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5 Most popular features introduced in FileMaker 17

FileMaker 17 is launched with the purpose of letting the users do more without spending much time. The new version also works towards its goal of letting the users do more with the FileMaker platform while they are on the go. This article showcases some of the most popular features: Redesigned Layouts – FileMaker 17 has got an improved layout design which is more user-friendly. The new version has got the Field tab, Object tab and the Inspector all in a single pane. The new layout is very much responsive. When you move from browse mode to layout mode, the selected panes will slide out automatically. Sensor support – The new version of FileMaker enables mobile apps to collect data from IOS sensors on the iPad or iPhones. Data captured includes air pressure, location, barometer, acceleromete...

Jury members tell us what’s new about Emerge50 2018

We asked our esteemed jury members about Emerge50 2018 is different and what can the startups look forward to. Vinod Sood is the MD of Hughes Systique, Member NASSCOM Engineering and R&D Council and mentor of the Deep Tech Club. He has also been an Emerge50 Jury for last 8 years.  1. Why should tech start-ups nominate their products for Emerge 50 Awards?  Over the years Emerge50 platform has been able to identify promising startups which later went on to become the poster boys of the startup world, got featured as hot/coolest startups, got funded etc. Some of these amongst others are – Capillary, HackerEarth, Razorpay, FarEye, Eko, Unbxd, Stellaps. So it is a great opportunity for any emerging tech startup who aspires to get to the bigger league.   2. What would you advice tech startup...

NASSCOM Emerge 50 2018 Awards: The Marathon Begins Now!!!

NASSCOM has opened nominations for celebratory 10th edition of Emerge 50 Awards, the annual marathon search for Top 50 the most innovative emerging software product companies.  Celebrate with us the 10th anniversary year of NASSCOM Emerge 50 awards! Emerge 50 is now truly synonymous with high caliber, innovative software product companies helmed by never-say-die entrepreneurs. Emerge 50 has been consistently successful in spotting these emerging companies way before they achieve their pinnacle. Thus, providing greater visibility to the dark horses of the future. The winners are the startups and emerging companies that the world watch out for!  The 2018 edition of the awards is all set to get bigger and bolder. The competition is always getting tougher for India’s Most Innovative Top 50 Eme...

How Pickyourtrail uses machine learning to craft international vacations

Founded in November 2013 by Hari of IIM-B and Srinath of NMIS, Pickyourtrail is India’s leading online travel company that delivers personalized international travel vacations. Based in Chennai, our platform is carving a niche in the travel space and aims to change the way Indian’s travel. A recent study by Google and Boston Consulting Group on Travel Trends 2017 mentioned Pickyourtrail as the benchmark in the online travel industry. Our main USP – personalized travel vacations that can be curated with a high level of granularity without having to spend more. Tailor made to suit the needs of the travellers, Pickyourtrail offers a much-needed respite from the packaged tours. With over 20 million Indians travelling abroad every year, the travel industry is growing at a swif...

Leader Talk: Interview with Sundeep Mohindru, CEO, M1xchange

NASSCOM staff writer in conversation with Sundeep Mohindru, CEO, M1xchange.  Fintech products are in great demand and we have been witnessing the kind of disruptions they can cause. Here was an opportunity to speak to a leader who is driving such a product and creating waves in his particular segment. A certain gap that he has been able to address, rather appreciably.   1. The idea behind starting M1 Exchange – the problem being addressed? Commercially, it has been operational for 6 months now but the idea was conceptualized much earlier. It happened around the time of demonetization with GST also in the horizon. MSMEs aren’t able to scale up, as their realization of receivables from large corporates is within a period of 90-180 days and working capital availability is restricted, due to l...

What is the process chart for startups?

Please share for the process in detail which begins from an idea to execution including registration, financing, ip , web development, mentor  etc.

App Store Publishing and Softex

Question for companies Publishing Apps on App Stores: How are you complying with Softex? I’m asking because Softex terminology seems to be geared more towards Off Site Services Export under fixed software contracts. App Publishing is usually on a small scale and there is no contract or predictability on the outcome of sales. Any ideas?

Roundtable on The Critical Choice: Services or Product? Organised by NASSCOM

A Roundtable on the topic The Critical Choice: Services or Product? was organised by NASSCOM on March 29, 2018, in Bhubaneswar. Technology and business have shaped a lot in today’s market and has given many entrepreneurs to delve into various kinds of startups. There are thousands of products and services available to consumers today and there are unlimited opportunities for you as an entrepreneur to enter the marketplace and compete effectively with a new product or service that’s better in some way than what’s already being offered by your competitors. However, to succeed, you must develop the ability to decide and offer the right services or products to your customers in a competitive market. More than any other factor, as an entrepreneur with multiple startup ideas, a...

How to use Cloud Computing for Startup’s Growth?

Earlier we gave a brief information about what is cloud and different types of cloud. It might have given you an idea of how Cloud can be a useful resource for your business. Keeping in mind that Tech Startups have become the buzzword in our ecosystem we would like to emphasize on how Cloud can pace Startup’s growth. When we talk about the developments in the technology, Cloud computing can be seen as the emerging leader among them. As for Startups, Cloud can serve as a good alternative keeping in mind their need for scalability with budget constraints. In present days, not only cloud-computing technologies are present for almost every architecture, but also cloud providers will give you amazing services, which is a primary thing you will expect from your web host. Here in this post,...

Inviting submission of blockchain product innovations

In this new series – Blockchain Product Spotlight – we are looking to put the spotlight on products that have made innovative use of blockchain. To submit, please fill the attached form and mail it to community@nasscom.in Submissions will be posted on NASSCOM Community and promoted via our social channels. If you have any queries, let us know in the comments section. 

Myths & Facts About Cloud Computing (Infographic)

Cloud Computing has been one of the most talked about innovation in the Tech World. Its importance can be easily estimated with all the major players in the IT Space entering the market creating and selling their own cloud services. MNCs and larger organizations all over the world have been readily adapting Cloud Computing.The primary reason behind this is cost-effectiveness as their no upfront-cost or long-term commitment attached to it. But since the development in the Cloud has been fast, there has been a number of Myths that have been created around Cloud Computing. This has somehow restricted medium and small businesses adopt Cloud. To break the age-long myths on Cloud Computing we have created an Infographic to give you a clear idea about Cloud. To read the full blog Click Here. At D...