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DEFINITION: SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination) is an international framework for assessment of software processes developed jointly by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission). SPICE is specified in ISO/IEC 15504. Essentially, ISO/IEC 15504 comprises a guide to performing an assessment for software development  … 
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ROI: The Value of Deployment Automation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While automated release has obvious benefits such as increased compliance and drastically slashed lifecycle times, what is the concrete advantage to automation - in terms of dollars and cents? In this resource, explore the ROI of deployment automation and learn what you need to take into consideration in order to calculate an accurate ROI figure.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Application Testing Survey Results
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Software testing is a critical component of application delivery -- no matter what industry you're in -- in order to ensure applications meet your business needs. Unfortunately, software testing is often underfunded -- so how are successful organizations balancing budgets with testing strategies?
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

AdvizeX Technologies

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of the application threats that your organization faces and describes which risks you need to prioritize. Also inside, find five practical steps you can take to build security into your development processes.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Five Strategies for Testing Mobile Applications
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: If your mobile applications perform poorly, are unreliable, or otherwise don't live up to user expectations, there are plenty of competitors ready to take their places. So how can you develop mobile apps at a rapid pace while finding time to properly test them?
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SOASTA, Inc

Removing barriers of delivering composite applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Service virtualization allows developers and testers access to limited or unavailable services in a simulated (or virtual) environment. View this white paper to learn more about the case for service virtualization, challenges of developing composite applications, the benefits of service virtualization, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Market Snapshotâ„¢ Report: Service Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Increasing customer and business demands are forcing organizations to rethink the way they develop and delivery business-critical applications. One of the most innovative strategies developed to streamline application delivery is service virtualization, which reduces constraints that impact cost, quality, and schedule.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Analyst Paper: Service Virtualization and Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this report, explore the results of a study from Forrester Research, Inc. on service virtualization and testing solutions and practices.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Graduate from Load Testing to Performance Engineering
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the role of load testing in the past and the current state of load test practices. Also, discover how a new technology brings full automation to load testing, and can help you fill the gaps in current test automation procedures.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Compuware

10 Ways You Can Improve Web App Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 issues that development and testing teams should consider in order to derive maximum performance from their Web applications.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

8 Common Myths About Performance Testing in Production
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to reveal 8 common myths about application performance testing that you and your organization need to know about. Uncover the common problems when falling under the spell of these myths and what you can do to avoid them.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

SOASTA, Inc

Capgemini and Sogeti - World Quality Report 2013-2014
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this World Quality Report from Capgemini, Sogheti, and HP, explore the current state of application quality and testing practices among businesses around the globe. Discover how successful companies are adjusting testing and QA methods to accommodate Agile, cloud, and mobile trends
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

e-Kit: Managing requirements for smarter products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that up to 85% of rework costs are due to requirements defects? As requirements change during the development process, visibility is often lost, resulting in the need for rework. Access these resources now to learn what requirements management is, why it's important, and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM

Composite applications - Break the delivery logjam with HP Service Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at service virtualization, and how it can speed application development by replicating unavailable components, and improve quality control with multiple scenario testing.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Total Economic Impactâ„¢ of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Forrester report to explore the total economic impact of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation tools. Read on to explore the benefits, costs, and associated risks of investing in these service virtualization technologies.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Service Virtualization: Test Earlier, Faster, and More Completely
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Software developers know that testing is often one of the greatest barriers to delivering software quickly. Unavailable or constrained systems can cause testing delays or make it altogether impossible. But you need testing to ensure your applications perform to the quality standards required -- so what can you do?
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Parasoft Corporation

Assuring Software Security Through Testing
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key recommendations for software developers to test for quality and security assurance before releasing products to the market.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Analyst report: A Forrester Total Economic Impact Study - IBM Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (June 2013)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative Forrester report explores the economic impact and ROI of a collaborative lifecycle management tool that improves software quality and delivery. Read now to learn how this technology encourages collaboration between software development and deployment teams, and explore the cost, benefits, and risk of deploying this toolset.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Testing Doesn't Raise Barriers, It Eliminates Them
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Did you know the cost to fix bugs after an application release can be 30 to 40 times more than for defects identified during development? Since it's a key consideration for developers to release applications quickly, it may seem like adding more testing could slow down the process -- but that couldn't be farther from the truth.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

CSC

Making DevOps Real for System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this resource for an interview with Hayden Lindsey, vice president and Distinguished Engineer of IBM Rational Software. Find out what this DevOps expert has to say about implementing an enterprise-wide DevOps initiative and how DevOps is accelerating the delivery of mobile and cloud solutions across distributed and mainframe platforms.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Case Study : Virgin Media enhances productivity by consolidating testing tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This case study looks at how Virgin Media developed a set of transparent, efficient, and unified software testing tools to speed development, and increase quality.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Making DevOps Real for Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a Q and A with Hayden Lindsey, vice president and Distinguished Engineer of IBM Rational Software, on the subject of enterprise-wide DevOps.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Top 5 Reasons You Need Application Performance Diagnostics in Your Test Environment
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: Access now for the 5 major reasons test and QA need application performance diagnostics in order to keep up with the demand for quicker software delivery.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

Compuware

Independent Testing Services
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Application testing is a critical step in the software development lifecycle, especially as application complexity and demand for faster delivery increases. In this resource, discover how end-to-end testing services can provide you with the tools that you need to more efficiently and effectively test your applications.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Strategic Planning for Enterprise-wide Test Automation
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how you can achieve large-scale test automation throughout the application lifecycle by leveraging a test automation platform. Read on to discover the features, benefits, and components of this technology.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Vision Document Template
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource offers a vision guide for delivering any application with top-notch user experience throughout the lifecycle. Inside, you'll get a step-by-step outline (with tips) of what you need to consider during application development, from defining usage scenarios to prioritizing tasks to outlining navigation.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 05 Sep 2013

OutSystems
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SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  projects. It includes a description of this assessment process, a model for performing an assessment, a description of tools that may be used as part of the assessment process and a discussion of factors that contribute to the success of such an assessment. ISO/IEC make reference to more specific standards but do not set them out. The SPICE standard seeks to describe the preferred order in which activities should occur in a software development project, with particular emphasis on an organization's management and process definition structures. The ultimate goal of ISO/IEC 15504 is to achieve process … 
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