What is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, and how do you determine if your company really needs one? First, let’s define what an ERP system is. Then we can look into why you would need one and whether the benefits of an ERP system for your company would more than justify the time and expense of selecting and implementing one.Read More
There are a few choices available to businesses in the world of analytics: you can use powerful, modern predictive analytics software, you can employ an actual statistician, or you can use a blended approach with both software and statisticians. There are pros and cons to each method, and the one that is right for your business will not only depend on what type of business you have but also how you use data. Guest Post By Devin MorrisseyRead More
No matter what business you're in, chances are big data has already transformed it - and if not, it soon will.
Big data has already changed our lives in dramatic ways, and is poised to become an even more crucial component of the business world. If you're not prepared for the ways in which big data will impact your company, it's time to start looking forward.Read More
If you’re working as part of an agile team and are looking for software tools to help report work in progress, backlog items, create reports and generate other artefacts typically produced by agile teams, you’ve probably already come across Trello and Jira. In addition to these tools however, there are other tools in the market you may explore, depending on the peculiarities of your project.Read More
“In the workplace, companies that can effectively exploit the IoT may ultimately have a competitive advantage,” DeVry University notes. “Harnessing all of the data constantly streaming from devices in the IoT is not an easy task. Companies that have the means to identify the best sources of data and analyze it can make informed decisions more quickly than ever before.”Read More
Software security is a necessity in today’s world. If a company has horrible security, no one will ever purchase their brand of software. There are always new mandates, and if those aren’t an issue, you can be certain that there will be a few disgruntled customers who demand that the company in question deliver on their security claims. Guest post by Sophie RossRead More
This article provides a list of interactive prototyping tools with free trial access (some are offered completely free) for simple projects. So, if you’re looking for an interactive prototyping tool to create your mockups, or just exploring the market before making a purchase, explore the options below:Read More
Despite the well-touted benefits of robotic process automation, there are a few caveats implementation teams should keep in mind for a successful implementation of robotic process automation projects:Read More
There are plenty of tools you should implement in your organization to improve your processes and consistently grow your business. BPM software is definitely one of them. Read on to explore how it can help you improve your business workflow.Read More
Though having a technical background is not a prerequisite to becoming an effective business analyst, it is important that BAs understand the underlying technology behind the solutions they propose, so that they can better advise stakeholders on its limitations and possibilities.Read More
Since the invention and introduction of the entity-relationship modelling technique by Peter Chen in 1970s, data modelling techniques have been used to represent information requirements of an organization as well as describe how data should be used to meet the requirements given by the end user.Read More
Defects may be encountered during test sessions as a result of software errors, missed requirements, test script errors or user errors, to mention a few.
This piece provides 5 key tips on software testing that can help in managing defects.Read More
Every business should strive to provide valuable products and services to its customers. To attain this goal, businesses need to stay innovative and remain one step ahead of their competition at all times.Read More
Every organization should have one or more robust tool(s) that can be used for managing its software requirements. Depending on the size of the software project, it can be as simple as documenting the requirements using a word document or as complex as employing a requirements management software.Read More
One of the key components of BPM Technology is a process repository with the capability to store information on organization-wide processes. Repository tools are not the same as presentation/drawing applications like Powerpoint and Visio and are usually more effective for the following reasons:Read More
Recently, a colleague needed me to append my signature to a document he had emailed to me. It would have been too cumbersome to print out the document, sign it and then scan it back to him so we started looking for options that allow drawing one’s signature, saving it as an image and then inserting it on the electronic document. These applications are particularly useful and can be used on projects where stakeholders are geographically dispersed and they need to endorse a document.