Get the Most Out of Your Development Organization

As an executive in your company, one of the greatest contributions you can make to the business is ensuring that the Product Management and the Engineering organization are fully meeting the needs of the business. Common concerns include;

  • Development schedules are too long, or often slip.
  • Ability to keep up with fast-changing business and market requirements
  • Product quality is poor.
  • Team productivity is low.
  • Product Management and Engineering don’t work well together.
  • Need to migrate to Continuous Delivery or Agile processes.
  • Liabilities of using open-source code in our product?
  • Should we be outsourcing?
  • And much, much more….

Our Expertize

Here are some examples of the commercial-grade experience Abertech can provide:

  • Strong Product Management & Engineering interaction
    • Creating the documents, methodologies, and role definitions needed to ensure that PMs, Architects, and Engineering Management are working effectively together
  • Effective product development methodologies
    • Real-world implementations of Continuous Delivery and Agile (Scrum, Kanban)
    • Unification of development roles and responsibilities across  functions such as R&D, QA, and Technical Publications
    • Practical solutions to building new product while simultaneously maintaining and enhancing mature product
  • Engineering Services
    • Highly automated Build, Test, and Delivery Infrastructures
    • Automated and manual validation (QA)
    • Effective Project Management
  • High quality product
    • Roles, methodologies, and tools needed to ensure high quality releases
  • Excellence in personnel management
    • Hiring the best, then creating high performing individuals and teams through excellent personnel management practices
    • Structuring teams for success and/or growth
    • Making off-shoring work

Our Services

We can provide this experience in varying forms, such as:

  • Be a “Rent-a-VP” – provide part-time management and leadership to ensure the right engineering practices are implemented.
  • One-on-one coaching or consultation with your Engineering executives
  • Designer or advisor in the creation of teams, methodologies, and tools needed to improve Engineering effectiveness. Implementation to be carried out by others in the team
  • Implementation
    • Provide resources to implement specific projects, and provide on-going support/management as needed to sustain the program
    • Provide resources to take mundane-but-important cycles away from your leaders in the organization, thus freeing them up to drive value-add initiatives themselves

Development Methodologies

  • Agile (SCRUM, TDD), Waterfall, CMMI, etc.