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Data Center Projects: Project Management
In data center design projects, flawed management frequently leads to delays, expense, and frustration. Effective project management requires well-defined

design and construction management  critical element of process design that must be considered and determined up front, well before the time comes to execute it. Depending upon the size, scope, and clarity of the project initiative at the outset, assigned and dedicated management may not begin until after the initial fact-finding activities of the Prepare phase , which identifies and clarifies the endeavor as a project (Figure 2). Note that the milestone defining the end of this first phase is Commit to Project , which typically marks

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The Underbelly of Software Project Management Tools


Project management tools for software development should include a broad range of functionality. Project teams must be able to estimate the scope and duration of each project, divide work into components and tasks; provide quality assurance; and generate detailed performance metrics. Find out how many project management solutions are missing the mark, and learn what to look for when choosing a solution of your own.

design and construction management  few such as requirements, design, coding and testing with lion's share going to coding and testing. Construction of these components, integrating them into a product and testing it to ensure that desired functionality and quality are built-in, completes the project. Here quality control is sequentially performed. That is, we construct a component like screen, then we subject it to peer review and independent testing. Then integration of all the components and then, final testing comprising of multiple Read More

Whirlpool Selects aPriori for Product Cost Management


Whirlpool Corporation, a world renowned manufacturer of major home appliances, recently announced it would use aPriori to automate its product cost estimating processes, drive global consistency in costing practices, and provide a central cost management database for use by cross functional product development teams. Using aPriori’s real-time product cost assessments, employees in design, engineering, sourcing, cost engineering, and manufacturing can make better informed decisions that drive costs out of product pre- and post-production.

design and construction management  both 3D solid computer-aided design (CAD) models and engineering knowledge and experience to automatically generate detailed manufacturing analysis and cost estimates that quantify the impact of changes to product design, materials, manufacturing processes, volumes, and location in real time. This flexible approach to generating cost estimates was one of the key reasons why Whirlpool selected aPriori.   Moreover, the software enables users to leverage product cost data hosted in other enterprise Read More

Computer Guidance Corp’s Construction ERP Longevity


I have only recently been made aware of Computer Guidance Corporation (CGC) and its leading construction ERP solution for architecture, engineering, and commercial construction companies, even though the company has been around for over 30 years. CGC’s eCMS Construction ERP solution had then and still has among the best construction accounting, payroll, and job cost functionality around.

design and construction management  family-owned general contractor providing design/build, general building construction, and construction management services, has also implemented the hosted eCMS construction ERP solution for the management of its growing general contracting business. Shaw-Lundquist, a CGC customer since 1994, will leverage over 16 eCMS applications with this ERP upgrade, including core financials, HR, payroll, job costing, equipment accounting, time and material billing, business intelligence and analytics, ECM, and Read More

SOA From a Management Perspective: Part Two


Despite the numerous benefits companies can expect from service-oriented architecture, the technology is still relatively new and implementation costs are steep, raising several concerns. For most companies, a wait-and-see approach is likely the best course of action for now.

design and construction management  governance solutions, which include design walk-thru's, conference room pilots, and after-the-fact reporting, may be inadequate. Consequently, elements of the system life cycle approach will need to be reviewed to incorporate a more proactive governance strategy. Staid thinking that your application lifecycle has served your organization well for many years may result in missing the SOA mark and achieving its expected benefits. How Can You Get to SOA? Now you're excited about SOA. You have bought into Read More

EMC Documentum: A Brief on Its Content Management Offerings in 2012


The EMC Documentum family of products covers a range of content management, case management, and governance applications, and plays to current shifts across the information management landscape. In this report, TEC's director of knowledge services Josh Chalifour looks at the directions in which EMC is focusing its products and services, and how that relates to requirements you may have for your content management initiatives.

design and construction management  Documentum: A Brief on Its Content Management Offerings in 2012 The EMC Documentum family of products covers a range of content management, case management, and governance applications, and plays to current shifts across the information management landscape. In this report, TEC's director of knowledge services Josh Chalifour looks at the directions in which EMC is focusing its products and services, and how that relates to requirements you may have for your content management initiatives. Read More

Intelligent Workload Management


Computing infrastructure today though versatile must be used wisely. Intelligent workload management (IWM) allows for efficient consumption of computing resources while ensuring business tasks are supported by all needed resources—and that this is all done securely. IWM tools support the building, management, monitoring, and securing of workloads. See how to run your cloud computing system with leading-edge technology.

design and construction management  Workload Management Computing infrastructure today though versatile must be used wisely. Intelligent workload management (IWM) allows for efficient consumption of computing resources while ensuring business tasks are supported by all needed resources—and that this is all done securely. IWM tools support the building, management, monitoring, and securing of workloads. See how to run your cloud computing system with leading-edge technology. Read More

Looking Beyond Mobile Device Management to Mobile Application and Enterprise Mobility Management


The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counterbalanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging and risky. This executive insight examines the needs for organizations to deploy a holistic enterprise mobility management solution that goes well beyond mobile device management.

design and construction management  Beyond Mobile Device Management to Mobile Application and Enterprise Mobility Management The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counterbalanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging and risky. This executive insight examines the needs for organizations to deploy a holistic enterprise mobility management solution that goes well beyond mobile device management. Read More

Mobile Device Management Comparison Guide


In this age of mobility, organizations increasingly use mobile device management (MDM) software to secure, monitor, manage, and support their mobile device usage. The goal is to optimize the functionality and security of a mobile communications network while minimizing costs. If your organization is looking for MDM software, look at this MDM product comparison guide for the key features of some of today’s leading MDM solutions.

design and construction management  Device Management Comparison Guide In this age of mobility, organizations increasingly use mobile device management (MDM) software to secure, monitor, manage, and support their mobile device usage. The goal is to optimize the functionality and security of a mobile communications network while minimizing costs. If your organization is looking for MDM software, look at this MDM product comparison guide for the key features of some of today’s leading MDM solutions. Read More

Top Content Management Solutions Compared


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design and construction management  Content Management Solutions Compared Do you know what content management features and functions are most important for your organization? Use TEC’s Content Management Evaluation Center * to get a detailed comparison of content management solutions based on your priorities. The right content management system can help your company Increase productivity and efficiency Increase communication and collaboration Increase profitability Find out which content management solution is best for your company’s Read More

Revamping Data Management: Big Data Proves Catalyst to Updating Data Management Strategies


Data management plays a key role in helping organizations make strategic sense of their data and how to best use it. Organizations with data management maturity have ushered in clear data goals, but many obstacles persist. This white paper reports survey results that help to establish a clear picture of how organizations are capitalizing on data management today, as well as what challenges and opportunities remain.

design and construction management  Data Management: Big Data Proves Catalyst to Updating Data Management Strategies Data management plays a key role in helping organizations make strategic sense of their data and how to best use it. Organizations with data management maturity have ushered in clear data goals, but many obstacles persist. This white paper reports survey results that help to establish a clear picture of how organizations are capitalizing on data management today, as well as what challenges and opportunities remain. Read More

Capitalizing on Advanced Inventory Management


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design and construction management  strategies and systems, are designed to optimize inventories while maintaining excellent customer service. Strategically speaking, distributors are unlikely to be successful in the coming years unless they have an expansive view of their inventory assets covering all sites and locations. They need to go beyond the conventional view of inventory that relies on rigid, rule-bound processes for ordering (and reordering) stock to both optimize inventories and meet the dynamic, often unpredictable, needs of Read More

Performance and Compensation Management at the Core of Human Capital Management?


Strategic human capital management (HCM) solutions can help organizations transform their people into a competitive advantage by aligning managers and employees with corporate goals. There is now a statistical and causal relationship among key HCM applications and operating income growth.

design and construction management  and Compensation Management at the Core of Human Capital Management? While decades have been spent investing in automation technologies for better use of tangible assets, only recently have enterprises begun to invest in optimizing human capital. Tactical and administrative human resources (HR) management is morphing into strategic human capital management (HCM). Part Three of the series Thou Shalt Manage Human Capital Better . Some might argue that HCM revolves around better performance Read More

SAP Partners with Interaction Design Foundation to Promote Simpler Software Design


SAP and the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF) announced an alliance that aims to provide access to software design education to students and professionals in both emerging and developed economies. IDF offers free text books and online education materials created by leading academics and practitioners of software design. With booming education prices and following the United Nations

design and construction management  Yen, global head of design and user experience at SAP, explains: SAP is committed to simplifying solution development with design thinking, which puts people and their problems at the center of software. Our relationship with IDF is a meeting of the minds and a natural outgrowth of our work to create an ecosystem that supports a more organic relationship between people and software. Read More

Knowledge Management: The Core of Service Resolution Management


Businesses today need to demonstrate their value to customers by making information that is relevant to them accessible. Hence the need for knowledge management software, which helps companies segment and then distribute the information their customers want to know.

design and construction management  same time, web site design is maturing, and the average customer is becoming more computer literate, which means that customers are ready to be introduced to online self-service solutions. Many customers indeed want to be able to solve their own problems through self-support on the Web, since we are all “too darn busy, and who has time for lengthy phone calls.” Companies, too, are ready to embrace the benefits of self-help solutions, which offer the dual advantage of cutting the cost of support while Read More