• April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    HP ALM quality offerings address application modernization

    HP has launched a new line of application tool upgrades that aimed at improving and enhancing application modernization issues. These new features will allow for end-to-end business process testing, agile development among other improvements.

  • April 22, 2010 22 Apr'10

    Auto insurer uses APM to improve testing, optimize online processing

    SafeAuto Insurance used application performance managment tools to help catch bugs, but needed a cultural change to get the most out of their testing efforts.

  • 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 15, 2010 15 Apr'10

    Excelling in the art and science of requirements elicitation

    Eliciting software requirements is a human-intensive activity, and any process requiring user input is never a walk in the park. Learn techniques that can help project leaders make the right choices in eliciting and then analyzing requirements needs.

  • 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 ...

  • April 14, 2010 14 Apr'10

    Podcast: Matt Heusser explains conference attendance teams

    "No one should attend STAREast alone," says Matt Heusser, who is one of the founders behind the tester/developer group formation known as "the Rebel Alliance". "The Rebel Alliance" is a team of STAREast bound testers and developers who will attend ...

  • April 12, 2010 12 Apr'10

    The Boutique Tester

    Some books say that if our projects are not “properly” controlled, if our written specifications are not always complete and up to date, if our code is not properly organized according to whatever ...

  • April 09, 2010 09 Apr'10

    Open source options expanding for Microsoft world

    Microsoft has expanded tool options for open source developers and testers working on Microsoft applications and .NET based platforms. Hear what users, consultants and analysts have to say about Microsoft's recent activism in driving open source ...

  • April 08, 2010 08 Apr'10

    A modern way of gathering requirements: Visualizations

    If a picture's worth a thousand words, a visualization's worth a thousand pictures. A "visualization" is a term used to describe a functional software prototype.  This form of rapid User Interface ...

  • April 06, 2010 06 Apr'10

    Can iRise, an enterprise visualization tool, aid business analysts?

    The age old expression, "we are on two different pages" may no longer apply to analysts discussing application functionality with business stakeholders. It is a common problem in the software ...

  • April 01, 2010 01 Apr'10

    Managing the use of open source software

    Open source software adoption is rising creating some unforseen challenges in how to effectively manage this software. As OSS acceptance grows, improvements are being made along the way. Software companies are using OSS for portfolio management, ...

  • March 31, 2010 31 Mar'10

    Software tool and quality certifications: Valuable or useless?

    There are a bunch of software quality certifications and more popping up all the time. Some of the classics are those offered by ASQ (American Society for Quality), IIST (International Institute ...