Amazon Books is a chain of retail bookstores, owned by Amazon. In 2018, Amazon Books had a total of 17 stores, with plans to expand to more locations. The eCommerce giant has a strong presence online but it has its physical presence for books. The one in NYC is 4,000 square feet with 3000 books on the shelves. Seems like Amazon wants to have the best of both worlds- physical and digital.
In a time-to-market oriented business, DevOps with its open and Agile attitude help organizations to deliver business value quicker, adapt to change easier and overcome IT complexity with collaboration and automation.
Retail stores, pharmacies, warehouse & distribution centers, hospitals, mobile & IT asset management companies spare no effort in managing their assets. Tracking physical assets and updating their details manually into the database can be tedious. To deal with this asset management trouble, organizations are opting for Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) solutions.
Behind the success of every eCommerce platform is a complex network of diverse services- customer care, payments, tech support, logistics, marketing, etc. With millions of eCommerce portals existing out there, only a few manage to set themselves apart. These are the platform that continues to improve its sale and customer experience.
Microservices and Serverless architecture has been gaining a lot of traction in the recent past. While Microservices ensure fault isolation, continuous development & deployment, and manages codebase seamlessly; Serverless architecture takes care of infra, server, and cost optimization.
Despite Windows XP being the most stable Operating System, 49.9% of all PCs running Windows have Win 10 today. And the fact is, current computers are more capable and user-friendly, as compared to those running on decade old legacy OS by Microsoft.
The smart speaker market continues to grow, with global shipments tripling from 3.9 million units. These speakers, integrated with virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana is enabling users to perform tasks like checking the weather, asking to turn off the lights or play favorite music, set reminders, and a lot more with voice instructions.
You take your car to a mechanic to get the air conditioning fixed and when you get it back, the air conditioning is fixed but the gas tank sensor no longer works.
Something similar can happen to a software in the making. A new feature or update in the code can make the software return to a former or unwanted state, making it affect the rest of the functionalities. This bug in software is a regression.
Infrastructure services consume a large part of IT budgets. It is therefore imperative for organizations to focus on cost and productivity of infra services to best utilize them.
Businesses worldwide are embracing the idea of IT Outsourcing. Cost optimization, skill crunch management, improved efficiency in product delivery are some of the initial-level benefits tagged with outsourcing.
According to Statista, software application development and maintenance are two of the most outsourced IT functions, globally. Businesses want to ramp up their development cycle, launch application faster-to-market, reduce overhead cost, manage technical skill-crunch and more by outsourcing software development.