Why Increased Demand for Mobile App Development Companies in Mumbai?

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Mumbai, the commercial, fashion, and entertainment capital of India, has a GDP of more than $400 billion. This makes it the 17th largest city in the world in terms of GDP, where it is five position ahead of the country’s capital Delhi (22nd position), according to a survey by the real estate consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).

When it comes to Asia, Mumbai stands at the 5th positon after Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Jakarta. It is home to the corporate headquarters of 24 firms listed in the Forbes 2000. It is also home to BookMyShow, Housing.com, and many other game-changing startups.

Today online adoption is achieving a big buzz even among established businesses in Mumbai, due to the increased competition posed by new-age, app-driven startups. Financial services companies, restaurants, real estate firms and manufacturing companies are increasingly ardent to have some sort of mobile presence. Their goal is aimed at enhancing the customer experience and augmenting the revenue. In fact, Mumbai city now has the highest number of Internet users in India, accounting more than 16.4 million. A majority of them make the purchase of products and services through mobile apps only. This has produced an amplified demand for top mobile app development companies in Mumbai.

BPCL, the country’s leading state-controlled oil and gas company based in Mumbai, recently brought out a location-based fleet management app called FleetGenie developed by FuGenX Technologies, which is an on-demand goods transfer service connecting shippers with fleet owners.

Including HDFC and ICICI, all leading banks in the country are replacing their legacy systems with mobile apps for customers’ convenience. Following the trends, every small and medium sized financial firm based in Mumbai are trying to have some sort of mobile presence to achieve a competitive advantage. This has not just skyrocketed demand for the existing mobile app development companies, even it made hundreds of new companies to dive into mobile app development. More and more companies are expected to have their own mobile apps in coming days to leverage the lucrative mobile trend.

Some Innovative App-driven Startups in Mumbai

Some Innovative App-driven Startups in Mumbai

Cleartrip, flights, hotels, trains, and travel package booking company

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Purplle, personal care and beauty products platform

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Crowdfire, social media engagement tool

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Haptik, personal assistant app helping in travel, movie ticket and restaurant suggestions

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Pricebaba, price comparison platform that helps to choose between electronic gadgets

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Taskbob, home service startup helping to find home service professionals

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Grabhouse, broker-free house-renting platform

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Looking for Mobile App Developers in Mumbai?

If you are looking to develop a mobile app by a reliable mobile app development company in Mumbai, let FuGenX help you. We at FuGenX are a partner in the success stories of many innovative startups, including Big Basket and Byju’s. Bharat Petroleum is our premier customer in Mumbai.

To get an instant Quote for your app idea, please reach us at info@fugenx.com

How Analytics Can Become a Competitive Edge?

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Business analytics has evolved from being a “nice-to-have” to business-critical solution. It offers an unmatchable competitive edge for enterprises at an unprecedented rate, by being supportive for strategic planning and delivering tactical value.

The use of analytics that leverages statistics is getting a mainstream value due to its capability to significantly reduce decision error. Enterprises’ inability to handle the disparate data that is accumulated from various sources across the organization is forcing them to adopt Big Data.

On the other hand, the need to gain insights and inferences from the segregated data made Business Analytics a requisite for enterprises today. Some unparalleled benefits that Analytics offers include deeper insights into customer behaviour, markets, and processes. Considering this, today all sorts of enterprises, regardless of vertical and size, who are drowning in data but starving for information are adopting business analytics to gain insights. Their this initiative is mainly focused at achieving a competitive edge.

Some organizations are continuing to store data in a digital format. On the other hand, many business people (out of IT) don’t possess the minimum understanding of predictive modeling, forecasting, design of experiments or mathematical optimization.

There is always a risk when decisions are made based on perception, gut feel, wrong and misleading data. This is where analytics helps to make the decisions effective and fruitful.

What Babson College Professor Tom Davenport Says!

Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning (2), a popular book by Babson College Professor Tom Davenport, says “the first source of achieving a competitive edge will be an enterprise’s ability in mastering all types of analytics”. “Analytics is undoubtedly the next wave for enterprises to prolifically compete and optimize their teams, assets and partners. If your organization is not yet ready to adopt analytics, your organization is at risk”, Tom says.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge?

If an organization is able to measure, closely monitor, and predict the key factors that drive its success, it is in a much better condition to adapt to the situations and mitigate risks. If the organization has deep insights into nonfinancial performance variables that directly impact financial results, then it has an upper hand over its competitors.

With the insightful data that provides the ability to forecast the future on opportunities and risks inside and outside the enterprise and across the markets, organizations can make decisions faster than its competitors and achieve a truly competitive edge.

BI helps businesses deeply understand where money is being spent and the specific value they are getting as return. Further it enables them to work out the most prolific way to reduce costs and more accurately target reinvestment strategies. While others are being busy in finding the ways, you can move ahead with the already executed ways.

Analytics doesn’t provide this opportunity just for people at the management level, even people at the managerial level, and front line staff can be empowered to make decisions that create and sustain competitive advantage. When Business Intelligence and Analytics are perfectly blended, this can be feasible for organizations.

Analytics delivers the following business benefits to achieve a competitive edge by:

  • Reducing overall costs
  • Improving the quality, accuracy and insightfulness of your internal data
  • Enabling you to gain deeper insights into markets

Conclusion:

Analytics is still widely open for businesses to adopt and gain a competitive edge. But it is viable only when you have an experienced and expert Analytics services provider. Reach FuGenX to see how Analytics will work for you.

USM Business Systems Acquires FuGenX Technologies

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USA based USM Business Systems Acquires FuGenX Technologies, Bangalore based Leading Mobile App Development Company

USM Business Systems, $65 million US based software and IT consulting firm acquires major stakes in FuGenX Technologies, a leading mobile and cloud app Development Company in India for an undisclosed amount.

May 25, 2017, Chantilly and Bangalore – USM Business Systems Inc. an Enterprise Solutions Data Management Services Company today announced the acquisition of Bangalore based FuGenX Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an industry leader of Social, Mobile and Cloud App Development in India. FuGenX is the well-known brand in the region for developing breakthrough Applications for BigBasket, Byju’s Learning App, Future Group’s T24 Mobile & Bharat Petroleum’s Fleet Genie App.

FuGenX will become the Technology Service Wing of USM. Along with USM’s vast industry experience, Solid customer base, Strong Presence in US and FuGenX’s deep expertise in Service industry specially on Digital and Mobility Space, USM-FuGenX is ready to Serve global Customers, drive growth and innovation, and create new opportunities for Employees and Customers.

“FuGenX’s mobility solutions and IT services portfolio was captivating, which was what persuaded us to choose FuGenX as our Technology Service wing. I hope FuGenX’s supreme capabilities around mobility solutions, innovation and trending digital technologies, coupled with our market reach, customer base and experience, will enhance our competency to deliver more sought-after IT services to our existing and potential customers. Especially, I was impressed by FuGenX’s dedication and commitment to work in having many big brands as their clients and serving them with world-class IT services and solutions,” Madan Kalakuntla, the CEO at USM Business Systems and the Managing Partner at Analytix DS, said in a statement.

“Today everything is data and we have world-class products in the data world. With this acquisition, FuGenX’s employees will get access to data analytics, data mapping and our many other cutting-edge data-oriented products, tools and technologies. USM’s global presence will enable FuGenX to work with more enterprise clients, which will further enable them to drive innovation, develop insights and to well adapt to the Western work culture, while enhancing USM-FuGenX’s capability in mobility. We are looking towards long-term results where we create more stable, secure and futuristic IT services and solutions for our clients,” Said Madan.

About USM Business Systems

Established in 1999, USM Business Systems is an industry-leading talent management firm, specializing in providing unique IT turnkey solutions, IT staffing solutions, and Talent management insights, enabling its clients to sustain a truly competitive advantage in this fast-moving environment. It is a project-driven firm that consistently meets the IT needs of its clients through innovation and business acumen. USM is a CMMi Level 3 Organization and has a wide client portfolio in America’s public administration.

USM is a US certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and is recognized as one of the fastest growing IT Systems Integrators in the Washington, DC area with offices throughout the US and offshore delivery centers in India. USM has 1200+ Employees globally. Its key IT services spans from enterprise solution & data management to ERP and CRM consulting, and data warehousing/business intelligence. For more information on USM, visit www.usmsystems.com

About FuGenX Technologies

FuGenX Technologies is a three time Deloitte award-winning mobility company. FuGenX serves businesses of all verticals from start-ups to global enterprises on trending technological services and solutions. FuGenX has developed successful 1000+ consumer and enterprise apps on iOS, Android, and Windows platforms. FuGenX has client base majorly from North America and Asia Pacific, including Bharat Petroleum, Disney, Praxair, Atlas Copco, Reliance Jio, Al Ansari Exchange, Future Group, BigBasket, Byju’s and XSEED.

FuGenX, founded in 2008, by Debashis Behera and Bhabani Sankar Jena, has 200+ Employees globally and has been operating from offices in Bangalore and Dubai. FuGenX is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and is the winner of Deloitte Technology Fast50 India and Fast500 APAC for the consecutive years 2012, 2013, and 2016. For more information, visit www.fugenx.com

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Top 8 Mobile Ad Networks for App Monetization

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8 Popular Ad Networks for Mobile App Monetization

You bring out a million dollar app idea, hire a good mobile app development company and get the app developed within 6 months or well before that. But if your effort doesn’t result in revenue generation, your whole effort could be a futile exercise. So this is where you need a right app monetization strategy.

App monetization is requisite for any app to survive that doesn’t sell any products and services.

Just see at the game 8 Ball Pool, which makes more than $246K from ads itself in a month on iOS. The dating app Tinder makes $46K from ads in a month on Android, which is relatively lesser compared to on iOS, but stills forms a major part of Tinder’s total revenue.

Here, I am providing you insights on 8 best mobile ad networks that are perfectly suited for your app monetization and eventually help in boosting your business revenue.

8 Best Mobile Ad Platforms

  1. AdMob by Google

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Originally owned by Omar Hamoui, AdMob was acquired by Google in 2009. AdMob offers a free ad generation tool, which helps you drive in-app installs and cross-promote apps.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Cocos, Unity
  • Markets: global
  • Supported ad formats: native, interstitial, video, trueview, banner
  • Types of campaign: CPM, CPC, CPI
  • Target: mobile platform, OS version, region, country, connection type, audience, device
  1. Opera Mediaworks

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Opera Mediaworks stands second on top mobile ad platforms’ list. It can reach your ads to 1.4 billion users on the world’s leading media brands.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Mobile Web
  • Key markets: Global, mainly United States, Nordic,
  • Supported ad formats: Rich Media, Banners, Text Ads, Video
  • Types of campaign: CPC, CPM, CPA
  • Target: Demographic, Carrier, Device, OS
  1. Chartboost

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By choosing Chartboost, you can exchange traffic with other devices that integrated Chartboost in their games.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS
  • Key Markets: global, mainly United States
  • Supported ad formats: content lock, interstitial, OfferWall, video
  • Types of Campaign: CPC, CPI
  • Target: custom
  1. Unity Ads

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Unity is basically a game engine and Unity Ads offers cost-per click video ads apart from other ad formats.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS
  • Key markets: global, united states
  • Supported ad formats: banner, video, interstitial
  • Types of campaign: CPM, CPI
  • Target: device, operating system, connection, country
  1. Mobile Core

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Mobile Core is an advanced ad campaign manager, which stands out from other platforms from its unique features such as campaign type support, creative assets management, advanced reporting, and multiple ad-units.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Amazon, AdobeAir, Cocos
  • Key markets: United States, Israel
  • Types of Campaign: CPC, CPA, CPV, CPE
  • Supported ad formats: app wall, interstitial, offer wall, video
  • Target: custom
  1. App Lovin

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Being a marketing automation and analytics company, App Lovin serves ads without hampering user experience, to create equal value for publishers, advertisers, and users.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Mobile Web
  • Key Markets: United States
  • Types of Campaign: CPC, CPA
  • Supported Ad formats: custom
  • Target: custom, re-targeting
  1. InMobi

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InMobi stands unique compared to other popular mobile ad platforms. It allows advertisers to reach more than 1.5 billion mobile users. InMobi creates a discovery zone within apps where ads are curated and allows the users interact with the ads, so that can finally standout as tailored and result-driven ads. InMobi lets you launch ad campaigns, remarketing campaigns, user acquisition campaigns, as well as brand engagement campaigns.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Mobile Web
  • Key Markets: India, Japan, Kenya, South Africa, UK, United States, Europe
  • Types of Campaign: CPC, CPI
  • Supported ad format: banner, native, video, interstitial, rich media
  • Target: carrier, channel, country, device, operator, OS time
  1. Fyber

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The Fyber mobile ad network supports advertisers, app developers as well as ad agencies. It lets advertisers run video ads, interstitial ads and many other ads. Fyber is a programmatic ad format for IAB-standard compliant.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS
  • Key markets: global
  • Types of Campaign: CPA, CPM, CPI, CPV
  • Supported Ad formats: banner, interstitial, native, video
  • Target: carrier, device, OS

Conclusion:

Hope you got a big list of popular ad networks. Moreover, it is important to make your app compatible with different ad formats, so you can better monetize your app. When you have an experienced Android or iOS app development company, you can have this advantage for a large extent.

Feel free to reach us at info@fugenx.com or fill up the form for world-class app development services.

An Insightful Guide to Set Up Google Analytics for Your Android App

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How to increase Android app downloads? How to improve app retention? How to avoid people from uninstalling the app? These are the common questions we hear from every client who collaborates with us for Android app development.

We suggest them to have mobile app analytics in place. What is mobile app analytics?

What is Mobile App Analytics?

Mobile app analytics is a method of analysing the performance of app, in terms of downloads, in-app purchases, and uninstalls, etc. It works by collecting user behaviour data, analysing those metrics and using it to drive retention, engagement, and conversion.

When it comes to Android app, app analytics is done with Google Analytics or other similar tools.

Benefits of Google Analytics

Google Analytics helps you understand the performance of the app on following metrics:

  • How many users have downloaded the app in total?
  • How many users are actively using the app?
  • How do users interact with the app?
  • Which features do they prefer to use often and which not?
  • Which channels generate more downloads?
  • Is app troubling users to access the features?

How to Setup Google Analytics for Your Android App?

Step 1: Set up or create a new Google Analytics account.

Go to the Admin tab, which is in the left bottom corner, and select “Create new property”. Select “Mobile app” in the new property section, and further select Google Analytics Services SDK.

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Fill out the app name, choose the industry, and click on Get Tracking ID.

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(You can also choose “Firebase Analytics” in the place of “Google Analytics Services SDK”, which includes data for in-app behavioural events, audiences, conversions, attribution and lifetime value (LTV), funnels and cohorts and many other additional benefits)

Step 2: Set up the tracking ID for your app:

To start collecting user data for your app, you should install a Software Development Kit (SDK) that connects to the Google Analytics APIs.

Download the Android SDK

Note: To use it, your system must feature 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), 400 MB hard disk space, caches, and Java Development Kit 7, and emulator system images.

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Download the Play Services SDK.

Downloading the Play Services SDK helps you get access to other Google services such as Google Analytics and Google Play APIs.             

Link your AdMob account to Google Analytics.

If you’ve not created an AdMob account yet, create it first. By creating an AdMob account, you will get an AdWords and AdSense account too.

(You can use AdMob to associate your app’s account in any apps marketplace.)

Now you can set up your tracking ID, which you can do by creating a new ID or linking to an existing account.

You will be able to see the Google Analytics data within 24 hours of setting up the account.

Conclusion:

Mobile app development companies use Google Analytics to add analytics to their Android apps, as well as iOS apps. If you’re looking for app development and app analytics services, it is better to collaborate with an experienced app development company. So you can achieve the desired app success.

To get world-class app development services, please reach us at info@fugenx.com or fill up the form.

Will Exam Preparation Apps Replace Coaching Classes in India?

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Coaching classes still hold a result-oriented impact on exam preparations, but this might be another industry that is soon replaced by e-commerce. In traditional classes, a group of students are tutored by a teacher in a single place. But today’s EdTech startups are breaking this practice. In fact, they have broken it already.

EdTech startups are getting popular not just because of their location-independent nature, in fact their methodology is more easy to grasp the content compared to traditional methods. Every student has a different way of studying. And most of them may not be able to follow the existing teaching pattern that coaching classes follow. This is where personalized teaching delivers the finest result of teaching.

Byju Raveendran, the founder of India’s largest education technology company Byju’s, says India is the largest K12 education system in the world, but we consistently rank low in global educational assessments. We started Byju’s as a mission to address this learning gaps to make learning fun and engaging. We make learning engaging, contextual and visual, not just theoretical. We make learning truly personalized with the learning app built by leveraging data science and multiple other technologies. We take learning to the extend where students can understand what to learn, how to learn, how much to learn and how fast to learn. We allow every student to access the best of the best teachers.

We created a unique learning product by bringing three world-class teams together across content, media and technology. That makes students fall in love with the learning. Even it completely changes the way how students research the content. Byju’s teaches with engaging videos, chapter-wise tests with feedback and analysis in the same place, real time progress updates, in-depth solutions, and feedback & recommendations on the go. It allows simple visualization of complex concepts.

Byju’s bagged many prestigious awards including Deloitte Technology Fast 50, as well as, received funds from many global venture capital firms and angel investors, including $50M fund from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic organization the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

One of the biggest challenges in online teaching is keeping students engaged. But an app like Prepathon, designed by education startup Pagalguy, tackles this problem through bots. The course completion rate is very low in most of the apps, as there is no monitoring by teachers. But Prepathon uses bots in a big way to encourage more students to complete its courses.

According to Pagalguy CEO Allwin Agnel, the bots they use provide teachers with insights like these 1,000 people have not logged in. So teachers can send all of them a message in a click. And other bots are used to send messages to students and guide them as well.

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Prepathon allows students to message teachers who can then answer their queries. In traditional classrooms, only a few students ask questions. Agnel says “Bots set [students’] agenda for the day. We have a feedback bot. If a student studied a topic a week ago, it asks them if they want to revise it.”

Faizan Bhombal, a 25 year old working professional from Mumbai, use Prepathon to prepare for (Staff Selection Commission) exam. He says I use the time that I use to commute in Mumbai’s local trains every day to prepare for SSC. I use apps to prepare since I don’t get time. My most of the studies happen while travelling, that’s why I prefer app learning. This is what apps like Byju’s do.

Conclusion:

App learning is having a positive impact with personalized and interactive learning on the current generation learners. So this penetration in online-learning is expected to have a huge impact on the existing traditional coaching classes. If you’re looking to build an m-learning app for your EdTech venture, it is better to go with an expert mobile app development company who has experience in building such apps.

Need help to develop an m-learning app?

Reach FuGenX at info@fugenx.com or fill up the form to get quote now. FuGenX has helped Byju’s develop a successful m-learning app.

Top 10 Threats in Enterprise Mobile Security and How to Mitigate Them

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Enterprise Mobile Security: 10 Serious Threats and How to Mitigate Them

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There was around 1.5 million enterprise customers’ data of Verizon was hacked, according to a report revealed in March 2016. Verizon is used by almost all Fortune 500 companies and the hackers mainly breached contact information and other basic details. Undoubtedly, security breaches like this cost companies thousands of customers, as well as millions of dollars.

In fact, smartphones and tablets are becoming easy targets for attackers and malware nowadays. When it comes to enterprise mobility, BYOD is prevalent across all levels. Unfortunately, many enterprises are not taking preventive measures to protect sensitive commercial and personal data stored on their employees’ devices from cyber attacks. What are the major threats an enterprise mobility faces from cyber attacks? Let’s see:

10 Common Mobile Threats

  • Vulnerable authentication
  • Insecure and malware-contained third-party apps
  • Unstable security for IPs on your network
  • No control over lost and stolen devices
  • No segregation between personal apps and corporate apps
  • No seriousness about corporate mobile security policies by employees
  • Not compatible or not optimized app for employees’ different mobile devices
  • No stable security due to different devices running on different versions of various mobile OSs
  • No proper protection for data during non-working hours
  • No proper system for maintaining and monitoring all mobile devices used in the enterprise

Are you facing any of the issues listed above? If so, your enterprise mobility may invite vulnerability very soon. No worry, let us provide you some ideas on preventive measures. This may help you safeguard valuable data from web criminals.

Tips to Protect Your Enterprise Data from Online Threats and Data Leaks

Tips to Protect Your Enterprise Data from Online Threats

  • Make sure your network is accessed by only authorized users
  • Implement a corporate mobile security policy and an exclusive IT mobile security policy
  • Make use of special tools to make sure all devices that access the network are secure
  • Implement a rigorous two-factor authentication
  • Encrypt data on office computers
  • Don’t go for frequent updates, instead let employees set for changes

 

Your enterprise mobility system should incorporate the following functionalities:

The lack of an effective mobile security poses unpredictable risks and challenges. In case if you don’t have an advanced mobile security in place, it might be hard to track personal and corporates devices that are allowed to access business data. Make sure your potential enterprise mobility system includes the following functionalities.

  • Makes sure devices that have an access to corporate data are secure
  • Turns apps on every employee’s device inactive when he leaves the company
  • Avoids sharing of important data (for example, avoids copying data into private emails)
  • Considers only devices that are adhered to the company’s security standards
  • Lets system administrators install apps and updates on a wide scale

Conclusion:

To mitigate the enterprise mobility threats, an integrated enterprise mobile solution is a requisite for any enterprise to have. It helps you monitor threats, make sure timely updates and track all devices within the enterprise network.

If you feel you need a rigorous enterprise mobility system or your existing system is incapable to safeguard your enterprise data against malware and online fraud, reach us to get solution. We are a globally trusted mobile app development and enterprise mobility solutions provider. We build result-oriented enterprise mobility solutions according to your specific requirements.

Reach us at info@fugenx.com or fill up the form now.

Step-by-step Guide to Develop a Secure App

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US Mobile App Users Facing Increased Security Risks! Do You Want Your Customers to Face the Same?

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According to a survey commissioned by RiskIQ, a California based cyber security company, poor security awareness is placing US consumers’ personal details and devices at risk. The survey had brought in 1,000 respondents.

36% of respondents don’t go deep about app’s details, while 47% of respondents don’t read privacy policy and permissions while downloading the app. This negligent attitude is inviting cyber criminals to affect devices and hack personal information.

In 2015, 45% of all online transactions were done through mobile channels, whereas 61% of fraud attempts came from mobile devices. The survey also revealed that 66% of respondents clicked on advertisements promoting a mobile app, movie or game. And around 60% of respondents downloaded apps, movies and games by going through email links, website or social media feed.

Consumers those who don’t have a tendency of downloading the apps without carefully inspecting details such as the developer, reviews, and last version update often download apps that are counterfeit or malicious. Surprisingly, 28% of respondents mistakenly installed apps thinking that it originated from a reliable source. For example, downloading Guide Pokemon or Fandom: Pokemon misunderstanding it with Pokemon Go developed by Niantic Inc.

Commenting on this, chief marketing officer at RiskIQ said, “Not a day goes by without the news of yet another cyber-attack or the emergence of a new threat vector. Unlike businesses that have become increasingly cyber security savvy, many consumers remain vulnerable in an ever sophisticated threat landscape. With the volume of personal information being requested and shared through mobile applications, it is time for consumers to improve their online behaviour and step up security awareness.”

If you’re an app owner and don’t want your customers to face security issues in regards to transaction details or personal details, here are some workable solutions:

Step-by-step Guide to Develop a Secure App and Make It Secure Forever

Early Integration

You should work towards making your app secure right from the first step of mobile app development, not during coding or testing. You should have a seamlessly integrating security processes well before app designing. It lessens the chances of security risks mounting up during the later stages of app development.

Pre-design Stage                                                                 

Before going ahead to design the app, you should have a clear understanding of design complications and restraints that won’t hamper app security compliance. The developers have to take care the company’s privacy policy, the industry policy (as and when applicable), regulatory requirements, confidentiality and so on.

App Design Stage

The app design stage can cause multiple security issues. Security issues occurring during this phase are difficult to spot and resolve. So it should be taken care proactively. The best way to catch those issues is to create a list of all the potential issues well in advance and actions’ list to fight them. Once the design is completed, security expert has to perform a detailed security design review.

App Development Stage

App Development Stage

It is the most important phase where you have to take utmost care to craft an error-free code. The developers should avoid possible bugs and track other security vulnerabilities here. Readymade, automated tools help developers find out issues within the source code, but they may not be able to identify more complicated issues. So it should be analysed manually.

App Testing and Deployment

Prior to testing the app, you, i.e., testers should perfectly document all processes and build security test cases. Test cases help to create a systematic analysis of the app. During the deployment, the production team should work together with the security team to ensure complete app security.

Maintenance

During the maintenance, you should attentively analyse real users’ reviews and feedback regarding security issues. So you can easily fix the issues and avoid possible threats.

Conclusion:

Security is vital for any app to have, whether it is consumer app or enterprise app. If you’re looking for a mobile app development company who takes care of the above aspects, feel free to reach us.

Need help to develop a secure and error-free app?

We at FuGenX are a global iOS and Android app development company, catering startups and enterprises in a wide range of industries.

Please reach us at info@fugenx.com or www.fugenx.com.

Surefire Mobile App Trends in 2017

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Surefire Mobile App Trends in 2017

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Mobile app trends are definitely something to be aware of. Whether you’re an app developer, or mobile app development company or just an app lover, app trends are something that everyone needs to know of.

Whether you’re a small business or global enterprise, with app adoption strategy in mind, it is better to know what this juggernaut world has got in the new year, and what your competitors are exercising to leverage it.

2017 will stand to be a benchmark year for mobile app, not only with something new, but also with exciting trends, in terms of technology adoption, new category app releases, and the affordability of mobile app development for small businesses. Have a look on trends.

App Adoption by Small Businesses

With consumer facing mobile apps are bringing in tangible benefits, small businesses of all verticals are encouraged to adopt mobile apps for enriching the customer experience and generating new revenue streams. In fact, it is expected that over 50% of small businesses will be looking to develop a mobile app in 2017.

Mobile Wallet

It’s all about demonetization affect and the way Paytm leveraged it, when it comes to Indian market. Following the demonetization, the m-wallet concept formulated a new dimension in India’s economy. Paytm alone is seeing around 7 million transactions everyday. So there would be a large number of m-wallets creating waves in India’s payment space. Those who are in building the foundation for wallet, it is right time to stage up the product. You can let yourself check with the 5 terrific tips to creating a successful mobile wallet.

Chatbot (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning)

Following the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement stated now businesses are allowed to make their CRM automated on Messenger platform, at Facebook F8 developer conference in San Francisco in April last year, now businesses’ new focus is on chatbot app development. Telegram and Slack are other major players in the field who are allowing the same that Facebook does. Powered by the machine learning powered artificial intelligence, Chatbot can help businesses for building personalized, automated customer support system, and even for sales automation. How businesses can benefit from chatbot app development – few minutes read.

AR and VR

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AR and VR are not very new concepts, but it got geared up when the Pokemon Go took the world by storm. AR and VR are expected to be integrated more and more into utility apps to boost the customer engagement. 2016 was the year that had seen many compelling new entries to AR and VR, including the PC-powered HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, Microsoft’s stand-alone HoloLens, the game console-driven Sony Playstation VR, and the smartphone-powered Samsung Gear VR. This year we can see reduction in devices prices, enhancements in display resolution, and entry of more affordable VR and AR players. This is where businesses are excited to leverage the tangible benefits of AR and VR. Useful read – Things to consider before developing an augmented reality app.

Android Instant Apps

Google’s new technology will allow people to use apps by running it instantly on the device without downloading and installing. Simply search, turn the app up and do its job. Instant apps are a perfect solution for a quick mobile experience.

Conclusion:

Increased deployment in IoT apps, importance for app Security, increased sales through mobile, and augmented app revenue at $77B are the other major breakthrough changes we could be able to see this year. But the key is futuristic strategy, and strategized adoption of the available opportunities.

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How Entrepreneurs Can Leverage Digital Trend in India in New Year?

Digital Trends in India

How Entrepreneurs Can Leverage Digital Trend in India in New Year?

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Until November, the Indian economy was dominantly dependent on cash. But, the impulsive announcement of the demonetization of INR 500 and 1000 currency notes enthused a new wave in the adoption of the digital payments across the nation.

The enthusiasm the government and people are showing clearly indicates that the digitized and dignified Indian economy is not very far, we can expect it in less than 18 months. Meanwhile, there has been around 200 million bank accounts opened since the beginning of 2014. Many stagnant accounts has started operating. Mobile wallets have seen tremendous transactions which was never before.

The cashless economy is recognized, not as an inconvenience, as a drive towards increased GDP growth and enhanced business opportunity. On the other hand, new age entrepreneurs are in high acceleration to leverage the trend. Everyone involved in the merchant spectrum is intending to be a part of the digital payments landscape. It is no longer an option for them, instead it turned as a necessity, as 2 out of every 5 customers ask “do you accept card”? at shops, hotels, and even in bakery and tea stalls.

Several payment solution providers have been approaching service providers to have them on the merchant on-board section. Among them, the upper hand is being achieved by mobile wallets. As a result, the cash transaction for online shopping is expected to see 70% decline in the next 12 to 18 months. Today people are much more interested to go with cashless transaction after realizing how easier it following the demonetization. This is what created a plethora of opportunities for entrepreneurs to leverage the digital trend. Let’s see how they can leverage it.

Mobile Wallet

The mobile wallet transactions have had a huge impact on bank transactions, money transfers and utility services like mobile & DTH recharges, bill payments, ticketing and shopping since demonetization. Many existing players in the field have enjoyed an outstanding surge in their business, where Paytm alone is seeing 7 million transactions every day. So it has been a wonderful opportunity in new year for businesses who are thinking to develop Paytm like wallet to leverage the emerging digital economy.

Real also: 5 Crucial Things to Consider before Developing Paytm like App

Payment banks

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With the majority of cash are going to be deposited in the banks, Payment Banks and other entities forming the transaction landscape are having a chance to be benefited by the demonetization impact in the new year. Meanwhile, people are also expecting the new way of banking that is more convenient than traditional ones. The country’s leading telecom company Airtel has already unveiled its entirely new segment venture of payment bank, and Paytm itself and likeminded businesses are expected to launch it in the new year. When they pursue it with a set of futuristic strategies, it would be a result-driven decision for them to see tangible benefits.

Conclusion:

As there is a juggernaut competition to leverage demonetization impact, it is vital for successful digital venture aspirants to be strategic, innovative, and dedicated to emerge as real digital winners.

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