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Tips for Managing Software Development

Source: Xoriant Corporation
Buyers often blame the offshore software development teams if the software falls short of expectations. But the success of offshore software development does not depend on offshore teams alone. Instead, the success of the project depends on the proper management of the software development process by both the buyer and the offshore teams. Find out more.


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Teamworks
Source: IBM Lombardi offers two products that address BPM challenges: Lombardi Blueprint and Lombardi Teamworks. Lombardi Teamworks is a full-featured business process management system (BPMS) platform that allows users to design, implement, execute, manage, and improve processes. Teamworks add-ons are available for Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint. The Teamworks shared model architecture allows users to aggregate all aspects of process design, implementation, and historical performance measures in a single process model. The entire process definition is implemented graphically in the unified development environment. Lombardi Blueprint is an on-demand, collaborative process documenting tool that enables companies to map processes, identify problems, and prioritize improvement opportunities. Processes documented in Blueprint can be exported to Teamworks for implementation. Together, Teamworks and Blueprint provide a unified BPM environment that enables: process discovery, mapping, and alignment to strategic business goals; collaboration in the definition, execution, and control of processes by business and IT stakeholders; fine-grained visibility to understand process and team performance; and flexibility to make changes.       Read More...
3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
Source: IFS Field service management software often needs to be integrated with other enterprise software. Learn the three essential tips for integrating your service management system with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and other operational systems, data warehouses, or data sources. Read More...
Field Mobility: 3 Tips for Navigating the Mobile First Minefield
Source: ViryaNet Aligning your service organization around the same plan can be a challenge and a roadblock. Field mobility can help you improve operational effectiveness by aligning your service organization around the plan, focusing your field technicians on the plan, handling changes proactively, and managing exceptions in real time. But the approach to developing a mobile first application isn’t straightforward. Get three tips for doing this right. Read More...


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