Topic: software

Verivo Introduces Akula v2.5 Enterprise Mobile Application Platform

WALTHAM, MA– Verivo Software, the industry’s only open enterprise mobile application platform provider, today announced Akula 2.5, which improves enterprise readiness with additional authentication options, and support for large data sets. With upgrades to all aspects of its open, extensible platform, Akula 2.5 offers client, server and console improvements that appeal to developers and IT … continue reading

The software testing schism

The world of software testing has always been a mishmash of ideologies and methodologies. A diverse worldwide testing community has adjusted and innovated techniques independent of any unified set of standards, sharing philosophies and ideas but not common practices. ISO 29119 aims to change all that, and in the process has set the testing world … continue reading

Micro Focus acquires Attachmate for $1.2 billion

Enterprise software provider Micro Focus has entered into an agreement to acquire and merge with The Attachmate Group for US$1.2 billion in shares. The Attachmate Group is a software holdings company with a stable of Linux distribution, device-management and file hosting products, including Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE. Micro Focus triples the size of its … continue reading

IEEE reveals Top 10 software security design flaws (and how to avoid them)

The IEEE Center for Secure Design has published a report on the Top 10 software security design flaws (and how to avoid them). When it comes to making sure software is secure, too much of the attention is focused on bugs, and not enough of the conversation is about design flaws, according to Gary McGraw, … continue reading

How low-code development seeks to accelerate software delivery

The operative word in software development is “speed.” Enterprises and application development teams are looking to adopt any techniques that’ll expedite software development and delivery. For customer-facing applications in particular, a growing trend to meet this demand is the rising popularity of “low-code” development platforms. Low-code application development platforms are designed to enable rapid creation, … continue reading

Guest View: Why testing metrics are critical to the QA process

Test metrics are an integral part of the QA process. They provide granular information that helps engineers accurately assess the quality of software builds and figure out what is and isn’t working in the testing process. Metrics are the building blocks of progress and improvement in software creation. Examples of test metrics and what they … continue reading

Patent court further muddies the software patent waters

Instead of a single, definitive test for software patent eligibility, the court has now given us three incompatible standards … continue reading

The Design of Design

Andrew Binstock sits down with Fred Brooks to discuss the issues facing software design teams today … continue reading

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