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IoMT Enables New Framework for Value-Based Healthcare

Five healthcare and technology experts shed light on critical industry trends during Wednesday’s #TriangleTechSpeakerSeries. read more

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All Things Open

Top Takeaways from All Things Open Raleigh 2019

Last week, over 4,000 technologists attended All Things Open 2019 in Raleigh, the largest gathering of open source professionals on the East Coast. read more

Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Walter Pinson, VP of Strategy and Blockchain

Tech industry veteran and entrepreneur Walter Pinson will lead new strategic growth initiatives, including the Blockchain practice and Smashing Boxes' Venture Studio. read more

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leverage iot

How to Leverage IoT to Enhance Security and Improve User Experience

At this week’s RIoT Durham Lunch & Learn, one Smashing Boxes engineer shared how to leverage IoT to enhance security and simplify the user experience. read more

6 Insights on Innovation from UX Y’all 2019

From Artificial Intelligence and implicit bias to vocal interface design, here are key takeaways and insights from the 2019 UX Y’all Conference. read more

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Wellness In the Workplace: 8 Mental Illness Myths

As part of the annual Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), Smashing Boxes Director of Wellness, Anne Jordan, debunks 8 common myths. read more

Entrepreneurial Spotlight: The Center for Koru Mindfulness®

Technology for Health & Wellness: In celebration of the successful launch of the Koru Mindfulness Mobile Companion App v2.0, the founders of The Center for Koru Mindfulness share their journey to first-time tech entrepreneurship. read more

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NC Civic Camp

NC Civic Camp: Your Chance to Improve and Innovate North Carolina

Join us this Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21, right here at SMASHING BOXES SUITE 4 for this annual civic tech unconference, where business, tech, academia, and community members come together to openly innovate and improve our communities in partnership with local government. read more

15 Must-Read Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship Articles

To keep up with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices, our team of “digi-preneurs” constantly share the “best of” what they’re learning and reading across Slack channels. Here’s a roundup of insights from the last two weeks, including software engineering, business and product strategy, UX/design, and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT).
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Smashing Boxes explains what 9 examples of machine learning in our daily lives are

9 examples of machine learning in our daily lives

Machine Learning, a subset of the field of artificial intelligence, uses statistical techniques to give computer systems the ability to learn from datasets without being explicitly programmed. One ...
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How to choose the right Product Development Firm

Smashing Boxes Senior Project Manager Neal Raval on choosing the right digital product development firm to bring your idea to life.
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How to choose the right Product Development Firm
7 Fast Facts on Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Innovation

7 Fast Facts on Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Innovation

The growth of IoT continues to influence life-changing advancements in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). Here are 7 informative stats on IoMT.
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How a Dog-Friendly Workplace Boosts Productivity and Happiness

A bark a day keeps the doctor away: how a dog-friendly workplace boosts productivity and make employees happier and healthier.
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How a Dog-Friendly Workplace Boosts Productivity and Happiness
Why Stripe is the Best Choice for Entrepreneurs and Engineers

Why Stripe is the Best Choice for Entrepreneurs and Engineers

Smashing Boxes Software Engineer Colin Di Meo highlights Stripe payment processing software and shares the importance of understanding the business impact of technical integrations.
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7 Obstacles to Overcome for a Successful IoMT Integration, Part 2

Few things hold more potential to drastically change (and save) lives than digital health transformation and healthcare IoT. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to develop and expand, innovation possibilities with the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) are infinite.
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7 Obstacles to Overcome for a Successful IoMT Integration, Part 2
What All Software Engineers Need to Know about WWDC 2019

What All Software Engineers Need to Know about WWDC 2019

Smashing Boxes Principal Engineer Todd Crown highlights software announcements from WWDC 2019 that will have a far-reaching impact on software engineers and the Apple ecosystem.
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Entrepreneurial Spotlight: John Newbury, Co-founder/COO of Gopher

In this entrepreneurial spotlight, John Newbury, co-founder/COO of Gopher, shares his experience as a first-time tech entrepreneur and his adventures beta-testing the Gopher mobile apps.
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Entrepreneurial Spotlight: John Newbury, Co-founder/COO of Gopher
I Declare My Independence From…

I Declare My Independence From…

Cue the fireworks!

Here at Smashing Boxes, we’re celebrating Independence Day a little different this year. We asked members of our team to reflect on parts of their lives, both professional and personal, and to complete this sentence, “This 4th of July, I am declaring my independence from…”
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2017 Highlights: Running on an Entrepreneurship Framework

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Topologica: Your Event-Sourced, Flux-Driven Dream Code

09.13.17
Top Innovation Hubs in the North Carolina Triangle

07.27.17
The Keys to Project Success: Inside the Mind of a Project Manager

07.05.17
Made in Durham: Developing Our Community’s Youth

06.26.17
What a strong brand means for a city

06.02.17
The inclusion revolution

06.01.17
Introducing the Smashing Boxes Newsletter

05.26.17
Moogfest VIP Power Hour: A Smashing Labs Showcase

05.19.17
Building a Programmable Synth for $20

05.18.17
Building Communities – Think Globally, Act Locally

05.10.17
Building Success Across Teams and Timezones

04.28.17
Digital Health Innovation through Integration

04.27.17
Build an Image-Recognition Slack Bot in Node.js with Watson

04.27.17
Is Your Digital Health Solution Feasible?

04.26.17
2017 #mHealthAtDuke Digital Health Toolkit

04.25.17
Pro Tips for Surviving the Digital Health Product Lifecycle

04.19.17
IoT: The 4th Industrial Revolution

04.07.17
Triangle Digital Health Network Tackles Local and Global Issues

04.06.17
The Challenges of Developing Connected Devices

03.27.17
Djarvis: Using Machine Learning to Create Art

03.23.17
NC Entrepreneur Says Triangle Can Become Digital Health Leader

03.21.17
How Developing a Software Product is Like Peeling an Onion

03.15.17
Human Centered Design Can Improve Medication Adherence

03.13.17
Doug Dietz: Shaping healthcare technology with human centered design

03.08.17
Conference Keynote Speaker on a Mission to Improve Health with Technology

03.07.17
Accelerate Innovation in Healthcare with Workshops

02.20.17
An Easy Way to Manual QA Your Product

02.16.17
Clojure and Cappuccino: Pairing Coffee with Code in Brooklyn

02.14.17
Introducing Coffeebot: A Slack-Powered Alert System for the Office Coffee Pot

02.02.17
How to Design Human-Centered Healthcare Products and Services

01.26.17
How to Improve Healthcare with Voice Interface Design

01.24.17
Introducing Our Ebook: Transforming Healthcare Services

01.19.17
Finding Value in Connecting to the Internet of Things

01.16.17
Quality isn’t magic: Why you need QA

01.09.17
How To Make Cookie Cutters Using A 3D Printer

01.05.17
Using Amazon Echo to Improve the Hospital Experience

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