Building Highly Scalable & Reactive Applications Using the Actor Model

There was a time when scalability meant clustering the database, then came the era of component transaction servers like Jaguar CTS & Microsoft transaction servers. This was followed up by the era of J2EE application servers like WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss which could be clustered. These application servers were clustered to provide scalability across x axis. Then came in the concept of replicating micro-services on light-weight containers like Docker and there by scaling on y axis. And now...

Muhammed Shakir, July 25, 2017 | Posted in Application Services

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Intranets for Higher Education. How Liferay DXP is a Game Changer

K12, Higher Ed and other learning centers are embracing integrated learning and automated technologies to offer students and teachers with a comprehensive educational experience. But having the right technology is just not enough. It needs to be supported with smart and actionable strategies. On the surface, the objective of an intranet is as an enabler offering relief to the life of users and stakeholders in doing their job. Hence, identifying what right components to choose, what processes...

Rahul Nair, July 19, 2017 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Progressive web apps are changing the way we build applications. For the better!

With battle lines clearly drawn between web applications and mobile applications, progressive web apps are seemingly the middle path that incorporates the best of both worlds. PWAs have reaped benefits for the likes of Google, AliExpress and Flipkart who have reportedly seen 50-100 % increase in retention and conversion rates. Some of the benefits attributed to these apps include- superior user experience by smarter visitor engagements in real world scenarios. Let us sample some ways in...

Shivani Singh, July 14, 2017 | Posted in

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Automated Web Services (API) Testing- Test Aspects and Platform

In the era where Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are mostly used at core of many web applications, browser applications and mobile applications, it is very important to have API Testing Platform and Framework in place. Regardless of the types of web services (SOAP/REST) and their consumption method, the APIs are required to be tested for functional as well as non-functional aspects. API Functional Testing Aspects- Behavioral API testing ensures that it delivers expected behavior...

Ronak Shah, July 10, 2017 | Posted in Thought Leadership

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Software Testing Automation using UIPath

RPA is changing the way IT works and software testing automation is the next area BOTS are set to conquer. While automation testing is a buzzing marketplace, often there are multiple test scenarios where brute automation does not work. This can be attributed to multiple challenges: Desktop Software – legacy desktop based software are the most challenging candidates for software automation. They pose a unique set of challenges for the testers with their dated interfaces and heterogeneous...

Shivani Singh, June 08, 2017 | Posted in Robotic Process Automation

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Our Salesforce Bootcamp Takeaways

At CIGNEX Datamatics we believe in staying ahead of the knowledge curve. Our learning initiatives help us to discover newer avenues of leveraging technology to service our customers. The recently concluded Salesforce Bootcamp is one such step in this direction. The deep orientation we had with the Salesforce stack of technology solutions has helped us immensely. We can align the best fit Salesforce solutions to your business based on your business needs, support requirements, and budgetary...

Navaneeth Perde, June 08, 2017 | Posted in Salesforce

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Cybersecurity Measures to Take Against the Wannacry Attack

Authored by Ronak Shah and Chetan Limbachiya “What happened to my computer?” If this is the message you are seeing in a red box on your computer screen, then it has been hacked by the Wannacry ransomware cyrptoworm. In what is termed as one of the biggest coordinated malware attack across Europe, Asia, and part of North America, the Wannacry hackers not just attacked individuals. They also went after government institutions like law and enforcement and healthcare services. Right from French...

Ronak Shah, June 01, 2017 | Posted in

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If your long standing business derives its value from COBOL based mainframes, then it’s time to seek out a powerful alternative that is Relevant to today’s times Available with a lower maintenance cost when compared to aging systems Enabling immediate gains with modern day cloud based architecture  Driven to let you optimize human capital more effectively At CIGNEX we have end to end capabilities to plug in a new age cloud based solutions that act as worthy...

Muhammed Shakir, May 19, 2017 | Posted in Thought Leadership

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Automation -the New Disruptor for Mankind

Every 25 years a major technology shift takes place which portends disruption for mankind for the next 50 to 100 years. We are currently witnessing the powerful impact of a new disruptor and it is simply called Automation. The words that might give you a sense of the disruption to come are "Internet" circa 1990 and possibly "Personal Computer" and "Digital Camera". Automation has the power to upend the traditional ways of doing things and could swiftly change the economic balance the world...

Paul Anthony, May 16, 2017 | Posted in Robotic Process Automation

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Salesforce Service Cloud and ServiceNow: Different approaches to CRM

Salesforce has been the blue eyed boy of the SaaS industry and is currently the market leader in this segment.'s sale jumped by 24% to $6.7 billion in 2016 and the San Francisco-based company is on track to hit $10 billion in revenue for the current fiscal year. But technology investors found another favourite in ServiceNow. Last year, SaaS services based seller, ServiceNow's 2016 sales grew exponentially by 38% to $1.4 billion, and it became the fastest-growing enterprise...

Shivani Singh, May 16, 2017 | Posted in Salesforce

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