We bring to the table a broad spectrum of skills and expertise – technology; domain specific subject matter; business process engineering; cost-benefit and financial analysis; and project/program management – to each one of our engagements. Highlights of some of our broader areas of expertise in methodologies, technology platforms, tools, and techniques include,

Business Performance Improvement – Six Sigma Lean, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Balanced Scorecard, Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)

Technology Platforms – IBM Mainframe, Unisys, Microsoft .Net, Open Systems (Unix/Linux/J2EE), Mobile (Android, .net Compact Framework)

Requirements Solicitation and Documentation – Joint Application Development (JAD), Joint Requirement Planning (JRP), Use Case, Rational

Software Effort and Cost Estimation – Function Point Analysis; Parametric: COCOMO, SLIM, SEER-SEM; Use Case Analysis; Storey Point (Agile); Work Breakdown Structure

Cost-Benefit and Financial Analysis – Time & Motion Studies; Time Value of money based on Net Present Value; Sensitivity Analysis

Software Development Methodologies – PMBOK, Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Unified Process, OOP, RAD

Software Development Tools – Languages (Java, C-sharp, COBOL); Databases (Oracle, DB2/UDB, SQL Server); Web (Web Logic, WebSphere, IIS. JBoss, Apache); IDEs (Eclipse, Net Beans, Visual Studio, RAD); Data Warehouse/BI (Cognos, Business Objects, Hyperion, OBIEE); Rules Engine (MS InRule, Corticon, ILOG); Architectures (SOA, n-tier, OO); Open Systems Frameworks (MVC, Spring, Hibernate, Struts); Forms & Reporting (Crystal Reports, SSRS, Metavante); Version Control/Configuration Management (Visual Source Safe, RCSS, Harvest); Web Services; Batch Scheduler ($Universe, Trivoli, Cron, Windows Task Scheduler) ; Identity Management/Single Sign-on (Active Directory, Open LDAP)