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What is Google Dialogflow?

We are undoubtedly witnessing significant growth in software services designed for helping businesses increase the ease with which their clients access them. More and more, companies both big and small are turning to such technological solutions which in turn transform the way businesses and clientele communicate. By offering more instantaneous responses to queries, businesses stand to enhance customer satisfaction and thereby strengthen loyalty. On a more personal level, I had long been sceptical of engaging a bot, however, once offered an expedient, simple solution to my problem within minutes, I began to think otherwise. Yet the question remains: are chatbots as reliable as traditional customer services, and are they natural and organic enough to handle user-specific issues?  While working on a recent project, I came across a  product from Google Cloud Platform called Dialogflow. It turned out to be a very interesting experiment and actually,  worked better than I'd expected - hence the following article.
Kasia Pryczek
11 August 2021
9 min read

Development

Why You Should Use GraphQL-Code Generator with React and GraphQL

What is Graphql-Code Generator (CodeGen)? GraphQL-CodeGen is a CLI that can generate code from your GraphQL operations and schema. In React projects using typescript operations, it is very helpful to map GraphQL schema into interfaces.  GraphQL can also generate hooks from operations.hello@start-up.house
Szymon Kiśluk
03 August 2021
4 min read

Startups

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Software Vendor

Whether you’re a project manager, product manager, CTO or CEO, choosing the right software system (or licensed SaaS) involves a huge commitment. It is not a decision easily taken. In fact, it can be one your entire business hinges upon. And it’s not just avoiding an inappropriate software package, but ensuring you implement the right one in the right way. What’s more, there’s a wilderness of software vendor competition out there to negotiate.   So to choose the right software, you need to know how to choose the right software vendor. How to choose the right partners for whom the relationship is also a good fit going forward. You’ll also need to analyse your current business processes - does your software meet your current and future requirements, for example? This is why many prospective clients will first implement a software vendor evaluation process - something crucial when landing the right software vendor. It's also a process that can be quite helpful when choosing a software vendor like Startup Development House, so here’s a guide to help you make those important decisions.
David Adamick
27 July 2021
6 min read