Software Engineering

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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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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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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