Management

Inventory Management Systems {14}

by Edmund V
When running a business, proper inventory management is essential to ensuring financial success. Inventory management may be defined as the overseeing and controlling of the ordering, storage and use of components that a company will use in the production of the items it will sell as well as the overseeing and controlling of quantities of finished products for sale. Smart planning and controlling of inventories in order to meet the competitive priorities of the organization falls in line with inventory management because a business’s inventory is one of it’s major assets. Until items are sold, sitting inventory equates to an investment that has not returned a profit yet; additionally, it may be incurring costs for storage, tracking, and security. Mismanaging inventory includes both shortages and surpluses; both are important challenges to tackle. How does a company properly manage inventory to make the most out of sales? Is it possible to extract other vital information through inventory management? Some companies today excel at performing both of those tasks. read more...

Project Management in Virtual Teams {10}

by Kevin F
Introduction

In the scope of most corporate IT departments, one will find a plethora of projects that are being proposed, currently in progress, and being monitored for their ROI.  This is due to the fact that IT system design and implementation is unique to the needs and priorities of each situation.  As a result, PM, or project management, is an essential skill for anyone who is considering a career in IT.  The emergence of an increasing number of virtual team environments challenges the traditional PM approach, which has initiated an array of new research projects aimed at addressing this issue. read more...

SDLC OR NOT TO SDLC {2}

by Ermie C
There are many things that people have to consider when we deal with the process of SDLC. We understand what it’s like to create a true program, process, etc. We need to know the business rules and find a way to create the best product for our customers. When we talk about SDLC, we need to consider what needs to happen in order to make things go to according to plan. There’s a lot of problems that need to happen in order for us to understand what we need to do to make our client a loyal client. If we have a loyal client then we have a stable basis of what we need to do. SDLC is the most important thing we need to do because it’s what shows us what we truly want. If the way we as developers handle the situations, then we will never understand what we need to do. If we love what we do, then we can do what we do the best. If we don’t have a process of what we need to do, then we are lost in the point of finding ways to do things right. In this article, they mention the architecture and they are risk based cost efficiency, business enabling, adding value, empowering customers, assurance, governance, and compliance. I don’t need to explain any of these, but as developers we know what we need to do. This article explains what we need to do to make things happen for a any customer and we need to follow that process. We are a growing developers and we will never understand the true way to develop things if we forget the steps to crate it.. read more...

SQL Incorporation into Blackberry {2}

by Ermie C
Mobile devices have been part of our lives ever since the smart phones were created.  It’s found a way to help us organize our lives, find information, and keep people from forgetting people’s phones numbers.  Idera, who spoke to blackberry systems, has created something called, “SQL Mobile Manager 3.0” that can create and manage SQL servers and administration.  This a great way for business people to be able to manage their accounts on the go.    To be able to access Microsoft SQL Server it has opened up the limitless abilities of a business owner. read more...

Salesforce CRM Upstart {Comments Off on Salesforce CRM Upstart}

by Joe C
Summary:

Salesforce is a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system that helps companies manage their customer database using their online software. Around ten years ago, Marc Benioff left a top position at Oracle to pursue his launch of Salesforce, and has then created a service that accumulates revenues of up to $1.4 billion a year. This service focused on providing sales departments with easy and efficient ways on tracking sales history, how to reach customers, etc. Benioff is also quickly trying to migrate the world into the cloud platform, in which data will no longer be stored in the company’s own physical servers but will instead be stored on a “cloud,” which is online storage. He announces that “In ten years, I want us to be the largest and most important enterprise cloud computing company.” read more...