Parse Migration

Migrating from Parse: Moving Apps from Parse.com to Hosted Node Server

In this mobile first world, it’s BaaS (Backend as a Service) that fuels fast-paced development and deployment. Whether it is for prototyping or building a production-ready mobile application, BaaS lets you configure and set up your backend APIs and other services, like push notifications, periodic jobs, REST APIs for CRUD operations and many more, in a matter of a few hours.

Parse was one of the popular choice in this segment. With its wide set of libraries, mobile SDKs, and a lot of other options, Parse had become one of the most preferred BaaS service for mobile apps in the last couple of years.

Unfortunately, with Parse to be fully retired on Jan 28, 2017, we have to think of migrating the apps hosted on Parse.com with the least possible rewrites.

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Big Data Analytics in Insurance

Insurers are turning to big data analytics to strike a difference in the highly commoditized insurance market and improve risk management in the context of growing regulations. This move is helping the industry reap rich benefits across the value chain. In this white paper we examine some of the emerging practices in the Property and Casualty insurance sector particularly in relation to product pricing, underwriting, claims handling, customer relationship management, and reinsurance.
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UCD Process: What, How, Why?

Ever since I came into the UX field, I was repeatedly told to focus on usability and the processes to be followed in this field, often referred to as user-centered design. Here is a quick and simple introduction for those of you still trying to comprehend UCD process.

User experience, abbreviated as UX, is how a person feels when interfacing or interacting with a system or product. An effective user experience is made up of the following elements: (more…)

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