Feb 2019

World Quality Report 2018-19: Key Findings

Today, businesses are operating in a digital economy, where they must compete on multiple fronts — faster innovation, delivery of high-quality softwares at speed, enhanced quality, security, improved responsiveness, and many other verticals, while all the while ensuring that the end user's needs are completely fulfilled. These competing concerns have led to some radical shifts in the way the IT sector works, with some old trends and methodologies cementing their relevance, while other new ones emerging to respond to the current technological landscape. The World Quality Report 2018-19, compiled by Capgemini, Sogeti, and Micro Focus provides a comprehensive overlook of...

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Feb 2019

Misconceptions About QA Automation

One of the most enduring myths that give businesses pause when they are contemplating QA automation is that it is a capital-intensive undertaking that is only meant for industry titans. This is simply not true. Businesses of every size and standing can benefit from QA automation, if they analyse what they stand to gain by investing in it. The cost of QA automation cannot be viewed in isolation, it has to be calculated with respect to the return on the investment made in automation. Any project’s success depends on time and financial cost associated with every phase within the application’s...

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Jan 2019

Is Your Analytics Strategy In Place?

Predictive and big data analytics are the buzzwords within the IT sector at the moment. Data can tell all kinds of unimaginable stories, but only when analysed well, and analysed fast. Hidden within analytics are customer and business insights that can help companies stay ahead of the competitive curve. Combining big data with breakthrough technologies such as high-performance, in-memory, predictive analytics tools and cloud technologies can pave the way for business transformations and new revenue opportunities. It is obvious than that in their own best business interests, enterprises need to invest in an all-encompassing analytics strategy and subsequent initiatives to...

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Jan 2019

Mobile Test Automation Strategy for Enterprises

Mobile phones have come to occupy a very important role in our lives. They are no longer communication devices but are multipurpose personal gadgets that help its users carry out many day-to-day urgent and important activities to make their life simpler and smoother. Technological advancements have ensured that the market is flooded with not just a plethora of devices, but a number of operating systems, platforms. At the same time, mobile applications are becoming increasingly sophisticated. The number of smartphone users is projected to grow to 2.5 billion by 2019 — which means that roughly a third of the world’s...

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Jan 2019

Harness Your Valuable Data Through PowerBI

Power BI is cloud-based self-service business intelligence (SSBI) tool that makes it possible for users — even non-technical users — to collect, visualise, analyse and share large volumes of data from hundreds of different sources in order to make better business decisions. Power BI equips its users to share insights derived from the data within their own organisations, and even embed it on their websites for wider consumption. Instead of consuming vast quantities of data in the form of endless rows and columns filled with tedious numbers, Power BI makes it possible for users to interpret data much faster by...

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Dec 2018

Improve Operational Efficiency Through Cloud Computing

Cloud Migration Cloud migration refers to the all the distributed activities undertaken by an organisation in the process of migrating all its digital assets — data, on-premise applications, IT resources, services, and all other kinds of business elements to a cloud environment in a crisp and speedy manner. It wouldn’t be remiss to call an organisation’s journey to cloud migration as a continuous reinvention, depending on what the organisation’s goal is. Cloud migration could refer to data, workload, organisational infrastructure and application transfer from local on-site data centres to the cloud, or from one cloud to another. There are many...

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Dec 2018

Leveraging PaaS on Cloud for faster delivery

Every business owner today is keenly aware of the ticking clock when it comes to beating the competition and emerging successful in a hyper-competitive economy. Being fast, and the first to launch a product in the market is often the deciding factor that determines which enterprise will win the lion’s share of the market. Unfortunately, however, there are many stumbling blocks in the organisation’s path while trying to launch a software or application at the fastest possible speed. Traditional approaches to development lifecycles, as well as the constant tussle within IT and development teams to achieve more and better results,...

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Dec 2018

Security Testing: Protecting your valuable data and reputation

We live in a time when the world is extraordinarily well-connected, ever since the advent of the Internet. With rapid breakthroughs in Internet technology, data travels across the world at lightning fast speed. With the transfer of data — even sensitive data — made possible with just a few rapid keystrokes, ensuring the sanctity and security of data are important not just for individuals, but also the organisations they trust their information with. With businesses expanding across geographies, seamless operations require that data is available to all teams across the world, simultaneously. While making data available to everyone improves ease...

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