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Installing Code Sniffer PSR2 standard for net beans

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What is Coding standard?

Topics: PSR2 net beans

Tech stories making the rounds - Week 26, 2017

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Definition of Enterprise Cloud

Topics: Big Data technologies Digital Transfrmation Collaboration Artificial Intelligence Enterprise mobility management Enterprise Cloud

Being Truly Agile

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The title itself is a bit pretentious. As if being agile today is some sort of dilution, and we need to aim for true agility by virtue of its slightly better sounding name (my opinion of course). The concept of agility stems from the need to have teams that are better poised to tackle changing requirements. It also propounds of making the customer’s life better by delivering incrementally, with more transparency than the well maligned big bang of the waterfall model.

Topics: Agile Methodology Agile Model Agile

Salesforce: How the new sales PRM app will help partners to boost sales?

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When we talk about Salesforce partners (channel managers), most of them are from non-tech background. These groups of users are highly dependent on their software developers to create desktop and mobile applications for Sales Cloud. This dependency hampers the productivity of partners and ultimatelydecelerates the sales.

Topics: Salesforce PRM app

Salesforce presents AI-powered Einstein analytics platform for business users

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Einstein Analytics is an extension to Salesforce CRM system. It is an artificial intelligence platform encompassing set of predictive tools essential for sales and marketing professionals to draw actionable insights.

Topics: Salesforce Einstein Salesforce Artifiical Intelligence

How to layout an effective digital commerce strategy?

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In today’s age of digitalization, it is extremely essential for enterprises to implement constructive digital commerce strategy. This is because, it will help them engage and connect with their customers. There are various enterprise executives who believe they are on the right track in this regards. Opportunities are available only for those businesses that are able to realize the true potential of digital commerce, but if they fail digital commerce is not their thing.

Topics: Digital Commerce Digital commerce strategies

Digital commerce: The only strategy to move forward for enterprises

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In today’s business world, it is uncommon to witness two extremes happening simultaneously. On one hand, Amazon, an online venture, buys Whole Foods Market and on the other hand, Walmart, a brick and mortar store, buys Bonobos - an online retailer. However, as you dig dipper, you would know that digital commerce is the force in action here.

Topics: Amazon Strategy Digital Technology Digital Commerce Walmart

The need of data driven decisions for growth of the organization

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A robust growth in opportunities to collect and leverage digital knowledge and information has led enterprises to change their decision-making process. They have come to rely more on data and less on their intuition, like earlier days. Managers at different levels are consuming data and analytical output in numerous ways. Most of the enterprises today attribute their success to the use of databases and cutting-edge analytical tools.

Entrepreneurs need to open their eyes to data’s endless possibilities. It is important to, first, have a goal in mind prior to data collection. Therefore, one must always have a clear analytical objective. What is it you want to achieve? Do you want to assess an opportunity? The clearer your end objective is, the more rewarding your analysis would be.
Topics: organizational development data-driven decision making

First look of SharePoint Framework Extensions

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Release: When and Why?

On June 6th 2017 Microsoft launched the preview of SharePoint Framework Extensions. The purpose of the release was to help developers for customization in SharePoint Modern Pages and Document Libraries.

Topics: SharePoint Framework

Technology stories you cannot miss - Week 25,2017

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Why considering cloud security is vital?

Generally, organizations while planning for cloud migration emphasize on migrating services, data and infrastructure. Clouds offers flexibility to business by making it agile and responsive. While heading towards cloud, organizations tend to ignore security aspects that gradually hinders the migration process.

Topics: Big Data Market Microsoft Office 365 Big Data Analysis BYOD SharePoint Enterprise Mobility Cloud Workflows

Distributed public data made easy by Satori

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One common problem that we face every day is the availability of open/public data distributed on thousands of silos websites which are separate from each other. The process of bringing these data together manually is difficult and time-consuming. This is also inconvenient as everyone needs to crawl or manually visit all the sites to get relevant information.

Topics: Open Source satori distributed data

Salesforce unveils Einstein Account-Based marketing solution powered by AI

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What is ABM and why it is introduced?

Salesforce on June 8th 2017 announced Einstein Account-Based Marketing (ABM) solution built using artificial intelligence platform. ABM is an end-to-end B2B marketing solution. It facilitates the marketing and sales professionals to emphasize on the valuable accounts, personalized campaigns and readily engage with their customers to improve sales funnel by converting the hottest leads into business.  

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Salesforce Salesforce Einstein ABM

How e-commerce industry can leverage augmented reality?

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What technology has done?

Today, a lot has been changed in the e-commerce world considering the past decade. The real reason behind this transformation is technology. Technology has entirely twisted the e-commerce ecosystem by making it more accessible to wide spectrum of customers. But, this evolution has also given rise to enormous e-commerce challenges.

Topics: e-commerce Augmented Reality

Technology stories you cannot miss - Week 24, 2017

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How to accomplish the operating model transformation?

Cloud is not all about storing data, instead it can arm in building a robust cloud infrastructure. With the help of cloud infrastructure, the CIOs can bring in operating model transformation. But how?

Topics: Big Data technologies cloud computing SharePoint Framework Enterprise mobility management

Multiple websites or stores in Magento 2.0

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One of the useful features of Magento 2.0 is the ability to create multiple stores/websites that share the same MBO (Magento Back Office). This allows multiple store fronts to share a common code base and backend making its administration a lot easier. Stores can share customer base, product catalogue and settings based on how you choose to configure your sites.
This tutorial will help you to go through the steps of setting up multiple stores in Magento 2.0, and how to configure a domain for each store.

Topics: e-commerce Digital Commerce Magento 2.0

Enable digital workforce through digital transformation

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Long ago, when work place was a mere physical space, employees were seen occupied being busy during regular office hours. On the contrary, today's always-connected-work-environment has blurred the lines between the physical workspace where work actually happens on-the-go.

Topics: digital transformation digital workforce

Benefits of Office365 newly added features

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Introduction

Today, there are millions of people using Office365. These users mostly belong to developer group as it offers various benefits to the community. The Office365 ecosystem has everything right from Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Skype for business, Team and Delve.
Topics: Microsoft Office 365 Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Microsoft Graph

Why Salesforce is the best tool for driving customer engagement?

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How customer engagement has evolved?

With the emergence of digital ecosystems, both customer expectations and communication channels have drastically evolved. This advancement has transformed the way modern enterprises drive customer engagement which includes email, websites, social media marketing and beyond.
How enterprises can thrive in this dynamic environment?

Topics: digitization Salesforce Customer engagement Customer success platform

Tech stories handpicked for you - Week 23, 2017

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Topics: BYOD Big data SharePoint Cloud Hybrid OneDrive SharePoint On-Premise Office365 CYOD

Dynamic Expression Tree Builder

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In enterprise when applications are developed using Entity Framework it is always essential to have a generic code which can be used in entire application. For this purpose, different practices are adopted. One of the popular one is repository pattern Unit of Work. The generic repository is written which is responsible for all CRUD operations. This enhances the code reusability and ensures no further changes in the data layer logic.

Topics: AngularJS dynamic expression tree Entity Framework LINQ

What’s new in SharePoint 2016 for business users?

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Usually any discussion in regards with SharePoint 2016 is focused towards easing the life developers and enabling in developing better applications. Last year, when SharePoint 2016 was released the SharePoint team addressed issues of the business users along with the developers.

The business users and the reason they use SharePoint 2016

IT professionals and developers are not only the users. Instead, the business users play a huge role in supporting SharePoint application development. These users are the administrators, end-users etc. These are the special ones who consume information and provide data with special sort of demands. These folks are known as SharePoint business users.

Topics: Microsoft SharePoint Business Benefits of SharePoint Hybrid SharePoint 2016

Tech stories handpicked for you - Week 22, 2017

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5 points to remember while securely storing the federal data?

The president of the federal agencies recently announced their move to cloud. Yes, cloud might seem appealing to them but here are the questions related to data security, they must ask the cloud providers before making this huge move.

Topics: Office 365 Big Data trends Enterprise Mobility Cloud Adoption SharePoint Framework Infonomics

Salesforce Commerce Cloud Einstein now enhanced with new capabilities

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Why the new features are added?

Salesforce, a global CRM leader, announced new innovative features for its Commerce Cloud Einstein. These new enhancements were added so that the retailers can leverage Einstein extensibilities to provide personalized and AI-based shopping experiences to their customers.

Topics: Salesforce Commerce Cloud Salesforce Einstein

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