Innovation: The Refine Phase

“I like you a lot but unfortunately you are not my (proto)-type”
- From the trueststoriesever diary
A book titled ‘Design Thinking’ by Tim Brown had a very memorable anecdote on prototype creation. In that, a designer quizzes a surgeon on the type of surgical equipment that is desired. As the surgeon explains that he needs something more like a pistol, another designer duct-tapes a duster to a marker to create a pistol-looking thing. This gets a positive nod from the surgeon and the rest pans out as a poster-boy for innovation success stories.

Refining the ideas […]

Technology stories that you must read – Week 16, 2015

Power of Cloud and SaaS for Enterprise Businesses

In today’s cloud enabled world, migrations from old storage systems to cloud is a good opportunity to impact business transformation, clean up content, and update/ improve information architecture of the organizations. SaaS-based Office 365 technology is going to be a threat for system integrators and managed service providers. This will happen because after migrating the data or system to the cloud these SI experts are no longer needed for upgrades — those will happen regularly in the background. This disruption brought on by cloud and SaaS isn’t […]

Technology stories that you must read – Week 15, 2015

Impact of Cloud on Businesses

The new generation of social/mobile SaaS applications are erasing the traditional distinctions between front-office and back-office activities. Few years ago, most of the CEOs were hesitant to move the departmental data on cloud and relied more on secure on-premise data storage. But the current generation of CEOs understand the benefit of cloud for businesses and have started migrating their critical and non-critical business processes on cloud. Cloud can drive new revenue streams, enhance customer loyalty, find and optimize world-class talent, transform organizations to meet new requirements and turn operational data […]

Transforming customer experience through ‘Phygital’

The irreplaceable element for any business success is their customers or users, regardless of their complex consumption patterns. The nexus of digital technologies and social have fundamentally transformed the way user behaves and communicates with the brands.

With the power moving in the hands of today’s tech-savvy customers, organizations are providing personalized experiences both on-line and in-store. These businesses have successfully merged the physical and digital boundaries to create a perfect sequence of experiences called ‘phygital’ experience to bring their customers closer to their brand.

Businesses are exponentially getting disrupted by the impact of such digitization […]

Tutorial: How to vertical center align a login form or container DIV?

Often times, HTML developers are faced with a task of developing a login page where the form has to be horizontally and vertically aligned. To tackle this, some developers use margin from top and left to align the form centered to the parent container element.

While it may work for the fixed page size layout, it may not work in a responsive or fluid HTML development environment.

Refer to the image below:

You can vertically align <form> or any container element through the following ways:

Using media query for every screen size and device and specifying top margin […]