Software Quality Insights

October 2008

  • Is unit testing beneficial?

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 31 Oct 2008
  • There is an interesting debate about the pros and cons of unit testing taking place on Despite the fact that test-driven development has increased, unit testing is not a ...

  • Lowered cost for security testing suite

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 30 Oct 2008
  • In response to economic issues and as a way to encourage more companies to test applications for security, Ounce Labs has reduced the cost of its Static Application Security Testing suite. The ...

  • More from the e-voting front

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 29 Oct 2008
  • Two more stories about e-voting machines were reported this week. The first is about a report from Princeton University that says an e-voting machine in New Jersey can be hacked in seven minutes. ...

  • One solution to software requirements challenges

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 22 Oct 2008
  • If you're responsible for making sure stakeholders get the software that they want, then you're probably all-too familiar with the four aspects of software requirements -- elicitation, elaboration, ...

  • Agile tool tracks app changes

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 16 Oct 2008
  • Even when you think you've elicited and validated all of your stakeholders' requirements, you're still bound to have users who are unhappy with an application or a feature within an application. ...