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Impact and Considerations of Strategy Services for the Customization of Large-Scale Software Platforms

ThoughtWire offers customized software for Smart Buildings and Smart Hospitals. As a result of their decision to customize the platform for each customer, they face a higher barrier to gaining commitment for license purchases, especially on large projects. To solve this, the Strategic Initiatives team has proposed introducing a Strategy & Solutions team to deliver pre-license consulting services. This report aids in creating a stronger understanding of the problem and addressing key implications of the proposed solution to ensure optimal implementation.

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Co-op #2, Month 2: Exciting opportunities

Without further ado, here’s my monthly co-op reflection blog from February! February went by quick, but let’s dive into all the exciting work I’ve been a part of. What new challenges have I faced? What have I achieved in the past month? Who have I connected with? And how have I used these opportunities to learn and grow?

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Argent: Economic Empowerment via SMS

Our final solution earned us 2nd place out of 60 teams, and $500 donation to a charity of our choice! If implemented, it would deliver $36 in Net Social Impact for every dollar invested, impact over 17,900 individuals, and generate $6 million in community impact within in 10 years! So what was our solution?

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Enhancing Onboarding on Agile Projects by Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Reality

Onboarding is an increasingly critical activity in software development. For BDO Canada’s Digital, Data, and Cyber team, it is particularly relevant because of the several co-op students who join each semester. Software onboarding is necessary because of the technical nature of software projects, and the impacts on team productivity. This report defines and explores the challenge, its solutions, and their impacts.

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