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Laurence Brothers

4 Bold Predictions About the Metaverse and Business

By Laurence Brothers
The so-called “future of the internet” isn’t here yet, but it’s coming soon. Here’s how to start preparing your company for impending metaverse growth.
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Arjaan Buijk

Optimize Your Environment for Development and Production: A Pydantic Tutorial, Part 2

By Arjaan Buijk
Learn how to develop a Django application coupled with pydantic where the development environment matches production.
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Lauren Song

Own Your Health: The State of Connected Medical Devices

By Lauren Song
At-home medical monitoring is on the rise, thanks to the growing ranks of IoT devices and the promise of fewer doctor visits. How can designers ensure that at-home products meet patients’ needs?
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Brian Nichol

Tell a Compelling Story: Pitch Deck Components That Persuade

By Brian Nichol
To persuade investors to fund your startup, your pitch deck must do more than present a solid business case. It must generate an emotional response.
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Christopher Holloway

Cybersecurity Spotlight: Preparing Your Organization for Deepfake Voice Clone Fraud

By Christopher Holloway
Neural networks have become expert manufacturers of the human voice, a skill that both content creators and cybercriminals love. Experts from the United Nations, Adobe, and speech synthesis pioneer Descript weigh in.
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Philippe Araujo

Growth Product Management: What You Need to Know

By Philippe Araujo
Growth product managers are now a mainstay of Silicon Valley, but what do they do, how do they work, and what value do they bring? Find out in this guide to an increasingly vital product role.
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Kristen Senz

Deconstructing Jobs: How Innovative Companies Are Reimagining Work

By Kristen Senz
Boundaries created by traditional jobs are holding businesses back, says Ravin Jesuthasan, author of *Work Without Jobs*. His case study of Providence Health & Services shows how a new work paradigm can solve talent issues and spur growth.
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Michael J. McDonald

The New Risk Management Playbook: Black Swans and the Rise of Scenario Analysis

By Michael J. McDonald
Want a risk management strategy that fosters resilience and reveals new opportunities? Shift your focus from predicting events to preparing for impacts.
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Ignasi Boza

Craft an Outstanding UX Portfolio With These Recruiter Tips

By Ignasi Boza
Many UX portfolios are poorly formatted and lack crucial information. Leverage these portfolio design tips from a UX recruiter to stand out and get hired.
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