10 Biggest Risks to Mobile Apps Security

Aug 16, 2017 11:30:00 PM

Ensuring top notch mobile apps security for your business application is crucial to preserve and improve your business reputation. Users are the king and it is important to ensure that their data is secured properly in your app. In the case of failure to provide good security your user’s precious data can be stolen or manipulated, your app can be injected with a virus, it can be cloned, and a doppelganger brand can emerge for your company. Ultimately you may end up wasting all your resources spent in development and end up ruining your business reputation.

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Topics: Mobile Applications, Mobile App Testing, App development

6 Pathbreaking Ways of Using Virtual Reality in Travel

Aug 14, 2017 11:31:00 PM

Virtual Reality is taking its place in different industries worldwide. While many industries are aknowleding the potential of Virtual Reality and taking steps to implement it in their systems- gaming, travel, and entertainment remain the top players. A study conducted by Greenlight VR shows that users expect maximum engagement in travel and adventure from VR technology. With such demand from users and prospective uses, the travel industry is taking massive steps in harnessing such technologies. Virtual Reality in travel is a way to enhance customer-centric marketing, something that is crucial to the success of any Travel venture.

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Topics: Travel industry, Travel

Web Designers Vs. Web Developers  - Do You Know the Difference?

Aug 11, 2017 11:37:00 PM

A lot of work can be involved in designing an interactive website. Nowadays the number of people involved in developing the web can range from just 1 to an entire team of 10-15  people. There are multiple professionals involved in successfully launching a website like web designers, web developers, content writers, SEO analysts etc. Among all these, people often get confused between web designers and developers. Although they seem similar to people from non-technical background yet, web designers and web developers have a large number of differences in both skill set and job roles. So how exactly is web design different from web development? Let us first understand what these roles are and then we will dive into further details:

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Topics: websites

7 Augmented Reality Examples You Probably Won't Know

Aug 10, 2017 11:32:00 PM

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Topics: Augmented Reality

37 Things You Won't Know About Big Data!

Aug 9, 2017 11:30:00 PM

Over a period of time at NewGenApps we have covered Big Data at its core. We have come up with precisely 37 things you can know by just following 7 blogs! Let us start with the basics and soon you will see that we have covered almost every possible query relating to Big Data. Since the beginning of accounting, companies have kept a record of all their transaction in files and folders. After the arrival of computers these transactions were digitized and now all of them are digitally recorded, processed and analyzed. This transactional records kept piling over and over and now companies have a massive amount of data. Now, with internet and sensor technologies into the picture, the extent of this data has increased multifold. Sources like Google, social media and sensor technologies have not only made this data bigger but also more complex. This has led to the creation of data of huge volume, varsity, and velocity which is now known as Big Data.

Upon analysis, this big data can bring out insights that were previously incomprehensible. Old school excel sheets and docs are no more able to manage data of such massive volume. This has led to a new branch of statistical analysis called big data analytics. Here is a blog we wrote which describes the meaning, benefits, and challenges involved in using big data analytics: What is Big Data Analytics? 3 Benefits and Challenges Involved in Using It. But this data means nothing unless it is analyzed properly. To make analyses of such huge amount of data possible we need to use more sophisticated tools and solutions. Where basic excel sheets fail, tools like Tableau, Hadoop and SAS come in handy. Know about the10 most popular Big Data analytics tools and how they are used in processing and analyses of data.

Not only this data has increased in volume but the speed of data generation has also increased. According to the Social Skinny, Every 60 seconds on Facebook bring out: 510,000 comments, 293,000 statuses updates, and 136,000 photo uploads. According to the Internetlivestats, there are 6000 tweets every second, that means over 3,50,000 tweets per minute, 500 million tweets per day and around 200 billion tweets per year. These are not just plain stats they represent the amount of unorganized data created every second, every minute and every day. To analyze this data we need to select the relevant streams and analyze them in real time. This is called real-time big data processing.
3 things you wont Know: What is Real-time Big Data Processing and How it is being used?

But what is driving everybody towards this technology? Why is every company looking for ways to utilize the potential of big data? More importantly why exactly is big data so much important? The primary reason for this interest in Big Data is its potential in providing better, more targeted and personalized experience to consumers. But there are many more important reasons on that list and we got them all covered in these 2 blogs:

5 Benefits: Competitive Advantages of Big Data in Business

5 Practical Uses of Big Data

But is everybody able to use big data to their advantage? Well, the number of successful use cases of Big Data has increased significantly, there are many who are still figuring out ways to leverage the potential of this disruptive technology. To get success from any technological implementation you need to do it right. Know about the 3 major reasons why most big data projects fail and how can you avoid them. But will that information alone be able to help you make proper use of big data? It might for some, but to get the best results from Big Data projects you need to have a proper strategy in place. Your plan should keep in mind your organizational goals, your resources (talent and capital) and your expectations in terms of ROI. We have created a guide of 7 steps to help you formulate a proper big data strategy and get a positive return on investment from your big data projects. To know more about making an effective Big Data read our blog -7 Steps: How to Create a Successful Big Data Strategy?

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Topics: Big Data