Six thinking hats for effective business management

six hatsSix thinking hats is an effective tool used for decision making purposes while conducting business analysis. This had been developed by Edward De Bono. This tool takes into consideration various factors to make an effective decision. It involves rational thinking along with the emotional factors while making a decision. It mixes skills, ambitions and various feeling. This is an effective tool used during meetings.  Different thinking hats denote different styles of thinking. Now let’s discuss different styles of thinking:

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What are the major differences between UFT and QTP ?

uft and qtpA new tool has been developed that integrates two most powerful testing products on common platform of IDE. Hence by this tool we have a powerful testing framework for API testing and GUI based applications. These tools are namely:

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Importance of Java SQA in Software testing

sqaIn a software organisation project timelines is very important along with the numerous quality assurance activities and software testing. Hence project management teams must ensure timely delivery and proper quality processes for the same. Hence to ensure this purpose we have Java SQA (Software Quality Assurance) is gaining popularity in software industry. Without compromising on quality the software companies must achieve their software testing processes. There are two sets of activities: verification and validation. Verification involves manual testing and scrutiny of the software product and validation involves software testing activities.

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Android Apps development cramming the market

androidRecently the market for consumers in android development has increased across the world. We can see that the current downloads have increased above 10 billion. This has been a result of people who are trying to procure those android devices. Due to increase in the market for android devices, certain companies are trying venture into android development area. Android applications have been built for various domains like weather, music, games and travel. Hence we require such applications that are quick in performance, high usability and intractability. This supports many 3D games and applications.

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Microsoft .Net framework available for Arcgis runtime SDK

aWith the recent development by Microsoft in Silverlight technology a great application for ArcGIS server had been built by the developers. During the current years ArcGIS runtime has been added to Windows platform. This has helped to integrate .Net and C++ technology. This has helped to prioritize the needs of new run time architecture. This has given an efficient API for coding. This support system has helped in sharing between Windows phone apps and windows store.  Now the reliability on the run time along with the local data has drastically increased. Hence we have faster runtime services available. This has led to prioritization and integrating core runtime to ensure high performance.

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Skills of a Business Analyst

baBusiness analysts investigate business activities. They coordinate and manage change in a business organization. The skills expected from a business analysts are :

  1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Good understanding of the business environment
  3. Strong IT or Business skills
  4. Keep abreast of new business and IT developments.

Apart from these skills, business analysts must be acquainted with technical knowledge like use of technology, tools required in the analysis process. He must also understand the spoken and unspoken customer needs to deliver high quality product. Conflict resolution is an important work for business analysts to ensure smooth running of the business and the process. Effective time management to deliver the target on deadline is also a key skill for them. It is expected that they have excellent persuasion and negotiation skills while competing for client project. Hence with these skills they play a major role in increasing the productivity of an organization. With the help of education programs these skills can be developed and enhanced for an individual

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Lean Six Sigma finds a solution for Health care delivery improvements

healthcareEvery health organisation has same motto: excellent health care and cost control. This is common with health care organizations, health systems and hospitals. Market places and certain government regulating bodies are scrutinizing the patient outcomes and service quality of health care industry. Let us understand how these health care organizations are achieving excellent quality at low cost. The term Lean Six Sigma is a blend of two core concepts: Lean which helps in reducing the wastes by work breakdown process and getting wastes from the values, and Six Sigma which applies statistical tools and reduces errors in the process. Hence these two help in achieving fast process with the help of high quality and low cost. Earlier this practice was limited to manufacturing companies but now it has found itself in healthcare domains for effective results. The major advantages of Lean Six Sigma methodology in health care domains are :

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SalesForce helps to run business from your smartphones

salesforceLots of employees do not mean Big business: currently as we all know that the most innovative and creative businesses are from small levels. With the help of latest advancement in technology and thanks to cloud systems Salesforce has provided its users with business tools that are present in any big enterprises. The advantages are:

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Effective Requirements Gathering

requirementA requirement gathering is a vital element of any project organization conducting Business Analysis. What project will deliver is significant to its success but it is difficult to understand. This is the area where we have to provide more concentration.

If we don’t comprehend the clients need appropriately then that project starts with the barest headline list of requirements. This type of problem is very serious as well as it is widespread because most of the time many projects experience it. The following document will guide to the main requirements of the project.

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SAP Business Objects Edge BI Helps Plan for Success in a Tough Economy

New Bitmap Image (3)Every company’s BI needs are as unique as their paths to success. That’s why SAP Business Objects Edge BI software is offered in three versions, each designed to meet your company where it is today and to grow with your business tomorrow. These three affordable versions can address just about any BI requirement you may have, from operational reporting to intuitive dashboards and visualization.

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