Product Engineering

Need for Modular Approach in Product Engineering

As software programs grow larger and more complex functions are added, maintenance of the code base is a big challenge for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). New upgrades, version releases and go to market strategies are…

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Partnership-model based Outsourcing

These days, Enterprise CIOs are looking offshore IT service providers as their partner or as their “semi-owned” extended offshore IT unit, participating actively in their IT Management and catering their business needs globally. One of…

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Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Testing – ‘Challenges & Approach’

More and more software projects in the mainstream are embracing Agile, these days.  It’s important to understand how this paradigm shift impacts testing teams.  And, what are the challenges testing teams encounter and how do…

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Why Do Products Fail?

First of all, how do you assess whether a software project (or product) is fundamentally a success or failure? I would say by answering the following questions, one can agree on the product’s end result.…

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Indian Wedding conducted in a Project Management Perspective –‘A different approach’

We are happy to inform that an article by our Project Manager, Mr. Prashant Malhotra, has been published by PMI North India Chapter on the Jan-Mar 2012 Newsletter.  The featured article titled ‘Marriage Ceremony managed…

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Avoid Final Minute Performance Screwups

  In how many projects have we noticed development getting completed on time, testing completed on time and finally live production usage failing because of unexpected behavior of the software  due to high Volume and…

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Why should CIO/CTOs assess IT architecture?

Assessment is the important process that we follow from our school days. In personal life, when we meet certain expectations through assessment, we move into next stage either it is in educational assessment or family…

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Enterprise Unified Application Platform (EUAP) – Series 1: Maintaining Legacy Applications

In this series of blogs, I would like to share about all the aspects of a framework platform called Enterprise Unified Application Platform (EUAP) – right from pain points from legacy applications to introduction to…

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Ingredients of a Successful Product

What makes a successful product (okay to be specific – a software product)? In other words, what causes so many software projects to fail? – These are reasonable questions to ask and to be answered.…

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User Experience (UX) – Why is it important?

As the topic mentioned, let’s see the importance of user experience (UX) in this blog. The following figure shows the various components of UX. Focusing on each of these attributes, helps to achieve effective UX…

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Consumerization of IT

Have always wondered if the likes of Microsoft will ever prioritize user experience (user delight) on par with technical excellence & enterprise IT security.. I have always held the opinion that if the end users…

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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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