The ability to readily change and optimize business processes is the key to organizational competitiveness and growth. Organizational agility can be compromised when supporting IT assets can not flexibly respond to changing business needs.
Grid computing is a new IT architecture that leads to more reliable, recoverable and lower cost enterprise information systems. By efficient use of grid computing, groups of independent, modular hardware and software components can be connected and rejoined to meet the changing needs of businesses.
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. It is accomplished through the application and integration of the project management processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
Search engine optimization, SEO, is about creating a website in such a way that it will appear higher in the search rankings. SEO is aimed at achieving the highest position in the organic listings on the search engine results pages. SEO is very useful for driving visitors through targeting the high volume, low intent generic phrases.
You outsourced your application development to save money, right? Or perhaps you did it to temporarily scale your development capacity to tackle a special project. It makes sense for organizations to outsource development in these situations.
Outsourcing in literal terms, means sourcing from outside. The term is increasingly used to refer to sub-contracting of a set of functions or processes by one firm to another, or to a group of individuals. Outsourcing is being pursued as an active business strategy in the current economic scenario, since it enables a firm to focus on core-competency areas. It also frees the firm from resource and labour intensive functions, which are now performed by trained personnel at much lower costs.
Open source is a development method, offering accessibility to the source of a product. Some consider open source as possible design approaches, while some of them consider it a critical strategic element of their operations. The concept of open source came into reckoning with the increased use of, which provided access to communication paths, diverse production models, and interactive communities.
I'll start with a classic example that I'm sure everyone relates to: Amazon.com. If you've bought something from Amazon you probably noticed that when you add a product to the shopping cart, several other products are being recommended: "Customers that bought X, also bought Y...." or "May we recommend the following add-ons?"
In any enterprise people share information at all levels. Executives share information that helps them make decisions about profitability. Managers analyze and share information to help ensure that business processes are running smoothly and the employees share information about specific projects. The information is shared in form of various types of reports. So, reports containing critical business information should be available to decision makers throughout organization quickly and cost effectively.
In India itself, Software industry growth has been phenomenal. IT field has enormously grown in the past 50 years. IT industry in India is expected to touch 10,000 crores of which software share is dramatically increasing. Software cost/schedules are grossly inaccurate. Cost overruns of several times, schedule slippage's by months, or even years are common. Productivity of people has not kept pace with demand added to it; it is due to the shortage of skilled people and the complexity of the software's. Error rates of released software leave customer dissatisfied.