Product Development

Obviously Bart is the Bad Code and Lisa is the Good Code here.
11 Jan

Good Code vs Bad Code

‘Bad Code’… If you have ever worked in software development than I am sure you have heard this phrase before in one way or another. It’s as if, a battle is taking place in a mystical land of software development, where Good Code is always fighting Bad Code. And, if you believe in fairy tales and happy endings…then one day the Good Code will destroy all of…


01 Nov

Our Agile Testing Framework

Agile Development: Fragile Deliverables Agile Development is great, it’s how we build for most of our clients. But, it can have its challenges, like:  Weak Acceptance Criteria (Documentation Aversion): Stories created in a sprint often lack enough detail for QA to build proper acceptance criteria. Inadequate Test Coverage: With continuous integration and changing…


30 Oct

Microservices Design & Development explained (Case Study)

This case study discusses how SourceFuse implemented One Call’s Driver Network using microservices architecture. Pros and Cons of adopting microservices architecture will also be explored. This paper also details on how nonfunctional requirements like reliability, efficiency, logging, etc are being handled in this implementation of a microservices architecture.…


26 Oct

Bots UP! Why your digital business needs conversational bots.

It’s easy to pass up conversational bots as the latest passing trend, but the fact is, this form of communication is old, really old. Human communication was revolutionized with the origin of speech approximately 500,000 years ago. Symbols were developed only about 30,000 years ago. So, it’s no surprise this form of communication is what comes to us naturally and intuitively.……


27 Oct

Designing Next Generation EHR Applications using Metadata Driven Design

According to industry reports, the global EHR market is growing at CAGR of 5.2% currently with an anticipated value worth USD 29.81 billion by 2020. On the basis of implementation, the EHR market is segmented into web or cloud-based and client-server based. Cloud-based EHR have the advantage over client-server based systems as they store information on external servers and web…


20 Oct

Lambda Love

About an year ago I blogged about how we first used AWS Lambda to power the video effects engine of a video ad tech product we built for a client. The love affair with Amazon’s serverless offering since then has blossomed. Not only did we save a ton of money for our clients by reducing wastage and DevOps cost but we were able to really embrace the microservices architecture…


13 Oct

The Thakur Story

Ever wondered what happens when you put a bunch of nerds who love their cult classics and take inspirations from any and everywhere? You get Big Bang Theory Episode infused, and Sholay enthused – “Telepresence System”, and our humble ode to IoT and AI.  Why Big Bang Theory you say? – Coz Sheldon planted the idea, in the episode where he makes a mobile virtual presence…


06 Oct

Developing HIPAA Compliant Digital Healthcare Applications

The entry of Apple in health-care industry in 2014 marked the inflection point in digital technology curve for medicine. With Apple, Google, IBM, Samsung, HealthTap and hundreds of startups globally investing in health wearables, mobile applications and technologies such as Big Data and Cognitive IoT, it is clear that the healthcare industry is ripe for disruption. While all…


23 Sep

3 Ways to Turn Your Idea into Software

So you have a great idea for an amazing software application that is going to revolutionize the world of business or be the next billion dollar mobile app. Great! Now what? I am asked regularly by entrepreneurs and business owners with the need or idea for a new piece of software, “How much will it cost?”. The answer of course varies greatly based on the details, the features,…


13 Apr

The importance of Mobile App UX

Fast, convenient, easy, efficient - is what comes to mind when one thinks of the Mother of all Fast Food Restaurant chains - McDonalds! McDonalds serves 68 million people everyday in 119 countries. How then, did their Indian food ordering and delivery mobile apps got it so wrong? Why do restaurants need mobile apps? Simple, so customers develop a habit of pulling out their…