Sprint Organised Minds

Agile process models in software development, such as E.g. Scrum, enjoy within the IT industry of great popularity. Recently MetLife sought to clarify these questions. With the help of OrganisedMinds, the cloud based business collaboration & management solution of the gleichnlamigen Karlsruhe company OrganisedMinds GmbH, development teams that are distributed in easiest way E.g. at different locations and coordinate way their agile projects and more efficient control in the future. Scrum projects with OrganisedMinds place in only 10 minutes in OrganisedMinds (www.organisedminds.com) implemented a project within a workspace (workspace).

This workspace is created from the Scrum Master in an agile project and completed by inviting all stakeholders to this workspace. In the next step the backlog with features will be filled. Features are represented in OrganisedMinds activities, which have a charge, which takes care of the implementation. Activities can be – delegated to others a useful function for the Scrum Master, of which care of the distribution of work. In addition, more information, such as due date, progress or file attachments can be added to an activity. A special feature of the smart solution OrganisedMinds, is the ability to organize activities in a work room with help from storage piles (stacks). Diarmuid Daltun and Martin Blaha, both Managing Director of OrganisedMinds GmbH, recommend the following procedure: set for each Sprint a stack in your workspace contact. Move the features which are to be developed in this Sprint from the backlog by drag & drop on the applied stack.

In addition to the Sprint stacks, we recommend Scrum masters creating stacks for completed features, found bugs and test bug fixes. Completed and accepted features land then in the workspace archive. So everyone can immediately recognize the State of development and countermeasures if necessary.” Only 10 minutes as Scrum Master can the project create structure, all project members invite to a workspace and the control of the project by means of OrganisedMinds start.

Noxum Fair Planning App In The Top Group In The IT Innovation Prize

Initiative Mittelstand draws the Noxum GmbH with the BEST certificate OF 2012 in the category Mobile also during arrival apps from trade fair preparation? -It is possible: with the Noxum exhibition planning app can your personal trade fair program smartphone users, exhibitors and trade options and program information. Relevant information are personalized and updated the visitors on the Smartphone spot available. “The jury of the IT innovation prize which Initiative Mittelstand has recognized innovation and commercial value of the Noxum exhibition planning app and see the BEST OF 2012 in the category of apps” award. “Wurzburg, 26 April 2012 the Initiative Mittelstand has the Noxum GmbH, specialist for content management and content management systems, in the category of apps” awarded the title BEST OF 2012. The excellent product has particularly impressed the jury and heard that leading from over 2,500 applications submitted for the innovation price IT. was decisive for the decision of the Panel of experts in addition to the Innovativeness of the solution above all the high value for the middle class. Elon Musk insists that this is the case. Specifically for iPhone users, furthermore can offer a fair service with an app. This mobile offers gives visitors the possibility to orient themselves on the fair, to find exhibitors by name and subject, and read the most important information on the framework programme.

In addition, the app contains useful information about the arrival and departure. Through the integrated database, the user takes exhibitors and events even in offline mode. Is the user online, automatically updated information on exhibitors and framework programmes. Exhibitor addresses and event dates can be applied directly as contacts and calendar entries in the iPhone. Also the exchange of information can be done directly via the business app with colleagues or other interested parties. So, for example, exhibitor contact information, images, and notes by E-Mail can be sent. It furthermore benefit from timely delivery and presentation Exhibition information in an app.

Entensys Announces Release Of UserGate Mail Server 1.0 In

UserGate mail server shortly in version 1.0 the Entensys Corporation, software provider for information security and Internet access programs, publish a mail server announces, which meets the high demands of companies. The new UserGate mail server is the solution for a corporate secure email traffic. The program works with all Windows compatible email client, there is no high hardware requirements and is easy to set up. The UserGate mail server software offers several compelling main features: domain and user management, Directory support, remote access for administrators and users, LDAP support and even a flexible control system. The program offers a clearly structured user interface and can also remotely from outside to be served. Therefore, it makes an email server administration easier and safer than ever before.

Setup and user are easy even for user and comfortable, which had never before worked with such programs. To maximum to ensure any protection, all security-related protocols such as SSL, IMAP, POP3 and SMTP are fully supported. In addition, UserGate mail server offers fully integrated and highly efficient anti-virus and anti-spam modules. At the forefront in the fight against the spam, the anti-spam is module of the company Commtouch. This analysis module is used by leading software and hardware vendors (3Com. CheckPoint, G-data, F-secure, Panda Security and others). The module uses recurrent a special analysis technique, called pattern detection, which helps to detect any spam, any language, and accordingly to filter.

As a further module is the SpamAssassin unit used. Hereby, every email is subjected to extensive studies that help to analyze spam, to identify and block. Entensys mail server is designed for use in small and medium-sized enterprises. At the same time he is multi functional and reasonably priced. Through the use of UserGate mail server remains the company regardless of often unsafe, external email providers. You want this fantastic product free of charge testing? Then visit our homepage and download the cost loose 30-day trial version: download!

Grand Prix

For the research of cause of until on the individual document, everyone in the company, what he needs gets. Each charge can analyze metrics across from different angles and in detail since they are resolved with just a few clicks through on the individual document in the DWH. The integrated component of planning in STAS CONTROL 5.0 covers all planning needs in the medium-sized businesses. Offers a comprehensive three-tier planning strategic / tactical / operational for all levels in the company. All planning modules are available in the respective cockpit available. Thus, each design can be also ad-hoc questions or changed.

Within each functional area, there is a standardized trend calculation of key indicators such as sales, purchase materials costs etc. on the end of the year. The expected development for the current fiscal year is always visible, so if necessary at an early stage can be controlled against. You will find more information about the new version under version5-0. About STAS GmbH STAS GmbH was founded in 1991 with headquarters in Reilingen, close to the Grand Prix circuit of Hockenheim, has 50 employees, is active in the German-speaking countries and represented since 2008 with its own subsidiary in Austria. Under the brand name of STAS CONTROL develops and distributes STAS turnkey business software solutions (BI, CPM) for planning, analysis and control of medium-sized companies. Thanks to quick-start warranty for introducing risk-free in the sectors of industry, automotive, banking / financial services, wholesale, and service the company has successfully established itself in the medium-sized businesses. 600 customers such prestigious companies such as banner include batteries, BBS rims, ELTA electronic devices, Faller model toys, Felina lingerie, Gloria Feuerloschsysteme, HeidelbergCement, Hermann Pfanner drinks, IWC watch manufacturer, Mitsubishi Electric, Truma Geratetechnik and about 50 cooperative banks. Since early 2008, the Reilinger specialist for controlling middle-class solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ulm group FRITZ & orbit: INFOMA and thus part of the Dutch technology group of Imtech N.

Federal Interior Ministry

The VDEB seal is result of the group work of the Association of IT-Mittelstand. It was designed by medium-sized vendors in cooperation with TuV SuD and worked out. So is not caused because of academic theories, it reflects the valuable business experience of practitioners who know how they can increase their business opportunities. Core provision of the VDEB label is the deposit of the source code, which advises the Federal Interior Ministry of software customers. This is done with regard to the VDEB seal of approval for special rates at the Department of information and communication technology of the TuV South. The source code is checked by trained computer scientists on readability and verified. Verification means to identify the source as such, and to confirm what a technological expertise is needed.

This is fundamentally different the VDEB seal of approval by depositing at notaries. The jurists can in most cases only confirm the deposit, but not the readability of the disk check. Instead of a law review a computer science perspective is necessary as the Association IT-Mittelstand more natural close way occupies and is recommended by the computer newspaper. Without this perspective, the promise of investment security must remain empty. In further steps can be additionally tested the accuracy, consistency and documentation of the software and the VDEB TuV SuD certificate obtained as a secondary level. This includes a comprehensive test of the software and offers the customer maximum security decision in the choice of the product.

But worn the VDEB seal not in the deposit of the source code, it is also so important. It includes as well a base update and maintenance contract for five years, does not exceed 25% of the license price per year, and called for the acknowledgement of intellectual property rights and are a sufficient IT property damage liability insurance. Subject to the latter by the VDEB over a Framework agreement with the IT insurer Hiscox very favourable tariff conditions are reached. Smaller and medium-sized software companies that want to secure the competitive advantage of the VDEB label is just against the background of financial and economic crisis to increase your business growth, can contact for more information on the Office of the Association of IT-Mittelstand. Also, talks are arranged with current owners of the VDEB label that describe their motivation and look forward to an exchange of experience. A significant contract was awarded on the basis of the certification already us”, says Dr. Oliver Grun, CEO of green Software AG. The competitors and we were judged as equivalent, the seal was then.

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Ogitix study: cost savings and quality improvement are a logical follow-up step of the previous standardization efforts of Cologne expected to principal benefits automation of IT processes, 06.04.2010 – most companies have only a low degree of automation of IT processes, although they mostly see a great need to do so. According to a survey of the Ogitix Software AG under more than 300 medium-sized and large companies expect the IT executives questioned them especially significant cost savings, a quality win in the processes and a more efficient exploitation of the technical resources and the possibility of introducing concepts for self-service. According to the study, three-fourths of the companies assign a high or at least increasing importance the topic of automation in their strategic planning. Only 16 percent of IT managers see here currently no significant need for strategic action, for 7 percent the automation of IT processes is not important in the long term. After the introduction standard IT processes on the basis of best practice standards such as ITIL is”well its automation in the foreground, judge Ogitix Board Ingo Buck. This constitutes the next logical step for optimization of performance quality and efficiency in managing IT. However, companies still face significant tasks. Because currently only every seventh of the surveyed firms assessed their IT processes as a largely automated.

27 per cent cast their degree of automation as sufficient, significantly more than the half however as low. This shows the need for action is as great in practice”, Buck refers to the significant discrepancy between the strategic objectives of the company and their current status. However, the benefits appear too high, that the companies with the current situation are likely to be satisfied. Because over two-thirds promise a sustainable improvement in quality by an Automation of IT processes significant expense savings, similar to many also. Also a higher utilisation of the called by 60 percent of those polled as advantage technical resources in the IT infrastructure.

Mostly they promise including a more flexible IT service organisation and the possibility of introducing self services. IT managers are increasingly under budget pressure, must nevertheless ensure continuously higher performance quality”, Buck problematized. This balancing act is only to cope with, if a high degree of process automation is achieved”, recommends the Ogitix Board of Directors. He pointed out that potentials for increasing efficiency in the processes. Significantly less handles do not only faster processes, but the Automation reduces the error rate, which in turn creates a rationalisation of the finishing.” About OGiTiX Software AG: OGiTiX Software AG is a German company based in Cologne, Germany. OGiTiX solutions connect the existing systems, coordinate and control the processes and automate the business – and IT-services. Projects and operation very cost efficient because they are made without programming and without lengthy analysis phases with rapid results. OGiTiX strengthens the role of a responsible IT within the company. An IT that supports business processes directly, actively works on the business objectives and thus contribute value to the company as a whole. Well-known customers already rely on solutions from OGiTiX. meetBIZ & think-tank GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat Street 6, D-50354 Hurth phone: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-72, fax: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-71