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Writing Cost-effective Documentation for Software Systems
As a business employing IT, you may have encountered situations where the software application you purchased didn’t come with a help file. With no time to write complete documentation yourself and no budget to hire a professional technical writer to do it for you, what do you do? By applying the basic principles of cost-effective documentation, your business can develop impressive documentation quickly—for a minimal cost.
: Writing Cost-effective Documentation for Software Systems Writing Cost-effective Documentation for Software Systems Source: Indigo Byte Systems, LLC Document Type: White Paper Description: As a business employing IT, you may have encountered situations where the software application you purchased didn’t come with a help file. With no time to write complete documentation yourself and no budget to hire a professional technical writer to do it for you, what do you do? By applying the basic principles of
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Vendors Beware! It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It.
A study from Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering suggests that the format and organization of a proposal can significantly affect a vendor’s chance of winning a contract. And we thought those university professors didn’t know much about the real world!
: of technical manuals preferred writing at a 5th grade level, regardless of whether they were administrative assistants with high school diplomas or scientists with Ph.D.s. So we d advise vendors to look closely at these results, which we summarize in the next section. If you re unsure, you could do your own internal study. Or, why not contribute some funding to help Professor Berleant move his results into the commercial arena? Couldn t hurt. Research Results Professor Berleant looked at the formatting
Making SOP Training More Effective
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are critical to efficient operations, quality control, and regulatory compliance. Yet many recent FDA violations have focused on firms’ failure to properly use SOPs. This paper reviews best practices for the life science industry for training on SOPs. Specifically, how the latest learning management technology has the potential to improve learner retention through automated assessments.
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SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely”
SAP and BackWeb Announce Strategic Alliance To Bring New Push Technology to mySAP.com™ Marketplace For Complex RFPs and RFQs.
: SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely” SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely” A. Turner - April 4, 2000 Read Comments Event Summary SAP AG (NYSE ADR: SAP), and BackWeb Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: BWEB), a provider of push technology for e-business solutions, announced an alliance making BackWeb s patented Polite push technology an underlying component of the mySAP.com Marketplace from SAP. As part of the solution, SAP is working with BackWeb to provide a push platform for its popular mySAP.com
AllegroCache—Persistent AI Built in, All the Way Down
The computational complexity of problems faced by programmers today is growing exponentially. With accelerated changes brought on by the Internet, companies need to explore new methods of enabling their programmers to focus on these complex problems. When dealing with complex data, an object caching database system can alleviate the task of programming special code for persistent data while writing applications.
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Business Intelligence Status Report
Spurred by government mandates for more business transparency, business intelligence has emerged to extract information from ERP systems. How has BI emerged? What does the terminology surrounding it mean, and what is its current state of affairs?
: charts. However, these report writing programs have not typically been user-friendly nor efficient enough for regular enterprise software users to leverage en mass. Further, for most enterprise software systems, reporting has been a secondary objective and not usually a driving force when the system was originally designed. Instead, these systems were specifically designed for high levels of transaction volume with many concurrent users. If the database is relational, it has probably been normalized
Thou Shalt Manage (and Cherish) Thy (Best) Suppliers
Read this in-depth report from TEC Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic to find out why supplier management is crucial. In its recent report, Shifting C-level Business Priorities as the Recovery Takes Hold, Saugatuck Technologies claims that top business priorities are returning to a pattern more consistent with a growth economy. Read this in-depth report from TEC Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic to find out why supplier management is crucial.
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That’s No Ordinary RFI—Why BPM and the TEC RFI Are So Important to Your Software Selection Project » The TEC Blog
Hi Leslie, thanks for writing in. You can find more information about the phases of the software selection process here: http://www.technologyevaluation.com/selection-services/methodology/. Not sure why you object to using the term “business process modeling” to describe the exercise of modeling one’s business processes. As you may know, the term is fairly standard. Granted, the industry is plagued with acronyms and littered with BPMs in particular (”business performance management,”
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It's not news that people are resistant to change. Inertia, one of the rules of the universe, applies to people as well as to objects. Many organizations, seeking to improve performance, have come unstuck by under-estimating the amount of resistance that will be offered by people. This article presents a method of mobilizing change that takes the resistance to change into account.
: pen to your unnatural writing hand and repeat the exercise. Apart from not doing a great job of it, I would guess that you had to pay a lot more attention to what you were doing. The pen probably felt awkward and you had to work out how to hold it properly. You probably had to write much slower so you could focus on how you formed the letters. If I now told you to transcribe this document using your unnatural hand, you d probably decide not to do so. If I was in a position of authority and could demand
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