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February 21, 2019
GitHub's bug bounty program for 2019 increases the reward money for researchers who find security vulnerabilities in the company's code.
October 26, 2009
Start-up VisibleThread's new document structure and quality analysis tool has uses ranging from requirements management to documentation quality enforcer. VisibleThread's software structure and quality detection capabilities can improve development ...
June 14, 2009
Blueprint Requirements Center 2010 from Toronto-based Blueprint launched this week with new features targeting the needs of distributed teams and offering enhanced stakeholder collaboration. According to Tony Higgins, VP of products at Blueprint, ...
October 22, 2008
Agile software development bridges the software requirements communications gap by embracing flexibility and face-to-face communication rather than depending on documents to communicate, agile practitioners say.
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