Software Development and Deployment

April 21, 2010

The Value of Asset Management for the IT Financial Manager

Authors Judith Hurwitz, President Marcia Kaufman, COO Sponsored by IBM IT Financial managers are accountable for an organization’s contractual obligations for licensed software. The increasing prevalence of software audits places the IT Financial manager in a difficult position, unless he has immediate access to accurate information about software license usage at the organization. Often it […]

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August 1, 2009

The Sources of Web Application Downtime

Authors Judith Hurwitz, CEO Robin Bloor, Partner Sponsored by PhurnaceConfiguration Errors are the Road to Ruin Companies of all shapes and sizes are faced with an increasingly complicated world of having to maintain web applications. A lot has changed over the last ten years. When companies began acquiring web servers to build customer facing web […]

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February 1, 2009

Case Study – Reducing Customization Costs by 75% Through Self-Service

Author Judith Hurwitz, CEO How Wavemaker helped Kana transform its call center software KANA wanted to give its customers a way to quickly and easily tailor the KANA applications to fit their particular business processes. KANA turned to WaveMaker to significantly reduce the time required to configure and customize typical call center applications. wavemaker_KANA Case […]

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December 1, 2007

Adopting a Lifecycle Approach to Software Quality Management

Author Marcia Kaufman, Partner Sponsored by IBM Rational … forward thinking IT management is mandating a new approach to managing software quality. Hurwitz & Associates sees a major transition in the way organizations are approaching software quality management. These organizations are adopting new approaches such as Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) as a way to create […]

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November 1, 2007

The Evolution of Build and Release Management for Effective Software Delivery

Authors Judith Hurwitz, CEO Robin Bloor, Partner Sponsored by IBM A Customer Survey with Case Studies The nature of applications development and deployment is changing dramatically. The change is being driven by:• The escalating complexity of corporate software development environments, both for building new applications and maintaining legacy applications.• The organization of software development using […]

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