Create Realtime Webapp using Vuejs and Firebase

As promised on TechTalk #95 before, here’s a written version of what we discussed on that TechTalk. We will not go into detail why we chose Vuejs or Firebase for this project because this tutorial will be too long to read by then. Basically, we’re using both of them because of the ease of use …

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BBM’s Fight Back: Learning from China’s WeChat

Whatsapp has exceeded 1 billion users. Similarly for Facebook Messenger. Both are one of the top messaging apps used in this region – for both social and work purposes. One player that is seemingly lagging behind in the race is BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) which made an arguably smart move in 2013 by propelling its Messenger …

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The Highlights of Our 2017 Retreat

This is a reflection by Muhammad Md Rahim, COO of Qiscus. We have just ended our annual retreat – an event we all, including all our own family members, look forward to every year. It is the time we refresh, review, refine and revitalize ourselves in preparation for the exciting journey ahead. Qiscus as a …

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Bringing Care into The Palms of Patients

We are seeing an aggressive revolution of the professional service industries – a ‘wave of virtualisation’ is hitting multiple industries and pressurising professional service firms to rethink, restrategise and transform the way they bring their services to their clients. The healthcare industry is probably one of the industries that is the hardest or most ‘insulated’ …

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Refining Education One Call and One Chat at A Time

The concept of e-learning has actually been introduced since the dawn of the internet, dating back to as early as 1992 when The Electronic University Network offers a Ph.D. program via America Online. But now, we are moving towards m-learning. We are already seeing schools seriously adopting m-learning to overcome certain constraints in education, especially …

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Slack, We Admire You, But We Found Something Better

Slack VS Facebook Workplace VS Microsoft Teams VS…… The list goes on. We honestly do admire Slack. It’s ability to fight an uphill battle of being the main, if not default, work messaging application is commendable, considering that there are many big players like Facebook and Microsoft offering free (or almost free) messaging services which …

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Co-Founder of Qiscus: Thank you KUM2017

A commendable event indeed. I don’t usually write about the events I attended or the people I met on Qiscus’ Official Blog. But I think, my experience in KUM warrants it. KUM2017: Business owners/entrepreneurs from 8 ASEAN countries came together with the purpose of networking and finding opportunities for business collaborations. Sounds like a normal convention …

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The Need to Bring Your Services Your Clients’ Palms

In mid 2016, The International Telecommunication Union estimated that there will be whooping 7,1 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide by the end of the year. Oh wait, that’s actually almost the global population count! (which currently stands at 7.5 billion). More fascinating is the fact that it is not uncommon to find families in a …

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The Changing Reality: Marble Lobbies VS Virtual Network

Marble lobby is the sign of a respectable business. That along with skyscrapers, polished looking receptionist behind the desk, and that shiny giant-sized company logo above it. But taking technology and virtual entrepreneurs into consideration, one might begin to ponder “Is marble lobby still a valid barometer to a successful business?” Lest we forget, Uber …

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