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How the Email Monster Eats Into Your Top Line As Well

In our last article, we saw how the email monster eats into your organization’s bottom line. In this article, we shall see what it does to the top line. Remember Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”? It served as a great commentary on how mechanical life brings boredom to the workforce. What kind of initiative, creativity does […]

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How Much of Your Bottom Line is Swallowed by the Email Monster?

An aspect that’s common across various types of businesses is that they deal with a lot of email. The email statistics is appalling. Under our very nose, the email monster has grown to unprecedented level. There are 4.3 billion email accounts and 205 billion emails are sent/received every day. In businesses, on an average, employees […]

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Account Analytics and Task Start Date In Release 1.8

We are happy to present the next release of Kommbox – release 1.8.1. This release builds on the previous releases and has the following additional functionality. The new release is pushed to http://app.kommbox.com and is automatically available to the existing users. Account Analytics 3 pie charts now add to the usefulness and beauty of the […]

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IT Leadership

Last decade saw more and more application of Information Technology (IT) in businesses. While the number of completely IT-based businesses are continuously growing, IT has percolated well even in the traditional brick and mortar businesses, whose connection with IT is not obvious. Leadership is about spotting opportunities in this space and making smart use of […]

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Technology Roundup – Programming Languages

At Acism, we often found new joinees lacking a good perspective on the software technology. The software technology was shaped not only through genius minds at work but also through business interests. For students and professionals aspiring to work in the technology area, it is crucial to understand this phenomena. This understanding enables them to […]

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Feb 2015 Limited Time Offer: Prices Slashed to All Time Low

April 2015 Update: The limited time offer has expired. A new pricing structure is now in place. We, the Kommbox Team, keep pursuing ways to make the Kommbox offering better. This is a continuous process and involves experimentation. As a part of this experimentation, we have just slashed the prices of all our plans. The […]

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Distributed Software Development – The Cummins Experiment

The “Cummins Experiment” on distributed software development yielded results that would be of interest to software companies, IT colleges and the students. The post builds upon our previous post on this subject and captures the gist of the detailed report of the experiment. Experiment Design Acism can design software as an assembly of fine grained […]

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Scalable Software Development – High Quality, Low Cost

Junior programmer

Writing a 10 lines program is child’s play. Writing a 100 lines program is harder. It’s harder than writing 10 programs of 10 lines each. As the scale increases, the coding effort and the demands on programmer’s skill increase exponentially. Someone who can easily write a 100 lines program just may not be equipped to […]

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Towards Achieving Zero Business Disruption

Our lead QA (Quality Assurance person) who handles Kommbox – Bhawna – is off for a 1 1/2 week vacation starting today. Another QA, Snehal, will be handling it in the meanwhile. Will she be able to do a good job? We are not worried as we already know that she will. We use Kommbox […]

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Why Java is (Still) Very Relevant

The Java coffee is still hot.

Every now and then new articles come up about how some other shiny language does the job better than Java. It is possible for one to be blinded by them and discard Java as a yesteryear’s technology. This article shows why Java is still highly relevant and a strong candidate for developing new enterprise applications […]

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