|Company : Dupuis
Country : Belgium
Context : In the years 90, the multimedia market with all its byproducts (merchandising) has grown a lot so that managers responsible for the follow-up of contracts regarding the transfer of rights and its consequent royalties were asking for more automation to support their business.
Contribution : The project aimed at studying the needs and to understand how royalties are collected and distributed. The project has allowed the Editions Dupuis to better estimate the pros and cons of the automation of copyrights management.
Outcomes of the project includes a requirements document inventorying the user needs, an object model describing the business concepts and an algorithm mocking up the several strategies for the collection and distribution of royalties.
Company : Editions de l’Avenir - IPM
|Company : SPSS
Country : Belgium and France
Context : A department of SPSS is active in the area of professional translation. This department has wished to initiate a study on what could be the next generation of their software tools dedicated to professional translators. The study has focused more precisely on translation on the fly for Web pages and on a sophisticatred support tool for translators.
Contribution : A document collecting all the requirements for the development of extensions to their existing translation tools has been produced.
|Company : VUM Media, Groupe Plus
Country : Belgium
Context : This important national and regional press group wished to develop a Web site for real-estate ads in order to reinforce its visibility and promote coupling of advertisements between the papers and on the Web.
Contribution : A requirements document containing (i) the functional and non-functional requirements for a Web portal, (ii) for more specialised Web sites, (iii) a proposal for the system architecture, and (iv) a specification of functions expected from each module.