Software Testing and Quality Processes Are Important!

Testing and a Quality Approach to Software Development is Key to Success!

Many businesses find it challenging to deliver Enterprise Software Services, software product or application development projects on time. They struggle to deliver high quality products and services to the market, partners and customers and usually exceed project timelines and budgets.

Pratik Makwana, JadeBlue

Smarten is a super fast, 100% browser based and simple to use BI tool that is rich in features and easy to dig deeper into solutions. Smarten meets all our sales and stock related business requirements and we are happy to get it implemented in our organization. We are able to make quick Analytics for our various divisions using Smarten. A product or support of this quality is central to the smooth functioning of any business house. Smarten is highly recommended.

Binoy Shah, Soham Erp Solutions Pvt.Ltd

Being a solution provider to pharma industry, importance of analytics, KPIs and ad hoc reporting capabilities were becoming more and more important to our customers. We joined hands with the Smarten team, and jointly developed the base template, and trained our implementation and support team, and now, we are self-sufficient in developing and rolling out new analytics, dashboards, KPI, and reports to our customers. The tool is so user friendly and easy to use that our customer now have started developing the report, KPI’s as per their requirement. Majorly the tool has been able to impress the apex team of the company as its ability to display lots on details on a single screen has got their attention. Using Smarten’s multi-tenant framework, we were able to move to a cloud-based solution, and provide stable, uninterrupted analytics to our customers. We are happy to work with their support team and to see continued improvements and new features in Smarten.

Biren Parikh, CERA Sanitaryware Limited, India

We are one of the leading brands in Sanitary, Faucet & Tiles industry, with a manufacturing location at Kadi and distributions across the country. We have SAP and other enterprise applications (CRM application, Payroll, etc.) and we wanted to provide 360 degree analytics not only to our HODs or CxOs or Seniors, but up to the operational level in our team. With Smarten, we have been able to integrate various enterprise systems and roll out analytics in very short time frame with highly competitive TCO, and with their compressive tools and support including support portal with knowledge base articles, ticket based supporting systems and webinars, helps us maintain high availability for our analytics.

What Are Citizen Data Scientists and Can They Improve the Quality of Business Intelligence?

What Are Citizen Data Scientists?

Citizen Data Scientists represent a new breed of business analysts – a group of individuals with diverse business responsibilities and training, who wield sophisticated analytical tools, and employ complex methods of analysis to improve business results – all without the training or assistance of data scientists or IT team members. Citizen Data Scientists are business users who leverage the knowledge and skill they have developed through professional training and business roles to navigate business intelligence and advanced analytical tools to answer business questions, identify trends and patterns and develop new competitive strategies to support business decisions.

Case Study: Property Assessment and Water Management Software Solution for a Smart City in India

The Client is one of several smart cities identified within the urban municipalities in India. Smart Cities focus on prioritizing pressing needs and identify the greatest opportunities to improve living conditions. As a smart city, the Client organization uses a range of approaches to achieve its goals including digital and information technologies, urban planning best practices, public-private partnerships, and policy changes.

The Elegant MicroWeb team collaborated with the Client team to develop a comprehensive understanding of requirements, workflow and processes and to define a database design and architecture to meet these requirements. Using the Agile Development Methodology, the Elegant MicroWeb team developed modules as part of an ERP system and implemented these modules, working with users to deploy, train and support in a way that was most meaningful to the user base in a particular role or location. The resulting application provides a centralized view of all core activities and processes and allows for advanced reporting for units and teams, optimizing resources and ensuring productivity while alleviating the manual management and reporting processes previously in place.

Self-Serve Data Preparation: It Really IS for You!

Please Don’t Make Me Think About It: Self-Serve Data Prep Really IS for Everyone!

If you are an average business professional, your eyes probably roll back in your head when you hear terms like data preparation, data extraction, transformation and loading, otherwise known as ETL, or any other term that makes you think of a pile of rubble you have to sift through to find what you need. How and why would you ever want to dive into that pile?

Get the Right BI Tools and Make Business Users Happy!

Want to Improve Data Literacy and Data Democratization? Use the Right BI Tools!

When you want to democratize data and help your business users function at a higher level; when you want to improve the quality of decisions; when you want to optimize the analytical and data scientist resources you have and make them more productive, you have to look at the business intelligence solutions that are designed to support every team member. Most of your team members are professionals with specific knowledge and that knowledge should be giving you a market advantage and should be dedicated to doing the job and filling the role you need the team member to fill.

Work with the Experts to Create Your Software Product!

Software Product Development Isn’t Like Any Other Software Development!

If you have a great idea for a software product and you want to take that idea to market to generate revenue and increase your business visibility, the first thing you need to understand is this: Software Product Development is not the same as software or application development. Oh, sure, there are many of the same steps involved, but there are many differences as well.

Be Sure You Support Your Citizen Data Scientists!

Getting Started on the Citizen Data Scientist Path!

If you follow technology publications and predictions, you know that Citizen Data Scientists are the big news for business. By transforming business users into Citizen Data Scientists, the business can leverage the professional skills and knowledge of an individual team member and combine that knowledge with data analytics to get the best answers, forecast and predict, solve problems and identify business opportunities.