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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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Enabling Security in the Software Development Life Cycle


When companies discover new security vulnerabilities, they must retrofit the affected software with an appropriate patch and fend off the wrath of customers. Each newly discovered vulnerability results in a frantic patch, halfway deployed, and potentially opens up another hole. That’s why you should address security vulnerabilities during the software development process—before you get locked into a game of catch-up.

it product life cycle software  life cycle (SDLC) . It provides a development environment for applications security architects to build policies that define how applications are to be tested. Source : Cenzic Resources Related to Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) : Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (Wikipedia) Enabling Security in the Software Development Life Cycle Development Life Cycle is also known as : Adopted Development Process , Database Development Life Cycle , Development Life Cycle , Development Life Cycle Conceptual Read More

Enabling Product Innovation: The Roles of ERP and PLM in the Product Lifecycle


Companies are turning toward product innovation to achieve revenue growth, but to generate return on an innovation idea, the idea must be fully developed. When the concept has been fully defined, validated, and transformed into a product, it is then ready for commercial launch and execution from a sales, marketing, manufacturing, and logistics perspective.

it product life cycle software  product knowledge and making it accessible during the product innovation process is very important, but access to that information provides little value to manufacturing resources. Instead, it increases the potential for confusion or the introduction of errors due to clutter. Because of the processes they were designed to serve, PLM systems are intended to manage early product structures and design information, where ERP systems may have trouble capturing a product structure before part numbers are Read More

On-demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore


Product lifecycle management (PLM) is set to transition to an on-demand model. On-demand models are quicker and cheaper to deploy, but software providers must gain user enterprises' trust before on-demand PLM really takes off.

it product life cycle software  cost of ownership Lower IT support costs Single source release management Continuous feature functionality improvements Consistent and centralized training and support services Pay-as-you-go cost models Regardless of the size of an on-demand customer, speed of implementation is a salient factor in reducing the over all cost of deployment. While SAP''s boast of its on-demand services that you can sign up in the morning, and you are up and running in the afternoon is a stretch, there is no denying that an Read More

A Tectonic Shift in Communications Customer Life Cycle Management


Amdocs recently announced a complete revamp of its marketing philosophy and its offering to its customers, which it believes to be the most important shift since the company's initial public offering in 1998.

it product life cycle software  these moves will help it fend off its chief competitor, Convergys , which in 2001 bought the UK-based billing provider Geneva . Geneva''s product remains highly effective in carrying out billing on IP networks, making it one of the world''s largest specialist billing companies. Geneva, along with the cable billing operator CSG Systems , are direct competitors of Amdocs. Moreover, many still believe that Convergys might have another edge over Amdocs due to its WIZARD system (which came from the acquisition Read More

Where is Oracle in the Product Lifecycle Management Software Market?


Oracle is in the processing of developing their product lifecycle management capabilities. The question is whether they will accomplish this through the acquisition of a pure-play PLM vendor, or through internal technology development.

it product life cycle software  On the other hand, it often results in a product with the same look-touch-feel and process controls as the traditional ERP components and has better integration touch points. Oracle has taken a somewhat more risky and expensive acquisition approach for certain functional areas, as demonstrated by the acquisitions of Siebel for CRM, G-Log for multimodal transportation planning and execution, and Retek for unique retail applications and expertise. PLM, however, seems to be a more difficult puzzle for Read More

Retail Market Dynamics for Software Vendors Part One: Software Requirements for Retail


Although the retail and wholesale customers have typically invested a low proportion of their total revenues in information technology, retail industry leaders have begun to demonstrate an ability to achieve market advantage through the effective use of specialized enterprise applications. As a result, the requirement for all retailers to increase their investment in IT and adopt best practices has thus grown.

it product life cycle software  case of CPG retailers, it includes the need to include supplier trade funds and deal management functionality. They also emphasize an easy integration capability so that this fully analyzed and optimized pricing data can be deployed quickly. For more information on some of these approaches, see Profit Optimization—Can We Possibly Argue with the Objective? Some retailers that have already made significant investments in data warehouse and analytic applications, now logically tend to accelerate the use Read More

Logic Software


Established in 1999, Logic Software, Inc. specializes in the development and design of custom software applications, programming services outsourcing, and "shrinkwrap" software development. It is a privately owned company with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario (Canada), and an offshore development department located in Belarus. Logic Software products are used at sites in over fifteen countries.

it product life cycle software  and shrinkwrap software development. It is a privately owned company with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario (Canada), and an offshore development department located in Belarus. Logic Software products are used at sites in over fifteen countries. Read More

Product Vine PLM


ProductVine is a collaborative product and development lifecycle management tool designed to meet the needs of the food and grocery industry. It has Internet-enabled workflow functionality and provides instant information visibility. Multiple parties can work simultaneously to complete tasks and approve deliverables. It includes the following functional areas: central knowledge repository, project management, workflow management, and supplier information collection.  

it product life cycle software  food and grocery industry. It has Internet-enabled workflow functionality and provides instant information visibility. Multiple parties can work simultaneously to complete tasks and approve deliverables. It includes the following functional areas: central knowledge repository, project management, workflow management, and supplier information collection. Read More

A Portrait of the Indian Enterprise Software User


Like many markets recovering from global economic turmoil, the enterprise software market has experienced a slew of company expansion and consolidation ventures. The Indian market was no exception. But how does vendor growth and expansion relate to the requirements of Indian companies researching and purchasing enterprise software? What is the profile of a company in India that is looking for enterprise software?

it product life cycle software  developers, as well as IT services and consulting firms. It’s important to note that many of these companies also serve other industries outlined in Figure 1, such as manufacturing and education (see more about enterprise software for manufacturers in the next section). It’s no surprise that this group represents the largest industry. The evolution of the computer, IT, and software industries in India over the decades is a result of supportive government policies that enabled technological Read More

webMethods Gets Active (Software That Is)


In May webMethods Inc. announced that it will purchase Active Software Inc. in an all-stock deal. The purchase is worth approximately $1.3 Billion. WebMethods is a vendor of B2B e-commerce integration software, and the acquisition of Active allows them to extend their integration strategy for extended supply chain and business-to-business e-commerce.

it product life cycle software  (NASDAQ: WEBM) announced that it will purchase Active Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASWX) in an all-stock deal. The purchase is worth approximately $1.3 Billion. WebMethods is a vendor of B2B eCommerce integration software, and the acquisition of Active allows them to extend their integration strategy for extended supply chain and business-to-business e-commerce. In an 8-K statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, webMethods stated that a wholly- owned subsidiary of webMethods, known as Wolf Read More

Busting the Myth of Commoditized Software Markets with the New TEC Focus Indicator


The new TEC Focus Indicator is a concrete way to start gauging the real functionality, competitive differentiators, and focus of enterprise software products. Learn how you can use the TEC Focus Indicator for insight into the functional competitive differentiators of particular enterprise software products against what's available on the market.

it product life cycle software  the rapidity with which it was able to have its product compete so squarely with others. Is the product growing along a trajectory that fits your organization? Can the vendor offer appropriate support for so much functionality? How about the lack of HR and quality management? Will the currently low levels of support for these modules affect your own company''s growth? These questions aside, Product B appears to offer a greater quantity of support for managing manufacturing operations, which reveals the Read More

Software AG


Software AG helps organizations achieve their business objectives faster. The company’s big data, integration and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter decisions and better service.

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American Software - A Tacit Avant-Garde?


Throughout June, American Software, Inc. continued to announce additional functions that broaden the scope of its e-intelliprise application suite. It also announced financial results for fiscal 2000.

it product life cycle software  individual departments. In addition, it contains a set of key performance indicators that companies can use to establish benchmarks for measuring their performance. American Software has also introduced a series of applications under the banner ECON-Electronic Commerce on the Net-which allows customers to access and use the applications within Intelliprise over the Internet (a series of Web extensions for order placement, purchasing, catalog, bidding and expense reporting). Recently announced functions Read More

Managing Risk in Enterprise Software Selection


Selecting and implementing new enterprise software changes your company, and the business processes that drive it. How you handle these changes can make the difference between implementation failure and success. Download this report to learn the steps to take--and the mistakes to avoid--to ensure a successful project outcome. You'll also learn why it's essential to deal with risk before the implementation phase--when it may be too late.

it product life cycle software  before the implementation phase--when it may be too late. Read More