11 Nov

Software for Humans

“Making small considerations for your end user, can lead to a fantastic product.” Software has always been the medium that bridges the gap between humans and machines. Machines(including computing ones) have always needed humans to run them. From axes to hammers, wheels to cars, calculators to computers - the intention has always been that these would be used or operated by…


09 Sep

Mobile App Development Considerations

This happens and it happens a lot, that the non-functional requirements are not explicitly stated for an app; BUT assumed implicitly. If we were to ignore these requirements, changing application becomes time consuming in build phase. Hence the need for planning these upfront becomes imperative. Here are some of the considerations for architecting mobile applications:…


07 Jul

THIS IS FOR EVERYONE – AUDIOPHILES PLEASE STAY AWAY

Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. (Wikipedia) There are many, MANY genres and sub-genres, Rock, Pop, Electronic, Hip-hop, Rap, Metal, Classical, Dance, Jazz and…


10 Jun

Setting and Managing Expectations

In software development projects, expectations are a powerful force. They can determine the perceived success or perceived failure of a project, and since perception is reality, it can be one of the more important aspects of a successful project. Ensuring that the business owner and development team have the same expectations, open lines of communication can thus help warrant…


06 May

GamePlay: SourceFuse Plunges into Mobile Gaming!

There has been a paradigm shift in the world in everyone’s definition of lifelines – it now includes Mobile phones. They have redefined our idea of staying in touch. They have become our very own personal encyclopaedias. Entertained us…by engaging us in the silliest form of games anywhere, anyplace and at anytime – enter “mobile gaming”. We all have a personal addiction being…


02 Dec

It takes a village...

All too often I have come across people who have an idea for an app and are “looking for a developer to get it done” . There seems to be a universal misconception that an individual developer slamming away at his keyboard is responsible for all the popular apps out there (read: Candy Crush, Whatsapp, Instagram). So, each time I read a job that says “I want an app with features…


26 Aug

A Guide to Digital Product Team Economics: Introduction

A Guide to Digital Product Team Economics: Introduction How to structure digital product teams at different stages in the product life-cycle and what it will cost to implement them. Consumers and businesses are demanding access to information and to conduct transactions from home, work, on the road or on-premises. The rapid and broad growth of anytime/anywhere business and…


13 Aug

3 Recommendations for Building a Mobile App to Disrupt the US Healthcare System

3 Recommendations for Building a Mobile App to Disrupt the US Healthcare System The number of healthcare mobile app start ups is accelerating. Last month alone, there were more than 70 healthcare mobile app companies newly registered on Angel.co. Certainly, there were even more on similar fundraising startup sites. I was also recently approached by two healthcare professionals…


27 Jul

SourceFuse PowerUp Digital Product Development Series: Why speed is still god.

SourceFuse PowerUp Digital Product Development Series #1 Why Speed Is Still God “Speed is god and time is the devil” was a trendy phrase and book in Silicon Valley during the first internet boom. It’s more important now than ever before that startups and digital product development groups make haste as new and potentially disruptive entrants pour into the ring from all corners…


12 Jul

SourceFuse joins the 1% For The Planet official Ambassador Network.

1% for the Planet exists to build and support an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet. When we consider the enormity of the environmental crisis it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless. Obviously, the solution is not as simple as changing an incandescent bulb to a CFL. But 1% for the Planet is enabling businesses to take a lead role in…