Hackathon in support of LGBT rights provides solutions to the problem of hate-crime data collection RealWire Mon, 12/12/2016 - 17:46

Hidden as a contact within the social messaging service Snapchat, the winning concept allows users to upload images and videos, directly connecting with lawyers and activists. 

London, December 12, 2016 – LexisNexis announced the winning design of the “Hack the Change” Hackathon challenge. More than 40 coders, developers and designers were brought together over 48 hours, tasked with prototyping solutions to connect lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT+) people with those documenting and fighting discrimination.

Small Business App Ideas That Can Make Your Business More Profitable Sahil Patel Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:34

Small businesses need to leverage every possible opportunity to drive revenue and minimize costs. Therefore, it makes sense to utilize apps that enhance the profitability for your company.

Here are several cloud and mobile small business app ideas that might help you drive more profit!

Surviving The Conversation Age: 3 Ways to Speak Human in a Content-Crowded World

The new economy of conversation: How brands can make and maintain meaningful connections and create a lifetime value with customers in ways that’ll set your brand apart in a crowded marketplace, tell an authentic story, foster maximized marketplace engagement and breed brand loyalty

By Kevin Lund

The future of the Enterprise Mobile Apps Sahil Patel Mon, 12/05/2016 - 06:23

Right now, companies are after making more enterprise mobile apps for their employees than before. They are trying to bring their all apps under one umbrella, as some companies have more than one mobile app. These apps are made to access the company’s files, organization of the files and collaboration between the employees.

But, as Gartner predicts in its report, the top types of apps companies are making is either a calendar app or email app or contacts app and that’s up to 91% of the times. Basically, enterprises are making apps of basic functionalities.

Four ideas that can boost employee productivity

When it comes to boosting employee productivity, it is not uncommon for companies to implement once-every-season tactic of distributing bonuses and other perks. However, as time goes on, employee priorities tend to shift from monetary gain to flexible working hours and more. Employee productivity, therefore, should be a company’s priority all year round. After all, a company is only as good as its employees.

What is The Future of Search Engine Optimization? Peter Sampson Thu, 12/01/2016 - 06:34

Search Engine Optimization is an industry that was born out of the modern web and search engines like Google. Its entire focus is the constant and unending pursuit of understanding what makes one site rank higher than another. It’s exhausting, and just like search results these days, there’s a lot of options.

Microsoft and Garbage Collection

The .NET developer doesn’t usually have to understand how the Microsoft “Garbage Collector” (GC) works to build an app, but occasionally a situation arises where understanding garbage collection in the context of app development is beneficial. Garbage collection in Microsoft’s .NET development framework is an automatic process that frees up memory that an application no longer needs.

How to Market Your Business App Almost for Free

Today, companies require marketing budgets as much as the cost of the whole manufacturing process. They pay media and marketing companies so much money that the MRP of the product could be many folds higher than the original manufacturing cost.

But, in today’s technologically advanced world, many ways have emerged to market your product almost for free of cost and having a really big impact compared to the high-budgeted marketing campaigns.

1. Social Media

Clouding the Issue – Your Data Security

According to Gartner, SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions are expected to grow a further 20.3% in 2016 to $37.7 billion, which is just a fraction of the 16.5% predicted growth for the whole public cloud service industry, from $175 billion in 2015 to $203.9 billion in 2016.

The ‘cloud’ is a term that’s used pretty freely nowadays, with varying degrees of accuracy. In a nutshell, anything cloud refers to ‘cloud computing’, the process of sharing internet-based data to any other device, from any other location.