Application Lifecycle Management

  • 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 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 03, 2010 03 May'10

    Adam Goucher's Selenium Eureka moment, IDE plugins and new book

    If you test web applications across many platforms and don’t use Selenium, a suite of open source tools, you’re missing the boat, says software test expert and author Adam Goucher. In this post, ...

  • April 29, 2010 29 Apr'10

    James Bach - The buccaneer tester

    Most people who are in the Software Test and QA industry know who James Bach is. He's an outspoken rapscallion and makes no apologies about it. In fact, he's proud of it.  In this morning's ...

  • April 28, 2010 28 Apr'10

    STAREast keynotes: Continuous integration and documentation in Agile

    Agile practices, including continuous integration and documentation in agile environments, were the kick-off topics at STAREast in Orlando, Fla., today. I've been sitting here in the second row of ...

  • April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    Modernization survey: Barriers, drivers and conclusions

    Survey results from a study on modernization strategies from IT leaders were released April 26th, 2010, in a special report, “Clearing Your Path to Modern Applications and Business Agility.”  The ...

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Top 100 Software Testing Blogs: #13 for Software Quality Insights

    Today I checked out the Top 100 Software Testing Blogs and was happy to see Software Quality Insights listed as #13 on that list! Blogging is a wonderful way to learn and network with others in ...

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    Crowd meets cloud: uTest and SOASTA announce partnership

    Today crowdsource test organization uTest announced its partnership with cloud-based testing organization SOASTA.  Just a little over a month ago I spoke with uTest's VP of Marketing and Community, ...

  • April 19, 2010 19 Apr'10

    Static Analysis: Tools find the bugs before the testers do

    Last week, Benny Ma from Coverity spoke about Static Analysis at SQE's Agile Conference. What is static analysis? Well, here's a short clip from Ma explaining it: Basically, static analysis is a ...

  • April 14, 2010 14 Apr'10

    Debugging sessions online, communication and collaboration in real-time

    Remote access, collaboration and intelligence are among the most sought-after features in debugging tools. DebugLive has put those features in debuggers for .NET and Windows. In this post, I share ...

  • April 14, 2010 14 Apr'10

    Agile conference touts ALM tools

    Last week I had the opportunity to attend SQE's complimentary "Agile Comes to You" conference in Colorado Springs. A group of vendors that integrate well to create an Agile ALM experience was on ...