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Why Using the MERN Stack is a best for Start-Ups

To make any app successful, it is always required to use the right technology. MERN stack provides you to work for front-end and back-end development. Choosing the right technology stack emerges to be the first roadblock other than investments. For businesses to ensure rapid web development with outstanding features, selecting the right tech stack delivers a captivating web experience to...

The secret to remaining calm in stressful situations

  “It has been more than a few months now. The product is not taking the shape it should. I am waiting and getting nervous in the process.” “Cool down Yash. Your anxiety is quite visible. What are you doing about it?” “There is not much I can do. I am waiting for the team to deliver on their promise. I wish I could write some code myself and...

What makes a startup successful? Is it the team, or is it The funding??

I was looking at the factors that make or break the startup. Did you know that the study shows that 60% of new ventures fail due to problems with the team? The team is the secret sauce that makes or breaks the startup. What makes a successful startup team? The common answer would be a motivated team that has top-class industry...

Multi Tenant SAML Integration in application

What is SAML 2.0? SAML is an IT standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data (SAML assertion based on XML) between heterogeneous security domains. There are usually two participating entities: Identity Provider: abbreviated IdP is a system entity that creates, maintains, and manages identity information for principals (users) and also provides authentication services to relying on applications within a federation or distributed...

New manager? here’s what you need to know

We have traveled a long period of time with Mandira in our story.  Just recently she got promoted to the executive position. She is leading a whole division now. She went to meet her mentor with this good news. Her mentor was very pleased to hear the news. “Congratulations Mandira! You are doing well” she said. “I am very excited and scared...

The mid level management blues

  “How is it going Mandira?” Viraj asked. It has been some years since we last met Mandira, on the day she started learning about leadership and management. She manages multiple projects now. She is selected to undergo a leadership coaching program run by the company for the promising leadership candidates. “It’s going good Viraj. I am handling new challenges now and...

Startup financial advice: never run out of money, here’s how to avoid it!

“Now that we have the development going on at full speed, I can breathe easy. I have started looking at the financials and plans for the next few months. I think we have enough money in hand for the next few months. What should be my next goal?” Yash looked relaxed today. “Start looking for angel investment.” It was a...

Imbalanced Classification in real world datasets

Classification is a very common use case in machine learning and is taught in many courses with somewhat balanced datasets, but many real-world use-cases have datasets with an imbalanced distribution of categories/classes to be classified. Standard approaches for balanced classification will give the illusion of good accuracy when accuracy itself becomes a misguiding metric for evaluation when data has...

The myth of planning: why objectives are more important than tasks

“It has become impossible to plan anything. Things are changing rapidly; every day is a new challenge. How to create a plan that will work?” Yash and Sangram both were looking frustrated. The sun was very bright, and the heat in the air was affecting everyone. We decided to meet earlier in the day. “That is a good question, Yash. Things will change rapidly. It’s...

Trying to build microservices without Kubernetes?

"We already have CI/CD in place… builds and deployments are already automated… what else do you need?", the project manager was confused by the team's demand for further automation for load balancing and failovers. A few months ago, a huge effort began to redesign the existing monolith application into lightweight micro-services. The team worked smart and hard, and the microservice-based...