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From Cupcaker to Senior Android Engineer in 3 years — here’s one Caker’s career story…

It’s not easy building and nurturing a hybrid-remote team; you need to put equal time and effort into the personal and professional development of every employee. Because when you do, talent may just flourish from the most unexpected — and untrained! — places.

That’s exactly what happened when Diego Almeida de Oliveira first came to Cheesecake Labs in 2017. Over 3 and a half years, Diego grew from an intern — or “Cupcaker”, as we like to say — to one of CKL’s most highly-skilled and well-respected Senior Android Engineers, delivering delightful mobile apps to clients as Tapcart and Singularity University.
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Others About Us

Mental health strategies for remote work during a pandemic

This pandemic has forced us to experience a period of many changes in our life dynamics. Social distance has impacted almost all areas of our lives, especially how we relate to work. The famous Home office, or telework, which was once considered a privilege or an innovative work model, has now become a reality for many companies, especially in the IT sector.

However, there is a big difference between adopting this work model as a conscious and planned choice – when one is able to exercise social activities in other environments -, and the model forced by the pandemic, one which implies social distance and ends up limiting most of our social interactions to interactions that can only be mediated by technology.

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Business About Us

Building a Digital Product? Here’s What to Expect From Project Kickoff to Final Deliverable

An Inside Look At The Cheesecake Labs Client Experience

Have you ever anticipated going to a new restaurant? After weeks of hearing amazing reviews and waiting for the reservation, you show up excited but hesitant. Will it live up to expectations?

Fast forward and guess what: you not only get exactly what you wanted, but it’s even better than expected. The staff is friendly, having checked in to see how you’re doing. You receive the total white glove service where the tiny details surprise you with delight. From start to finish, every single expectation was exceeded.

Developing a tech solution for your business should feel no different.
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Workflow Others Design Business About Us

Storytelling your way to innovation

Innovation matters. It is determinant for organizational growth and consequently to the products that we are building.

Having said that, when it comes down to exploring new opportunities that could lead us to innovation, the way we build and tell these stories can lead us to success (or not). But why isn’t that so easy? Because we are programmed with many behavioral mechanisms that prevent us from acting. To briefly illustrate, one of these behavioral mechanisms is the so-called “negativity bias.” Continue Reading

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Is diversity a passing fad?

How companies mistakenly try to use diversity

What comes to your mind when companies talk about diversity? Or even better, what did you think about when you saw all their Twitter accounts changing into rainbow logos this June?

I, personally, felt really happy when I saw diversity initiatives not only in companies in Brazil, but also in companies from the town where I live, Florianopolis. But when you stop to really think about it, don’t you have this annoying little thought in the back of your head saying that this is just a new trend and maybe one day it will pass?

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Cheesecake Labs presents enhanced SU App at SingularityU Brazil Summit 2019

We’re glad to share that we’ve returned from SingularityU Brazil Summit 2019, where we’ve presented the newest version of the SU app for Singularity University.  Featuring a chat functionality, the app now expands its experience regarding information exchange, research and data in areas like artificial intelligence, robotics and digital biology.

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