Industry Insights

10 Nov, 21

3 Steps to Tech Startup Success

Two out of every three startups won’t succeed, according to an article in the Harvard Business Review. If you’re trying to get your tech startup off the ground, you’re probably clenching your jaw right now. Relax. Lucky for you, Tom Eisenmann—the guy who literally wrote the book on startup success—has laid out a three-step design process that can help tech […]

David Borcherding

November 10, 2021

26 Oct, 21

6 Business Advantages of Custom Software Development

To build, or not to build? That is the question.  The business advantages of custom software development can be significant—whether you build the software yourself or have it tailor-made for you.   Bespoke software fulfills all your business needs, for one thing. You don’t have to sacrifice functionality or piece together off-the-shelf solutions to meet all your requirements.  Custom software keeps long-term costs lower, makes long-term maintenance easier, and usually offers […]

Bidhan Baruah

October 26, 2021

20 Oct, 21

How Does an MVP Help Accelerate Agile Development?

A minimum viable product, or MVP, is precisely what it sounds like: the most basic set of features that can still be called a product. MVPs are particularly useful if you’re investing in the development of custom software. Historically, you’d start with a product idea and do market research. If the results indicated people would […]

David Borcherding

October 20, 2021

28 Sep, 21

Cybersecurity 101: Everything Business Owners Need to Know to Safeguard Themselves

A cyberattack hits businesses just like a natural disaster. It’s shocking, devastating, and you’re left picking up the pieces for weeks and months after. Companies can take 197 days to identify and 69 days to contain a breach, which can cost millions of dollars in lost time and productivity.  With cyberattacks on the rise and […]

Naveen Joshi

September 28, 2021

17 Sep, 21

4 Key Factors to Consider When Scaling Your Software Application

When you’re building your new software application, you might focus on the features and functionality that will dazzle your end-users.  You may also spend a lot of development time and resources on improving the software’s performance.  What you might overlook, however, is scalability.  Scalability is critical to growth. As the number of users grows, so also […]

Sandeep Raheja

September 17, 2021

13 Sep, 21

A Guide to Technical Debt

When you need to buy a car and you don’t have enough money, you take out a loan and incur financial debt.  When you need to release software quickly, you might cut some corners. Maybe you decide to delay fixing non-critical defects or take a few shortcuts when writing the code. It’s messy, but you can fix it later, right?  That’s […]

Basab Dey

September 13, 2021

6 Sep, 21

A Quick Guide to IT in EdTech

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged the education system across the world and forced educators to completely change the way they teach.   Now, more school systems and universities are seeking education technology, or EdTech, to increase student performance and reduce the teaching burden.   The current focus is on distance learning systems that allow grade-school and college students to learn from home.   But there […]

David Borcherding

September 6, 2021

23 Aug, 21

Web App vs. Mobile App: Which Is Right for You?

You’ve decided your business needs a mobile app. You know the benefits you hope to gain and the features your customers want.  But there’s one question you haven’t answered: web-based app or native mobile app?  It seems like a simple question, but it’s actually several questions.   As you peel back the layers of both mobile web technology and […]

Naveen Joshi

August 23, 2021

18 Aug, 21

The Role of Information Technology in Healthcare

The umbrella of Health Information Technology (Health IT) covers many areas of the healthcare industry.  Most often, Health IT refers to the technology and infrastructure used to record, analyze, and share patient data.   But even that encompasses several technologies, from vast health record systems and patient portals to personal health devices and apps.  The shared goal of any Health IT technology […]

David Borcherding

August 18, 2021

6 Aug, 21

A Quick Overview of Iterative Design in Software Development

Whether you’re building a two-story house or a 100-story skyscraper, you need a blueprint.   The same is true when you’re building software, and that blueprint gets created in the design phase.   In traditional software development methods, the design is completed before development begins. The problem with this approach is that you have to get everything right, because […]

Sandeep Raheja

August 6, 2021

29 Jul, 21

4 Questions to Consider Before Outsourcing Software Development

You know of a software solution that will improve your business.  Problem is, your internal team doesn’t have the skillset and/or bandwidth to develop, integrate, or update your legacy systems to accommodate the new solution.  You could outsource the work, but you’re not sure a software development company would have the necessary industry or domain […]

Yasir Drabu

July 29, 2021

12 Jul, 21

5 Healthcare Technology Challenges You Can Overcome in 2021

If you’re an IT professional in the healthcare industry, you’ve got more than your fair share of challenges.   You’re figuring out how to comply with regulatory and legislative mandates, battling cyberattacks, and dealing with changes resulting from new technology—all while being pressured to reduce costs.  Your IT team is stretched to the limit. Your system is straining under increasing demand. You’re making progress, but […]

Gaurav Singh

July 12, 2021

12 Jul, 21

Taazaa Acquires Lexington Solutions

Fusion "makes life easier" for LIHTC asset managers

Naveen Joshi

July 12, 2021

5 Jul, 21

5 Key Mobile Development Aspects to Keep in Mind for 2021

You have a great idea for a mobile app—one that is going to boost your business to new heights. You just know it.  Your app will address a real need your customers have and solve a problem for them.  So you build this great app and get it out to your users … and it flops. No […]

Naveen Joshi

July 5, 2021

21 Jun, 21

The Secret Buzz Behind Taazaa’s New Branding

Our new website is buzzing with a bee-utiful, fresh design. You may have noticed that our new branding incorporates bees and honeycomb-evoking hexagons, with an emphasis on the color green. Bees—and the honeycombs they create—have a hidden meaning within Taazaa’s new brand identity. You’re probably guessing that it means we’re “busy as a bee,” and […]

Yasir Drabu

June 21, 2021

26 Apr, 21

Making the Build vs. Buy Software Decision

When you need new software, what do you do? Does your company have in-house IT? Do you take care of things on your own? Call the tech-savvy gamer kid down the street? Whatever it is you need, companies feel enormous pressure for full digital implementation now. The decision of whether to build or buy is […]

Bidhan Baruah

April 26, 2021

30 Mar, 21

The Definitive Guide to Low-Code/No-Code Technology

The thriving Low-Code/No-Code space has become an amazingly disruptive movement in the enterprise digital world. Gartner predicts that more than half of small-to-medium-sized companies and large enterprises will have implemented Low-Code app development platforms by 2023. The disruption is hugely associated with the need for citizen developers and professional developers to quickly build applications without […]

Sandeep Raheja

March 30, 2021

12 Mar, 21

The Complete Guide to DevOps

For the longest time, development and operations teams worked separately in silos. Developers wrote code while the system administrators were in charge of its deployment and integration. This negatively impacted the enterprise’s overall productivity because there was limited communication between these two modules. Fast forward to the 21st century, Agile and continuous workflow are among […]

Basab Dey

March 12, 2021

5 Mar, 21

Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, or Artificial Intelligence?

In recent years, social media and newspapers have excitedly introduced us to the little wonders that certain new algorithms have accomplished. We hear of some algorithms as “Artificial Intelligence” (AI), while others are “Machine Learning” (ML). Meanwhile, another article would speak of “Deep Learning” and “Deep Fakes”, while others mention “Artificial Neural Networks” (ANN). In […]

Ashutosh Kumar

March 5, 2021

17 Feb, 21

Criteria for Choosing a Healthcare Software Development Partner

Choosing the best software development partner is important no matter what your project is. But when you’re dealing with healthcare software, it’s essential that you decide on a partner who understands your unique needs. The last thing you want is a “finished” project that puts your patients and business at risk. Below, we go over […]

Gaurav Singh

February 17, 2021

18 Jan, 21

Software Development – Insourcing Vs. Outsourcing

Perhaps the central issue when beginning a software development project is deciding to insource or to outsource. This decision factors in questions of cost, time, and quality of work. It is often the difference between a successful project and a waste of time and resources. Insourcing is what is traditionally known as in-house recruitment. When […]

Trip Bodley

January 18, 2021

8 Jan, 21

3 DevOps Best Practices for Accelerating Software Development

The DevOps movement is already over one decade old, with foundations in hundreds of leading companies. But even at those companies, the early stages of software development can be overwhelming. The complexity of modern software projects makes delivering quality results more difficult. This is due in part to shifting priorities. Software development has evolved to […]

Basab Dey

January 8, 2021

29 Dec, 20

5 Ways to Reduce Your Software Development Risks

Investing in custom software is a big step for any company, regardless of size.

Bidhan Baruah

December 29, 2020

18 Dec, 20

10 Ways Fast, Iterative Software Prototyping Benefits Your Company

Digital transformation is everywhere these days. Companies that were in the process of making the shift to digital before Covid-19 have found their plans fast-tracked beyond all expectations. Organizations that weren’t yet quite there have realized they need to catch up in the shortest possible time. Almost every company and organization uses software these days, […]

Trip Bodley

December 18, 2020

11 Dec, 20

Top 8 Questions to Ask Your Software Development Partner

Tackling a technical project as a non-technical person can be intimidating. You don’t need to be a software developer to achieve success, but you do need to have some understanding of the technology involved to make sure that the custom software development company you hire fits your needs. If you hire the wrong software partner, […]

Naveen Joshi

December 11, 2020

20 Oct, 20

3 Principles for Reducing Development Costs Without Compromising Speed or Quality

Marc Andreessen’s observation that “Software Is Eating the World” is as true today as it was when he published his famous Wall Street Journal essay nearly a decade ago. The idea that “every company needs to become a software company” is not a trivial undertaking regardless of their industry, age, or size. The pressure to […]

Bidhan Baruah

October 20, 2020

1 Sep, 20

How Much Does Software Development Cost?

Understanding how much it will cost to develop a new software can be a confusing thing. Budgeting and pricing software projects depends on understanding the cost of software development, and there are several factors to consider when pricing a project. Expectations Managing expectations and communicating clearly is vital when it comes to pricing a project […]

Naveen Joshi

September 1, 2020

26 Jun, 20

Hiring vs. Outsourcing Software Development: Which Is Easier?

If you aren’t a software developer, you may not grasp the full complexity of the software development process. Let’s say you have a stellar idea for a new mobile app, or you need to upgrade your business’s legacy software with the latest tech. There’s just one problem: you don’t have anyone on your team that […]

Bidhan Baruah

June 26, 2020

15 May, 20

U.S Software Engineering Company, Taazaa Inc. Acquires Software Product Development Company, AstraQube

Taazaa Inc., a privately-owned product engineering and software solutions company, has completed the acquisition of AstraQube, a custom Software Product Development company which took effect from May 1, 2020. According to the acompany officials, Taazaa acquired AstraQube assets, people, customer contracts, and the acquired business will operate under the Taazaa Inc. brand. AstraQube will be Taazaa’s second acquisition in a […]

Naveen Joshi

May 15, 2020

17 Mar, 20

Continuous Integration and Deployment in Agile

Software drives many critical functions within an organization and as an application becomes more complex, it’s difficult to rein in the many changes, bug reports, new feature deployments, and contributors to the codebase. These challenges are why development teams have adopted Agile methodologies, which can streamline the software lifecycle and offer continuous integration and delivery […]

Basab Dey

March 17, 2020

18 Feb, 20

Why React Native for Mobile App Development?

Creating cross-platform mobile apps traditionally requires developers to fight with their framework in order to create a seamless experience across iOS, Android, and Windows. The development of an intuitive user experience typically requires the use of the native mobile environment. However, developing on the native mobile environment comes with its own set of challenges including: […]

Sandeep Raheja

February 18, 2020

10 Feb, 20

Why migrate ASP.NET legacy apps to .NET Core?

Before we start with why we should migrate from legacy .NET Framework to .NET Core, let us discuss what these frameworks are and their brief history. .NET Framework is a software programming framework supporting languages like C#, F#, VB.NET, etc. The first version of .NET Framework (version 1.0) was released on February 13, 2002. Since […]

Ashutosh Kumar

February 10, 2020

5 Dec, 19

Python Tools for Data Mining

What’s Data Mining? The goal of data mining is to gain actionable insights from an organization’s data: businesses decide what they can do based on what they know about the data they have. Put another way, data mining is all about taking a huge amount of data and extracting insights from it, much like how […]

Ashutosh Kumar

December 5, 2019

22 Nov, 19

Simplifying Application Deployments with Docker

Every development team has its own standards for deploying applications. Each of these standards come with challenges and trade-offs. While it seems that no deployment solution is perfect, developers do everything possible to make it easier, seamless, and more effective for the business. One main issue with standard deployment is the team’s response to critical, […]

Naveen Joshi

November 22, 2019

15 Nov, 19

13 Ways To Keep Innovation Alive Within Your Team

In today’s work environment, you need more from an employee than just strong technical skills. Sure, software engineers need to be familiar with the appropriate programming language. Similarly, data analysts need to know their way around a spreadsheet. However, these things alone won’t make them more useful. They need to know of thinking outside the […]

Rohini Rai

November 15, 2019

10 Nov, 19

Building Distributed Applications

You’ve probably heard of the recent Bitcoin bubble. The cryptocurrency has exploded in just a few years from a few dollars to almost $20,000 in value. Although Bitcoin is the most commonly known cryptocurrency, there is much more to it than just Bitcoins and their value. One of cryptocurrency’s biggest advantages is that it’s decentralized […]

Naveen Joshi

November 10, 2019

20 Oct, 19

How to Create the Best Project Templates in a Project Management Tool?

Project management is a very important business process. All organizations that have over 10 employees need to be able to organize themselves as best as possible to streamline all projects and make sure that everyone does their share so that all deadlines are met. Apart from having managers that take care of such processes, companies […]

David Miller

October 20, 2019

25 Sep, 19

Apache Spark for Big Data Needs

Big data storage and compatibility is still in its infancy, and it can be a hurdle for even the most experienced database administrator to understand. Moving from traditional SQL and relational databases to big data reservoirs is an exercise in patience. It’s also challenging for administrators used to standard database warehouse design. The move is […]

Ashutosh Kumar

September 25, 2019

14 Sep, 19

5 Bootstrap Layout Tips for UI Challenged Developers

Normally user interface designs come from layout artists, but there are times that the developer and the layout artist are one and the same. However, not every developer is gifted with an eye for design, so this task is a bit of a challenge. Here are some tips and tricks to consider when you wish […]

Naveen Joshi

September 14, 2019

10 Sep, 19

Augmented and Virtual Reality Coming of Age

It started as a futuristic vision, but it didn’t stay that way very long. Augmented and virtual reality are fast earning their place as part of what is normal: an almost essential, well-accepted facet of modern life. But what are they, exactly? Augmented reality is simply the notion that we can add computer-generated elements seamlessly […]

Sandeep Raheja

September 10, 2019