Efforts to improve the efficiency and maturity of a quality assurance (QA) or test organization have largely been academic exercises, and difficult to apply to real-world software development environments. Today, with newer methods such as the Testing Maturity Model (TMM), it?s easier to assess, implement, and improve test processes. Learn about fresh techniques for assessing the effectiveness of QA organizations.
Related to Real World: Automated Software Quality (ASQ), Defect or Issue Tracking, Development, Outsourcing, Quality Management, Quality Specification Management, Return on Investment (ROI), Testing, Lionbridge Technologies
These days, there is increasing pressure on companies to become more efficient and reduce the bottom line. Improving communication with suppliers, partners, and customers can dramatically optimize business processes and increase responsiveness. But how can you easily improve these channels of communication? Web-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that support Web 2.0 collaboration tools can help. Learn more.
Related to Real World: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Hosting Services, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Networking, Partnership Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Time, Billing, and Invoicing, Trading Partner Management, Web Server, Sage
This paper details the challenges chief information officers (CIOs) face when seeking performance management (PM) capabilities from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. It details the advantages of implementing a PM system separate from the existing ERP solution in order to achieve greater results and improve efficiency and usability. The paper provides real-world examples and offers recommendations.
Related to Real World: Business Performance Management (BPM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IBM
Some of the best experts in the business are your long-time employees, top performers, and innovators. Unlock their expertise and the impact could be dramatic. That?s why so many organizations are learning how to use social media tools to create a workforce supported by networking and collaboration. The challenge is to translate the concept of leveraging in-house talent into real-world practices and systems. Find out how.
Related to Real World: Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Plateau Systems
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Related to Real World: Development, Rosebud PLM
These represent an eleven year culmination of our and our customers real world experiences in implementing lean supply chain strategies that are designed as a road map to achieving a more collaborative and profitable future.
Related to Real World: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Intentia International, Apparel Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
After adopting two-dimensional computer-aided design (2D CAD) in the 1990s, Dalian Shipyard discovered that 2D technology didn?t meet the real-world challenges facing ship designers. For example, 2D CAD could not graphically reproduce real ship design challenges, such as collisions. Dalian Shipyard needed better product lifecycle management (PLM) tools. The solution: CADDS 5i?a complete 3D CAD tool for shipbuilding.
Related to Real World: CAD/CAM System, Product Data Management (PDM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC, Manufacturing
The steady growth of wi-fi in the enterprise demands that corporate IT teams learn and adopt new security methodologies tailored to the unique requirements and weaknesses of wireless networks. Download this white paper to learn about the real-world best practices needed to deploy and maintain a secure wireless network.
Related to Real World: LAN and WAN, AirMagnet
Web 2.0 technologies are gaining greater acceptance in the workplace, as they promote intra- and inter-organizational collaboration and productivity. The marriage of these technologies with three-dimensional (3-D) virtual world technology will bring even greater opportunities. Find out how these technologies have potential not just for collaboration and productivity, but also for learning and innovation.
Related to Real World: Collaboration and Groupware, Collaboration/Discussion Server, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Virtual Classroom, Web Based Training (WBT), Web Deployment, Web Server, Web Site Design, Forterra Systems, Inc.
Conventional models for estimating the electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Electrical loss estimates are typically made by summing inefficiencies of electrical devices, such as power and cooling equipment. Discover a more accurate efficiency model that can help you identify and quantify waste in power and cooling equipment, and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).
Related to Real World: Cooling System, Data Center Equipment, IT Infrastructure, Power Conditioning or Surge Protection, Power Solutions and Distribution, APC by Schneider Electric
SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 solutions are the next major release of business intelligence (BI) software from SAP. They include features ranging from reporting, query and analysis, and dashboards and visualization, to discovery and predictive analytics capabilities, as well as data quality and extract, transform, and load (ETL) functionality. Get a high-level overview of the new features in SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1.
Related to Real World: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Quality, End-User Query and Reporting, Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL), Statistical Data Analysis, SAP
Are you on the front lines of product development and project management, and tired of seeing the same project failure statistics? Are you ready to do something to change your approach to requirements management? Then read about the three most common myths (plus a bonus myth) associated with requirements management, and how you can dispel them once and for all?for more successful products and project outcomes.
Related to Real World: Application Development, Customer Needs/Requirements Management (CNM), Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Project Management, Requirements Management, Jama Software
Where real world volatility in demand, supply, capacity and product occur, Kinaxis RapidResponse goes beyond traditionally historic scorecarding and performance metrics.
Related to Real World: Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forecasting, Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Management Practices, Strategy, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis
Today?s fast-paced lifestyle means many people spend a considerable amount of time in a mobile state, going between home, office, and meetings. With increasing pressure on time and mobility, the ability to secure important assets, both digitally and physically, has become critical. But there is an easy and affordable solution?learn how a surveillance system can be put into place using network attached storage.
Related to Real World: Asset Management, Building Security, Facilities Management, Networking, Remote Access, Security (Personnel and Facility), Synology America Corp
For years, Sage MAS 90 ERP served Metrolina Greenhouses well as its accounting and distribution solution. But continued growth and expansion led it to seek a comprehensive warehouse management solution (WMS), to incorporate materials requirement planning (MRP) procedures and radio frequency identification (RFID) for better planning and control. Metrolina discovered Sage MAS 500 had the MRP software it needed. Learn more.
Related to Real World: Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Production Planning, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Tracking, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Sage