• June 02, 2010 02 Jun'10

    Who are the core vendors in ALM?

    According to Theresa Lanowitz, founder of IT analyst firm voke inc., the core vendors in the Application Lifecycle Management market are HP, IBM, Microsoft and MKS. That's not to say there aren't ...

  • June 02, 2010 02 Jun'10

    Expanded focus at IBM Innovate 2010; ALM, Rational and Jazz

    For 2010, IBM is planning to expand its Innovate conference focus beyond its Rational suite of software products in an effort improve business systems from within. ALM tooling and products built on the Jazz platform will also be represented this ...

  • June 01, 2010 01 Jun'10

    QA teams are moving testing to the cloud, conquering internal limitations

    Early adopters of virtual application test labs in the cloud say this new approach has made testing much more efficient. A QA manager at Ellie Mae says he finally feels in control of his test lab while another at JetBlue is looking at HP's new ...

  • May 26, 2010 26 May'10

    Exploring ALM's future: The impact of Agile, interoperability and price

    Customers want tools that comply with increasing agile adoption, market pricing and interface simplicity, according to analysts. Automation and improved project management techniques are also helping to drive the ALM market

  • May 24, 2010 24 May'10

    Scott Ambler: Agile needs team acceptance and time to work successfully

    The other day I had the opportunity to interview Scott W. Ambler, one of the premier thought leaders of the agile methodology and its implementation. In addition, Ambler is IBM’s leader in agile ...

  • May 18, 2010 18 May'10

    Without "standardization," is cloud-based application security up in the air?

    Fortify software, a security test and assessment service provider, now offers security testing and assessment for cloud-destined applications. Fortify 360 and Fortify on Demand services are ...

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Application lifecycle performance testing and monitoring strategies

    Application performance testing and monitoring is important for software projects. Learn simple strategies for helping manage some of the tradeoffs associated with application performance testing and monitoring.

  • May 13, 2010 13 May'10

    Real world Agile: When Agile doesn't work

    In the world of software, it's always interesting to me to find out how closely the real world matches the text books. Many of the people I speak with are authors, educators or vendors and their ...

  • May 13, 2010 13 May'10

    Can agile be used in regulated compliance-driven organizations?

    “A lot of times agile is misrepresented as a lean way to create applications. Many believe this sort of construction isn’t suitable for regulated agencies such as the financial sector, government, ...

  • May 12, 2010 12 May'10

    What's your favorite open source tool?

    Our new open source software special report serves up articles on the latest open source tool trends, problems and successes in application testing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Windows ...

  • May 10, 2010 10 May'10

    The evolution of Agile and continuous integration

    Did you know that methodologies like Extreme Programming and Scrum were around before they were labeled as "agile"? At the SQE Agile Conference I attended in Colorado Springs, technical evangelist ...

  • May 05, 2010 05 May'10

    Testing mobile applications: STAREast speaker suggests crowdsourcing

    As mobile application lean closer towards business driving, the importance of test coverage becomes more apparent. See how uTest is using community testing to yield strong results. This community testing commonly called "crowdsourcing" has proven to...

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Beating the odds: Managing a successful software project

    In Managing the Black Hole: The executive's guide to software project risk, author Gary Gack has stated that less than one third of software projects are considered fully successful. In this interview, editor Yvette ...

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Excelling in software test conversations: STAREast speaker's communication tips

    Whether you are working remote, in a distributed agile team or speaking face-to-face, being a good software tester means being a strong communicator. At STAREast, speaker, Bob Galen's session focused on catering conversations to get points across ...

  • May 03, 2010 03 May'10

    From STAREast: What would a software conference be without bugs?

    Although proving vital, exploratory testing is often forced to the backseat of numerous application testing initiatives. At STAREast 2010, many experts agreed exploratory testing is a practice that can no be ignored as it provides insight and value ...