SmartHome (IoT) Capabilities

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Getting an Amazon Echo last Father's Day started a journey towards home automation which continues to amaze everyone in the house everyday. In many ways, this evolution has its foundation in Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. The original use case for Echo (Alexa) was for the family, providing an ability to "Ask The Internet", similar to an interactive Google Voice Response capability ...

The Future of Web Application Delivery

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A good Business Analyst (BA), with a keen Subject Matter Expert (SME), can rapidly iterate on Web Applications (User Interfaces, Processes and Integrations), provided they have a "great" Developer - right? While this has always been the "plan" in theory, the reality is often very different. There are numerous obstacles that surface which impact that perspective. The availability of your best BA can be an issue, leading ...

Six Sigma – Metrics

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In modern day scenario, it is very important to track down the simple metrics, manipulate and improve numbers. The concept of Six Sigma and other methodologies not only measures site activity but also strive to understand the factors affecting the metrics. Six Sigma is referred as a business-driven, multi-faceted approach, which focuses primarily on process improvement, reduced costs, and increased …