By admin on October 2, 2015
Road to INNOVATION by Customer Profiling The competition is changing drastically and with every new days we find new competitors coming from across the ocean and underneath the surface and testing our waters. For Products companies it is becoming all the more challenging as their users have started migrating to new platforms and new services. […]Full Story »
By Thakur Sahib on July 12, 2012
Want to understand about Green IT, The stakeholders in Green IT. I have structured the sites, which can help you unravel the complexities behind the Green IT. These areas are – Standard Bodies Assessment Methodologies Government Strategies KPI’s Best Sites on Green IT Casestudies Tools Certifications and awards Standard Bodies Regulatory body in Europe http://ec.europa.eu/environment/climat/emission.htm […]Full Story »
Posted in Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy | Tagged assessment, Business/Finance, Climate change, Environment, global roundtable on climate change, Global warming, government, standard, transaction processing performance council, U.S. Climate Action Partnership, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, World Business Council on Sustainable Development | Leave a response
By Thakur Sahib on January 31, 2010
Goals for Users, Organizations: Reduce energy-related operating expenses, Reduce other IT operating expenses [maintenance], Do the right thing for the environment, Improve the company’s brand image with customer and public.Full Story »
By Thakur Sahib on January 14, 2010
1. Is your data centre footprint approaching maximum capacity?
2. Have hurdle rates increased significantly for new capital investments?
3. Does your application portfolio consist primarily of “commoditized” applications?
4. Do you have frequent or sudden “spikes” in demand for applications?
By Thakur Sahib on November 8, 2009
Do we really need to answer this. Gartner, Forrester, IBM, Microsoft and almost every consultant firm has their own definition of EA. Let’s not put too much of interest needle into it but try to sew the picture instead.Full Story »
Posted in Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy | Tagged Architecture, CEO, CFO, consultant, CTO /CIO, IBM, IT as Strategy, IT standards and policies, IT Vision, Knowledge management, Legacy systems, Microsoft, operating model of Business, operating system, operating systems, roadmaps, similar products | 1 Response
By admin on September 21, 2009
Model and analyze business processes with the aid of Business Process diagrams…
In order for a business to improve its performance it must understand how it does business. It must convert the “how” into defined processes, which must be able to have their performance measured, and the results used to make subsequent improvementsFull Story »
By Thakur Sahib on September 8, 2009
IT if manifested correctly can act as a growth principle for strategy. Some important questions to ask and answer are: How can IT enable growth in Sales, Operations or other core areas? Here the emphasis is on growing, or the growth we envisage after 10 years. Once that is answered, next step would be to create capabilities in those areas.Full Story »
By Thakur Sahib on August 3, 2009
One of the biggest misconceptions about IT Strategy is that it only governs how and how much money should be spent on IT. Senior management dictates to the IT team exactly what they want, and the IT team responds back by relating how much it may cost and how long it may takeFull Story »
By Thakur Sahib on August 1, 2009
How do we define Business strategy? Can IT be my Business Strategy? What should be the ideal time frame for a sound strategy? Will my Strategy be consistent enough 10 – 20 years down the line? Should I challenge my own strategy ? If yes, how will the organization support this? Do I have a […]Full Story »
By Thakur Sahib on September 25, 2009
Companies across most industries now have in-house IT teams. Unfortunately, a majority of these still can’t determine whether IT investments are really bringing them ROI or helping in growth. If your answer to any of the following points is in the affirmative, then it is time to challenge your IT Strategy!
By admin on September 17, 2009
As businesses worldwide seek to cut costs in the wake of current economic downturn, open source has assumed an increasingly significant role in providing quality alternatives. We offer from a range of open source solutions for ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), HRM (Human Resource Management), and CMS (Content Management System) requirements
Posted in Open source | Tagged Content Management System, CRM, forward us your queries, India Open Source, Open Source CRM, Open source ERP, open source solution, Open Source solutions, technology platforms
By Thakur Sahib on September 8, 2009
After 3D Internet getting a start, I think time has come for 3D education and learning environment to move out from research labs on to the desktops. Recently, a living example was set up which was the first of its kind in United States. The VLE or Virtual Learning Environment is now located at Chesapeake […]
Posted in Analysis, Internet Strategy, Open source, Technology | Tagged 3D, 3d education and learning, 3D Internet, Baltimore County, Chesapeake High School, education, EON Reality I-Catcher, Essex, internet, JHU’s Centre for Technology, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, KCTCS Interactive Digital Centre, Laurel, learning, Maryland, open source 3D content developer tool, simulation, the Johns Hopkins University, United States, Virtual learning environment | 1 Response
By Thakur Sahib on July 6, 2009
Making Online Community Work [SMO] in 4 Phases Researchers from various disciplines are researching the conditions that make online communities successful. As a result, a set of guidelines have emerged where some factors have derived from different perspectives of sociology, psychology, management and economy. Here, I have compiled some of the factors which play a […]
By Thakur Sahib on June 24, 2009
What are the benefits of an online community to an individual and an organization?
By Thakur Sahib on June 8, 2009
After an initial estimation on the scope, PMBOK advices on estimating the duration of the scope in plan. Once the WBS and WBS dictionary is in place, it is then inputted into the time management process. The Estimation sprint involves Scope, Time, Cost and resources estimation. There are six key sub-processes for time management: Activity […]
By Thakur Sahib on June 5, 2009
Managing Cost is not an easy task. Though some well defined processes do exist to manage costs, some of the old processes like RUP have loads of artifacts associated with them. PMBOK outlines five process for managing the Scope, six for Time and three for Cost. The good part about PMBOK is that you can […]
Posted in Project management, Software | Tagged Agile, Architecture, head, Objectives Project Scope Description Project Requirements Project Boundaries Project Deliverables Project Acceptance Criteria Project Constraints Project Assumptions Initial Project Organization, PMBOK, Prime Minister, process groups, product owner, Software, Software project management, SPRINT | 1 Response
By Thakur Sahib on May 27, 2009
I am not talking about SEO/SEM . But the discussion will be around “How to create Business values by web site optimization and SMO”. The assumption here is, you have already done the SEO and SEM. Site Analysis Basic and the formost step. If you have a site, then get it analysed by a […]
Posted in Ad Networks, Analysis, Behaviour targeting, Internet Strategy, IT Strategy | Tagged Advertisers, e-commerce site, google, Leads, Marketing, online interaction, online marketing, online users, ROI, SMO, social media, social media sites, Targeting, Twitter, Web Analytics, web sense account, web site optimization | Leave a response
By Thakur Sahib on May 20, 2009
No new Project work can be initiated without a proper contract. A contract says, how the work will be delivered? How Billing will happen? What are the penalties of late deliverable? What are the bonuses associated with project? and so forth. It is generally accompanied with a statement of work. Contracts are also important in selecting […]
By Thakur Sahib on May 15, 2009
How do we initiate a project? What are the basic documents needed to start the project? I have seen many small companies, who have started the project before knowing all the stakeholders or before finalizing the contract. They are companies who start the development and then start writing down the assumptions and constrains. PMBOK give […]
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