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OCC's eNewsletter articles explain how emerging Information Technology may impact on your business.
Our aim is to inform business managers and IT directors in clear language about topical aspects of information technology. We explain how businesses are using IT to gain a competitive advantage and improve their business processes.
Each article is supported by case studies outlining how organizations have successfully deployed the technology, and how OCC has been able to help them seize the opportunities described.
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Lapses in data security make headlines! Don't be one, too! Understand the need for effective data security. Data Security.
Information Management Strategies
Information overload? Learn how to improve your organization's information flow with technology. We did it with MS Sharepoint for our intranet. Find out how in Seeing the Wood and the Trees - Information Management.
User Acceptance Testing
Find out how the customer accepts their shiny new software from us - the final frontier in their product. This ensures that the software is in good working order. User Acceptance Testing.
Make your data valuable! How business intelligence can help you in the decision-making process with a smart dashboard. Insights into Business Intelligence.
Web applications v desktop
One installation v many installations
Discover how web-based applications are used for everyday tasks, ensure continuous functioning, are good for accessibility. We use them in our own products. Web Applications.
User Interface Design Part 1
Familiarity does not breed contempt! We use familiar standard Windows features in our products. Users can personalize settings and preferences and quickly navigate to desired location. Includes What not to do in UI design! Read the author's useful tips! User Interface Design Part 1.
User Interface Design Part 2
Smooth navigation. Getting work flowing smoothly through screens. We don't want to jump through hoops each time! OCC IT consultants can bring their expertise to delivering applications that work smoothly. User Interface Design Part 2.
Software Development Practices
The days of "code-and-Fix" are long gone! In the "Goldrush" when the software industry was born this is how it was done. Painful! Formal methods were inspired by engineering. "Agile methods" grew out of this following iterative development, an adaptive Software Development Practices.
Interoperability and Web Services
Web pages connecting in harmony. Dynamic content for your website, like buying air tickets online or doing your weekly shopping securely. Interoperability and Web Services.