How to build a light indicator of electricity price
Recently, there was an article in Ilta-Sanomat about a man who had made a smart light indicating the current electricity spot price with a color. I really liked the idea and decided to try to build a similar automation and an indicator light with what...
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Product Demo – what is it, why does it matter, and what to expect?
Usually, a demo meeting with Frends for a potential customer is an interactive session consisting of a user interface walkaround showcasing the built-in capabilities and functionalities. If the audience wants to see also how to develop integrations...
Frends is a family-friendly workplace
At Frends our one core value is Joy, which means that everyone is allowed to be who they are, and we support diversity, equality and inclusion. We want to invest to our people and culture. That is why we value and develop a family-friendly workplace...
Creating a family-friendly workplace together
I started work at Frends in 2018 and, at the same time, my child began kindergarten. I was nervous. It was a new job, of course, but also balancing work and daycare brought questions. I wondered if I would have the energy, how I would cope, how my...
Frends Vibe Master, Judith, calls for appreciative encounters in working life: "You are fine just as you are"
Judith Sibelius started in the spring of 2022 as Frends' People & Culture Specialist, a role also called “Vibe Master”. Resigning from her old permanent job and accepting a fixed-term employment contract in completely a new field was a bold move,...
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