Blogs

Combined Engineering – a new perspective in agile execution

In a typical software product lifecycle, people with multiple roles and different skills are involved. The development of the product involves UI/middle tier/DB developers, testers, build/ops, project/program manager and the likes. They all have a different vision about product goals (things to achieve, quality, roadmap). Due to a lack of a unified vision (and lack of collaboration across people in different roles), projects often fail to meet the desired schedule and quality.

Topics: Agile Methodology Technology

Technology news handpicked for you - Week 48, 2015

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Topics: Tech News Technology

AMP HTML and its steep goal

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) HTML has re-stirred some interesting discussions around everyone’s favourite punching bag: the performance of mobile responsive websites. There are legions of libraries, optimizers, techniques and an almost comparable number of gurus and evangelists out there, who claim to positively affect its performance.

Topics: Technology HTML

Qlik Sense - GenX of Qlikview

We all are familiar with QlikView, the leading data visualization tool. Qlik community has recently introduced Qlik Sense 2.1 as new generation of QlikView. Here are some striking new features of Qlik Sense that you would love.

Topics: business intelligence Qlikview BI

SharePoint DMS Implementation: Things you should know

Having worked closely with enterprise customers implementing SharePoint Document Management Systems (DMS) in their organizations, I have learned some valuable lessons. Through this post, I want to share some of the key learnings with you. These learnings are beyond just the technology aspects of Microsoft SharePoint DMS.

Topics: SharePoint Technology Enterprise Collaboration

Technology news from around the globe - Week 47, 2015

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Future of Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud is seeing a surge in consumption and interest. Companies are now better understanding the difference between public and private clouds. Since private cloud is nothing but mass virtualization, many of these implementations are beginning to fail. IT leaders are now making a shift in the direction of public cloud by embracing the hybrid cloud. This helps businesses innovate and iterate quickly at low costs.

Topics: Technology

Tech Tutorial: Select2 with ASP.NET MVC

  • Why Select2:
    • Using this jQuery plugin for dropdown lists, you can implement features such as option grouping, searching, infinite scrolling, tagging, remote data sets and other highly used features.
    • To use select2 in web projects, you just have to include JavaScript and CSS files of Select2 in your website.
    • Current version of select2 is 4.0.0. You can easily include these files by installation of NuGet package ‘Select2.js’ from NuGet package manager. You can see examples of Select2 here.
  • Steps of Implementation:
1. Create a blank ASP.NET MVC project, and install NuGet packages Select2.js, jQuery and jQuery Unobtrusive.
2. Add one controller with the name ‘HomeController’ and add view for default method ‘Index’.
3. Create new class in Models folder ‘IndexViewModel.cs as shown below:

public class IndexViewModel

Topics: ASP.NET jQuery Technology

Mobile Web Development using Sencha

Before starting how to use sencha for web development let’s understand what is Web Development and it’s advantages.

Topics: Mobile Development Technology

Creating Static Notifications with Custom Templates

Notifications have become very common place today. Notification systems provide a way of sending messages to users whenever certain changes happen. For instance, whenever a user registers to a portal or forgets his password.

Topics: Technology

Building Brand = Happy Employee

A thought occurred to me while we were in the initial stages of having a new brand logo and by the time the logo was launched this thought was more lucid.

Topics: Team Insights value Creation Technology

Tagging in Microsoft Azure

If you are familiar with AWS tags, Azure tags will not seem alien to you. Tags are used to identify Azure resources. A tag has two fields - key and value.

Topics: Microsoft Azure cloud computing Technology

Trello Vs Jira – Tools for effective project management

Which project management tool to opt is a choice as difficult as “to be or not to be” for managers. After paying for the tool, instead of managing the project, most of the time often goes in managing the tool itself– This is manager’s nightmare.

Topics: project management Technology Trello

Technology news from around the globe - Week 46, 2015

Microsoft taking data centers to Germany

Reacting to the increasing demand for customer information, Microsoft has taken its data centers to Germany. The new facilities will store customer information but will be operated by a German subsidiary. Microsoft already keeps some offshore data in Ireland.

Topics: Tech News Technology

Twitter for Business: A primer

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Topics: social collaboration Social media Technology

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Topics: Technology

Heard about Fog Computing yet?

Transmitting the exabytes of data that all the devices generate each day to the cloud for analytics in the Internet of Things is almost certainly unviable. Servers will not be able to service the requests and respond within acceptable time limits. Besides, a lot of that data will also be contextually transactional.

Topics: Cloud Computing Services Fog Computing cloud computing Technology

SharePoint2016: The new age Search & Discovery Platform

The preview launch of Microsoft SharePoint 2016 has left the enthusiasts very excited. The all new SharePoint 2016 has opened up new and exciting possibilities on the platform. As we speak, many enthusiasts are already figuring out ways to leverage the possibilities in the new avatar. While SharePoint 2016 offers a great number of new features, performance and technology improvements, I am specifically excited at the way Microsoft is looking at enterprise search.

Topics: SharePoint Collaboration Technology Enterprise Collaboration

e-Zest Solutions Recognised as Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Winner

e-Zest, a global IT services company focused on experience driven product engineering for start-ups, ISVs and crafting digital transformation solutions for enterprises, has been recognised as one of the top 50 fastest growing technology companies in India by Deloitte.

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Topics: News & Events

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.