Software Engineering

Aspire wins 3rd Prize in Watts Humphrey 2012

Do you know what it takes to win the Customer and delivering a customer experience that your competitors can’t match? We at Aspire Systems have provided the answer, “Producteering”, to the companies across the globe…

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Rewrite vs. Refactor – Which way to go?

Rewrite vs Refactor has always been a question every software faces at some point in time which could be because of many reasons. This question usually arises after few years from the first version of…

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ADP – Part 2 – Why do Software Projects Fail?

The estimated cost of software failures is estimated to be around 50 to 80 billion dollars per year. Reports also say that 3 out of 5 IT projects do not do what they were supposed…

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Performance Engineering – Best Practices

1. Use caching wisely: Use caching without hesitation. But cache different data for different amounts of time, based on how huge it is, how long it remains unaltered and how frequently it is accessed. Choose…

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The Making of Great Products: The value of prototyping

This week, let’s bring the focus back to the ingredients that go into building great products. Now you might have a brilliant idea which can translate into a great product, or perhaps you’ve found just…

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Application Development Platform (ADP) – Part 1

Application Development Platform refers to a suite of technology that can help enterprises in designing, developing and deploying their applications. In the absence of ADP, enterprises end up using multiple technologies, architectures and engineering structures…

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Product innovation Vs. Business innovation – which leads the other?

We had an interesting discussion during our monthly teleconference on May 30th revolving around Product innovation vs. Business innovation. I have summarized here some of the main points that came up during our teleconversation. One…

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Defining Product Engineering

Developing a software product differs significantly from developing an IT project-based application. Although many software vendors know this, only a few consciously nurture and look for specific skill-sets and tailor processes to develop software products.…

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Is Product development Rocket science?

Most of us know that rocket science is a complex and fascinating subject, but is software product development as intricate or exciting as rocket science? Just as space advancements require a proper vision and detailed…

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Aspire Systems among the TOP IT Innovators

“Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress” – Ted Levitt Yes, I am talking…

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Is there a need for another ISV forum?

So, do we need another ISV forum? YES! There are quite a few forums / groups focused on the other aspects of software marketing, software sales (www.softwareceo.com), software business management (www.cio.com) and business strategy (www.sandhill.com)…

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7 Questions that can help you objectively decide on implementing Multi-Tenancy

In my previous blog I discussed about the business/technical aspects in single tenant and multi-tenant models. However, due to huge loads of information from various sources people are actually lost in deciding whether to go…

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