Often organizations enter into software contracts without concise acceptance criteria. We can provide the necessary research and examination of the project history to determine who was at fault and why the project went off track.
- Quick Asessments
- Significant Experience
- International Knowledge Base
- Comprehensive Analysis
Quick Asessments - While analysis is important getting the right information into the hands of our clients is essential.
Significant Experience - We have consulted with firms in every industry relying on software. Our clients include some of the best IT organizations in the world. We have assessed firms with only a few IT developers to firms with over 4,000 developers.
International Knowledge Bas - While the bulk of our experience is in the USA and Europe, we have consulted in Australia, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Our database our knowledge is very diverse.
Comprehensive Analysis - While every case is different we perform the appropriate level of analysis.
We examine and develop information critical to the case:
- Initial Project Requirements v. final requirements
- Build estimates based upon what was known or should have been known.
- Agreed upon deliverables v. Actual deliverables
- Actual staff abilities v. marketed abilities
- Actual skill levels v. marketed skill levels
- Proposed software development method logy (if any) v. actual used.
Gather hard data to support above analysis based upon, but not limited to:
- Staff Assessments
- Project Size
- Productivity Rates
- Hours Expended
- Proposed Size
- Project Plans
- Total Costs Expended
- Defect Management
- Quality Management
- Documentation Management
Comparative Analysis - Hard data is analyzed using simple and complex statistical methods. Soft data collected is analyzed from a behavioral perspective. This allows us to compare productivity and quality levels to similar projects and to some industry averages. We explain differences and perhaps even more important explain why there are differences.