Application Lifecycle Management

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    The changing role of the tester

    This month we've explored automation throughout the application lifecycle, and our contributors have revealed that the role of the software tester is changing. In his tip, Is automated testing ...

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    HP offers Testing-as-a-Service solution

    With the onset of cloud computing and utility-based pricing, "as-a-service" solutions are becoming more popular. HP has recently added Testing-as-a-Service as an outsourcing alternative for complex ...

  • February 15, 2011 15 Feb'11

    Security scanning on both sides of the firewall

    Recently, WhiteHat Security announced Sentinel PL (PreLaunch), a service for website security testing done before an application is released to production. Senior Analyst from the 451 Group Wendy ...

  • February 15, 2011 15 Feb'11

    The challenges of Agile transition: Stop and regroup

    The other day I attended Rally Software's Agile Cafe in Boulder, giving me the opportunity to hear more stories of "real world" Agile. I had just attended the Boulder Agile Software Meetup group ...

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    The flexibility of automation in ALM

    This month on we are talking about automation in ALM. As I read through the various content, I'm recognizing what a vast amount of automation is involved in software ...

  • February 03, 2011 03 Feb'11

    Automation in ALM

    It's a new month and with that, we have a new theme at Automation in ALM. Throughout the lifecycle, there are ways that project teams are automating their processes and ...

  • February 01, 2011 01 Feb'11

    Transitioning to Agile: Learn from the skeptics

    Promoting Agile internally was the topic at last week's Boulder Agile Software Meetup Group. In this video, Matt Weir speaks about transitioning to Agile and how he learned the most from the ...

  • January 27, 2011 27 Jan'11

    Agile in the large: Five must-read tips

    The January theme for SearchSoftwareQuality has been "Large-scale Agile." It seems everyone is jumping on the Agile bandwagon, but is that bandwagon big enough to hold a very big team coding an ...

  • January 21, 2011 21 Jan'11

    uTest releases new apps for the iPhone and iPad

    Crowdsource test group uTest announced January 18th the release of a new mobile application for their customers and 30,000+ tester community. The application allows testers to use their iPhone or ...

  • January 20, 2011 20 Jan'11

    How secure are your mobile and embedded applications?

    A wide array of security tools are available to handle threats that are prevalent over the desktop and server-centric code running in untrusted environments. But what about the newer mobile ...

  • January 20, 2011 20 Jan'11

    Agile ALM with Michael Hüttermann

    At, we have a lot of content about "agility" and about "application lifecycle management" (ALM). But often these terms are used in many different contexts. Some ...

  • January 13, 2011 13 Jan'11

    Researchers use IBM Rational Team Concert for transcontinental project

    When Pace University led a study involving five master’s students in computer science on three different continents, they knew selecting the appropriate tooling would be key to the students’ ...

  • January 06, 2011 06 Jan'11

    Software development with embedded software on medical devices

    How do you go about gathering requirements and testing to see if those requirements passed when you are talking about a medical device? Gathering requirements and testing traditional software seems ...

  • December 30, 2010 30 Dec'10

    The new year will bring more ALM, Agile and embedded content

    I started at TechTarget in January, 2010, so I am coming up on my first anniversary as site editor for I have learned more in this year about software quality than I did ...

  • December 29, 2010 29 Dec'10

    Top ten software quality tips of 2010

    Many informative tips were published on in 2010. Here is a countdown of the most popular tips of the year: 10. Tutorial: Installing and running Selenium-RC in Perl Used in ...