Markets Served, Problems Addressed
Enterprise Information Systems
Customers invest in proprietary applications to automate their organizations’ core competencies. they invest in off-the-shelf applications to automate the ordinary processes. Their technology architecture must integrate a complex array of operating systems, hardware, networks, databases, transaction engines, internet technologies, middleware, and applications. all must compensate for the rigors needed by operations yet be flexible in its support of the business’s progression.
Large team development projects need to communicate and collaborate using repositories and application development environments. Line of business and individual developers that need a robust component catalog that speeds implementation and increases the quality of applications.
It is not merely where is it, it is also who has it, when did it get used, what did it get used for, all attributed to one item specifically. Capture this metadata at the time of the event then notify and present the results immediately. pass the transactions to enterprise systems.
A value proposition must accommodate delivery through the channel, to the end customer. Each channel including system and device manufacturers (OEM), application service providers (ASP), industrial distribution, computer retailers, value added re-sellers, and independent software vendors; has its own unique context and requirements, they also have much in common.
The PC impatient and phobic consumer will acquire technology through channels but will avoid using technology that treats them like they are incompetent.
Business cycles set the context of value, relevance, and priority of technology. Financial, tele-communications, networking, manufacturing, government, medical, and educational institutions purchase technology when it meets a tangible need.