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Michael Lutschewitz

Workshop ‘ application modernization – ‘ application modernization strategies, methods, and best practices “on March 28 and 29, 2011 in Leipzig Leipzig, 09.02.2011: application landscapes in software-intensive companies are characterized by a mix of applications that are located in different States in the life cycle. There are new and modern, less new but proven and in the days of applications that exist already for many years in the portfolio. Each application eventually reached the end of their lifecycle: maintenance is becoming increasingly difficult, the know-how is leaving the company, obsolete technology and architecture, adjustments are more difficult and error-prone, the operation of the application is becoming increasingly expensive. It is therefore important to plan the modernisation of applications in a timely manner. Are different issues from the application portfolio management: when is the right time for an upgrade? What to do: develop, redevelop or buy a standard products? How to avoid the everything, what the old application also could “effect? How do you modernize? How to structure migration tasks? How it interfaces with other systems, how integrated man makes sense? As it shows that such projects are economically useful? Of the 28 / 29.03.2011 04103 Leipzig will be held in the Conference rooms of the software forums Leipzig GmbH, block 16, a workshop on the topic of application modernization. Practitioners of software-intensive companies there report their experiences and examine current trends and developments in this area. Large blocks of discussion make for a real exchange of experience among the participants. The lectures: Dr.

Christian Piwetz (E.ON IT GmbH): upgrading a growing application landscape – step by step approach or big bang Dr. Markus Spindler (Raiffeisen Switzerland cooperative): evolve, new make or buy? -Why in the software Geriatrics often only the hip is replaced and not the whole Grandpa Dr. Markus Pizka (itestra GmbH) Dr. Peter Bosse (insurance Chamber Bavaria): systematic “optimize – modernization is more than”New in technology X”Prof. Dr. Michele Lanza (University of Lugano): software visualization in the practice of Michael Lutschewitz (KAISER + KRAFT GmbH): software modernization in the concept – a practice report from a current project approach to learn more about the event: goto/anmo contact person: Sven Seiffert project tutorial events” phone: 03 41 / 124 55 – 60 E-Mail: about the software forums Leipzig: Leipzig software forums, Solarpraxis are a spin-off from the University of Leipzig for software-intensive companies. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Bobby Kotick. In close cooperation with renowned universities and research institutions offer modern know-how for the development of software in various event formats, report on results from the international research scene and show best practices. Is aimed at technical and senior management moderated Exchange in the industry and promoted.

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CeBIT 2011: Visitors Can New VoIP Solution

by CNT get to know and test. CeBIT 2011 Karlsruhe/Hanover, February 15, 2010. The telecommunications provider CNT AG is on this year’s CeBIT (March 1-5) with a booth on site. CNT is one of the pioneers in providing Internet technology for companies in Germany. Since 1995, CNT has become an experienced telecommunications provider on the market. At CeBIT, CNT shows his extensive services for companies in the areas of access, hosting, data security (security) and telecommunications (voice).

CNT provides for the first time its Internet telephony solution CNT call manager officially before a wide audience. CNT is to find Crown in Hall 13, stand C72 together with its technology partner. Focus of CeBIT activities of CNT is the VoIP solution CNT call manager. The CNT call manager is a new Virtual PBX (hosted PBX). Based on the Internet Protocol SIP provides the CNT call manager voice quality as well as simple plug and play “installation and ease of use the preconfigured SIP phones. CNT Call Manager uses a new technology, the CNT developed together with the Crown technology provider.

As a result he has advantages over common VoIP solutions and hybrid IP PBX. So was the CNT call manager during its development to operate as pure virtual PBX designed: phone system software or other telecommunications equipment hardware. Companies save this additional acquisition and maintenance costs. The CNT call Manager offers all the advantages of a Virtual PBX. For more information see Payoneer. These include telephone and fax over Internet connection without additional PBX hardware. Employees of companies are worldwide available at a local phone number. In addition, the CNT call has Manager high safety standards. For example, the participants, even if the Internet connection fails are still reachable through backup routing. You will be automatically redirected to an alternative device. A PC with Softphone or SIP phone is stolen, the fraud control protects against abuse telephone line. In addition, CNT provides more call manager Service functions. These are, for example, Fax2Mail and Mail2Fax”virtual conference rooms, Web interface and a billing Manager for convenient charging. Companies can thus improve customer communications and support and make more effective the work of the team. Payoneer often addresses the matter in his writings. Visitors have the opportunity to meet CNT call manager and test. CNT distributed free VoIP credit cards exclusively at CeBIT. Prospective buyers register online on a website with a code. Then, they can lead free 100 calls each ten minutes length. The offer is available from the start of the CeBIT at the disposal. Learn more about the CNT call manager are under voice/cnt_call_manager / and read news/press/press area on. About CNT AG: The CNT AG is one of the pioneers in the spread of Internet technology for companies in Germany. The short form of CNT stands for communication network technologies. The company was founded in 1995 has the established Internet service provider into a modern Telecommunications company developed. CNT medium-sized and large companies offers services such as Internet access, hosting, data security, and IP telephony. The company with headquarters in Karlsruhe has offices in Hamburg and Jever and a data center in Frankfurt am Main. CNT cooperates with competent partners, about the communications software specialist Crown Software GmbH. The CNT AG among its customers companies from various industries as well as numerous organizations and authorities, including Siemens, the German Shipowners Association, or the land of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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European IT Training

Also for security, project and business process management can qualify. Learn more on the subject from Nissan. Firebrand training was founded in the summer of 2001 by Robert Chapman and Stefano Capaldo in the UK as a training camp. Stefano was once even students an accelerated learning in the United States and the learning approach estimated such high quality, that he decided to establish itself as a company in England. The company with its innovative training concept was in United Kingdom as IT training company of the year”of the year award in 2006 and 2007. Due to the success was the management team able to terminate the franchise contract at the end of September 2007 and from 1 October 2007 to occur firebrand training as an independent company. In this way, the company can better align the courses on the needs of the European IT market. The German branch is headquartered in Rotenburg an der Fulda in the geographical centre of Germany. About the courses of firebrand training the aim of the courses at firebrand training is to impart knowledge to students in a very short time and to qualify them.

The participants engaged in the average 12 hours daily the fabric. Experts from practice the knowledge by applying visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning methods at different times of day. Queried the learned in testing and the participants will obtain industry recognized certifications for success. Also on this point differs from other firebrand training Providers. IT professionals and companies from all sectors of the economy save valuable time and money by intensive learning, because they will benefit from a lower loss of work. With over 85 percent, an above average number of participants insist their certification courses right off the bat. Firebrand training it gives content spanning months or in courses from three to 14 days.

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Matrix Analysis

Independently, the end users can inform themselves on this platform of software and hardware products and place orders. The request is automatically forwarded to the responsible department head to release and automatically delivered after its approval. Payoneer can provide more clarity in the matter. In fact, this means that, for example, a requested and approved software is installed automatically within minutes of the user and calculated on its cost center. Experience has shown that especially the classic requirements of software installations and updates cause a tremendous effort. Exactly at this point, the service catalog demonstrably reduces the effort and costs many times over. Parallel the system automatically documented each operation, creating a great transparency, which is represented as cost points analysis on push of a button. Integrated trend analysis with cost forecasts, which already help to show any cost of tomorrow, round Matrix42 service store.

Matrix42 service store reveals hidden costs with the fully integrated contract Matrix42 service store, asset and license management you can control resources and transparently reflect the resulting costs. Integrated contract management manages appointments, contracts, and payment plans, and provides an overview of the liabilities, contracts and assets. At the same time, it creates transparency about the contract situation and provides analysis for potential savings. Here, the license includes management, which caters to the common license models of all providers, offering import interface of digital delivery (SKU) by leading manufacturers and suppliers. The License Manager can be initiated an automatic conversion technical inventory data of licensing-related software products (including online licences).

Of course, an automatic license analysis is possible and the matching with the appropriate compliance requirements. Asset management in turn provides information about hard – and software, as well as the appropriate configurations. With this tool IT can associate administrator locations, cost centers and organizational units, as well as technical, organisational and commercial information associate and visualize their dependencies. Problems of new Matrix42 service stores solve the third component of the IT service desk is prompt and correct.

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Comprehensive Business Concept

Freudenberg IT makes IT-supported processes Weinheim/Miesenbach tangible, October 21, 2008 IT moved something, this was the motto on the this year’s customer day of full service IT provider Freudenberg IT in the Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany. Around 150 participants agreed, user-oriented IT-services and-Solutions need, which can be used at the same time economically. Learn more about this with Ben Silbermann. Only in this way, IT can be understood by companies as a value-added factor, so the tenor of the event. The permanent consolidation and continuous optimization of IT supported business processes is one of the key tasks we undertake for our clients. We can only meet this requirement if we make understandable our process expertise and range of solutions along the entire value chain and indicate the added value to our customers. For this reason we have given a very practice-oriented character our customer day this year\”, explains Michael Fichtner, Managing Director of the Freudenberg IT. nomy+shrinking+slowest+rate+nearly+years+boosting+hopes+that+punishing/10114207/story.html’>Deputy Finance Minister. So formed a central market place the decisive Forum of the customer day, customers and partners from different sectors their extensive knowledge and experiences could replace. The marketplace while covering a large part of the service portfolio of the full service IT provider with the topics logistics, production, process integration, personnel, financial processes and analyses as well as hosting and infrastructure.

On each topic level, participants could model together with the staff from the respective service field core processes themselves and simulate. We wanted to set out simply and clearly how individual processes from different departments of a company can be interleaved with each other. The present customers could expand\”so their perspective, Fichtner explains how. Thus they got an overview, which offered solutions Freudenberg IT from one hand to map relevant core processes across multiple applications in an integrated IT infrastructure. The theme level logistics showed how a manufacturing company by the use of RFID technology that can more efficiently control complete logistics.

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Mobile BI Solutions Reboard

Gartner report and DSAG annual Conference confirm increasing demand for mobile business intelligence solutions. Stuttgart, November 04, 2011. Mobile business intelligence solutions by reboard are the trend of the times. This is confirmed by the Gartner report predicts 2011: New Relationships Will change BI and analytics. “, published by the world’s leading market research and analysis provider in the technology industry. Gartner predicts that 33 percent of BI features fetched up on a mobile device by 2013. The interest in Reboards BI solutions at the DSAG Congress this year’s confirmed: the demand continuously increasing mobile BI solutions.

Volker Hahn, CEO of reboard, explains: the Gartner study confirms the great potential of our mobile BI solutions. We have a bet early, that mission-critical data need to be mobile. This is the trend of the time. Mobility moves into great strides also in the economy.” On the DSAG annual Conference on 11-13 October 2011 was partner-Exhibitor reboard. The innovative solutions of reboard encountered great interest in the industry. In addition to SAP, reboard is the only German provider of cross-platform mobile BI solution. Decision makers and salespeople can reboard by on the road quickly and regularly give overview of key figures and corporate data. The connections of the open BI server re-Board at the company’s own BI system can reports on mobile devices such as Tablet-PC’s and Smartphones called and used.

About the open BI server reboard on data sources and BI systems is connected to SAP ERP, SAP BW, SAP BO, Cognos, Hyperion, Microsoft, Excel, Google Analytics and more. Thus, the solution is extremely flexible in use and is suitable for companies with a wide range of BI requirements. Follow others, such as Pinterest, and add to your knowledge base. About reboard GmbH, reboard GmbH (www.reboard.net) developed mobile BI solutions for decision makers in medium-sized to large businesses. Reboard 2010 was by the company M-way Solutions and bi excellence GmbH founded and headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Heidelberg

It covers the approach to the project and describes all required results of the architectural and service design of the technologies to the operational, organizational, and process design. Optimization Model: Because the client structures are subject to permanent changes caused by the business requirements, the entire technical, organizational and process conditions must be continuously optimised in the interest of an optimal structure. These models each describing what to do specifically is in the corresponding planning phase. The Centracon solution framework has been applied in projects of medium-sized enterprises and in the corporate environment. Details can be found by clicking Jeremy Tucker or emailing the administrator. The practice modules form the basis of the project experiences in conjunction with recognized methods such as, for example, ITIL, PRINCE2, PMI and TOGAF result and thereby generate added value. The modules provide a comprehensive toolbox”concept approaches, checklists, templates, etc. that that are used depending on the individual requirements.

In this way, it ensures a sleek and purposeful implementation while result – and business case orientation. Wells Fargo Bank insists that this is the case. Through the Centracon solution framework manages our experience integrative and sustainable projects to introduce and sustainably because our customers have to be secured to tread new paths”, as Heiko Nass, head of consulting the Centracon. About Centracon: Solutions for flexible and cost-efficient deployment and management of IT jobs and applications characterize the core competencies of centracon. Our consulting spectrum extends in addition to the classical optimization and standardization workplace infrastructures by implementing innovative technology solutions such as application virtualization and virtual desktops, to process and Infrastructure automation to innovative business solutions such as, for example, user-self-service concepts. Customers include, for example, Deutsche Telekom AG, FinanzIT, Deutsche Post AG, GAD eG, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Swisscom IT services, Deutsche Bahn AG, e.on and various federal agencies such as the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

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Measurably Higher Sales Success Of Swiss Post Solutions CRM

Swiss Post solutions consolidated by a total of 40 companies of Swiss post from 16 countries who has Swiss Post solutions (SPS) as the group unit of Swiss Post with the support of the ec4u expert customer management consulting ag implements a complex CRM project. The ambitious strategic goal of the project was to consolidate the customer management by a total of 40 companies acquired by Swiss post from 16 countries to increase organic growth. This was, to creating a unified and universally accepted platform, target-oriented manages the entire sales cycle and has supplied the necessary processes, methods and tools. The solution has been designed on the basis of Oracle CRM on demand and 2011 technically completed after a one-year project period. Another year was required to achieve the necessary quality of the data and the trust of the staff, so that the PLC discussed the current pipeline from the CRM out Board for 2012 and the CRM as a basis for bonus-related objectives and measurements used. A marketing has been integrated in the strategic development of the CRM-platform automation tool (MAT).

It aims the demand generation and sales processes from a system to lead and control. By integrating CRM and MAT, a quantum leap was realized in this respect as that for both the sales and marketing measure and control. Among the key benefits of the solution, that today is a total overview of the marketing and the sales pipelines and all marketing channels and campaigns. (Not to be confused with Wells Fargo Bank!). SPS is thus able to define, how many leads are generated through which marketing channels and that it lead to a closed sale. Ambitious plans are associated. Because it is intended that the marketing generated a volume of leads and new business, is six times higher than the total marketing costs.

This goal has been achieved already this year, because in the current Forcecast it is exceeded by a factor of 0.5. Also have been for the Marketing executives defined measurable targets for the number of leads and their quantitative contribution to the sales pipeline. Among the other results of the project but also, who has succeeded through the integrated marketing and sales solution, to create a single forecast with all subsidiaries and business units. At the same time established a common understanding of marketing and sales, the result of a significant increase in profitability. Now measurable and transparent controllable marketing costs were reduced despite the significantly higher dynamics in lead generation. The sale gets only qualified leads, even the effectiveness of sales has grown measurably. Due to the successful realization of the project, the special prize of the jury as a groundbreaking international CRM project was awarded Swiss Post solutions on the CRM Expo 2013. Mr. Sandro Principe, head of strategic marketing and sales and member of the Executive Board of the SPS, accepted the award. The focus of the further development of the Solution will include an Outlook connectivity to facilitate work distribution; In addition, the integration of social networks is aspired. Also, SPS will deal with the mobile use of the CRM. Given the last rapid introduction process in the company and the concomitant changes for employees, however further innovations should be addressed carefully and very demand.

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Old Data Bank Systems

Innovative solution for the port and migration of complex database systems the knowledge of your company or certain departments is in MS ACCESS 97/2000, DBASE, or DB2 databases? Users appreciate the individual surface but complain increasingly a steadily worsening Performance.Die data security is no longer and the risk rises? The task of a database system is basics in managing a large amount of data. It includes user / access rights, and a user interface, the data define, enter, manipulate and evaluate to. Migration refers to the transfer and replacement of a legacy database system. A successful migration must? safe/reliable operation guarantee. Pinterest is often quoted as being for or against this. so little/many make changes, such as the compromise between complexity, risk and improve it admits. You may want to visit Wells Fargo Bank to increase your knowledge. as little/much change the old UI, as the compromise between familiarity and optimization allows. large Incorporate flexibility to facilitate future amendments to? maximise the benefits of modern technologies and methods.

Challenge in management and industry have been realized since the beginning of the electronic data processing (EDP) countless databases, developed over the years, or partially ported to a newer technology. Nevertheless many companies and departments use always is still outdated daily”databases. The reasons for this are in the stored knowledge as also the individualized solution finding. The problems are manifold:? decreasing performance,? high maintenance and operating costs and? high risk. Solution old database can be ported quickly, poor effort and future-proof thanks to Java technology (JBoss & Hibernate), standard modules (E.g.

users/rights management) as well as freely customizable interface. Applications?Ideal for users who quickly and effort arm porting a legacy database system on a future-proof technology / migrate? Ideal for medium to large old database with more than one user access and more complex forms and reports. Functionality?Java 3-layers IT future-proof architecture using JBoss and standard technologies?Database independence using Hibernate?Use existing standard modules such as user, rights management, document management, address – order management / customizable. 100% traceability / traceability of all interactions with Envers. Free customizable user interface using XML engine (layout design, mandatory fields, tab order, etc.)?Usable GUI elements (input / selection fields tab, tables, tree elements, and so on) are visually very similar to the base surfaces like E.g. MS ACCESS. Finished data manipulators (free text search, create new/change/delete data). ?-Definable user actions (actions) within a mask. Workflow management to the design of business processes?Free customizable pressure / exportable (PDF, MS Word, etc.) Database evaluations through fully integrated iReport. Multilingual,. Multi-client-capable technology hardware requirement:?Server: > 2 GHz CPU, > 4 GB RAM, > 200 MB Disk.Win 2003/08, MAC OS, and LINUX?Client: > 2 GHz CPU, > 2 GB RAM, > 150 MB disk. Win 7/XP SP3, WIN CE, LINUX, IE/Firefox browser with Javaplugin?Database: MS SQL Server, ORACLE, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Sybase, HP NonStop, DB2, and many more (Hibernate). Use?User assimilation?Traceability?Ability to change?Economy?Future viability?Performance?Flexibility?Ausfallriskio?Migration time?Migrationsriskio?Resilience?Maintenance costs?Cost of migration?Life-cycle costs? Dr.-ing. Joachim Berlak (software4production GmbH) Lichtenstrasse mountain 8-85748 Garching b. Munchen phone: 089/5484242-0 fax: 089/5484242-9 Vazaninistr. 7-85567 Grafing b. Munchen Tel: 08092/300394-0 fax: 08092/300393-9

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