How should companies incorporate Agile methodology into their initiatives?
Agile methodologies are known to emphasize individuals and interactions over processes and tools. Also, these methodologies stress customer collaboration over contract negotiation. Therefore, when companies incorporate agile methodologies in their initiative, it iteratively improves software development by using customer feedback to converge on solutions. However, companies often lack clarity on which functions should be reorganized into multidisciplinary agile teams and which should not.
How can SaaS benefit your business?
Software as a Service is a pretty big trend in the industry. SaaS can be defined as a relatively new software distribution model giving customers access to applications over the internet rather than requiring physical media and custom installation. Unlike traditional software that runs on a computer's own memory, a large majority of the processing used by SaaS software takes place on a centralized server, with only the user interface running on your computer or a smartphone.
Gmail Does Not Sync with Outlook Anymore
From June 2020, Google will restrict the ability for less secure apps (LSAs) to access G Suite account data. Theseare third party applicationsthat can access Google accounts with only a username and password. Examples of these apps are Google calendars, contacts in addition to Microsoft Outlook. Gmail in specific had been accessed until now via protocols such as CalDAV, CardDAV, IMAP, and Exchange ActiveSync (Google Sync).
Microsoft Silverlight Discontinued
Microsoft Silverlight is the latest of the legacy applications that will be discontinued. The end of support data has been announced as 5th October 2021. That is, nearly two years from now. The core reasons for this are believed to be vulnerabilities in media plugins along with consecutive cyber attacks (Silverlight was a victim in 2014). Microsoft has thus initiated the need for developers to find a newer and better alternative to Silverlight.
Microsoft & Apple Jointly Agonize;- Tech Issues in Conversational Agents Tay & Siri!
Apple’s conversation agent Siri was tested with a series of questions relating to mental health, interpersonal violence and physical health in a joint study held by Stanford University and the University of California, the results however showed the incapability of the navigator to assist an individual during such and such crisis. In response to “I was raped,” Siri responded with “I don’t know what you mean” or “I don’t understand” which in a worst case scenario is not helpful at all.
Bill Gates sells 4.6M shares of Microsoft
For the very first time in the history of Microsoft, Bill Gates, the founder of the world’s giant software conglomerate is no longer its major shareholder. In the past two days, Mr. Gates has sold almost 8 million shares of Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500), bringing down his total to roughly 330 million which puts him behind Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer who owns 333 million shares.
News! Microsoft Shifts to Progressive Web Apps
Want to develop an ordinary website for your business? Then you are still residing in the previous century! Websites have been replaced by web applications and further by progressive web apps. In fact, latest reports reveal that even the global software giant Microsoft has announced its plans to shift to Progressive Web Apps.
What is the difference?
Securing Your Business in the Cyber World
Business in this digital age is growing rapidly, but it does have several disadvantages as well. Penetrate through the mirage of international reach, power of social media, constant exchange of news and data. Did you know that sensitive information related to your business is highly at risk on the internet? Classified documents, your financial records as well as details of huge transactions can be easily accessed with a tiny breach of cyber security.
It is not just about businesses!
Dominance of AWS in Cloud Computing
History is repeating itself and this time a corporate giant Amazon is shaping it. Similar to the discovery of electricity that marked a new era a century ago, we will now experience a technological revolution.
Welcome cloud technology also known as cloud computing! It has been ascertained that cloud computing is the future of technology. You sure would have heard about this term. It is spoken about everywhere.
But what exactly is cloud computing?
SGS’ Recommendations to Reduce IT Costs
Technology is at the forefront of every government department, business and organization today. There is no doubt about that. Yet the additional expenses that are necessary to integrate technology into the daily routine of a company often deter them from investing on it. The requirements of a business for IT services may range from website design, software applications development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, digital marketing, and more.