Webinar: (Re)Defining Boundaries for the Measurement of Business Applications in a Changing Environment
Presenter: Graeme Prescott,
Presenter: Melanie Cheong, Total Metrics
Presenter: Ted Smillie, Montrose Computer Services
Presented By James Kelly, CEO, Zenkara.com
Presented by Dr. Ivar Jacobson, father of components and component architecture, use cases, aspect-oriented software development, the Unified Modelling Language and the Rational Unified Process.
Proven 12-step program for ICT projects that is customer centric, fair to suppliers, and creates a cohesive project management environment. Building on the success of two acclaimed concepts: southernSCOPE at the Victorian Government in Australia, and northernSCOPE from the Finnish Software Measurement Association (FiSMA).
IT Organisations face a variety of challenges. They must balance the completion of scheduled requests such as Enhancements and Projects while responding to a wide variety of unscheduled requests to solve problems or provide consultation services. The combination of scheduled and unscheduled service requests, changing business priorities, inadequate documentation, and the lack of IT service management processes and tools makes it difficult to manage commitments and deliver value to the business. This presentation discusses the challenges that impact the effectiveness of IT organisations and presents solutions to address common issues.
The true essence of Lean/Kaizen - gaining benefits from the effective use of Lean principles in the I.T./software industry
I.T. costs often represent the largest non-direct type of expenditure in a company Companies spend between 2% to 9% of annual revenues on I.T. depending on industry type. The average spend is between 2% and 5%. 53% of I.T. projects had overrun their schedule and budget, 31% of I.T. projects were cancelled and the average overrun on projects was 222% of the original estimate – Standish Group study on I.T. in corporates A scant 16% of projects were completed within the original timeframes and budget considerations – Standish Group study on I.T. in corporates
While this is an old adage, there are still many organisations, which still do not have a proper metrics program in place, or use these metrics incorrectly. A proper metrics system used in the correct way is a very powerful tool in the hands of any Executive Manager and its appropriate use delivers many benefits for an organisation. This presentation will provide information about: