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October 25, 2013
Today's mobile apps answer directly to the consumer in many cases. Customer-focused design is quickly outpacing 'inside-out' requirements.
January 09, 2012
A recent study conducted by CAST used their Application Intelligence Platform to evaluate the structural quality of 365 million lines of code. In this interview with CAST’s chief scientist Dr. Bill Curtis, he discusses the study and what IT decision...
April 26, 2010
Expert Randy Rice explains software development set backs, overcoming delayed learning curves and agile's influence on development.
March 31, 2009
In this podcast, software security expert Jack Danahy describes when and when not to outsource application development and why.
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DCO (data center outsourcing) is the practice of outsourcing the day-to-day provisioning and management of computing and storage resources and environments to a third party provider. Continue Reading
Project managers need sound communication and collaboration tools more than ever, as software development projects become more complex and teams further apart. Continue Reading
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Companies without security expertise in-house may consider outsourcing security testing. Security expert Kevin Beaver suggests this is the wrong path. Continue Reading
Security testing is an important factor in the application development process, and fortunately there are specialists who work to ensure that applications are as secure as possible. However, it can be difficult to know when it is necessary to ... Continue Reading
Distributed teams need good tools in order to conduct productive meetings. Project management expert David Christiansen discusses communication and collaboration tools, including both proprietary and open source. Continue Reading
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Developers without a security expert often rely on a third-party testing service. Software expert Dan Cornell provides some tips for the search. Continue Reading
Software consultant Nari Kannan describes how to mix Agile practices with outsourcing. Some of the best practices that can be adopted to make this effort successful are reducing risks up front with hybrid Agile models, organizing work in special ... Continue Reading
By answering three questions, software test organizations can improve their effectiveness and the value of their services. In this tip with Software Quality Systems' director Ivan Ericsson, you'll learn the metrics needed to ensure an effective and ... Continue Reading
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In SearchCIO-Midmarket.com's first tweet jam, participants proposed a cost-saving SMB mobile strategy focused on application development outsourcing. Continue Reading
Security testing is very specialized. Is it better to outsource this effort or should in-house testers be responsible for security testing? Continue Reading
QA and testing are integral parts of software development, and expert Lisa Crispin holds that the team operates more effectively when QA is not outsourced. However, when this isn't possible, the quality testing group must be involved in daily scrum ... Continue Reading