To use Waterfall or to use Agile for my project – that is the question!
Without a doubt, the success of a project rides heavily on a well-chosen project management methodology. Using the right methodology maximizes the chances of a successful completion of a project.
The equation for a successful project can be summed up in this little equation:
(On time + Under Budget + Requirements fulfilled = Client Satisfaction) Continue Reading
Here at PSA, we base our entire approach to Software Development and Engineering on a few key principles:
1. Our development process must fit around your project’s unique needs and be tailored to fit your organization!
2. Our project managers must follow a defined process to keep your project on track, and keep you informed!
3. Our focus is on quality assurance when starts right at project inception to ensure highest possible level of customer service!
4. Our development teams must bring expertise and up-to-date knowledge on all leading development technologies to the table! Continue Reading
Organizations are constantly subject to threat and breach of their information security from outside sources, such as malware, hacking, spear phishing, cyber threats, etc. As well, one of their greatest threats actually comes from inside sources: the employees themselves! The damage that a disgruntled employee can inflict can become extremely costly for an organization. In order to defend an IT infrastructure against security threats, organizations need real-time security intelligence, the ability to detect and mitigate attacks, and respond rapidly to incidents. Continue Reading
Management awareness with regards to IT risks has increased, due to the growing importance placed on IT within an organization. Due to budget restrictions and cost-cutting, it is in the interest of organizations to pay greater attention to IT governance, risk-management, effective use of resources and clear communication to reduce IT mishaps. Particularly, if one makes the decision to outsource part or all of its IT development to an offshore vendor, then there must be clear focus on IT governance and accountability in project management. Continue Reading
Building owners today are starting to think outside the box, and consider the impact of building smart houses on the electrical grid, the mission of their organization and the repercussions on the global environment. Building smart houses today is no longer a question of constructing buildings that contain system which provide comfort, light and safety to the owner. Now they are looking beyond that towards the future, where smart buildings of the future must connect to the world in an integrated, dynamic and functional way. Here is envisioned a building of the near future which seamlessly fulfills its mission to the owner, while minimizing energy cost, supporting a robust electric grid and mitigating environmental impact. Continue Reading