Quality project management is undoubtedly important in every industry. In modern business and changing global economic realities, the role of Project Manager (PM) is becoming more important and imposes additional requirements and expectations from customer’s side.
A Project Manager is usually in charge of 3 main aspects: Costs, Deadlines, and Quality of final product. Thus, the PM serves as a bridge between the client and development team. Continue Reading
You did it! You’ve imagined an amazing idea for a software product that is going to set the world on fire…and you cannot wait to see it being used. You are not alone, over 2,371 mobile apps are published each and every day.  That number does not include all the other embedded software and desktop applications. Where do you start if you are not a developer and have little experience at managing the development of a software program? How do you bring your vision to life, in a very competitive, ever changing market place?
As with any new inspiration, having a solid plan in place is crucial to developing a successful software product, the more work done up front will save time and money in the long run.
What day is the true 25th birthday of Linux? Most say August 25th, the day its creator, Linus Torvalds, sent out a post to the Minix newsgroup asking for help with a new operating system he was creating. Others would say September 17th, when version 0.01 was sent to some of his close friends. Or should it be October 5th, when Linux was publically announced by Torvalds with version 0.02?  Continue Reading
More than two thirds of consumers plan to buy connected technology for their homes by 2019, and nearly half say the same for wearable technology. 
Not that long ago there was only the first-born of smart devices, the cellular phone. Today, smart products are emerging across many industries. Devices nowadays are not just simple electrical parts; they have evolved to be complex systems consisting of hardware, software, data storage, and connectivity. Today, you can run things in your house without even being there, your doctor can monitor your health without you being in the hospital, or you can even give treats to your pets when you are not at home. Devices have become not only connected, but intelligent. They obtain and analyze data available to them and adapt to usage patterns. By generating all the data, devices are able to act as a self-sustained system allowing the user to simply enjoy a hassle free experience. Continue Reading
About one-third of rail accidents are caused by track defects, such as broken or misaligned rails that could cause a train to derail .
Originally rail inspections were done visually. Not only was this time consuming and expensive, since often equipment had to be taken out of service, but in many cases it proved to be reactive measures rather than proactive. Increased rail traffic and higher speeds have led to shorten maintenance windows. This is where predictive automated inspection tools are becoming crucial for the success of the railroad industry. These types of inspections could help reach higher safety standards, increase productivity, and reduce operating costs. Continue Reading