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The 7 best project management software

Find out the best project management software and how to improve productivity in your company with each one of them! A partnership between Engenheiros Sem Fronteiras network and Voitto Group. To progress, whether in a simple task or in a complex chain of projects, it is essential to marry these tools with the best project management software, in addition to having good management methodologies. Nowadays, there are many management methodologies used in the labour market. In the midst of this quantity, it is essential to use methodologies that complement each other in an assertive and fluid way, providing good analysis and a realistic view of the project’s progress. These methodologies, in small applications, can be very well guided by notes, leia mais…

Do you know what usucaption is and how it works?!

Having the right over land after a certain time of use is not just a current demand. Dating from 455 B.C. in Rome, usucaption was established in the Law of the Twelve Tables, as a form of acquisition of furniture or real estate by continued possession for one or two years. The etymology of the word indicates this: capio means “to take” and usu means “by use”.  However, only the Roman citizen would have this right, which at the time was not extended to foreigners. Therefore, the peregrine could even make use of certain land, but could have its possession claimed by a Roman citizen at any time. With time and the expansion of the Roman Empire, the peregrine possessor leia mais…

1st edition: special edition of Brazilian journal of sustainability

We present here the ten projects selected by our editorial committee of the Brazilian Journal of Sustainability, in this edition were selected articles presented at the 5th Brazilian Congress of Engineers Without Borders, held in 2018 at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. This publication was conducted by the Editor: Douglas Vieira Barboza, from Universidade Federal Fluminense and João Miller de Melo Henrique, from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. Access the complete journal on the OJS platform by clicking here. Selected Articles and Abstract: 1) AMANA: Seizing Rainwater The problems related to water scarcity are spreading throughout the world, given the growing demand for this resource. Nevertheless, the uncontrolled use of this resource is common, which leia mais…

You can get a better living! Learn how milk boxes can improve your comfort at home

Context The poor housing conditions in some Brazilian regions have been a subject in our social context since the end of the 19th century, when the first favelas appeared. Historical data shows that after the end of the Canudos War, soldiers that returned from military missions started to live in land ceded by the Navy, in precarious living conditions. But it was only between the 1940s and 1980s that the process of “favelization” intensified and, mainly due to the intensification of the Brazilian economy, a population explosion resulting from falls in the mortality rate and urbanization of the population, the number of people with precarious housing grew exponentially.  The Brazilian Association of Real Estate Developments (ABRAINC) together with the Getúlio leia mais…

Stay on top of how to make a rainwater harvesting system

Brazil is known for having the largest potable water reserves in the world. According to the World Atlas (“Which Country Has The Most Fresh Water?“), in 2014, the country had about 8,200 km³, almost double the amount available in Russia (second place). However, since mid-2014 several regions of Brazil have been devastated by water shortages in dry seasons, what used to be a more latent reality in the northeast of the country is now a constant concern also of major economic and political centers such as Sao Paulo and Brasilia. The periods of lack that the country has gone through have caught the attention of international information vehicles, such as The Economist (Water in Brazil – Nor any drop to leia mais…

Refresh your habits, learn how to compose!

Concerns about the problem of solid waste in Brazil is increasing over time, public policies for disposal are moving slowly and some attitudes have already been taken, such as the creation of the National Policy for Solid Waste in 2012, and its determination for the termination of dumps throughout the country by 2021 (deadline has already been extended twice). Dumps are an inadequate form of final disposal of solid waste, because they do not have any environmental control to reduce odors, the attract of disease vectors which threaten public health, to prevent contamination of soil and water bodies, as well as avoid greenhouse gas emissions. The most appropriate destination today is the landfills, which must be regularized and appropriate to leia mais…