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2017

Aiming at superior User-Centric Experience, two design activities become prominent when defining the look-and-feel of a commercial website – Interaction Design (ID) and Visual Design (VD).

Planning the User Experience Design (UED) activities is an important step in ensuring the successful launch of the online initiative. Here is a proven approach how to do that ...   

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19 Aug
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Communication

People often talk about HOW to communicate and WHAT to communicate. But, in software projects, a repeating problem is the complete lack of communication.

So, what happens when we forget - or worse - when we neglect to communicate? Why is Communication so important for a software project to succeed?

Learn about communication obstacles and find possible resolutions to them.

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14 Feb
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Zero Efforts

The hybris Suite offers myriad of features and configuration abilities. It is a highly flexible platform, which serves as a strong blueprint for possible solutions. The platform covers most of the needs a high-volume webshop or a PIM hub would require. 

But, the platform itself is not the final solution. There is always a need of adjustment, configuration or custom development. Have you wondered how much efforts are required to use the out-of-the-box features and what that means? 

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04 Aug
Corporate Process Alignment

It is often the case that e-Commerce projects are only a part of a much bigger Corporate Program, which spans over a number of departments, countries and cultures.

What steps we need to take to ensure that the Program's activities are properly aligned and priotitized?

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07 Jul
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Thinking in Pages

Customer-facing artefacts like pages, notifications, dialogs, wizards and emails are integral parts of each e-commerce project. Thinking about them reveals details about the required user experience and underlying effort.

Starting on the right path with those artefacts is easily done with a Page Inventory document …

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The Art of Loving Your Client

While starting a new venture with a Client always remember who they are for you, and who you are for them. 

And it is You – possessing all the necessary skills to support that venture and transform the Client’s vision into a fruitful realization...

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Core Values of a Functional Consultant

 

“We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” 

~ Aristotle

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01 Oct
Project Estimations

WHAT do we estimate in a project? How do we know we are complete in our estimations? Can we ensure we account for all important facets of the project, even those not mentioned by the Client … but still require attention or efforts?

A structured approach can be found  …

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25 Aug
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System Actors Inventory

Software is built to simplify, automate or improve the working habits of business workers or provide worth for consumers. For applications with significant human interaction, Users are the ultimate beneficiaries of functionalities.

Discover and analyze the system actors early in the project, because their existence justifies the genuine benefits behind the business requirements. Here is how you can do it with confidence ...

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06 Jul
Software Methodology

Being a highly visible corporate initiative an e-Commerce project requires solid understanding of the complete Software Development cycle. Therefore, an essential factor for success is to follow a Software Methodology as a cooperative game with strict rules, roles and communication protocols.

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2016