Technology Expert Witness Services Overview
       
     
Software Development Practices Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Database Management Practices Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
International Technology Agreement Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Business Requirements Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Software As A Service Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Software Application Testing Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Technology Expert Witness Services Overview
       
     
Technology Expert Witness Services Overview

Aston & James, LLC provides premier technology expert witness services.  Our technology experts are highly regarded academicians and professionals from various disciplines.   Aston & James, LLC provides technology expert witness services for high stakes litigation cases.  

Our experience in providing technology expert witness services has been in the following areas: Software Code Development Practices, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software,  Project Management, Program Governance, User Experience (UX), Software As A Service (SaaS), Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), Software Interfaces, Data Modeling, Data Warehousing Practices, Human Performance Enablement (HPE), Organizational Change Management (OCM), Organizational Change Readiness (OCR), Software Vendor Management.

Aston & James, LLC's experts have testified, provided opinion and authored reports on numerous technologies including, but not limited too Oracle and Microsoft Business Solutions.

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Software Development Practices Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Software Development Practices Review Expert Witness Services

Although the landscape of software application technology changes rapidly, with new software development language entrants, there are sound software development practices which are adhered to by key market players.  Our software development practices technology expert are well versed in the art of software development as well as the science behind it.  Through diligent review of raw software code, our software development practices experts can determine if a particular software application adhered to industry best practices in its design, construction and implementation.  The minutiae of each line of software code is assessed to determine its local impact as well as global contribution to the utility of the software application being litigated.

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Database Management Practices Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Database Management Practices Review Expert Witness Services

Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) or simply Databases are the foundation for any modern integrated software solution.  Every software application requires either direct or indirect storage of its meta-data or real data.  Whether the software application is a video game for entertainment purposes or whether it is a business software application to run a major multi-national enterprise's business operations, each application requires a place where it can store and retrieve data.  Our database management practices review experts provide unparalleled experience in the design, build and implementation of database management systems.

Whether it is a review of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) planning application with its proprietary database or whether it is a commercially available database management system, our experts will assess every table, row, column definition, schema, primary and foreign-key structure to complement your litigation approach.

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International Technology Agreement Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
International Technology Agreement Review Expert Witness Services

Our technology experts are well versed with international technology agreement of various types.  Whether these agreements are Letters of Intent (LOI), Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), Fixed-Fee (FF) Contracts, Time and Material (T&M) Contracts, Information Technology (IT) Procurement Purchase Orders (POs), Statements of Work (SOW), Change Requests (CR), Change Orders (CO) or infrastructure hosting agreements, our technology expert witnesses can provide a thorough opinion on the relevance of these instruments to either party in litigation.

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Business Requirements Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Business Requirements Review Expert Witness Services

Business requirements are the quintessential foundation for any software development project or technology implementation.  When captured effectively, business requirements provide software developers a clear understanding of what the business users or customers want.  However, when captured irresponsibly, inconsistently or without integrity, the end software application product at minimum, provides little utility and at worst, results in complete business operation interruption.

Our business requirements review technology experts are well versed in the art of interview business users, documenting business requirements, facilitating multi-user focus groups and translating for application software developers.  It is this deep business requirements gathering experience which make our business requirements review experts highly sought after. 

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Software As A Service Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Software As A Service Review Expert Witness Services

In today's business landscape, on-site pervasive technology often depends upon external constituencies to provide the service required for the business to function effectively.  Often business organizations procure technology functionality, through the purchase of "Services."  Most often, these technical services may be hardware, software or any combination thereof are provided by various vendors through the "Cloud."  These services are typically created, implemented and delivered by the vendor using a subscription model and are typically centrally hosted at the vendor's technology data center(s).

Aston & James, LLC's Software As A Service (SaaS) experts are well versed with the various information technology operating models which are utilized to provide SaaS offerings to business organizations.  Our experts have either designed, audited, managed or dissolved SaaS offerings within the enterprise.  As such, our experts can opine regarding the impacts, benefits and potential damages of a SaaS solution or implementation on a client's enterprise.

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Software Application Testing Review Expert Witness Services
       
     
Software Application Testing Review Expert Witness Services

Software application testing involves a systematic approach to ensure that software applications function as expected.  Thorough software application testing involves significant time and human resource involvement.  When software application testing is executed according to industry best practices, the corresponding software applications prove to be quite durable in practice.

However, chaos erupts when an organization's software development teams marginalize industry proven software application testing methods and curtail the necessary rigor.

Our software application testing review experts are intimately familiar with the various phases and methodologies of software application testing, such as: Unit/Code Testing, Integration/Interface Testing, System Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

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