Launched recently, a few months back, based on RBI guidelines, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) offers an architecture and a set API standards to facilitate online payments more securely. The central UPI platform is developed and managed by the National Payments Corporation of India, which also manages other digital payment mechanisms like retail clearing platforms such as Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), National Automated Clearing House (NACH) and Cheque Truncation System (CTS). The move towards promoting UPI aims to simplify and provide a single interface across all NPCI systems so that they can facilitate seamless data interchange thereby facilitating superior user experiences across stakeholders like customers, service intermediaries and service providers. Continue reading “The Future of Digital Banking lies on UPI”
If your guess is that they all are retailer then you are close but not right. Here is the answer you were looking for, they all use Wooqer for their retail operations. If you are a retail head of a retail giant, then I don’t need to talk about how important retail operations is for profitability of stores. Continue reading “What do Nike, Adidas, Titan, Madura, Arvind Brand, William Penn, and Swaroski have in Common?”
To keep federal resources from being abused by certain individuals or entities, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has created the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE). This list contains the names of people and groups that have been excluded from participating in healthcare programs that benefit directly or indirectly from government funds. The exclusion or sanction can be caused by a proven history of committing fraud, abusing medical supplies such as medicine and other medical equipment, and exploiting resources that could have otherwise been used for providing healthcare to patients. Continue reading “AUTOMATED SYSTEM + PEER REVIEW = STRONG SANCTION SCREENING”
Start-ups the world over are slowly and steadily changing the way the industry works. By identifying a problem and addressing it through their products and services, they are making a name and gaining an audience for themselves. Start-ups are also not afraid to take a few unconventional routes and take some bold decisions that others would term risky, and this is helping them gain an edge.
The logistics industry too is seeing its fair share of start-ups emerge. They are leveraging technology to solve a problem and are orchestrating innovation in the truck industry to fast gain a market share. From trying new concepts such as truck platooning to solving base-line problems such as allowing shippers to make freight shipping bookings online, they are doing it all and with flair. Continue reading “Significance of Digital Technology for Logistics Start Ups In 2017”
Music, sports, tourist walks and just goofing around…2017 promises to be a cracking year for international travel – and we’ve got the goods on the five destinations you MUST check out this year.
If you’ve been catching up on the many, many posts on social media sites by travel writers who proclaim that they quit their jobs to travel the world, we’re sure you’re thinking, “Who does that?”
We have seen life insurance being sold aggressively by agents at the end of the financial year, mostly during the month of January to March. You know the reason? It is tax saving! Most of the companies ask their employees to submit proof of their investments so that the remaining tax on their salary income for the financial year can be deducted and deposited with the Income Tax department.If you are one of those who do tax planning at the last moment should note that you might end up buying a wrong life insurance plan. Continue reading “Life Insurance: Saving more than your taxes”
Meaning of Life Insurance
Life insurance is a protection against financial loss that would result from the premature death of an insured person. The named beneficiary or nominee receives the proceeds and is thereby safeguarded from the financial impact of the death of the insured. Continue reading “What is Life Insurance and what are Life Insurance Tax benefits”
In the modern age, you can come across many businesses online. Online businesses are flourishing these days because people across the world have started to use online businesses to buy things they need. So, more and more people are coming online in order to accomplish their business objectives and goals. Online business people are required to do a lot of things to find success. Marketing or business promotion is one of the crucial things that online businesses are essential to do to be successful in their business. Continue reading “21 Strategies for Effective Video Marketing”
Indian engineers are in great demand across the world, but can they make India a technologically advanced country? Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam said ‘We have to transform India in five areas where India has core competence’. He had a great vision for India and he wanted India to become a superpower by 2020. The name of this project is ‘Vision 2020’. The aim of Vision 2020 is to transform India with a focused manifesto for change. He always insisted that the present day students should be nurtured to make India self-sufficient many ways. Let us explore how Indian engineers can make India a super Tech country. Continue reading “How Indian Engineers Can Make India A Super Tech. Country?”
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It has become imperative, in today’s times, to take a home loan if one wants to buy a house. The cost of real estate has escalated tremendously over the last decade, and most buyers are unable to fund the purchase unless they take a home loan. Continue reading “How to get the best home loan”
Background of disruption
Uber has disrupted the cab marketplace. It has changed the way people hail cabs. Technology has been a game-changer across industries, and the transportation industry is no different. Owing to the boom in e-commerce, there has been an urgent demand for better utilization of trucks. Some of the barriers that impede the growth of the logistics industry are the lack of using available trucks optimally and charging arbitrarily. Besides, as tracking routes taken by the trucks are not possible, they have no accountability to their logistics companies. Continue reading “Next Technology Innovation for the Logistics Industry”
Creating systems is a really important way to enable growth within a business. Many people firstly think of improving leadership, skills and finance for growth and overlook building an organised and systematic approach to running the business. The growth and development of a business is a really exciting stage, but without solid planning and infrastructure, you jeopardise valuable growth opportunities. Thinking proactively and consistently working on an operations plan will encourage healthy development. Continue reading “Enabling business growth through systems”
Marketplaces have always been the preferred shopping choice since forever. They allowed access to multiple brands and various options in a single area. This translated into a convenience in terms of saving the time to be spent in traveling as well. Similarly, for the sellers in the marketplace, this resulted in giving them access to a large customer base as well. As such, marketplaces were a win-win situation for both the shoppers as well as the sellers. Further, with the advent of the internet era, the concept of marketplace got redefined and was taken to another level, as online e-commerce portals like Flipkart, Amazon etc. enabled access to several marketplaces just with a click of the mouse. Similarly, for booking your travel tickets, you no longer need to check with your travel agent every time you need to plan your vacation and just log on to any of the travel booking sites like MakeMyTrip, Yatra etc. Continue reading “Online Lending Marketplaces – New Talk of the Town”
Starting and developing a new business, as well as managing and expanding a well established one, is never easy. Now more than ever, businesses of all shapes and sizes are faced with countless risks that transform their work environment in ways that could make or break them with a single drop in the market. Continue reading “Is Source Code Escrow Worth the Cost?”
If you’re planning to get data replication software for your company, it’s not as simple as downloading a program and installing it. Since this is an enterprise-level solution, you will need to thoroughly vet your choice of software and choose the right vendor. To help you get started, here are seven tips: Continue reading “7 Tips to Choosing the Right Data Replication Software”
Until very recently, investing in an IT solution to support business operations meant spending thousands – sometimes even millions – on infrastructure, software, implementation, and other cost elements. Today, transforming into a digitalized business is easier than ever thanks to solutions being offered as services. Continue reading “Understanding the Top 3 Advantages of Software as a Service (SaaS) for Small Businesses”
There is likely no one on earth to whom we would willingly divulge all of our most intimate details. Sure, there are those with whom we would share our financial details with, likely a financial advisor. In the same way, we would hold nothing back from a doctor about our health. We tend to spread our secrets around. Different people know different intimate bits about us. But even our spouse doesn’t know everything. At the least, when we want to buy a gift for our partner, they have no idea what it is. There is always something we are holding back from someone. Continue reading “It’s Personal: How Technology Has Overtaken the Most Personal Aspects of Our Lives”
Online business is getting increasingly competitive; the market has become saturated due to low barriers to entry and increases in technology around the world. This isn’t to say that you shouldn’t start your online business, it just means you’ll have to be creative to make it work. If you want your online business to grow its market share it is increasingly important that you differentiate yourself from your competitors. This article will give a brief overview of some techniques you can use to make your online business stand out from the crowd. Continue reading “Make Your Online Business Stand Out From The Crowd”
While most people see new products developed in this day and age as tools to meet new people or improve one’s productivity, some of these can also help families bridge the gap that exists among siblings, between parents and their children, or among different units in an extended family. Check out some of the best tech tools that can help bring your family closer together. Continue reading “5 Tech Tools to Strengthen Your Family Bond”
Of all the inventions that truly revolutionised modern life, the Internet surely ranks among the top 5 when it comes to utility. Its earlier use was restricted only to communication via email and Instant Messenger (IM), but slowly, it began to expand its reach into other areas as well. Continue reading “How technology has played a part in improving personal banking services”
The trend for brands to create content designed to be sought and not pushed to people’s televisions and devices, is creating a golden age for content. Video technology has progressed in leaps and bounds in this time as well. Partly this has been fuelled by rapid increases in mobile and fixed internet speeds along with the almost universal adoption of smartphones in developed countries.
With the digital infrastructure and actual content starting to play catch up with technologies (4K and augmented reality are two cases in point here) 2017 is shaping up to be a golden year for video technologies. Continue reading “Video Technologies to look out for in 2017 (and beyond)”
A Gartner study released way back in 2015 stated that companies that “fully invested” in all kinds of personalization outfits by 2018 will outsell companies that haven’t by 20%. Now this is a huge number – irrespective of the fact that there is a large amount of B2B and B2C businesses functioning currently. And with 2018 just around the corner (well, not technically – it is still 8 months away), it is vital to embrace personalization faster than ever. Continue reading “Engage Your Customers At The Right Time With The Right Message: 2017 Personalization Must-Haves”
Any employer would want to keep good employees around, and one of the best ways to make that happen is by making sure your most productive workers get the right amount of pay. This is one of the main reasons why many businesses prefer a merit pay system. What is the merit pay salary system, and will you be able to implement it in your company?
The concept behind the merit pay system is pretty straightforward: employees that perform better than expected get paid extra. Adapting the merit pay system to your company’s current salary system is one way of telling your employees that they did a good job. However, transitioning to this kind of salary system without prior planning may cause problems that could take away its potential positive effects on your company. Check out these list of things to consider to make sure the shift happens as smoothly as possible. Continue reading “Things to Consider Before Implementing a Merit Pay System”
A virtual data room, or VDR for short is a more secure form of the popular cloud storage technology we have now. Cloud storage and computing have become so popular that businesses both big and small are adapting this technology for their use.
VDRs are used as a secure and virtual meeting room that can be used for all types of business meetings. It can be a place where the auditor, the attorney and potential buyers review sensitive or personal data and other documents.
Businesses who truly want to protect their assets and their most private business dealings should look first to secure a virtual data room. First and foremost, it’s a form of traditional cloud storage, but with added security measures and private features that deal with discreet business aspects. VDRs are the wave of the future, according to data experts. The cloud, since its inception, has become an invaluable medium where businesses, organizations and users can share large volumes of content quickly across the web. Continue reading “4 Excellent Benefits Of Having A Virtual Data Room For Your Business”
Today, it seems like it’s impossible to get through the day without the help of technology. As we’ve become busier and more overloaded with information, the need for technological short cuts and tools has gone through the roof. Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Budget Technology”