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The CMO-CIO Organizational Alignment Mandate
Chief information officer reporting relationships continue to be distanced from the strategy function. The marketing function is experiencing this same

test tube function  they can have the greatest impact. Is the Answer ROI? Most management pundits argue that the answer for marketing and IT is to demonstrate connectedness through a demonstration of return on investment (ROI). From the perspective of fending off the challenges of the CFO at budget time, ROI may work; however, ROI does not address the alignment or connectedness issue. The CEO must be able to connect the dots between the executive agenda and the actions of marketing and IT, in both the short and long run.

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Function Points: Are They Really the Right Unit of Measure for Software Sizing?


Function points (FPs) are the most popular unit of measure for measuring the size of software. But because FPs were developed in the 1970s, are they not now outdated for today’s event-oriented programming and multi-tiered software architectures?

test tube function  3) coding, and 4) testing. These four classes differ significantly in nature from one another, and productivity varies from class to class. Therefore, it stands to reason that four different productivity figures ought to be used to obtain the effort required of four different classes of software engineers. Conclusion When it was first developed, FP methodology filled a vacuum; it was an excellent measure for software size. But FP methodology has become woefully out-of-date, mainly due to improvements in Read More

Ramco OnDemand ERP Certification


Ramco OnDemand ERP is a full-function SaaS ERP product for the small to medium business (SMB) environment. The entire product is Web-based, accessible by your web browser, and fully supported via the Web.First Impressions The forms layouts and many of the detail screens allow for data field relocations and reconfigurations via drag and drop. The default color schemes are easy on the

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Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators


Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.

test tube function  Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators Product Differentiators Microsoft Business Solutions Solomon , formerly Solomon IV and Microsoft Great Plains Solomon IV , is a prominent business management and e-business suite of applications for small and mid-market companies. Most recently, in summer 2003, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) announced the availability of Microsoft Business Solutions Solomon 5.5 , which includes several new features and Read More

Evaluating Enterprise Software - Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps? Part Two


There is certainly room to ask the fundamental question of whether the traditional practice of RFI/RFP-based selection processes has been adequate for the task of selecting complex systems. The record indicates there is much room for improvement. In essence, for complex selections like in the case of enterprise applications, the human-machine combination has to work together to drive the solution.

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Test Effort Estimation


Software testing is carried out primarily to unearth system defects, and to prevent defective products from reaching customers. It’s also carried out to convince customers that a product conforms to and fulfils the agreed-upon specifications and functionality. However, in order to evaluate potential approaches to estimating test efforts, it’s vital to understand what the activity of testing actually consists of.

test tube function  potential approaches to estimating test efforts, it’s vital to understand what the activity of testing actually consists of. Read More

They Test Web Sites, Don’t They?


RSW Software upgrades one product and releases a second. The products enable companies to test the function and load carrying capability of websites and middle tier applications.

test tube function  Test Web Sites, Don’t They? They Test Web Sites, Don't They? D. Geller - June 7, 2000 Event Summary RSW Software, Inc., a business unit of test equipment giant Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER), makes software that supports the testing of websites. Their lead product, the e-TEST suite, allows users to capture into a recorded script file the commands that they use to interact with a website. The script file can later be played back to perform regression testing. The same scripts can also be used for Read More

Case Study: B&K Corporation


B&K Corporation engineers and manufactures test and assembly systems for automotive and other components. But B&K didn’t have the infrastructure and systems support for effective engineering controls and documentation—manual and paper-based processes meant data was often three weeks old. Find out how B&K decreased costs and improved customer service with a new automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

test tube function  Corporation engineers and manufactures test and assembly systems for automotive and other components. But B&K didn’t have the infrastructure and systems support for effective engineering controls and documentation—manual and paper-based processes meant data was often three weeks old. Find out how B&K decreased costs and improved customer service with a new automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Read More

Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve


The evolution of test automation towards data-driven and key/action word frameworks reflects the realization that the process becomes more efficient if there is less code to develop and maintain. Instead of taking twenty years to evolve towards efficiency, you can take a revolutionary leap with a code-free approach that makes it easier to implement, manage, and maintain automated tests.

test tube function  to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Worksoft is a leading provider of testing solutions that automate, accelerate and optimize deployments of SAP® applications. The company's software and services validate and certify end to end business processes across the enterprise during implementations, upgrades, Read More

Progress Offers a Test Drive


Progress Software offers customers the opportunity to test drive applications via the Internet.

test tube function  Offers a Test Drive Event Summary In March, Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) announced the launch of its AppsAlive! preview site, which allows its ASPconnections.com portal to showcase live ASP business applications from multiple software vendors. AppsAlive!, a new initiative from Progress Software's ASPEN 2000 Program, helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) deploy their ASP applications on the Web and enables end-users to test-drive the applications at no charge. Available at Read More

Software Test Tools Software Evaluation Report


Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools Software Evaluation Report provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.

test tube function  Test Tools Software Evaluation Report TEC's Software Test Tools Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive information about vendor or Read More

HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


The competition is becoming relentless given a slew of WMS vendors delivering sophisticated collaboration, visibility, and SCEM functionality. Further many of them are also consistently profitable and have more visibility and mindshare.

test tube function  raise bar for other contesting vendors, both in the case of brand new installations, major upgrades, and implementations of complementary products. When considering an advanced WMS/SCE, users should look at the complexity of warehouse processes, as well as the velocity and diversity of activity. Users should not only consider transaction volumes, but the level of processing needed, and collaboration or customer compliance issues (e.g., protection against unauthorized access to activity logs, inactivity Read More

Evaluating Enterprise Software - Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps?


Owing to learning from the past experiences and to the help of specialized selection service providers, selecting an enterprise package has to a degree, become a routine occurrence in the life of an IT organization. Recently however, there has been much noise created by some pundits and vendors belittling the supposedly "archaic" way of selecting software through functions and features. Contrary to that, they would rather sell "business processes" or "solutions," further confusing the already overwhelmed customer. The nagging doubts and questions like "Have we been selecting software the wrong way all this time?!" naturally abound.

test tube function  released module or the latest product upgrade make us significantly more eligible to compete in the market segment? Are we still one of the leaders in a certain industry, merely because of the number of installations? If yes, then how many of these have come from, for example, our accounting or human resource (HR)/payroll solution only as opposed to from our sharp industry solution per se? Were we perhaps the first one to tackle the market segment; if so, is our solution still stronger than a newcomer's Read More

How Software Test Management Tools Can Help You Plan, Control, and Evaluate


Software developers need a powerful tool to control and plan the quality of their software applications. With a solution that offers project analysis, testing, and bug administration, you have options that can help increase the quality of your software products. Read about a software test tool that has administrative functions to help you more effectively plan, control, and evaluate your software as it’s developed.

test tube function  Software Test Management Tools Can Help You Plan, Control, and Evaluate Software developers need a powerful tool to control and plan the quality of their software applications. With a solution that offers project analysis, testing, and bug administration, you have options that can help increase the quality of your software products. Read about a software test tool that has administrative functions to help you more effectively plan, control, and evaluate your software as it’s developed. Read More

Measuring Marketing Success: Know Each Customer in Context


Monitoring the performance of marketing activities is a critical function of marketing departments and has become important to business growth. This report provides an analyst perspective on effective practices and tools for accurately measuring marketing performance, as well as reviews the features and functions of IBM’s Marketing Performance Analytics offering and the business benefits it can afford organizations.

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