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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Tailor-made Software

Custom vs off-the-shelf software

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Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
28 Sep 2017
Faced with the need for software to improve the performance of your enterprise or a company, the first right thing to do would be to evaluate all the pros and cons of this or that approach in solving particular problems. In this article, we will give a brief overview on this topic, which will help you make a final decision. Tailor-made software We'll look at custom made software definition and bespoke software advantages and disadvantages for better understanding. There are many examples of tailor-made software - these can be programs for registering hospital patients or goods in the store, storing data about students in schools or customers in a restaurant. Tailor-made software definition What does tailor-made software mean? The essence of this approach is that the software is written...

In-House vs Outsourcing Software Development

How to organize a team for the development?

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Vuhar Mamedov, Co-founder, Artelogic
21 Sep 2017
At the beginning of any new project, you will undoubtedly face the question: how to translate your idea into reality? Where to find experienced professionals and how to organize a team for the development? We know how tiresome this choice can be, so let’s outline the biggest advantages of both these options. In this article we’ll help to further learn, which path to go when you are considering in-house software development vs outsourcing?  [SLIDER] Inhouse Software Development What is in-house software development definition? It is a software development that is run by a corporate entity for the organizational uses. Let’s see an example to better understand the in-house software development meaning. A company, which may have or not a relation to the IT sector deci...

Projection by Artelogic

An estimation tool being developed to simplify and radically improve an accuracy of projects estimates

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Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
15 Jun 2017
Projection is an estimation tool being developed by Artelogic that aims to simplify and radically improve an accuracy of projects estimates by integration of easy to follow estimation techniques within an organization. Projection’s primary goal is to bring transparency to the estimation process and enable organizations to track their past estimates and continuously improve over time. The prototype of Projection is to be publically presented at RISE, Hong Kong. The main idea of Projection is to simplify the process of estimation and in a few steps demonstrate realistic expectations in terms of time and budget investments that a project requires. In addition to this, Projection’s analytical metrics are to allow leveraging insights from organization’s previous projects and...

Requirements Elicitation

A Starting Point to Technically And Economically Feasible Software Products

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Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
24 Feb 2017
Have you ever traveled from Lviv to San Francisco, you might know that there are no direct flights connecting these two cities. And if you once would like to get to the city by the bay, the booking system will offer you several options of through flights. It can be through Warsaw and Chicago or Vienna and Frankfurt or even other combinations of transit cities. Checking all possible ways, you surely will find the one, which meets your expectations. In other words, to get successfully and in time from point A to point B you have to know your final destination, properly estimate your time and take into account other details which can influence on your way. And Voila! You are there. Software product development is also a way from an idea to a release. Every project request comes as a signifi...

Get It Right:

Fixed Price or Fixed Quality?

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Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
22 Feb 2017
Have you ever heard this from a software development company: 'Dear client we are experiencing some turbulence. Please fasten your seatbelts?' What to fix, what to fasten and what to lose in order not to hear this phrase from a software development company, which is piloting your project. One of the most sensitive issues is a price. Along with other factors, it can markedly affect the project flow. In everyday life when it comes to a price, shoppers know it exactly before they are in front of a checkout lane. The same situation can be regarding to a lot of services. Usually, we feel psychologically more secure and confident when know in advance how much this or that will cost. But this approach doesn't work in the same way for all businesses. For such industry as software development, tha...

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