Application Lifecycle Management

  • April 20, 2012 20 Apr'12

    Tools and techniques for performance testing with Scott Barber

    Many people think performance testing is a difficult effort riddled with complicated tools and measurements. As for those aspects that are complex, Scott Barber, Chief Technologist at PerfTestPlus, ...

  • April 20, 2012 20 Apr'12

    Software testing is an "intentional investigation"

    When testers "compare the product to specifications," what they often find is that they identify intentions -- and the intentions are different from the product. While the tester's job may be to ...

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Don't wait too late to start performance testing

    As software quality professionals, we all know that the earlier we find defects, the easier they are to fix. However, all too often, performance testing is not done until the very end of a release ...

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Exploratory testing: Tools to help recreate the problem

    Here at STAREAST 2012, we've been hearing quite a lot about the importance of exploratory testing. This technique allows testers to really dig into areas of high risk, using the knowledge they've ...

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Risk-based testing session at STAREAST 2012

    "Simplify, simplify, simplify" and "make sure you're testing exactly what your customers are asking for," says Mary LeMieux-Ruibal from Cognizant. She and Dr. Mirkeya Capellán from Sogeti ...

  • April 13, 2012 13 Apr'12

    Exploratory testing in Agile environments

    How do testers integrate exploratory testing techniques and test automation in an Agile setting? Software testing consultant Lanette Creamer is co-presenting “You Can’t Spell Agile Testing without ...

  • April 12, 2012 12 Apr'12

    Programming skills needed for test automation

    We continue to hear more about test automation as more organizations are claiming success with their automation strategies. Just a few months ago at our local SQuAD (Software Quality Association of ...

  • April 05, 2012 05 Apr'12

    Mile High Agile Conference a success

    The conference season kicked off for me in my own back yard at 2012 Mile High Agile on April 3rd in Denver. This was the second annual Mile High Agile conference and, once again, touted a full ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    Social media in business

    SSQ recently published Social media: A guide to enhancing ALM with collaborative tools. The guide shows many examples of the use of social media in the development lifecycle. Social  media also ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    CollabNet Agile Assessment: Interview with VP David Parker

    Earlier this month, CollabNet announced Agile Assessment, a new consulting service that helps IT organizations assess the status of existing Agile practices and develop strategies to extend the ...

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Metrics for measuring quality

    Recently, SSQ created a quality metrics guide which includes a series of articles, tips and stories related to measuring software quality. It's a complicated and controversial topic with no easy ...

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Replay Solutions announces new mobile performance tools

    Replay Solutions recently announced that they are expanding their performance monitoring tools to the mobile market. Larry Lunetta, CEO, and Jonathan Lindo, VP of Products and Technology at Replay, ...

  • February 20, 2012 20 Feb'12

    Social media is changing the way we do business

    There was a time when two-way communication was limited primarily to those people with whom we already had relationships. Then social media came along bringing us a whole new way to communicate. ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    OpTier focuses on "always-on" mobile performance strategy

    Today OpTier is announcing the rebranding of their APM product to back a new approach to application performance that reflects the needs of today’s always-on business environment. I spoke with Linh ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    UC4 acquisition bolsters automated application release platform

    With the acquisition of Austria-based Ventum Solutions, IT process automation vendor UC4 has added automated enterprise application release process software to its ONE Automation platform. The ...