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Microsoft making the right moves with WPC 2015

“Cloud-first, mobile-first world,” – That was the premise on which Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella painted the roadmap for the future of Microsoft at the recently held Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015. Microsoft made all the right moves with a continued emphasis on Big Data, cloud, personal computing and enterprise collaboration.

The Cortana Analytics suite is a wonderful addition to the Microsoft family. This fully managed Big Data and Analytics suite can be used to for data storage and processing in the cloud along with powerful visualizations. Business can use the Cortana Analytics suite to do […]

Offline Avenues for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations do some of the most painstaking trench-work to uplift the world at the grassroots level. Part of their work sometimes involves getting into remote, inaccessible locations. The volunteers and caretakers strive hard to reach out to people in the less accessible areas.

Technology has been able to succor the efforts of these organizations by enabling them with learning tools, equipment and transport to fulfil their duties efficiently. Information technology has been instrumental in the digitization and dissemination of useful content. Procedures regarding safety, vaccination, first-aid use and basic language exercises, among others are […]

Tech stories making the rounds – Week 29, 2015

Microsoft Azure increasingly gaining popularity

Microsoft Azure is rising fast as the preferred cloud computing platform for the technology industry. Recently Odin, an enterprise virtualization company started its support of Azure services automation through the Microsoft CSP program. The CSP program which was launched at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, will help service providers to offer Azure services.

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Nearly half of the Indian firms running Big Data projects

Many organizations are embracing Big Data to reap the benefits of this new technology. A new study has revealed that 44% of Indian firms have implemented a […]

How to Continuously Improve Test Release Process

Based on my experiences, here are some quick tips to improve test release process continuously:

Hearables – Moving beyond Wearables

Heard about Hearables? Yep, that’s the newest bubble extending from the wearables space. While most wearables are designed for the wrist, this new category of wearables is built for the ear. As the name suggests, these devices are typically used to capture data through the ear.

Hearables are exciting due to many reasons. Firstly, it just feels natural to adopt hearables. The first breed of smartwatches seem like a clunky, limited gadget for most users. The other gadgets such as Fitness trackers also seem like an additional burden to users. Hearables, thanks to our familiarity […]