November 2010 | HCL Technologies
QA organisations play an important role in ensuring the flawless launch of product(s) not only in accomplishing the desired functionalities, but also in focusing on enhancement of the end-user experience. They are expected to add value by capturing product traits to make it user friendly and trying out various combinations relevant to end user behaviour. This gains significance with more and more products getting mobile and cloud enabled.
Traditional ways of testing as...read more
With an increase in the number of cloud services, enterprises, both small and large are finding it difficult to locate, acquire and consume cloud services. Today most SaaS vendors offer one or two services in a specific category and an enterprise that is increasingly consuming cloud based services has to undergo the pain of working with multiple vendors and managing relationship across them. This...read more
There is an important observation on how the cloud computing charge back happens. For most of the cloud based services, be it infrastructure, platform or software as a service, the charge back is based on compute hours, storage, network transfer size, number of transactions or application requests and number of users. The...read more
Most of the time, product development processes are associated with commonly known standards, guidelines or methodologies such as – SEI CMMi, ISO, Agile, Scrum, etc… or with governance/management mechanisms such as - Stage Gate, Prince-2, PMP, etc…
Interestingly, these cover only a partial portion of a product development process in any company. A truly global product company should address several other aspects of its business into the way it identifies, builds, markets...read more
Ever wonder what it would feel like to be in a CIO’s shoes these days?
Gone are the days when the CIO was considered to be the “guru” – to whom the rest of the organization would bow humbly while requesting for guidance through the stormy unknown that was technology. The CIO was often times the superstar, the master conductor, standing on the podium and conducting hapless users to work according to his tune of technology.
Those were the good days.