Project Management

Perforce Releases Free, Turnkey Solution for Game Dev and VFX Studios on Microsoft Azure

MINNEAPOLIS, June 17, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to teams requiring security, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announces partnership with Microsoft to deliver the free Enhanced Studio Pack, providing the industry’s best development tools in a click-to-start model on the Azure cloud.

By providing enterprise tools in a simple, pre-configured environment — with the infrastructure needed to support large files, numerous iterations, and remote team members — any studio can get up and running fast. This makes it possible for studios to develop high-quality, game-changing experiences quickly.

New Study Reveals Importance of Optimized Strategy for the Selection, Support, and Maintenance of Open Source Software

MINNEAPOLIS, MAY 11, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the results of a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting and an upcoming webinar that analyzes the results.

The study, based on a survey of decision makers at enterprise organizations, showed 91% of companies who adopt open source either meeting or exceeding business expectations. Among teams implementing OSS, those with optimized OSS strategies were 82% more likely to have exceeded expectations.

SoftLanding boosts process automation for modern IBM i software developments in new TURNOVER® Lifecycle Manager release

PETERBOROUGH, NH, January 21, 2021 – SoftLanding Systems, the IBM i software division of UNICOM® Global, has introduced source stream file management into its IBM i application lifecycle management solution, TURNOVER® Lifecycle Manager (formerly known as TURNOVER® for iSeries). The new software release also adds an improved web user interface to support remote workers and for making application changes on the move.

The new capabilities help future-proof IBM i development and offer improved levels of flexibility, as Jim Fisher, SoftLanding Operations Manager, explained:

Perfecto by Perforce Releases Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index

MINNEAPOLIS, November 10, 2020Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index, a biannual publication which analyzes emerging trends in web and mobile app testing, outlines mobile device, browser, and OS releases, and provides device usage data from around the world.

With fifteen years of industry-leading expertise in mobile app testing, Perfecto is proud to introduce this latest installment of the Test Coverage Index, its fourteenth edition.

Mechdyne Collaboration Tool for Design Thinking, Agile Project Management Features Upgraded Capabilities

June 17, 2020 Marshalltown, Iowa: Mechdyne Corporation, an advanced technology powerhouse and pioneer in immersive display systems, today announced that its Software Services business unit has introduced Meeting Canvas 3.0. Meeting Canvas is a software platform that enables multidisciplinary collaboration and data-driven decision making. Meeting Canvas unifies access to content and data sources. It presents them in contextual ways, across any display system, making Meeting Canvas the ultimate collaboration tool for design thinking and agile project management teams.

5 App Development Tips to Help You Avoid Disaster

Let me tell you, in plain and simple words – app development seems easy only in the labs. It is when you step into the game yourself that you realize that it was nothing but a smokescreen. You have to work hard and ensure that users enjoy a seamless experience. It doesn’t matter if you are a pro or a newbie. You can come across troubles that you never knew existed.

A report published by Fortune shows that 75 percent of app downloads open an app once and never come back. 

And that’s not it.

Effective Ways to Optimize Project Management for Remote Teams

The outsourcing culture is thriving in the current business environment, and even if you’re not outsourcing any projects or processes to external partners, you still might want to consider adopting a more flexible approach to employee management, and allow them to work from the comfort of their homes. After all, why should an employee have to commute to the office every day if they mostly do their work on the computer – it’s just a waste of precious time and resources, and it needlessly inflates your overhead costs. 

How to write the specification for a mobile app development project?

You are all set to take your business online by building a mobile app. You have calculated the entire cost regarding the same and the business operation. You are now ready to launch your business through mobile app development. Now comes the tough part. You don’t know how to communicate your app development requirements with your mobile app development agency.

If this is your story, fret not, we are here you help you understand the ABC of writing specification for a mobile app development project.

Why Product Design Shouldn't Disregard Reliability Testing

Product designers create objects meant for use by the public or businesses, such as phones, cars and cookware. Reliability testing is also useful for testing software to make sure it isn't prone to crashes. Of course, there are thousands of different gadgets in the category of product design. Although the way a product looks is meaningful, even more critical is how functional that item is. If you create a product and it doesn't fulfill its promises, you'll have a lot of unhappy customers.

What to Consider When Planning Your Intranet Project

Research reports indicate that more than two-thirds of company intranet projects face issues with cost overruns. If modernizing your company’s Intranet is your top concern and estimating your returns on investment, then it’s important to plan your Intranet budget well in advance. You will often find that many businesses have unrealistic budget expectations because they haven’t properly planned their intranet project in advance, and this can lead to their intranet project, unfortunately, failing.