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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Comprehensive RFI/RFP Template

ore PLM for both discrete and process industries (Engineering Change Management, Data Vaulting, BOM Management, Recipe Management, Product Cost Estimation, etc.), Product Development and Portfolio Management, Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), Ideation & Requirements Management, Service Data Management, Regulatory and Compliance, and Application Technology 

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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 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.

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

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.

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 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.

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

Productivity for Software Estimators


Presently, software estimation is considered to be an art rather than a science. At the heart of this perception is the lack of understanding of the concept of "productivity." This article attempts to provide insight into the concept of productivity.

estimation  Concerns with Software Size Estimation The present scenario in the software industry is that there are multiple units of software size measures. These units of measure include function points, use case points (UCP), object points, feature points, Internet points, test points, mark II function point analysis (FPA), lines of code (LOC), etc. There is no accepted way of converting software size from one unit of measure into another. One odd aspect of these measures is that the size of the software is Read More

Criteria for Selecting a Software Estimation Tool


A plethora of software estimation tools are available, each claimed to be better than the others, thereby confusing prospective buyers. An effective tool ought to provide for all four aspects of software estimation, namely, size, effort, cost, and schedule.

estimation  for Selecting a Software Estimation Tool Software development outsourcing has now become commonplace. So, it has become necessary for the outsourcer and the provider to reach an agreement about the size, development effort, cost, and development schedule of the software product being outsourced. This has caused software estimation to move from hunch-based estimation to the use of mature, research-backed estimation techniques. The process of estimation has also moved from manual estimation using Read More

PTC's PLM Portfolio Gets More Comprehensive: Day 1 Overall Impression at PTC/USER World Conference 2010


Last year, after the TEC certification process for PTC Windchill 9.0 (download the certification report), I was convinced that this solution is quite functionally comprehensive. In the meantime, I also outlined some weak spots of Windchill. For example, the solution's capabilities on product cost estimation and product service data management are relatively limited. After the first day at PTC

estimation  capabilities on product cost estimation and product service data management are relatively limited. After the first day at PTC/USER World Conference 2010 , the most important message I''ve received is that PTC is on a strategic move to a more powerful product lifecycle management (PLM) portfolio comprised of multiple PTC brands, or in other words, product lines. When we certified Windchill last year, we also included PTC InSight Environmental Compliance in the evaluation scope. According to PTC''s branding 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 certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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

A Two-layer Model for Fashion PLM Functionality


To help fashion players achieve the most out of adopting PLM methodology and systems while respecting the uniqueness of fashion products and business processes, the article introduces a two-layer model to facilitate the process of selecting a fashion PLM solution.

estimation  releasing, and product cost estimation. Sourcing and Supply Chain Collaboration . Functionality for these activities enables the optimized placement of decisions, as well as profitable and stable supplier relationships by increasing transparency throughout the supply chain. Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) . MPM addresses the processes associated with manufacturing engineering (or digital process design), including the design, documentation, validation, management, and communication of production Read More

Filling the Holes and Breaking Down Artificial Walls in a Process PLM Solution Set - Part 1


The product lifecycle management (PLM) software market for process industries (food @ beverage, life sciences, chemicals, paints, consumer products, etc.) is serviced by a plethora of solution providers, but it hasn’t been well-defined as compared to its counterparts in the discrete manufacturing and fashion (apparel) industry segments. Indeed, the Process PLM solution market

estimation  and Development (R&D)  cost estimation modeling  should be based on purchase  price indexes  or actual costs captured in the ERP system. Published product specification documents should include both structured PLM, non-PLM data, and unstructured PLM data with  metadata . For many business to business (B2B) industries, one formula (or a formula with a different application) is sold to multiple customers, markets, and applications. For each major customer, product, application, and market, each Read More

The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes


The most successful retailers are those that continually focus on driving the very best performance from each of their suppliers, and that work collaboratively to improve performance in areas such as on-time delivery, product quality, and regulatory compliance.

estimation  collect supplier-quoted costs; and estimation of total landed costs for all sourcing scenarios while considering optimal transportation routes. Like its i2 CTO counterpart mentioned previously in The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels , i2 Total Landed Cost Sourcing will be available in the i2 Business Content Library , a repository of process and technology solutions based on i2''s extensive supply chain domain expertise. The idea here is for organizations to use these solutions without Read More

PTC Windchill Version 9 versus Version 10: Is Version 10 the Most Significant Windchill Release in PTC’s History?


The latest iteration of PTC Windchill (v. 10) for product lifecycle management (PLM) has been described as ‘the most significant Windchill release in PTC’s history.’ In his article, TEC research analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu compares the last two versions of PTC Windchill, and outlines how the functionality enhancements in PTC Windchill 10 make the product suitable for product creation, development, and lifecycle management.

estimation  is for product cost estimation functionality, for which PTC Windchill 9 offers a lower level of support than the average solution, whereas version 10 fully supports it out of the box. Functionality for change management, design and project collaboration, and computer aided design (CAD) design integration has also been significantly improved in version 10. Core PLM for Process Industries is another module where the new functionality for product cost estimation has a great influence on the overall level of Read More

CoreWMS


CoreWMS is a web based warehouse management system. Staff and partners can easily access the CoreWMS features and functionality using their native language; Can be easily integrated with preexisting enterprsie applications (CRM, ERP, accounting); Platform and Database independent. It can run on any operating system that supports Java. If you already have a preferred database in use, we can easily port CoreWMS to work with it; Enhanced security. CoreWMS provides each user with set of permissions and keeps a log of their activities.  

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Goal-oriented Business Process Management


The trend toward more flexible ways of working, shorter organizational reaction times, and the ability to fully embrace market unpredictability, is a powerful force that, while positioning business process management (BPM) at center stage, also strains conventional approaches and tools beyond their limits. Discover how goal-oriented BPM goes beyond current BPM practices to better address current business challenges.

estimation  easy replacement of different estimation approaches by simply defining them as alternative plans for the e.g., have-estimated-costs, goal. Some plans to achieve the have-costs goal may try to do so by activating the have-estimated-costs goal, thereby realizing dynamic goal decomposition. 2.3 Goal-Oriented Process Navigation When a business process is executed, an effective goal-oriented BPM solution is able to directly run the goal-oriented models against the standard IT infrastructure, possibly within Read More

2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware


Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to manage spam, viruses, and malware were working, but as a result of this success, the threats they protected against were forced to change. Learn about today’s key security trends and how you can fight against the sophisticated new generation of Internet threats.

estimation  counting techniques or gross over-estimation of power. STORM-CLASS MALWARE: KEY CHARACTERISTICS Self-Propagating - Storm sends massive amounts of spam to spread. Users are directed to multiple changing HTTP URLs, which serve Storm malware. If infected, the system then becomes part of the Storm network. Peer-to-Peer - Where previous botnets were controlled from centralized locations through a hierarchical management structure, Storm nodes communicate through a unique peer-to-peer communication protocol. Read More