Travel Trends for 2018

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Over the years, we’ve seen the rise of travellers who are choosier than ever before. While they may certainly be more adventurous and open to new experiences, they are also incredibly sure about the level of interaction and assistance that they’re looking for. We’re seeing trends like adventure travel, experiential travel, bleisure (Business + leisure) travel etc. becoming buzzwords in the travel industry.

Mobility Trends for 2018

The number of mobile phone users globally is expected to cross the 5 billion mark by 2019. What this means for enterprises is that this revolution is already sweeping into companies as more firms take advantage of mobile technology to better engage with and empower employees, boosting their efficiency, making location irrelevant and streamlining processes.

Web and Internet Economics- Understanding and Shaping the Impact of Digital

The 13th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE) event held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in December 2017 threw up some interesting discussions around concepts ranging from the scale effects in Web Search, market and auction mechanism design to pricing of resources in the cloud.

A lookback on 2017 - Halosys upgrades

Looking back at 2017, it has been an eventful year for Halosys product engineering. Halosys, as a platform, now has a richer list of features on optimization and usability.

Here’s brief bird eye view of the list of new and enhanced features: -

1. Support for Bulk CURD operations - Support for CURD operations on bulk data for databases like Postgres, HANA, MySQL via CSV files and JSON helps increase performance by miles wherever bulk data is involved.

The Digital Divide is Real and a Platform Approach can Bridge the Gap

What is common to the most successful companies in today’s digital era? Whether it is Apple, Facebook, Amazon or Alibaba, they all use a platform strategy to power their business model.Infact, a Harvard Business Review study done earlier in 2017, showed that digital transformation is paying off for those firms that embrace it.

75% of People Picked a ‘Mobile Phone’ as their Favourite Travel Companion – Has your Business Caught up?

Because travel is so closely linked to lifestyle trends, it is no surprise that it was one of the first sectors to get digitised with the advent of the Internet. In the early days, the internet was mostly seen as a source of information, while the actual planning and reservations happened offline, mostly through the traditional travel agent booking systems.