Canary from coal mine to software testing

Canary release is a technique to reduce the risk of introducing a new software version in production by slowly rolling out the change to a small subset of users before rolling it out to the entire infrastructure and making it available to everybody. Canary testing is recommended as good practice

Dial before you dig

Dial before you dig (DBYD) is mostly free public service provided by many utilities or consortium of utilities (power, water, gas, telcos) to provide clear advice on the assets that might be impacted when someone wants to dig. This service helps lot of contractors, home owners, service providers to assess

Pay on- How –You- Drive (PHYD) Pricing : Pioneered by Italian Auto Insurers

Traditionally Car Insurance premiums are based on the driver profile, driving region, accident vulnerability etc. Industry then saw the  introduction of Usage Based Insurance(UBI)  types where the insurance premiums were based on the actual  miles driven. Though it was a step in right direction still it left customers believe that