Nesstar software is an integrated suite of
products aimed at facilitating the location and use of
socio-economic, and similarly structured, data. It has been
developed at the UK Data Archive in the University of Essex and the
Norwegian Social Science Data Services in Bergen building upon the
R&D of the EC funded NESSTAR and FASTER projects.
It allows users to browse distributed data catalogues over the Web,
examine detailed information about the data (metadata), carry out
simple data analysis (e.g. tabulations and graphical displays) and
then download data, in whole or part, in one of a number of popular
formats. The system contains registration and authentication
facilities to filter access to data as necessary and a suite of data
publishing and server management tools.
A desktop application designed to enable the
storing and management of metadata relating to survey data.
End-users can easily search across multiple dictionaries for the desired
data and the quickly generate the extraction and execution scripts
for many of the popular statistical analysis packages (SAS, SPSS,
A web enabled requirements management
tool the begins at the RFP stage and ends post implementation.
The tool handles the loading of requirements at the RFP stage, enabling
respondents to update and track requirement amendments and manage
their response by composing solutions to each requirement.
Additionally, the tool can capture function point counts, associate
use cases and cross relate requirements. Requirements can
be flagged for different levels of clarity or ambiguousness, assisting
in the respondent in preparing questions, etc. for the requesting
authority. In the requirements validation phase, test
plan references can be added and as the requirements are finalized,
the system generates the agreement documents for signing.
The development phase includes tools for tracking changes, re-generation
of requirement agreement documents and finally signoff documents.
Our services include both project management
and engineering on everything from requirements gathering and validation,
design and development, deploy and implementation along with full
business process output (BPO) consulting.
Our software engineering professionals
deliver quality services in system design, development and implementation
while adhering to industry "best practices". Our
SDLC is process is based on the Rational Unified Process (RUP) providing
a disciplined approach to software development, which insures high-quality
software that meets the needs of its end-users within a predictable
schedule and budget. The methodology used is Use Case driven
and relies heavily on UML diagrams and written documentation during
Inception (requirements gathering) and elaboration (analysis and
Our professional consultants in project management
and information technology specializing meta-data management and
ecommerce. We have subject matter experts in the following
Including B2B (Business to Business),
B2C (Business to Consumer), B2G (Business to Government) and G2C
(Government to Consumer).
Including B2B (Business to Business)
and B2G (Business to Government).
Analysis, definition and management.