Two Compelling Reasons for Application Modernization

Modernizing existing applications is about embracing change and it is not human to want to re-engineer something that is already working! However, the world today is about digitization, cloud transformation, robotics and analytics. In this brave new world, being stuck with legacy applications can be suicidal for businesses. In spite of the reasons for change… Continue reading Two Compelling Reasons for Application Modernization

SQS Messaging Service in AWS

AWS SQS (Simple Queue Service), as the name indicates is a fully managed messaging FIFO (First In First Out) queue service that receives and sends messages from any software system. But it is generally used for distributed computing. AWS SQS is secure, durable, scalable and a reliable service. AWS provides SDK’s in various languages to… Continue reading SQS Messaging Service in AWS

Can Small Businesses Benefit from Big Data?

All organizations irrespective of their size generate volumes of data. However, for SMBs, the question is, does the cost and effort justify the value to be derived from data? Data analytics provides deep insights that complement human judgement. Forrester describes the power of big data for small business as “A major disruption in the business… Continue reading Can Small Businesses Benefit from Big Data?

How Cloud Computing is Impacting Healthcare Services

The healthcare segment is witnessing a healthy growth fueled by an aging population and increased focus on wellness by consumers. The current estimation is 11-17% increase in demand for healthcare resources between 2014 and 2025. Healthcare organizations are meeting this demand by focusing on IT-enabled patient care. Cloud based healthcare services seems to in a… Continue reading How Cloud Computing is Impacting Healthcare Services

Can DataOps Help Data Scientists to Deliver Increased Business Value?

In the digitally transformed world, as businesses continue to grow, the pressure on data scientists to deliver workable models, in accelerated time is immense. In a typical scenario, when a valuable insight into the data has been seen, data scientists have to make this production ready, i.e. utilize this data through an organization and integrate… Continue reading Can DataOps Help Data Scientists to Deliver Increased Business Value?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Its Impact on Software Testing

Enterprises impacted by ‘Digital Disruption‘ are forced to innovate on the go, while delighting customers and increasing operational efficiency. As a result, software development teams who are used to time-consuming development cycles do not have the luxury of time any longer. Delivery times are decreasing, but technical complexity is increasing with emphasis on user experience!… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Its Impact on Software Testing

To Opt or Not? Can Traditional Industries Use Machine Learning to Garner Business Insights?

Machine learning is a scientific discipline that uses algorithms to learn from data instead of relying on rules-based programming. It works in three stages, i.e. data processing, model building & deployment, and monitoring, with machine learning binding the three together. The power of machine or deep learning cannot be underestimated and as Alexander Linden, Research… Continue reading To Opt or Not? Can Traditional Industries Use Machine Learning to Garner Business Insights?

Why QA Offshoring Pays Off with the Right Strategy

Here’s a heads up on outsourcing testing in a DevOps world. Digitization has disrupted existing business models, processes, and strategies, but some factors continue to remain constant, i.e. cost, time-to-market, and experience. Of the three, customer experience has taken precedence, making quality assurance a non-negotiable constant. Over the years, quality assurance has been associated with… Continue reading Why QA Offshoring Pays Off with the Right Strategy

Big Data Analytics Can Play an Important Role in Healthcare

Before you dive into the importance of big data analytics in healthcare, you can learn about the importance of small data vs big data in healthcare. Global healthcare is in a state of flux with big data analytics emerging as a powerful tool to transform clinical, operational, and administrative functions among others.  The healthcare IT… Continue reading Big Data Analytics Can Play an Important Role in Healthcare

Single or Multi-cloud?

A recent study by 451 Research indicates that nearly a third of large organizations work with four or more cloud vendors, making one wonder whether multi-cloud is the future of cloud computing. The recent acquisition by Google of Orbitera, a platform that supports multi-cloud commerce, shows that Google recognizes that multi-cloud environments are the future.… Continue reading Single or Multi-cloud?

Why Businesses Cannot Afford Software Glitches

In October last year when a denial-of-service (DOS) cyber attack on the DNS provider made many internet platforms and services unavailable, people realized how hopelessly reliant they have become on the internet. However, today businesses have a lot more to worry about as they watch and read about software system glitches. Very recently, some Starbucks stores were closed… Continue reading Why Businesses Cannot Afford Software Glitches

3 Compelling Reasons Why CIOs Resist Digital Transformation

A decade ago, businesses focused on data mining, search technologies, and virtual collaboration.  Many of them did not have a mobile strategy and social media was hardly leveraged to advance business goals. Fast forward to 2017 and most technologists talk about digital transformation, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and machine learning.  However, if digital transformation is… Continue reading 3 Compelling Reasons Why CIOs Resist Digital Transformation

Why Blockchain Technology is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare records, as of now, remain disjointed because of the lack of common architectures and regulations that permit the safe transfer of data between stakeholders.  For example, an updated patient’s clinical data is stored in a database within the hospital or within a defined network of stakeholders. As a paradigm shift in information distribution, Blockchain… Continue reading Why Blockchain Technology is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Healthcare Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to play a game-changing role in patient care. Let’s take a small example of its help in medical diagnosis. Imagine a scenario where a patient walks into a doctor’s office with symptoms indicative of several possible illnesses.  The doctor, to be sure, consults a digital assistant which scans a global… Continue reading The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Healthcare Industry