Current knowledge management systems focus on knowledge acquisition, storage, retrieval and maintenance. Yet, for that knowledge to be operational, to become knowledge rather than information, requires internalization and learning. E-learning systems and courseware, on the other hand, are all too often monolithic and inert and fail to facilitate the… (More)
The implementation of an ERP software package is an important investment for an organization, which is characterized also by a high degree of risk. Selecting the most appropriate software is a necessary condition for a successful implementation. This paper is describing the major aspects of software selection in general and the relevant criteria in the case… (More)
To enhance students' capabilities regarding team work in real software development projects, should be a major objective for any Computer Science department within a University. Starting from the authors' experience in coordinating student teams for the development of complex projects, this paper outlines a set of considerations in this regard.
The concepts of basic virtual entity and derived virtual entity are presented. Their quality characteristics are defined in the context of multiple accessing by heterogeneous target group members. The development conditions of derived entities are established. For collections of basic virtual entities and derived entities, are constructed and implemented… (More)
The paper describes a design model for an integrated document system for project management, which takes into account the key requirement of ensuring consistent and high-quality project management documentation. The model is based on structured documents which rely on a static model of project management-relevant entities.
Business rules and business processes are essential artifacts in defining the requirements of a software system. Business processes capture business behavior, while rules connect processes and thus control processes and business behavior. Traditionally, rules are scattered inside application code. This approach makes it very difficult to change rules and… (More)
This article presents the authors' research for developing the graphical user interface of a tutorial system for training of specialized personnel in Small and Middle Enterprises (SMEs), in order to eliminate or reduce the risks of these enterprises to an acceptable level, according to the European Union directives. The realization of the graphical… (More)