Some notes on people skills and emotional intelligence – 1

Five essential people skills: rapport building curiosity communication ambition and conflict resolution Assertiveness: the ability to speak and act in ways that naturally cause people to respond attentively and positively. Use phrases like “You could be right about that. . . .” or “I understand how you feel. . . .” Keep a diary of […]

A passage to Goa: a generation and more later…

Source : This is a translation of an article “Passagem para a India” that was published on the magazine section of O Expresso of December 8, 2001. It was translated by Gabriel Figueiredo gdefigueiredo yahoo.com.au, and reproduced here with his permission. It tells the story from a Portuguese perspective … — Commencing at 0:00 hours […]

Applications of Neural Networks

Download Link : Appliations Chapter 1. Introduction Introduction to neural networks 1.1 What is a Neural Network? An Artificial Neural Network (ANN) is an information processing paradigm that is inspired by the way biological nervous systems, such as the brain, process information. The key element of this paradigm is the novel structure of the information processing […]

Status Quo : Review Of Some Testing Practices

Download link : Status Quo Review of Existing Testing Practices Status Quo Review Of Existing Testing Practices Existing Methodology  When reviewing the status quo, companies implementing SAP need to assess what software methodology or approach guides the work products and deliverables of the SAP resources, including the SAP testing team. Large SAP system integrators such […]

Staying Online

Download Link : Staying Online print 1.doc INTRODUCTION Staying Online Back in the ’80s the Bee Gees crooned “Staying’ Alive”. In today’s parlance, this would be best said as “Staying’ Online”! Corny references apart, the fact is that being online and creating a strong web presence are the two most important things for personal and professional […]

Notes on build script

Choose a language that can be used in multiple platforms (very important for a Java project) Ensure that as many steps are automated. Begin with a full clean up and allow full build and deployment to the server Automate even server restart to increase developer efficiency Each build should ensure that it recompiles all classes and optionally fetches […]

Release Engineering 101 – Build Script

Each software platform will provide a way to write a script and invoke a sequence of build steps Unix shell scripts, make files, windows batch files etc can be used to define a build script. A framework / tool like ANT, helps in abstracting the script from a platform dependency and use simple XML file to […]