Why Use HTML5?

HTML5 might be one of the hot topics being discussed among various segments of technology people at the moment. Many of you might already have most of the information about HTML5 by now, but if you are new to this, or sceptical about using it, this article would explain few of the many exciting features (rather advantages) of HTML5 that would make your life a lot easier.

Native Audio/Video
With the advent of social networking web sites (e.g.: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.) & increasing popularity of the same among the people, developers are constantly compelled to make their web application / sites more interactive by including animation, videos, music & share buttons in order to stay ahead of their competitors. Continue reading »

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Need of wider technology spectrum in offshore software development

In the past few years, the IT industry has seen more and more organisations offshoring/outsourcing their IT service needs.

There has been a constant dramatic evolution of technology. Things like Business Analytics are no longer a luxury; they rather have become a necessity for the business, which requires a specific set of skills to be developed.

Finding the right partners for your varied technology needs and bringing them together to help you run your business hassle free is vital. It especially takes the front seat in a scenario where you might have one vendor for your ERP system, another vendor for your CRM system, third vendor for your Business Analytics & Custom Applications, fourth vendor for your Mobility needs and so on. Continue reading »

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SharePoint App Development for Cloud

Any custom built functionality can be added to SharePoint 2013 either by classic SharePoint solutions approach or through SharePoint Apps. Until recently, ISVs and Partners were using classic SharePoint solution approach to deploy add-ons and other functionalities to their SharePoint environment. But in SharePoint 2013 there is an option to build apps for SharePoint 2013 and host them from completely different environment. It has proven to be a better way to expand and extend the SharePoint 2013 functionalities. Continue reading »

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Advantages of having business intelligence on mobile as web apps and native apps

The debate over the choice of web apps and native apps for mobile BI is a never ending one and also does not have a definitive answer to it. Both have their own pros and cons and each one could be beneficial to a business in different ways.

We’ll first take a look at what a native and web app are before getting into the post. Native apps are platform/device specific apps downloaded to your device and they can leverage the hardware, UI and features specific to a platform/mobile device. Whereas, a web app will work on any compatible browser, regardless of the platform and device but will be limited in its functionality as compared to a native app. Continue reading »

Tags: Microsoft BI, Mobile