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Opinion Business

The Cheesecake Labs approach to project management

It’s safe to say that there’s a lot of misunderstanding about what it is that project managers do. Project management is just filling out kanban boards and watching your budget, right?

Wrong!

At Cheesecake Labs, we believe that a project manager is vital to successful project workflow and product development. They’re the connective tissue that makes everything else possible. 

In this post, we’re going to pull back the curtain on Cheesecake Labs’s methodology, revealing how and why we prioritize project managers. 

Let’s start with the why!

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Development Business

What is blockchain? A guide for getting started with blockchain in your app

Over the last few years, most of us have heard about a new technology known as blockchain. Usually, we hear this new word thrown around with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, but even crypto investors tend to have a limited understanding of what blockchain is. 

This guide will go through the ins and outs of blockchain, answering questions like how many blockchains are there, the benefits of blockchain, and how blockchain can be applied. 

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Opinion Business

Understanding the opportunity that voice search presents for your brand

Here’s a stat from Google that’ll make you sit up in your chair: 27% of internet users are using voice search on mobile.

Voice search is on the up. And If you’ve read our previous post predicting what may happen in the future of voice technology, you’ll know that we’re pretty excited about the possibilities.

But there are plenty of situations where voice search can create challenges for users, as well as your business. That’s why it’s important to evaluate the risk/benefit relationship voice search presents for your organization and then truly define your product before you dive in. 

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Mobile About Us

What it’s like to start a career as a Mobile Engineer at CKL

Have you ever walked into a party and felt like the most popular person in the room — where everyone’s like, “Hey man, great to see you!” or “I’m so glad you could make it”?

Now imagine having that feeling every morning when you switch on your computer to log in to work. That’s what my first few months in the Cheesecake Labs team have been like. And, for my first full-time job in mobile development, I couldn’t be more psyched to be part of this culture.
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About Us

My life (and learnings!) as a Tech Lead in training

The opportunity to work at Cheesecake Labs appeared on my LinkedIn feed in the middle of a detailed job hunt. I was looking to work in an environment that felt collaborative and professional — I also wanted to be somewhere that my potential career trajectory was made clear.

At the time, my job description was Software Engineer. But I knew that in the not-so-distant future I wanted to climb to Senior Engineer and, eventually, to Tech Lead.
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Technical Mobile

How to architect delightful Flutter projects

Flutter is a Google framework used to build natively compiled applications for mobile, web, desktop and embedded devices with a single codebase. You can easily start a new Flutter project by following the guide: Getting started – Flutter.

Cheesecake Labs is currently the TOP #10 Mobile and Web App Development Company Worldwide and has delivered awesome digital products to our clients including Flutter apps.
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User Experience Opinion Business

Voice search in online shopping: what’s happening today and what can we expect in the future?

Picture the scene: it’s a hot afternoon in July 2001, you turn the knob to your front door and lug your groceries into the apartment. You speed over to the kitchen counter and dump the bags of laundry detergent, canned food, and bottled water packs in a disorderly fashion.

Then you grab the mail out from under your arm, wipe your brow, and read through the TV listings to see what shows are on tonight. You sit down at your desktop to shoot off a quick email to your best friend, press play on some tunes via Windows Media Player, and return to the kitchen to unpack your spoils while waiting for their reply.

And somewhere, in the midst of it all, you reflect on how futuristic modern life has become…

… yet you have absolutely no idea what’s coming in tech.
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