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Shopping with GIS: the retail sector impact

Lifetime guarantee Gis enabled technology has changed the way we live in a very subtle way, while some of us may not even know the scale of impact GIS has on our life. Now, GIS has found its use in the retail sector as well. As the physical retail stores fight a tough competition with online stores, GIS comes to the rescue with game changing techniques. The impact of these tools can, in fact, bring back the charm of bricks,…

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Digital cartography: Better mapping solutions

Making maps of a specific area is how generally engineering projects start, from the initial estimate of the costs to the practicality of the project. GIS mapping solutions make the planning for projects simpler due to its varied number of uses with GIS. Infrastructure projects require an immense amount of planning, funding and oversight. A project with GIS mapping can be used to predict future usage and feasibility too. Information Given the money invested, knowledge gap could mean all the…

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Utility mapping for urban administration

Urban habitats are growing at a rapid rate across the world. New urban spots popping up to accommodate the wave of people migrating from rural areas. The complexity of these cities are not getting any easier, the influx of migrating population only means that the resources are going to need better management techniques and tools. GIS is growing as an operations and resources management tool across the world, utility services such as telecommunication, energy, waste management, water management and transportation…

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Time Management and Product Quality

Time Management plays an important role not only in productivity but also in our personal lives. Time Management includes: –    Effective Planning by preparing the task list for the entire project. –    Setting goals and objectives of the project. –    Setting deadlines and time estimations for the individual tasks associated with the project. –    Allocations of individual tasks and responsibilities. –    Prioritising activities and tasks as per their importance to the overall project. –    Spending time on the right activity…

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Smartphones: Changing More Than Communication

Smartphones have changed the landscape of personal communication, beyond the calls and messaging, the internet connectivity has made a phone as good as a laptop. The features added to smartphones are changing how we interact with the world at a digital level. While features were purely a gimmick, made as marketing piece more than a feature. Some features have had a profound impact on the digital communication landscape such as the camera, internet connectivity etc. Below are some of the…

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Materialising Potential: DIY Mobile App Sites vs Professionally Developed

Gone are the days when the presence of a business in the digital sphere was about the optics rather than the purpose. Today the digital front of a business more function than form, in this digital age being found online is not considered thriving instead it just means surviving. Apps are taking over the website on smartphones, being more responsive and more direct to the user. The increase in mobile development platforms has meant that making apps have become an…

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Can Wearables Outsmart Smartphones?

Overwhelming omnipresence Smartphones have changed the how the world communicates with each other and it is difficult to imagine any scenario without a smartphone in it. Is there a future an environment which is devoid of the omnipresent smartphone? Reasons and competition    To put simply, tablets and wearables are real competition to smartphones. The reason is over saturation of smartphones on the both hardware and software fronts. While the number of smartphone players on the market is high, the…

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React Native: Best of all worlds

Another open source JavaScript for creating a user interface. Jointly developed by Facebook and Instagram community, a brainchild of Jordan Walka a software engineer with Facebook. It was launched in Facebook’s news feed in 2011 and it was picked up by Instagram in 2012. In 2015 React Native was launched as an open source for the public. It’s script enabled native iOS, Android and Windows platform. Unlike other frameworks like Titanium and PhoneGap, React Native overcomes the problems brought up…

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AngularJS : The Good Looking Script

Introduction AngularJS is JavaScript based front end web application framework maintained by Google and by a community of individuals and corporations. The script complements Apache Cordova, which is used for developing cross-platform mobile apps. The aim of this JavaScript is to provide a  client-side model–view–controller (MVC) and model–view–viewmodel (MVVM) architectures. The script starts by reading the HTML page first. Angular interprets those attributes as directives to bind input or output parts of the page to a model that is represented…

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Same Customer, Changing Demands

While most business constantly makes changes and innovate themselves and their products to remain fresh in the minds of their customers, the customers themselves to change according to the times. So it has become important for a business to adapt themselves to keep up with the taste of customers when it comes to interaction, choices, communication medium and advertising etc. Medium Customers nowadays use more handheld devices like tablets and mobiles to access the internet, so it is important for…

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