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TECH DIGEST – Week 47, 2014

Cloud Computing will lead IT spending in the future

Topics: Big Data techniques enterprise collaboration in 2015 mobile phone Technology

How Marketers Can Leverage the Age of Mobile

With the proliferation of mobile devices, the consumers of today are always connected and know exactly what they want and how they want it. Marketers thus need to understand and capitalize on the huge opportunity that they are getting with billions across the globe adopting smartphones and making mobility it the new reality of life. In fact, in order to stay relevant, marketers need to identify how to ‘effectively’ market to these mobile consumers and profit from them. What marketers today cannot afford to ignore is that the traditional sales funnel is fast becoming redundant and that they need to come up with a new approach that is cross device and can be leveraged for measurable results. This article outlines some of the ways in which marketers can make friends with mobile and change their marketing approach

Topics: TABit mobile application development Mobile Development mobile apps Technology

Saving Lives, Growing Smiles

After the visit to an institution for special children on Children’s Day, e-Zestians rallied together for a noble cause yet again. This time round e-Zest members participated in large numbers at a blood donation camp organized in the office in association with Jehangir Hospital, Pune and Apollo Munich Health insurance Company on November 26, 2014.

Topics: News & Events

e-Zest achieves ISO 27001:2013 certification

e-Zest, a global IT services company, has recently added another feather in its cap. In what is a fitting recognition of its systems, processes and focus on excellence, e-Zest has achieved the ISO 27001:2013 certified organization.

Topics: ISO 27001:2013 ISO 27001:2013 certification News & Events

If I say NO to the work allotted, what will be repercussions?

One of my mentees, very reluctantly, asked me this question recently and requested for help.

Topics: Team Insights value Creation

TECH DIGEST – Week 46, 2014

Cloud Computing provides an edge over competition

Topics: Technology

Tablets and the Workplace Productivity Payoff

The recently conducted 2014 International Tablet Survey of IT Decision Makers concluded that tablet adoption by Enterprises has resulted in increased user productivity and enhanced customer service. This survey polled 1,169 IT Decision Makers (ITDM’s) across 10 countries with the intention of understanding the benefits of tablet usage in the workplace. The research revealed that apart from the obvious productivity benefit, tablet adoption helped employees’ access information more conveniently and reduced work duplication by allowing real time information entry.

Topics: Tablets TABit Technology

Gamification of Enterprise applications

What is Gamification? It is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in non-gaming environments to engage users in problem solving and increase their self contributions and sense of achievement.

Topics: Gamification Enterprise Technology Enterprise Applications

Will Mobile become Core of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution?

The Internet, as defined by the Oxford dictionary, is a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols. The human race has exceptionally benefited from this great invention.

Topics: IoT Mobile Development Internet of Things Technology

Musings from Silicon Valley

I have been meeting and interacting with lot of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, tech professionals, angel investors and venture capitalists in the last few days.

Topics: Entrepreneurship IoT business intelligence cloud Big Data technologies Silicon Valley Internet of Things cloud computing Technology

TECH DIGEST – Week 45, 2014

Cloud Computing moving to Systems of Engagement

Topics: Enterprise mobile apps healthcare Technology

A Day Out with Special Children on Children’s Day

Children’s day is a special day. Making this day more memorable was the way e-Zest decided to celebrate it this year. Part of e-Zest’s ongoing CSR initiative, many team members went out and spent quality time with special children at a special school for these children located in the Warje area of Pune, India.

Topics: Children’s Day News & Events

e-Zest impresses the audience at the CeBIT India debut

At the recently concluded CeBIT, the world’s largest IT and ICT event, e-Zest enthralled the audiences with its array of high quality technology offerings. Incidentally, this was the inaugural CeBIT event in India held at Bengaluru from November 12-14.

Topics: CeBIT India News & Events CeBIT

Internet of Things in Education: The possibilities are numerous

Internet of Things (IoT) - a system where devices will be interconnected and exchange data - is throwing exciting possibilities for the world. Estimated to hit $7.1 trillion by 2020, clearly the technology will go mainstream pretty soon.

Topics: IoT Internet of Things Technology Internet of Things in Education

A mobile app economy besieged by increasing computing power

In my last two posts, I have shown skepticism towards the increasing use of mobile devices/ smartphones as computing devices. I have also highlighted the growing trend among developers to utilize this computing power to overwhelm the basic functionality of a mobile device i.e communications. In this post, I would be sharing reasons for being a skeptic about the increasing computing power in smartphones. But first, let’s have a look at some features that are hardware-intensive and communications-based. This is just a short list for reference and will help you understand whether your app is hardware-intensive or communications-based.

Topics: mobile app mobile learning Mobile Development benefits of mobile learning Technology m-learning

Contributors to Enterprise Mobility Success

The rise of mobile computing is they key factor responsible for forcing organizations to rethink their business model and reinvent themselves to reap the full benefits of Enterprise Mobility. For this Enterprises need to adopt a holistic approach to mobility and one of the key facets to address in the initial planning stage itself is security. This article outlines some of the key factors that define a great Enterprise Mobility strategy.

Topics: Enterprise Mobility services TABit Technology Enterprise Mobility

Externalizing Test Case Configuration While Unit Testing Spring Application

Recently while testing a spring-based app, we required the ability to change the test case values frequently. We had the tests, mocking framework and test suites but we needed to have the ability to choose what values get passed to the test cases for the next run we trigger, especially for business use cases.

Topics: java solution consulting jee programming application Testing java application development java architecture consulting j2me application development jee5 software development jee software development Technology

e-Zest to showcase BI and Analytics offerings at CeBIT India 2014

e-Zest is excited to showcase its unique offerings in BI and Analytics at the CeBIT India 2014 to be held at Bengaluru International Exhibition Center (BIEC) in India. Designed to optimize business performance, e-Zest will present its array of Cloud BI, Mobile BI and Social BI offerings for enterprises.

Topics: CeBIT India 2014 BI and Analytics CeBIT India News & Events CeBIT

Microsoft and Google work towards improving Healthcare

Today, close to 58 percent of people are seeking health information online. While this is shaping the future of "data web", IT giants Microsoft and Google are trying to leverage this and plan to mass consumerize health information.

Topics: Microsoft Google healthcare Technology

Private and hybrid cloud say many enterprises !

Going by the recent Gartner report, close to 50 percent enterprises will be opting for hybrid cloud deployments by end of 2017, and in the last three years, nearly half of enterprises aspiring for private cloud have made it their tentative reality. Today, hybrid cloud is at the same place of acceptance that private cloud was about three years ago.

Topics: cloud application development services cloud computing Technology

TECH DIGEST – Week 44, 2014

How Three Organizations are Transforming Themselves with Cloud Computing

Topics: Mobile Collaboration SharePoint big-data management cloud computing Technology Open-Source Solutions

A Layman’s Guide to Google Charts

Reporting is a major activity across all businesses. However, it is the visual impact of a report which makes it more interesting and readable to the user. Any presentation or report must contain information which is easily understood by any user at a glance. An image or a chart offer the best visual impact tolls in your report. Google has introduced an easy way of plotting graphs. They provide an api which provides you a chart or an image map with hotspot.

Topics: Google Charts Technology

e-Zest to exhibit enterprise mobility solutions in CeBIT India 2014

Global IT services company e-Zest will showcase its enterprise mobility solutions in the inaugural edition of CeBIT India. CeBIT is the world’s largest Business IT and ICT event and will be held from November 12-14, 2014 at Bengaluru.

Topics: CeBIT India 2014 CeBIT India Enterprise mobility solutions News & Events CeBIT Enterprise Mobility

Patient Engagement Wars: Rise of mHealth

A new era in patient engagement has just begun. Better health outcomes, patient care and lower costs are being achieved through one strategy called patient engagement. The concept of patient engagement is increasingly getting acceptance by both healthcare providers and patients. But the core responsibility of patient engagement lies with neither of them.

Topics: healthcare development healthcare solutions healthcare consulting services healthcare Technology mHealth

e-Zest to showcase its cloud offerings in the inaugural CeBIT India event

CeBIT - the world's largest Business IT and ICT event – will be held for the first time in the 'Silicon Valley of India' Bengaluru from November 12-14, 2014. e-Zest, a global IT company headquartered in Pune, will present its cloud offerings in the inaugural CeBIT India event.

Topics: Cloud Computing Services News & Events CeBIT cloud computing SaaS

TECH DIGEST – Week 43, 2014

Cloud Computing Services Grow Increasingly Popular

Topics: Google Fit app Cloud Computing Services Big data Technology Enterprise Collaboration

e-Zest Solutions is digital experience engineering company with facilities in the United States (Detroit & San Jose), Germany (Hannover), United Kingdom (London UK) and India (Pune) with global clientele. Our services include custom software development, offshore software development, UX consulting, BigData, Managed cloud Services (Azure & AWS), SharePoint consulting/Migration, Enterprise Java application development, Automated software testing services.