Author: Guest Posts

How to get the best home loan

4 simple tips will get you the best home loan product. Try them today!

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”

Enabling business growth through systems

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”

Online Lending Marketplaces – New Talk of the Town

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”

Video Technologies to look out for in 2017 (and beyond)

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)”

Printers You Can Own for Less Than Rs. 5000

The “Digital India” campaign by the Government of India started the process of transforming the country into a digital hub by providing web access to people living in the tier II, tier III and tier IV cities. Now with the GST bill also having been passed, the demand in the IT sector is likely to grow at a rapid pace after its implementation in the financial year 2017.

According to International Data Corporation, HP remained the market leader in India for PCs, with 44.7% shipment share in the first quarter of 2016. When it comes to the laser printing segment, this manufacturer enjoys a significant 57.7% market share in the country and yet the company is focused on expanding its market further in 2017. Continue reading “Printers You Can Own for Less Than Rs. 5000”

6 Things Every Responsible Parent Should Do

Children of parents who are involved with their schooling have higher educational and career goals, says a study conducted by Duke University. In fact, children raised by happily married couples are 44% more likely to gain a college degree and less likely to have a child out of wedlock, according to another study by Add Health, funded by the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. This clearly underlines the role of parents in a child’s educational achievements, code of ethics and success in career path.

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” This quote by Jane D. Hull also encompasses the importance of a parent’s role in a child’s future. Continue reading “6 Things Every Responsible Parent Should Do”

16 Best Free iPad Apps for 2016

They say that the best things in life come free. And if they happen to be iOS apps for the iPad, all the better.iOS apps are everything that make an iPad a delight to use. Educational apps keep your kids preoccupied as they wait for their turn at the dentist’s. They make it possible for you to send documents, interact with other users and get some work done without having to confine yourself to a desk.

Of course, if something is free online, there is always the chance that it will bombard you with annoying adverts during use. Some free iPad applications are no different. App developers often resort to this strategy to generate revenue. It makes sense.  Distributing their apps for free might get them more users but it won’t make them any money. Continue reading “16 Best Free iPad Apps for 2016”

4 Important Applications of Microscopy

Ever since the 1590s, the microscope has helped pave the way for numerous discoveries in various fields. It was first invented by putting a few magnifying lenses inside a tube. By layering them in such a way, it greatly enlarged whatever objected was inspected through it.

Today, there are now a number of different types of microscopes on the market, each with a very specific purpose. Many of them are much more sophisticated than their humble predecessors, often employing precision linear stages for more accurate positioning and focusing capabilities. Thus, they are now used in a variety of industries in order to expedite the process of analysis and even quality control. In this article, we’ll discuss a few of these important applications in the modern age. Continue reading “4 Important Applications of Microscopy”

The High Costs of Cyber Breaches and What Credit Unions Can Do

Whether you are working in the finance sector, the healthcare industry, or even the field of education, there is not a single organization that is completely safe from the threat of being hacked. Getting hacked is no cheap affair, either, as the average cost of a cyber breach can be as high as $4 million per attack. However, there are some steps you can take in order to lessen the likelihood of falling victim to one of these schemes. In this article, we will discuss a few tips you can implement in your credit union to keep your sensitive data safe from prying eyes. Continue reading “The High Costs of Cyber Breaches and What Credit Unions Can Do”

How To Tackle The Idle Employees That Could Ruin The Work Environment

Employees are the most essential part of an organization, the recruiters try hard to get the best employee in their company. As I have observed there are various kinds of people you will find at your workplace. Some will be irritating as hell, some will bore their colleagues to death and some will be fun loving.

Now, as an employer dealing with such people might not be a big task, you can manage to find a way out and make every employee productive irrespective to their behaviour or personality. But I am very sure the most difficult thing to do would be to handle the lazy employees. They are always up with a reason for not coming to work, for their deficient work or for drooling on their desk. However, there is a certain way to handle such employees which I have discussed below. Have a look and find several kinds of lazy employees and how to make them work. Continue reading “How To Tackle The Idle Employees That Could Ruin The Work Environment”

Smart, Slim and Sophisticated: The HP Spectre x360

In a world where laptops are fast losing out to tablet, the new HP Spectre x360 notebook stands out from the crowd and is bound to turn heads wherever it goes. It possesses both the qualities of a notebook and a tablet. The unique geared hinge mechanism lets it bend with ease and offers a super firm parking at any angle up to 360 degrees. Among the latest laptops from HP, the new Spectre x360 is also the most premium notebook.

This classy convertible has a metallic body, full size keyboard with metallic caps, an extra broad touchpad with a chrome band to go with the sturdy and stylish design. With everything up to date, this device definitely will give you the convenience, entertainment and performance you are looking for. Continue reading “Smart, Slim and Sophisticated: The HP Spectre x360”

Conclave of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Technology (CELT), India 2016

The aim is to promote an open dialogue between the academic community and mainstream entrepreneurial crowd. With same vision in mind, KIIT Entrepreneurship Cell is organising Conclave of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Technology (CELT), India.  This is in association with Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations as the partner, Harvard University, Cambridge for the period of 9th-13th of August, 2016. For the entrepreneurs, there can be no better launching ground to kick-start their ideas.

Delegates attending CELT will have a transformative experience; the guest lectures, panel discussions, workshops led by corporate leaders and luminaries from the practician’s who’s who world will open their perspectives and provide insight to an endless orchard of possibilities. Continue reading “Conclave of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Technology (CELT), India 2016”