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Jul 4 2015

Comparador de Preços em Portugal

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Silencioso durante algum tempo, devido a novos desafios profissionais e também a novos projectos criados.

Gostaria de vos apresentar um dos maiores e a tecnologia envolvida no mesmo.

O Comparador de preços Menorpreco.pt é um agregador de produtos de diversas lojas que permite ao utilizador comparar os preços e com uma simples pesquisa encontrar o produto que deseja com sugestões de diversas lojas que o comercializam ao melhor preço.

MenorPreco.pt

A tecnologia usada neste projecto, foi um conjunto de soluções que desejava à muito usar:

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Jan 7 2012

Leadership tale

Being a leader is a complex full time job. Either by being a leader for a school class, your chess club or even a company. There’s no big difference between all of this leadership roles.

1. Nothing to do with the job title

There’s no such thing of being a leader just because someone made you a CEO, CFO, or any other fancy job title on your business card and email signatures, this has nothing to do with leadership. Read More >>

Jan 21 2011

Wanna be successful ? Here’s a simple advice

Just found this, and is just the perfect match for you, if you are questioning or lamming about being successful (or not).

Did it helped ?

Dec 5 2010

Roadmap has no pause function

Being connected to start-up environment for the past few years, there were some lessons taken that i would like to share with you, and one of the most important must be “Your roadmap shouldn’t have a pause function”. I already written about the no follow of a roadmap issue, on my “5 signs that may lead your startup to failure” post , now i will take a little deeper on it.

Your roadmap shouldn’t have a pause function

A huge percentage of start-ups that i know have a well defined road-map with objective goals attached to it, goals that, when achieved, will make the start-up a success. Surprisingly there is the agile excuse to abandon the roadmap in pursue of instant trends. This behavior will be extremely dangerous, because this decision will be made using strong emotional feelings, ignoring the long weeks, even months, spent planning the company road-map.

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Oct 22 2010

5 signs that may lead your startup to failure

While freelancing for the past months i often listened repeated ideas, dangerous ideas on my perspective. That made me start thinking on  writing something about it. There are some signs that will most probably increase the risk of failure on your startup if you don’t change your mind about it:

Sign 1: You strongly believe that the business can’t live without you

You must pass this own dependency syndrome, what will happen to your startup when you’re on vacations ? Or even if you got hit by a train and got on a hospital bed for several months ? Even if your work is extremely important on the company, please be sure that you have a backup plan for when you are not working on it.

Sign 2: You think that a roadmap is only bureaucracy or you have it on the wall but don’t follow it

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