“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” – Michael Jordan
Productivity is a key ingredient startup founders need to have both in their organization’s processes and employees. Productivity is measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input. Let us look at 7 Productivity Hacks startup founders can utilize in order for their businesses to be successful.
2017 was a rapid-growth year in the tech space. With increased consumer and research spending, we expect this trend to continue throughout 2018 as well. Based on the growth and advancements in scientific research, the following are the main categories we believe that the largest business opportunities will arise.
1. Significant Improvements in Audio and Video-Based Artificial Intelligence
Audio and Video-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made significant improvements over the last two years. Google, Microsoft and IBM have now opened their AI platforms for public use, which makes AI projects much more affordable and accessible for tech-startups.
We’re also seeing increased spending in research by many large tech companies, which means this AI continue to grow. Google has even publicly stated they’re shifting their strategy from ‘mobile-first’ to ‘AI first’.
The amount of revenue one could earn from an App is unlimited. It is similar to managing a Company, with the correct strategy in place whether it be Operational or Marketing, the revenue is limitless.
Just think of the net worth of Apps such as WhatsApp (USD 9.7 billion), Facebook (USD 71.5 billion), Instagram (USD 1.48 billion) and Twitter (USD 10 billion). All the above-mentioned Apps, did not possess the net worth overnight. It involved strategic planning which differentiated from its competitors and positioned itself with a competitive edge to capture the market share. It is important that focus is given not only to planning but also to the execution of the plan and it is of utmost importance that reviews are done periodically in order to understand the current position and determine the way forward.
There are many Apps which are developed on a daily basis addressing the needs in the market but this article will highlight a few Apps which have made headlines by being valued over USD 10 million while having the strangest of ideas.
In this day and age smartphones are everywhere, personal technology has become a key part of our daily routine and we cannot even start imagining to get by without it. Its amazing to think that less than 15 years ago we didn’t have Facebook, Whatsapp or even Smartphones and now we are looking at the upcoming launch of the Apple Watch Continue reading “Apple Watch: A new era in app development”
Finding a profitable app idea can be like trying to unearth gold. It’s unusual to find gold in the earth and when you do, it must undergo several processes to be converted into 24-carat gold because gold doesn’t in that form on its own. Likewise, it’s unlikely you’re going to just happen upon a great app idea; however, there are things you can do to help optimize your idea sourcing so that you can come up with a profitable idea for a new app.
An enterprise app is meant for big businesses. It is more complex than other apps, distributed, and dedicated to a company’s mission. It is user friendly, contains a great amount of data, and always meets strict security requirements. The development for this type of app must meet many separate requirements. If any of these requirements are not met, the whole project may not deliver business objectives.
When a company releases an app, price will need to be considered. It is not unheard of to initiate an app that costs money, bit most companies will choose to offer a free app. This will bring many benefits.