Software Quality Management
- June 20, 2008
Rally recently enhanced its Rally Quality Manager module to provide better visibility of test-related development artifacts.
- June 18, 2008
Software quality may seem like an elusive goal, but it can be reached by following a comprehensive quality program that spans the software development lifecycle (SDLC), quality expert Linda Westfall told a packed audience at the Better Software ...
- June 09, 2008
Bill Curtis, co-author of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM), previously spoke about the history of quality efforts. Now we pick up with what he says development groups should do now: Focusing on the architectural/quality attributes of a system so ...
- June 06, 2008
Having a process such as CMMI in place doesn't guarantee quality software or systems, says Bill Curtis, co-author of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). You can still have defects.
- June 03, 2008
IBM rolled out parts of its Jazz platform for developer collaboration and also disclosed an emerging effort to connect diverse development tools using REST-based data integrations at the IBM Rational conference.
- April 15, 2008
Looking to improve its software development process with automation, Portico turned to AnthillPro from Urbancode. With it, the company now has consistent builds and faster problem resolution.
- April 08, 2008
Expert Bernd Harzog says tools that monitor CPU, memory and network resources must be supplemented with tools that measure end-user experiences. The advent of greater virtualization, too, will require new approaches to performance management.
- March 12, 2008
Software quality should be a constant concern of developers and testers, Robert Martin told his audience at the FutureTest 2008 conference. He explained how to incorporate quality into the SDLC through test-driven development practices.
- March 04, 2008
CAST announced the availability of Application Intelligence Platform (AIP) 6.1, its automated code inspection system. New in this release: a GUI with an underlying role-based approach.
- March 04, 2008
Using CAST's Application Intelligence Program (AIP) -- an automated code inspection system -- Raymond James Financial is able to improve its code quality as well as facilitate maintenance of that code.
- March 03, 2008
If software makers are creating software that could physically hurt someone if it has a flaw, one would hope that they're concerned about doing their jobs well.
- February 21, 2008
LiquidPlanner, a Web-based planning and collaboration tool for project managers, is available free to the public. The tool features an estimated range for task scheduling.
- February 11, 2008
Application performance continues to be a critical issue, perhaps more so given the rise of complicated Web systems. Everyone involved in the development needs to play a role, and performance monitoring and testing tools can help.
- January 09, 2008
Quality is not tangible and is often considered unimportant in development. However, the odds of success are better if there's a constructive quality process and testing lifecycle.
- December 26, 2007
The Standish Group issued its annual predictions, which according to tradition include some wacky thoughts about future innovations. Top on its list: green computing.