of the top companies have succeeded and failed to stay ahead of technology shifts, including Microsoft, Cisco, Nokia, Apple, and Google.

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