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Hottest talk in startup town - Food tech

After e-commerce, taxi and real-estate, food-tech companies are the flavor of the season. Discerning entrepreneurs are brewing up innovative business models ranging to deliver something edible to your doorstep or office desk. You name it and they deliver it - breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, salads, and beverages.
A leading food-tech startup recently found that a product like mEdge, with its location-rich features, real-time connectivity and flexible workflows is a perfect fit for delivery management.Their delivery force is equipped with mEdge giving the co-coordinators and customer service representative real-time information on the status of the order. The co-coordinator is able to locate a given order and ensure lunch and dinner orders are delivered on time.The most common questions that we are trying to answer for our customers are :

Where is my delivery boy? Where is my customers food? What is the reason behind rejecting an order at the doorstep? What is the customer experience f…

AWS leads race in Gartner Magic Cloud Infrastructure as a Service - 2015

Its that time of the year when Gartner starts to publish  “Magic” Quadrants for various categories (Cloud/BI/Security etc). Although this annual affair comes with its share of criticism, it acts as an interesting insight to keep tab on the cloud world developments.
Vitamap is a power user of the Cloud infrastructure. We are keen to understand the trends and insights to keep a tab to bring our customer best in class solutions using IaaS. Once again, AWS is the runaway visionary leader for 2015. Full Report
From the report on the strengths:
“AWS is a thought leader; it is extraordinarily innovative, exceptionally agile, and very responsive to the market. It has the richest array of IaaS features and PaaS-like capabilities. It continues to rapidly expand its service offerings and offer higher-level solutions. Although it is beginning to face more competition from Microsoft and Google, it retains a multi year competitive advantage.”


A note on SLA worth mentioning:
“In general, monthly compute…

Mobility for your Sales Force #befieldsmart

As the next generation mobility adoption gathers speed in enterprises, its the time for field sales rep to up the ante.
A recent Aberdeen Report indicates report 43% of Best-in-class companies report high or very high competency around providing mobile friendly access to backend (CRM/ERP) stored customer and account data , compared with 20% among all others.
This insight complements our understanding of how users are adopting mEdge, for field sales rep across varied set of industry verticals. A good number of enterprises are looking to accomplish these key items with mobility adoption.

Plan Daily Visits Efficient use of face-time with customer Great conversion rates Collect Feedback during Visit Collect relevant data Insight into customer and competition Create Orders on location Mitigate loss of opportunity Higher Conversions Provide key information (personal goals, merchant details etc.,) Most recent information at hand Better customer retention and satisfaction