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Role of Big Data and the Cloud in the Gaming Industry

Greater engagement of players is the key to increasing revenue and staying ahead of the competitors for every gaming company. Every click and player interaction with the game creates valuable data which is thoroughly analyzed by the gaming companies to ensure that players are continuously engaged and keep coming back for more.

As the gaming industry continues to grow and expand, the role of big data becomes more critical due to the accumulation of a large volume of data. Big Data takes into account every single interaction made by players with the game, storing a large volume of pure data ready to be analyzed. But the real challenge lies in making the best use of the collected data.

The global gaming industry is growing at a rapid pace each year and generating massive revenue. For this reason, the top gaming companies keep searching for new and unique ways of harnessing the best-in-class technologies to capture large portions of the market. Around 50 Tb of data per day is generated b…

Cloud Computing: What's Holding You Back?

The fastest growing SMBs have embraced the Cloud as a method to address four main IT Challenges:

High capital costs;Skill shortage;Scalability as the business grows, and;Innovation as the business matures.
Results are positive. Surveys indicate that:
53% of SMB's using cloud technologies are more likely to experience a rise in revenue.
85% of businesses believe the cloud-enabled their business to scale and grow faster.

Organizations are finding that Cloud computing provides immediate access to the tools needed to digitally transform their business and improve customer experience.

Many businesses are still reluctant to make the move to the Cloud despite these advantages. The reluctance to migrate is particularly evident in Western Canada, where we've seen cloud adoption be approximately 25% less than the rest of Canada. So, what's holding you back?

Security Exposure

Security is cited as the number one objection to Cloud for 49% of organizations (IDC 2017). Should you be concerned? …

User Experience (UX) Design vs User Interface (UI) Design

Introduction
User experience (UX) design is the process of creating products that provide meaningful and relevant experiences to users. This involves the design of the entire process of acquiring and integrating the product, including aspects of branding, design, usability, and function.
User experience (UX) focuses on having a deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also their limitations. It also takes into account the business goals and objectives of the group managing the project. UX best practices promote improving the quality of the user's interaction with and perceptions of the product and any related services.
User interface (UI) design is the process of making interfaces in software or computerized devices with a focus on looks or style. Designers aim to create designs users will find easy to use and pleasurable. UI design typically refers to graphical user interfaces but also includes others, such as voice-controlled ones.

User Expe…

3 'MUST' Methods To Ensure a Successful Mobile Application Development

Taking into consideration the growing technological development, businesses are rushing to tackle the need for mobile applications. Consumers and employees use their tablets and smart phones always, therefore the companies are regularly trying to discharge mobile apps to serve their customers and employees in a better way.

Selected companies are in a hurry to complete mobile application development which in the long run needs to be updated every now and then. This would not have happened if the client had given himself enough time.

Below are a few things which as a client, you can implement to avoid a hurried mobile application development process that will give you problems in the long run.

1. Formulate a plan for your mobile app: 

The worst fear most companies come across is that they are not aware of what they want exactly, and before liberating a mobile application, the first thing to do is to avail yourself a defined objective and a plan for your mobile app. You must weigh its ach…

Choosing Among Native, Web and Hybrid Apps - What's the Difference?

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the app ecosystem that we recognise today. It is estimated that there are 12 million mobile app developers worldwide. As smart phones become more affordable, apps have also become ubiquitous. Android leads the pack with almost 6 million developers creating apps for the Playstore while almost 3 million are focusing on the Apple App store.
Many small businesses are still reluctant to embrace mobile. They have already invested on a website and are satisfied with the current amount of traffic. But because of the tectonic shift in the digital space, failing to adapt to a mobile market may not only mean missed opportunities, but can also spell the future demise of their business.
To stay competitive, you must keep abreast of your customer online preferences and behavior. Apps can play a major role in improving customer engagement, facilitating payments, fostering loyalty and boosting the bottom line. When deciding to create an app for your business, there…

CRM for Online Retail Business: Top Benefits

Today, the concept of shopping has dramatically changed. More and more people are buying from online retail stores. This might be due to various reasons, such as the convenience of buying things from home, saving valuable time, offering free shipping, providing an easy way for customers' to compare prices among various online retail stores, presenting customers' with less product prices when compared to the products available in physical store, and much more.

Have you ever purchased any products from an e-commerce store? How often do you purchase? What are your buying experiences? Are they delivering products on-time? How is the product quality? Is it good? Does your retail store offer customer support services? Are they quickly resolving your complaints and issues after the post-purchase? At a point of time, every customer, who purchases from an e-commerce store, will come across any one of these questions.

However, in this technology-driven day and age, the e-commerce indus…

Role of Big Data and the Cloud in the Gaming Industry

Greater engagement of players is the key to increasing revenue and staying ahead of the competitors for every gaming company. Every click and player interaction with the game creates valuable data which is thoroughly analyzed by the gaming companies to ensure that players are continuously engaged and keep coming back for more.

As the gaming industry continues to grow and expand, the role of big data becomes more critical due to the accumulation of a large volume of data. Big Data takes into account every single interaction made by players with the game, storing a large volume of pure data ready to be analyzed. But the real challenge lies in making the best use of the collected data.

The global gaming industry is growing at a rapid pace each year and generating massive revenue. For this reason, the top gaming companies keep searching for new and unique ways of harnessing the best-in-class technologies to capture large portions of the market. Around 50 Tb of data per day is generated b…