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Software Estimation Inside-out
Software size estimation is one of the most critical and difficult activities in the software planning process. Measuring software size goes a long way toward

estimation  Estimation Inside-out Software size estimation is one of the most critical and difficult activities in the software planning process. Measuring software size goes a long way toward determining the effort, schedule, and budget required for a project. Learn how misjudging or misunderstanding the scope and size of a project can result in budget and schedule overruns, and failed deliveries that can cause total project failure. Read More...
Paradoxes of Software Estimation
Software development has spawned an independent industry in its own right. But the processes of asking for service, offering service, and pricing are all

estimation  of Software Estimation Introduction Software development has spawned an independent industry, with organizations offering software development services exclusively. As it is perhaps in the nascent stages, the processes of asking for service, offering a service, and pricing are all somewhat haphazard. Software development falls into the category of the services industry as opposed to the product industry—that is, a service is offered, and not a product. Many parallels can be drawn with similar Read More...
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

estimation  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. Read More...
The Delphi Technique for Software Estimation
The Delphi technique@drawing wise counsel from senior and experienced software developers@can help you prepare estimates for software development projects. With

estimation  Delphi Technique for Software Estimation The Delphi technique—drawing wise counsel from senior and experienced software developers—can help you prepare estimates for software development projects. With this method of software estimation, project specifications are given to a few experts, depending on their availability. Learn about the essential steps involved in this software estimation methodology for more accurate estimates of software development effort. Read More...
Software Estimation How to Go About It
While many software professionals know one or more software sizing techniques@most have a reasonable understanding of function point analysis (FPA) or use case

estimation  Estimation How to Go About It While many software professionals know one or more software sizing techniques—most have a reasonable understanding of function point analysis (FPA) or use case point techniques—they’re often stymied when it comes to making a real-life estimate. Learn a methodology that can help you make realistic estimates, including best- and worst-case scenarios that you can use to make pricing and delivery commitments to clients. Read More...
Oracle E-Business Suite (12.1) for Human Resource Management Certification Report
Oracle E-Business Suite (12.1) is now TEC Certified for online comparison of human resource management (HRM) solutions in TEC''s Evaluation Centers. The

estimation  be considered during an estimation process. Payroll In the Payroll area, the Oracle E-Business Suite demonstrates an excellent rating score—it is equal to 100 for all six functional areas. Oracle competitors show lower average rating—it is equal to 89.87 percent. However in Security and Audit submodule it almost reaches E-Business Suite with its rating of 98.71 percent. In other fields the average rival''s rating is not that stable and varies between 77.71 percent for User Balances and 91.81percent Read More...
PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report
Parametric Technology Corporation''s (PTC''s) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a

estimation  is that product cost estimation is not as strong as other functionality in this category. Product development and portfolio management, mainly taken care of by ProjectLink, performed outstandingly well. We were very impressed by the clarity of different charts that help make project portfolio decisions. Manufacturing process management (mainly covered by MPMLink) and ideation and requirements management (mainly covered by RequirementsLink) are substantially stronger than they were for Windchill 8.0. PTC Read More...
Enterprise Impact Simulation - Making It Happen
Before c-commerce bad estimates and unintended impacts were issues businesses managed. Cost and schedule overruns and disruptions to the business caused by IT

estimation  requires to automate the estimation process. While the assembly line isn''t relevant to software, other production and post-production activities in the hardware lifecycle are important to note. In particular, a hardware product may be produced in dozens of different versions during its lifetime. Testing during production, customer complaints fielded at the help desk, or warranty service records all provide feedback on the product. When a problem with parts from a particular vendor, or with a particular Read More...
Developing a Universal Approach to Cleansing Customer and Product Data
Data quality has always been an important issue for companies, and today it’s even more so. But are you up-to-date on current industry problems concerning data

estimation  This disparity in cost estimation existed not only from company to company but among senior information technology managers within the same organization. – Andrea Malcolm, Poor Data Quality Costs 10% of Revenues, Survey Reveals, ComputerWorld, July 1998. The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) > estimates that poor quality customer data costs U.S. businesses a staggering $611 billion a year in postage, printing, and staff overhead. – Wayne W. Eckerson, Data Quality and the Bottom Line, TDWI Read More...
Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys
Baan''s phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile

estimation  from a project definition, estimation and management (e.g., project-based resource planning or PRP) perspective. With the introduction of BAAN IV product release, Baan was one of the first ERP vendors to deliver serial effectivity and the US government-specific financial control and reporting. This is Part Two of a three-part note. Part One detailed the recent announcement. Part Three will discuss the Market Impact and make User Recommendations. Responding to the US Market We would have almost bought the Read More...
8 Strategies to Improve Your Project Plan
Today’s project management offices (PMOs) must optimize their project plans while managing complex projects concurrently, respecting delivery dates, and

estimation  have numerous causes: Inaccurate estimation of task duration Bad use of resource competences Over-estimation of resource capacity Problems of task coordination Weak re-planning capabilities No alternative scenarios   1. Place resources at the center of your planning process   Reduce costs by optimizing the workforce   Recruiting, training, motivating and rewarding your staff are certainly key processes of your management. Qualify and quantify the optimal workforce in light of the project portfolio; Read More...
Lozeau Selects Commsoft Fidelio ERP with the Help of TEC Software Selection Services
Lozeau, a retail company providing cameras, video cameras, accessories, and services, recently selected Commsoft to meet its enterprise resource planning (ERP

estimation  Quebec companies. By its estimation, Canada and specifically Quebec organizations still don’t have the level of integrated information systems required to fully benefit from their competitive advantages. So, focusing on a very limited geographical market, Commsoft went about developing and offering a functionally very rich and extensive solution—Fidelio. This offering is geared toward light manufacturing (40%), distribution (30%), and retail and service companies (30%). Fidelio was recently certified Read More...
Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)
Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful

estimation  added (EVA), economic value estimation (EVE) earlier on in the sales process (or more accurately, the buying process). Open-source data is playing a larger role in all aspects of intelligence gathering, including competitive and market intelligence, and can be incorporated into business applications in near real-time. TEC: What are the still outstanding hurdles to pricing software deployments and to winning the hearts and minds of users? TG: Many executives simply do not know there is an alternative to Read More...
Supply Chain Management: Morphing the Functional Scope of Service Parts
The quintessential business challenge is to minimize downtime on assets while minimizing the cost of spare and replacement parts inventory. To meet these

estimation  are created through crude estimation, guesswork and historical extrapolation. Intelligent design and modeling of service offerings include pricing of offering, SLA and inventory tradeoffs, and network configuration scenarios to optimize investment in assets to achieve maximum return. Strategic Forecasting Production-based forecasting from historical demand that does not recognize probabilistic nature of demand. A proprietary composite forecasting methodology that combines time series demand history with Read More...

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