Quovantis Technologies

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Why Am I Done Talking About USP

“What is your USP (Unique Selling Proposition)?”<p>All of a sudden, it felt like sub-zero temperature on the Skype call. The sales prospect had said it …

Getting better with Deliberate Practice | Humble Bits

<b>“Practice makes a (</b><b>wo</b><b>)man perfect”</b><p>I got to hear this sentence like the gospel truth from my father and teacher umpteen times a day.<p>I was a lazy ass …

Dealing with workplace snafus | Humble Bits

If I had a superpower, you know what would I do? I would undo every mistake, erase the memory of every embarrassment which made me look like a …

Self-help

Finding your Oogway | Humble Bits

I had fits of laughter watching the big fat Panda struggle to keep up with his accidental ‘Dragon Warrior’ title but I still remember something …

The unknown rule of personal growth | Humble Bits

“<i>There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t</i> …

Handling negativity in the workplace | Humble Bits

What is the most frequent emotion that you “catch” while you are in office?<p>Is it the smile from a co-worker or a frown from your manager? Is it the …

The subtle art that differentiates good designers from great designers

Five differences between good & great designersComparisons can be difficult. The concept of relativity, by which we ascertain that a particular …

6 methods to improve sketching skills in user experience | Humble Bits

By the way, if the first phrase that came to your mind after reading the title is remotely close to- ‘I can’t sketch’, then my friend, this is for …

Difference between good and great designers | Humble Bits

Clearly, most of our decisions are based on gut level. A design that solves our problems, a design that adds value overpowers a design which just …

UX Design

How to apply Design Thinking in Healthcare | Humble Bits

Design Thinking, at its core, is a creative process to solve everyday problems with a human-centered approach. While the word ‘<i>creative</i>’ may sound …

How to create widgets in iOS 10 | Humble Bits

Widgets are something that every trending iOS application is looking forward to. Widgets help users to get some quick and relevant information …

iOS Programming

The most important management skill

Listening.<p>Did you hear that?<p>Listening.<p>I’m glad that you got it this time :)<p>We have become knowledge guzzlers. In the quest of becoming knowledge …

Social Issues

How To Create A Better Work Environment By Applying Psychology Of Human Behavior? | Humble Bits

I gave a last glance to my phone.. locked the screen.. connected the Bluetooth and started the ignition of my car. As I passed a few houses, a man …

How To Start A Startup That Thrives – Infographic | Humble Bits

Your heart beats rapidly. Your pulse rate is three times the normal. You wonder if this is worth the risk, the adrenaline rush scares you. But you …

CSR – A Trip to Aarohi Bal Sansar | Humble Bits

As I try to remember the exact sequence of events which gave me the memories of a lifetime, a series of pictures appear before my eyes and I feel as …

Software

Product Design and Development Company

Quovantis is a true gem! We're exceptionally happy with the quality of work, level of communication and attention to detail that they provide.<p>Sonya …

Ideas on Paper – Sketch More, Design Better | Humble Bits

As a Designer, we sketch all the time. When we are not sure about our own idea, we sketch. When we want to use the same visual language while having …

UX Design

The difference between Contacts Framework of iOS 9 and Old AddressBook Framework | Humble Bits

“Contacts Framework” came up with iOS 9.0 replacing the older Framework “AddressBook”. Those who have used the previous framework must have faced the …

iOS Programming

What If I Tell You There Are No True Synonyms | Humble Bits

O me!<p>You juggler! You canker-blossom!<p>You thief of love! What, have you come by night<p>And stol’n my love’s heart from him?<p>This eloquent flowery barb is …

Language

Book Review: Hooked – How to Build Habit Forming Products by Nir Eyal | Humble Bits

Hooked was recommended to me by Tarun to get a deeper insight on how <i>addictive,</i> or as the title says <i>habit-forming</i> software products are built.<p>The …

Book Reviews

NCache – A Winter's Tale | Humble Bits

We have been using a combination of .Net WCF + NHibernate + NCache for a high availability application over the last couple of years. But it has been …

Databases

How Transparency Helps in Building a Better Organization | Humble Bits

According to a research, “<i>A happy employee is a productive employee</i>.” However, there is more to it. “<i>Engaged employees are not necessarily happy</i>.” So …

Five Guaranteed Ways To Wreak Havoc On Your Agile Project | Humble Bits

There are two kinds of people- One who follow Agile and the other who do not. The former look at Agile as a sunshine to their dark cloudy days while …

Project Management

7 Simple Principles for Creating Better Designs | Humble Bits

After countless tiring discussions, intense debates, exchange of verbal volleys and people yelling things in design standups like –<p><i>Huh…Whatya mean by</i> …

Design

Some Misunderstandings about Agile Process | Humble Bits

I’m an absolute fanatic about delivering products via an Agile Process. That wasn’t always the case. I wasn’t a believer earlier but I’m now. We …

Prototyping a Boon for Ideas | Humble Bits

We have all had those eureka moments when we look at a situation or a problem and find in it an opportunity to improvise or solve. Often we don’t …

Prototyping

Effort Estimation in Agile | Humble Bits

<i>“It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong”</i><p><b>John Maynart Keynes</b><p>I believe that this quote can perfectly relate to the thought that I would …

Project Management