Archive for August 2008

Michael LoebbertMichael Loebbert Hungry for Change

08/19/2008 by Michael Loebbert

How hungry are you for change? – Clearly, ‘change’ is in itself not a serious management approach. Without content and its implementation change remains an empty talk. Successful executives connect therefore contentful imagination with execution. In the recent study “Enterprise of the Future” by IBM (www.ibm.com/enterpriseofthefuture) executive officers, selected all over the world, tell about theirs imaginations of the company in the future.

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Marco GerussiMarco Gerussi Is Tool-Supported Test Management Profitable?

08/18/2008 by Marco Gerussi

Every software project targets at providing high-quality software within the frame of a cost and time schedule. tool-based IT test management usually accompanies the whole software development process and partly adds to reaching this goal. This includes tasks like requirements management, test planning, test design, test execution, test evaluation as well as a superordinate defects management.

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Nicolaj AmmannNicolaj Ammann Poker – Change Management’s Fruit Fly

08/12/2008 by Nicolaj Ammann

As many others amongst my friends, I am addicted to poker. When I say poker, I am referring to the omnipresent Texas Hold´em Poker, and not to one of the Draw Poker versions that to my opinion rank among the games of pure chance.

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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger How not to Disclose a Secret – HP´s ERP4IT

08/11/2008 by Dieter Steiger

Whereas ERP is a synonym for software-supported Enterprise Planning and Controlling, ERP4IT stands for software-supported IT Planning and Controlling (ITPC).

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Andreas ScheggAndreas Schegg Can a Classic CMDB Cope With Business Service Management?

08/07/2008 by Andreas Schegg

Today´s IT in its role as service provider for the enterprise requires an immediate rethinking with regard to resources and configurations data management.

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Peter HelfensteinPeter Helfenstein E2E SAP Testing – Halfway Under Control?

08/05/2008 by Peter Helfenstein

In many blogs, we have discussed the deficiencies in SAP testing. Changes to an existing system are the order of the day. Again and again, errors are corrected, customizing and programs must be adapted, new functions are rolled out. Also, technical changes as hot fixes and service packs must be installed, as well as upgrades. In view of the large number of changes, problems with testing is not want you really want. But most SAP customers have come to terms with it, solving retroactively the problems involved with rolling out badly or incompletely tested changes – amidst the applause of the business. This is quite an effort, but still considered a more sensible approach than testing the whole software system.

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