• 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 05, 2010 05 May'10

    Testing mobile applications: STAREast speaker suggests crowdsourcing

    As mobile application lean closer towards business driving, the importance of test coverage becomes more apparent. See how uTest is using community testing to yield strong results. This community testing commonly called "crowdsourcing" has proven to...

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Beating the odds: Managing a successful software project

    In Managing the Black Hole: The executive's guide to software project risk, author Gary Gack has stated that less than one third of software projects are considered fully successful. In this interview, editor Yvette ...

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Excelling in software test conversations: STAREast speaker's communication tips

    Whether you are working remote, in a distributed agile team or speaking face-to-face, being a good software tester means being a strong communicator. At STAREast, speaker, Bob Galen's session focused on catering conversations to get points across ...

  • May 03, 2010 03 May'10

    From STAREast: What would a software conference be without bugs?

    Although proving vital, exploratory testing is often forced to the backseat of numerous application testing initiatives. At STAREast 2010, many experts agreed exploratory testing is a practice that can no be ignored as it provides insight and value ...

  • 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 29, 2010 29 Apr'10

    STAREast: Is your software development organization agile?

    There is a lot of confusion in the software community on whether or not companies are developing in an environment that is truly agile. Speakers at STAREast try to help identify agile environments.

  • 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 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    Podcast: Randy Rice on software development scenarios

    Expert Randy Rice explains software development set backs, overcoming delayed learning curves and agile's influence on development.

  • April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    AgileZen acquisition shows lean development's gains in Agile ALM

    AgileZen is a startup that has caught the eyes of many agile and ALM customers as well as the vendor Rally Software which recently acquired the Web-based AgileZen.