Developer productivity

October 4, 2006

We all – at many points in our lives – try to improve the efficiency with which we execute projects. Most of these fall under the following categories: Quality processes, Execution /project management methodologies, design efficiencies, coding efficiencies, reuse, testing and debugging efficiency, and reuse of knowledge.

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Forecasting in Media

October 2, 2006

This is just an emerging though based on a question asked by a friend.  What kind of forecasting do media houses do and whether there is a role of software in that.

Lets look at print, TV and internet seperately, as these are driven by different constraint..

In case of TV, the constraint is airtime. Increasing airtime means increasing channels and the decision of doing that is so big that it is taken at board level not at “editorial” level. Read the rest of this entry »