agri-business software Articles

  • Knowledge-intensive service activities in software business

    In this study we focus on knowledge-intensive services used by small and medium-sized companies in the software industry. Our study explores the sources, use and perceived importance of different types of knowledge-intensive services in software business. In addition to revealing the use of commercial privately or publicly produced knowledge-intensive business services, the results of this study ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A new revolutionary paradigm of software development for mainstream business operations

    This paper discusses software engineering methods to create and maintain operations support systems (OSSs) that can enhance the global competitiveness of businesses. In particular, two related methods - model-based development (MBD) and component-based development (CBD) methods - are discussed. CBD is widely regarded as revolutionising the software industry. The purpose of this paper is to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Barriers to the software industry development in Japan: the structure of the industry and software manpower

    While the Japanese manufacturing firms have competitiveness in the world market, the Japanese software industry seems to be unsuccessful yet despite some efforts in firms and government. In this paper, we try to find out the reason through an analysis of industry structure and software manpower. As most businesses in the Japanese software industry were done by the division of labour for the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Getting seed to smallholders needs a business approach

    A locally owned, alternative model of supplying affordable seed is working for Africa’s framers, says Joe DeVries. Smallholder farmers in Africa — mostly women — wage silent battles against the elements and other forces beyond their control to feed ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Data Security and Privacy in OH&S Software

    This feature guide will detail the 5 features you should be looking for when choosing OH&S software for your organization to ensure your data is safe and secure. Data Security Checklist for OH&S Projects Is compliant to specific information security standards Has disaster recovery/ business continuity procedures in place Has multiple server locations with ...


    By Cority

  • Software industry in the fastest emerging market: challenges and opportunities

    Multinational companies in virtually all industries and sectors have recognised the financial potential that exists in China today and the software industry is no exception. No longer are software giants such as Microsoft, Oracle and Computer Associates limiting their business with China to cross border trades. They are investing in fixed assets and infrastructure projects located on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Understanding buyer behaviour in software services – strategies for Indian firms

    Buying behaviour in a business market is characterised by long cycle times, group decision making, participants from different functional areas and levels and sometimes divergent objectives, and changing roles of the participants during the buying cycle. The high levels of market and technological uncertainty of software services add to the complexity in the buying process. This paper draws upon ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Back-to-basics in ERP HR implementations

    For more than thirty years, private and public sector organisations have been implementing integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. However, research findings reflect a fundamental contradiction between what employers want, and what they are prepared to implement and have the knowledge to use. It is, therefore, recommended that management needs to be educated in the application of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Model-driven engineering for vaccine product data compliance

    Data quality is widely considered as a very serious problem for the majority of companies due to the specificities of each business context and the lack of adapted solutions. In this paper, we present the benefits of model-driven engineering (MDE) concepts in ensuring the interconnection of different business contexts specifications by providing a linked structure of models. This enables to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Real-Time Client Collaboration

    For more than 10 years, AgCompass has provided virtual desktops for remote software hosting to accounting and consulting firms that support agricultural clients. By simply connecting desktops, software is easily shared between the firm and the farm, seamlessly integrating record keeping for tax season and business planning. The only requirement for the customer is an internet-connected device and ...


    By AgCompass LLC

  • Client Staff Input on Design Using 3D CADD and Other Tools

    All major design projects present a multitude of challenges. A key challenge to all projects is the ability to effectively communicate issues and quickly reach consensus. The ability of the client / engineer team to overcome this challenge is a basic component of a successful project.Business and software management firms offer a wide and sometimes confusing range of techniques and software for ...

  • Technology standards and increasing returns: Microsoft versus Nokia and Linux

    The purpose of this article is to advance theory on the concept of increasing returns by reviewing different strands of literature (Arthur, 1994; Liebowitz and Margolis, 1990; 1994; David, 1990) and to develop the concept of a ‘critical mass’ strategy which incorporates both technological effects and important social network and interaction effects, which also need to be part of the business ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • ICT capital and employment of information workers: are they related?

    This paper examines the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) related capital assets and employment of information workers in the private non-farm sector of the US economy. The results from our empirical analysis based on annual data for 59 industries from 2002 to 2007 indicate that, after controlling for relative wages of information workers and other ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Success on the Farm Starts in the Cloud

    AgCompass has been a trusted technology partner to farms of all sizes for nearly 15 years. Sharing a background in agriculture and with Midwestern values, our experienced IT Staff provides one-on-one technology support. We help you keep up with technology by backing up your software on a daily basis and by installing software updates for you. The only requirements for the customer are an internet ...


    By AgCompass LLC

  • Enabling knowledge creation through outsiders: towards a push model of open innovation

    Open innovation is increasingly being adopted in business and describes a situation in which firms exchange ideas and knowledge with external participants, such as customers, suppliers, partner firms, and universities. This article extends the concept of open innovation with a push model of open innovation: knowledge is voluntarily created outside a firm by individuals and organisations who ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Koch Fertilizer enhances institutional knowledge using Enviance - Case Study

    Koch Fertilizer, LLC and its affiliates are collectively one of  the world’s largest producers and marketers of nitrogen  fertilizers. Since 1989, these companies have grown and  expanded their global capabilities to serve customers’  needs for ammonia, urea, UAN and fertilizer blends. As Koch  Fertilizer has grown through acquisitions, the company has  ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • RainWise and Weather Underground provide comprehensive weather solutions for Brazilian agriculture summitt - Case Study

    RainWise and Weather Underground – Industry Pioneers RainWise is a leading global manufacturer of reference-grade, innovative meteorological measurement and monitoring solutions for professional, industrial, consumer and custom applications. In business for over ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • What is Operational Intelligence?

    The Knowledge EnvelopeThe terms ‘knowledge management’, ‘learning organizations’, etc. were but a few of the mantras one often heard in the business world during the mid to late 1990’s. And, of course, there is the old adage of; “Knowledge is Power”. During this period and even today, various companies and organizations are actively engaged in identifying what they term as their core ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • Taking the Guesswork Out of Precision Scouting Drones

    The Rise of Precision Scouting Drones A few weeks ago, I attended a summit at Louisiana State University regarding precision scouting drones and their application in agriculture. It was a wonderfully informational gathering of agronomists, producers, and a few lucky industry types like myself. Professors and agronomic experts from the LSU Extension Service presented their ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • TrueNDVI vs. Synthetic NDVI Explained

    Not all NDVI is created equal Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) imagery products have become increasingly common in precision agriculture applications. More companies are offering NDVI and NDVI-like products, including “Synthetic NDVI” images from drone platforms. At Sentera, it is our mission to provide you only the most valuable crop health data, which ...


    By Sentera, LLC

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