Sometimes it's easy to see assets being neglected. The trucks parked out back that are rusting and won't start. The coffee machine that seems to be broken more often than it works. The printers sitting without use for months. But it's harder to see assets like software being neglected.
It's a common scenario – a particular piece of software isn't working correctly and you have to make a decision. Should you defer the investment and take on the pain of the software not working? Or should you move on? It's a tough choice but it's one that all managers will have to make at some point.
Software QA is a confusing subject. When do I need it? How do I use it? How will it help me? Who and what makes a good QA tester? Hopefully, this quick overview will answer some of these questions for you. What? Software Quality Assurance (SQA) is the process of monitoring software engineering development and [...]
First of all, the cloud is not the fluffy white things you see in the sky. Well, it is, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. The cloud is a generalizing term, largely referring to groups of remote servers that store data, programs, and other things online rather than in local storage. Think of it like your bank. Your money is stored at your bank, just like your files are stored on the cloud.
Business Analysts (BAs) fill an interesting role in IT organizations: They straddle the gap between management and the IT department, taking an active role in the development of IT solutions without performing much of the hands-on work of the users or the IT team.