Agile in the enterprise: To succeed, avoid the fundamentalists

As previously feature on venturebeat.com. I remember it as though it were just months ago, but it was early 2005 when a heated discussion rippled across our company. A new way to develop software had matured and had been growing fast since 2001: the agile software development approach. We knew that it would disrupt the very controlled way Read More


The future of mobile: Less phone, more operating system

As previously featured on venturebeat It’s still early in 2014, and news from the Mobile World Congress talks about a next generation of smartphones that will blow people’s minds, with dazzling hardware advances, great software, and new features that will make life easier, healthier and more fun. Or will they? What if the Galaxy S5 is Read More

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The world we see in the movie Her isn’t far off

(as featured on venturebeat.com) Two weeks ago, I watched the movie Her in preparation for an interview by a Brazilian newspaper. I knew I would find something closer to science fiction than reality, but the movie does have a foundation in reality. It was particularly interesting to see that the future depicted in the movie Read More


Google Glass vs Galaxy Gear: Would you rather keep your head up or continue to look down?

It wasn’t without a lot of anticipation that, last month, I finally jumped on a Citibike towards Google’s building at Chelsea Market in New York. I had finally received an invitation to pay a small fortune to become one of the few privileged Google Glass Explorers. I decided to go for the “fitting experience” at Read More

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So, you wanna be a rockstar?

2013 was a great year and only two things are lingering in my mind as the lamest things that are still happening. I am really worried about their short-terms roll-outs. The first one is North Korea’s ruler Kim Jong-un who, after having killed his own uncle in public, is now asking his army to get Read More


The Robot is Eating the Apple: Google Android will eventually make Apple’s iOS niche

As much as this may sound far-fetched, and I used to be an Apple fanboy who would step up to say “nonsense” to something along these lines, I strongly believe that the current state of things points pretty much to this outcome: Google, with its Android, will eventually make Apple’s iOS niche. The first thing Read More

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