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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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Customer Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Hurwitz and Associates whitepaper shares the successes, challenges and future plans of three companies - Sogeti Group, Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), and Scotiabank.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 11 Sep 2009

IBM

The Dirty Dozen: Preventing Common Application-Level Hack Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes 12 of the most common hacker attacks and provides basic rules that you can follow to help create more hack-resistant Web applications.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

IBM

Software Quality Optimization: Business Transformation and Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Information technology is undergoing constant innovation. To keep pace, software development organizations need to release business-critical software in less time, but this increases risk and often results in compromised quality. So the question becomes: How can you save time and reduce costs without sacrificing quality? Read on to learn more.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

IBM

The Agile Checklist
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a set of agile meeting and facilitation checklists that offer an easy framework to help guide software development teams through the various agile cycles. Read on to learn about the Agile Development Rhythms and start using the checklists presented herein to help get through the various agile cycles.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

VersionOne Inc.

Load Testing 2.0 - The Next Generation of Load Testing for the Web 2.0 World
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn why Load Testing 2.0 solutions are needed and who benefits. Learn best practices to get business value out of advanced load testing features, the limits of load testing 1.0 solutions, how today's approach complements existing 1.0 solutions, and what factors are important for selecting successful Load Testing 2.0 solutions.
Posted: 09 Jul 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

Gomez

An Integrated Approach to Requirements and Quality Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we'll outline the many benefits of an integrated approach to requirements and quality management, as well as offer best practices for effective requirements-driven testing.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

IBM

Requirements Definition as the Foundation for Effective Software Delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges that impede teams as they try to collect, analyze, and evaluate ideas to define the best solution requirements. The paper also provides information on the four critical areas to defining great requirements and how IBM Rational® solutions help teams address these areas.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Minimizing Code Defects to Improve Software Quality and Lower Development Costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper talks about why it's important to take a proactive approach to improving overall code quality using static and dynamic analysis. It then shows how IBM Rational Software Analyzer and IBM Rational PurifyPlus software can be used together to reduce the number of defects in your company's code.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

EZ Insight Report: IBM Rational Jazz Strategy for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management (Full report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Analyst report which includes new or expanded discussion of Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration, Rational Requirements Manager, Quality Manager, Insight, and IBM Software Delivery Services for Cloud and Rational Asset Manager.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Performance Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: As the application lifecycle evolves, components that drive efficiency and quality become more crucial. Organizations building centers of excellence (CoE) around performance testing find that the CoE centralizes resources and utilizes the full capabilities of today's robust automation products. Read on to learn more about the benefits of CoE.
Posted: 27 Feb 2009 | Published: 27 Feb 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Reducing Risk through Requirements-driven Quality Management: An End-to-end Approach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a structured way to manage requirements and how risk-based requirements and quality management are inseparable from the larger process of managing the planning, test and release of a software system.
Posted: 29 Dec 2008 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Getting a Head Start in Software Asset Management: Managing Software for Improved Cost Control, Better Security and Reduced Risk
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Software Asset Management (SAM) can deliver increased efficiency, better cost control, risk mitigation and patch management. This paper provides an overview of SAM benefits, and addresses the specific issues in getting SAM running in your company.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

FrontRange Solutions Inc

Five Myths of Agile Development
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight into five myths commonly associated with agile development. Explore what agile development is in reality, what it is not, and the true benefits of transitioning to agile methods in your organization.
Posted: 15 Oct 2008 | Published: 26 Sep 2008

VersionOne Inc.

Agile Development: A Manager's Roadmap for Success
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the key characteristics of successful agile managers as they introduce and scale agile methods. Learn what agile managers can do to help their teams and organizations adopt agile development practices to deliver real...
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 26 Sep 2008

VersionOne Inc.

The Agile Business Analyst
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the significant impact of agile development techniques on the business analyst community. Gain insight into the skills required by analysts for effective agile development, as well as the steps for a transition to agile...
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 26 Sep 2008

VersionOne Inc.

How BMC Is Scaling Agile Development
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes how BMC Software's Infrastructure Management Group transformed their development organization using agile development practices management applications from Rally Software Development.
Posted: 14 Aug 2008 | Published: 14 Aug 2008

Rally Software

The Business Case for Outsourcing Software Testing to a Separate Vendor
sponsored by LogiGear Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will explore the single-source, and the multi-source approach to application development, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each, and pointing out the distinct advantages that multi-sourcing has over single-sourcing.
Posted: 04 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

LogiGear Corporation

Enterprise Strategies to Improve Application Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how proven test data management capabilities can help you deliver reliable applications and achieve maximum business value from you application investments.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

IBM

Enterprise Strategies to Improve Application Testing: Optimized Test Environments Speed the Deployment of Reliable Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Princeton Softech Optim™ enables IT organizations to meet even the most complex application testing challenge by providing all the fundamental components of an effective test data management strategy.
Posted: 14 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

IBM

The Next Generation of Static Analysis: Boolean Satisfiability and Path Simulation
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide a brief overview of the history of static analysis and explain how the use of SAT in static analysis is enabling developers to improve the quality and security of their code.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

Controlling Software Complexity: The Business Case for Static Source Code Analysis
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how static source code analysis can be used to find critical defects and security vulnerabilities in C/C++ and Java source code.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

Ensuring Code Quality in Multi-threaded Applications: How to Eliminate Concurrency Defects with Static Analysis
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This paper will review the most common pitfalls that software developers face when creating multi-threaded applications. Discover how static analysis techniques can be used to eliminate concurrency defects earlier in the lifecycle.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

CodePro AnalytiX, A Powerful Approach to Developing High Quality Code Using Eclipse
sponsored by Instantiations
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how to attain high quality Java code using Eclipse by eliminating code quality, code review and code dependency issues typically faced in software development.
Posted: 07 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Instantiations

Elementool Bug Tracking Keeps Software Fixes on Course
sponsored by Elementool, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Can you list all the issues your software team is working on? Can you sort them by severity, priority, features affected, and other criteria? Can you show the histories of all related actions? This article details how Elementool Bug Tracking can help.
Posted: 28 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Elementool, Inc.

The Business Case for Better Problem Resolution Processes
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the results of a Forrester survey which explores the inefficiencies that exist in common approaches to application problem resolution.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
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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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