05 Jan

Bots for User Retention and Acquisition

When you set out to fundamentally change user behaviour, you can expect a bit of an uphill battle. The app we built for a UK based startup ShopNSocial helps users browse the web socially - i.e. users can share items right from the browser screen and can chat/talk with their friends whilst browsing. Our challenge was to introduce this new concept to first time users and…


15 Dec

4 Reasons You Need A Good Project Manager

Remote development work for your company can be a difficult decision to make given the amount of providers available that all seem to be the same. Outsourcing development to another country is an entirely different story with its own set of fears and concerns. However, there are several major companies that have utilized remote development to become successful, including…


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05 Dec

Get your #Disruption on with SourceFuse!

Why: We are passionate about technology and believe that digital innovation can make the world a better place for all. What: SourceFuse builds digital products for ‘Startups’ that aim to create new platforms and markets; and for Enterprises that want to stay competitive in a world interrupted by technology and innovation. How: We are an interdisciplinary team - mix of techies…


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…


29 Sep

eCommerce, the Social Way

I am techie, in fact I am a textbook techie, who thrives on challenging work, this project of creating an eCommerce platform for selling all kinds of baby products is close to the heart! You will wonder why when the whole world is shopping online (1.61bn people to be exact) is this particular one special? Well, this is not your run of the mill eCommerce platform - the…


22 Sep

HIPAA Compliance: A challenge or opportunity for mHealth Applications and Health Wearables?

One out of every six people today in the United States is using some form of health wearable including fitness bands, smart watches, smart clothing, smart glasses, or tracking devices. As on date, there are more than 165,000 health related mobile apps available in Apple and Android app stores with total number of mHealth app downloads crossing 3 billion. Are all these health…


18 Feb

Real-time is the new normal!

Most of us got a taste of real time notifications and updates a few years ago when we saw live updates to notifications and friend requests on Facebook. Anyone who worked on web development wondered what made this magic happen, the rest of us just took it for granted and these days real time updates on the web and mobile is the new normal. If you plan to keep your audience…