An enhancement of any product is a change or upgrade that increases software capabilities beyond original client specifications. Enhancements allow software product performance scalability. In software development, software enhancement refers to modifying software products after delivery in order to correct faults, improve performance or other attributes, or to adapt the product to a modified environment.
Examples of Software Product Enhancement :
√ Adding a new feature or function to an existing system √ Implementing a business policy change √ Correcting a problem with the current system or improving the performance of operational software √ Porting (moving software components) operational software to a different hardware platform
Product Enhancement strategy:
Product Enhancement vary in size and complexity. Planning for commonalities across the board is significantly challenging because so many variables are at play. As your software products gets mature in the market, there is need for further continuous innovation becomes imminent. The product after being sold to the customer needs to be supported, maintained and enhanced further so that it can fulfill changing business needs of your customers and enhance your market share.
With changing markets and changing business models, the product needs to stay nimble to maintain and improve its competitive edge. Ensuring that your IT solutions remain flexible is a key component of the product management strategy.
√ Feature-oriented programming √ Product family engineering √ Software design √ Software testing √ Application lifecycle management