Being better than your competitors at creating and using custom software can bring substantial competitive advantage. Similarly, being worse can put you at a significant disadvantage. If your organization doesn’t see ALM as one of its most important business processes, it’s time to change that view.
Today’s economic climate presents challenges in achieving business differentiation. Investing in innovation during an economic downturn may seem counterintuitive at first, but it can help companies pull ahead of the competition by displaying a show of strength in a climate of weakness. The Microsoft® Application Platform can help organizations do more with less, enabling them to more quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively deliver custom solutions that provide strong business value.
Mobify’s Mobile Strategy Development Guide is aimed at retailers in the process of developing a mobile strategy or invested in upgrading their current strategy to meet customer expectations and incorporate emerging mobile technology. In our new guide, you’ll discover:
- How to build a solid business case to win senior management buy-in
- How to effectively assign responsibilities in the strategy development process
- How to analyze your competitors’ mobile initiatives for best practices and lessons learned
- How to identify the right metrics to measure strategy success
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Jun 05, 2015
The volume and sophistication of malware is skyrocketing, and traditional anti-virus approaches are struggling to keep up. It’s time to rethink how we protect our endpoints. Instead of trying to build a better anti-virus “mousetrap,” without any shift in the underlying management model for vetting change in endpoint environments, security professionals should investigate more innovative approaches to endpoint security that can automate trusted change policies. This paper discusses an innovative approach to application whitelisting – one that integrates application control, anti-virus, patch management and a trusted change management engine into one unified solution – to improve endpoint security and provide the necessary flexibility to optimize IT operations and user productivity.
IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation is the latest requirements management tool, designed for collaboration and to provide a single platform for managing requirements to help project teams work more effectively. Learn more in the IBM white paper, “Requirements management for the Internet of Things.”
Your employees are also online consumers of information and entertainment. You can maximize enterprise learning by applying practices from the new generation of information delivery, while keeping the best of the old-school approaches.
This white paper describes the use of CFD for LED lighting products. Thermal management is critical to LED performance and life so mechanical designers need to consider thermal issues from the earliest stages of the development process
Learn how you can simplify compliance and automate the transition from development to production with complete traceability. Benefit from process definition and enforcement, and automatic generation of audit trails. Add consolidation to single, global repository where you move code into a single software change and configuration management instance that works globally, but performs as if everything were local. Result: savings and productivity.
Learn what you can do to unify development processes, drive down development costs and improve productivity and coordination across distributed teams. Leverage existing investments in tools, systems and methodologies to increase visibility, control and effectiveness with your application development processes.
Lean BPM is focused on radically simplifying how business processes and management are delivered. Processes are designed quickly and easily by the business user closest to the problem. Working solutions are delivered incrementally to your users in record time. Serena delivers the easiest business process development. No coding. No consultants. No kidding.
Published By: Iovation
Published Date: Sep 25, 2009
ReputationManager is a real time fraud management solution and a forensic fraud analysis tool to identify and reduce the impact of online fraud such as chargebacks, stolen credit cards and identity theft, as well as abusive activity such as chat abuse, predatory behavior, and other forms of online harassment. This study illustrates the financial impact of using ReputationManager as part of a financial services organization's online credit card application process.
Each area of payback overlaps as talent mobility is not a stand-alone practice. Internal talent redeployment connects with many aspects of overall talent management, especially talent acquisition and succession management. Understanding and quantifying the returns from talent mobility should be framed in that overall context.
HP offers an approach to the modern data center that addresses systemic limitations in storage by offering Tier-1 solutions designed to deliver the highest levels of flexibility, scalability, performance, and quality—including purpose-built, all-flash arrays that are flash-optimized without being flash-limited. This white paper describes how, through the incorporation of total quality management throughout each process and stage of development, HP delivers solutions that exceed customer quality expectations, using HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage as an example.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
The e-Learning industry has grown tremendously since the early days of computers and the Internet. Today there are lots of products and services out in the market place from which to choose. This white paper will provide some basic information to help you as you begin your research into e-Learning and learning management systems. The document is not meant to be the complete source of information on e-Learning nor will these guidelines be suitable for every single situation. This white paper has been created as a learning aid help you get started. These findings represent the research, experience, and techniques gleaned from working in e-Learning since its infancy in the late 80’s to today. At the end of the paper, Bob Goldschneider, Director of Business Development at SyberWorks, Inc., will provide a summary and closing remarks.
Learn how to become an enterprise mobility Mowglie. In today’s completely connected mobile jungle, many users and employees are accessing information from multiple devices and from many locations. Enterprise mobile management tools are becoming a must have for most businesses to survive and deliver an optimal experience. The MaaS360 suite from IBM allows for a robust app development platform where users can become mobile Mowglies and increase portability and interoperability. Download this e-book to create a failsafe Enterprise Mobility Survival Guide and build the best mobile environment for your users and employees.
This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.
The clear benefits of agile development—better collaboration, incremental delivery, early error detection and the elimination of unnecessary work—have made it the default approach for many teams. Agile methods are also being adopted by systems engineering teams to deliver the same benefits. Some developers have questioned whether requirements fall into the category of unnecessary work, and can be cut down or even completely eliminated. Meanwhile, teams developing complex products, systems and regulated IT continue to have requirements-driven legacy processes.
So how does requirements management fit in an agile world? This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.
Agile methods have proven effective for software development and have grown in popularity across a number of software disciplines. Agile methods build capabilities using an iterative approach, as opposed to traditional approaches where requirements are defined early and designs are completed in full before a single line of code is written. Agile incrementally defines requirements with priorities, partial component designs and working systems that evolve through iterations called sprints.
The question remains, however: Do the 12 agile principles apply to more than just software? Agile principles are in line with lean management’s approach. Given that, it seems as though agile principles should directly apply beyond software development. However, the answer is not straightforward, because differences between software and physical components affect how agile is applied. Let’s explore how agile can be applied in light of these differences.