Software Quality Management

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    Using virtual lab management tools to stop developer, QA conflicts

    Combining virtual machines and lab management software, like VMware Lab Manager and VMLogix LabManager, can put an end to developer, QA conflicts over where, if bugs reside in code. VMware and VMLogix execs describe the developer-QA/test email ...

  • August 28, 2009 28 Aug'09

    VMLogix LabManager adds support for vSphere 4, Hyper-V R2

    VMLogix, a virtual lab management software now supports VMware vSphere 4 for virtual infrastructure along with Microsoft Hyper-V R2 for shared storage. These new additions cooperate with VMLogix's new network policy and revised configuration.

  • August 27, 2009 27 Aug'09

    Surgient 7's self-provisioning promises software testers quick IT resource access

    Surgient Virtual Automation Platform 7, a new release, gives software testers and developers quick access to needed IT resources with self-service provisioning features. The new release is integrated with HP Data Center Automation and supports ...

  • April 22, 2009 22 Apr'09

    New requirements definition tools focus on chronic flaws

    New requirements definition tools enable elicitation, which could cure the chronic ill of software products not meeting users' needs. On board with tools are IBM Rational, Ravenflow, Blueprint, Borland, iRise and others.

  • March 25, 2009 25 Mar'09

    CareGroup solves application performance issues with APM tool

    One company found that an application performance management tool improved not only app performance, but communication among technology teams as well.

  • January 12, 2009 12 Jan'09

    How to develop a software testing tools integration strategy

    What do you do when your company has two or more vendors for software testing and automation tools? Learn what questions to ask before making the final decision.

  • October 07, 2008 07 Oct'08

    Countermeasures to e-voting security flaws

    Election security researcher Eric Lazarus and computer security expert Steven Spoonamore explain what can be done to eliminate e-voting security flaws.

  • October 06, 2008 06 Oct'08

    A software quality crisis is brewing

    A large number of companies reportedly have little regard for the quality of their software. This must change, says Colin Armitage.

  • October 06, 2008 06 Oct'08

    E-voting machines still vulnerable in 2008

    Security researchers have concluded that e-voting machines are vulnerable to serious attacks. However, safeguards can be enacted to offset these risks.

  • September 29, 2008 29 Sep'08

    Manage component dependencies for improved system quality

    Too much coupling of code within a system makes the system hard to understand, integrate, extend, and test. By managing dependencies via 3NF, for example, you can prevent such problems, as well as allow for agility. Kevlin Henney explains what ...

  • August 22, 2008 22 Aug'08

    Strong software QA has theoretical, technical aspects

    In a software organization, QA professionals need to embody both the technical "doer" and theoretical "thinker" mentality in order to be well-rounded and successful.

  • July 25, 2008 25 Jul'08

    Automated tool offers improved project risk assessment

    CAST's Application Intelligence Platform 6.2 features advanced analytics, integration with third-party code analyzers, CAST's new "Action Plan" feature, as well as expanded rules coverage.

  • July 25, 2008 25 Jul'08

    Why code quality matters

    Poor code quality is a disaster waiting to happen. For example, making changes to bad code can result in broken code. Kevlin Henney explains the importance of catching problems in code at the source so that they don't manifest into large problems ...

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    Strong quality assurance process adds value to SDLC, ITIL

    The quality assurance (QA) department needs to be involved with software and Infrastructure changes to ensure the functionality, security, and performance.

  • June 23, 2008 23 Jun'08

    Continuous integration reduces bugs, increases productivity

    Development teams can use continuous integration (CI) to find and fix bugs, share knowledge and generally work better together, Agile coach Jared Richardson told attendees at the Better Software conference.