Software Engineering

Fixed bid engagement model – Milestones to Monitor

‘Fixed bid proposal executed for a Government project had a schedule overrun of 16 months – this is mainly due to dynamic change in requirements. On top of this, changes ran over 50% of the…

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When to opt for a Fixed-bid Contract /Fixed Priced Contract?

Fixed-bid Contract also called as Fixed Price Contract (FPC) is a contractual agreement to provide specific Software Services for a specified price or a price range. FPC is viable for project with well-defined requirements and…

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How to integrate analytics into software products seamlessly & economically?

“In God we trust, all others bring data.” While there is, ironically, no concrete data crediting the author of this quote (W Edwards Deming?? Robert W Hayden???), this statement has caught the imagination of almost…

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Top Discussed Trends in HR Software Market 2013

I had an opportunity to attend the 2 day UK HR Software Show 2013 conducted by the CIPD,  in Olympia, London. Overall it was a very nice show with a good display of HR software companies, across the…

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Performance Engineering – How to proceed?

Are you aware that by optimizing performance on your products/application have proven to increase user adoption by 25%? Moreover, industry experts estimate that approximately $3 billion was lost in 2012 revenue because of slow application/product’s…

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Importance of Usability Prototype

User interface prototyping is a crucial step in the process of usability re-engineering that provides a basis for continuous evaluation and improvement of a to-be-designed user interface. In usability engineering, the focus of using prototypes…

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Usability increases your Return on Investment (ROI)

 Early involvement of usability engineering plays a vital role in increasing the product ROI right from development to support. In most of the product development initial stages, usability engineering is considered as an additional expense…

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How Usability increases your ROI?

Considering usability engineering in the initial stages of a product development plays a vital role in increasing the product’s ROI.Most of the companies predict it as an additional expense and skips it in the early…

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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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IT that won’t work in Hospitals

Some time back I was working in one of the biggest Healthcare product development company which then owned close to 70 products catering to various disciplines within the hospital operations both Clinical and administrative. I…

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