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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Creating a BYOD policy : 9 best practices to follow

  Gartner predicts by 2017, half of employers will require employees to supply their own device for work.  Walk into nearly any organization and more likely than not, employees will be carrying their own devices…

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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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The need for improved Enterprise Collaboration

“Companies with enterprise wide collaboration deployment realize 104% ROI, 2.5 times the Industry average” – Aberdeen Research Collaboration is a necessity for all humans to survive and to further innovate. Everybody collaborates with people around…

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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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Test Automation – Are you ready to bite the bullet?

Agile and open source tools have changed the way test automation is being implemented – Ok, but is it true? Well, the fundamental Test automation process itself has changed, thanks to the agile methodologies and…

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Application Transactions Monitoring – Why Nagios is a good competitor?

“IT organizations must understand the risks associated with their mission critical applications, from knowing the systems that production applications depend on to seeing the performance of new applications as they roll out” –Gartner. For any…

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IT Service Desk Consolidation – Not an option anymore

“Yankee Group has found that majority of IT problems are caused by human error. As a consequence, Gartner estimates that most IT departments spend upwards of 80% of their time trying to resolve problems rather…

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Continuous Integration and its influence in TDD, BDT and Exploratory Testing

Introduction: Faster, better and cheaper is the expected result of any given hour in any given business case.  Now that many organizations have adopted continuous integration in practice, it is now for testers to get aligned to…

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Cross Platform Mobile Apps – Why to Consider?

If you are still considering opting for native mobile application development or cross-platform mobile development, take a moment to read out this statistics by Pixel Crayons:- Android has captured 68.1% of the Smartphone OS market…

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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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