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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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Top Considerations for Ensuring .NET Application Manageability - Strategies for Migrating and Developing .NET Applications
sponsored by AVIcode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are migrating legacy applications to .NET, allowing easier and faster development. This white paper explains how to manage those applications and details key strategies for monitoring, migrating and developing .NET applications.
Posted: 10 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

AVIcode, Inc.

Relational Modeling with UML
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basic concepts behind relational modeling, how it applies to databases and how it is implemented using UML.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

IBM Software Group

Reducing Risk through Requirements-driven Quality Management: An End-to-End Approach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn 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: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Metrics That Matter: Quantifying Software Security Risk
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: Software security presents new measurement challenges: there are no established formulas for quantifying the security risk present in an application. This paper provides a set of metrics for ensuring an accurate view of software projects.
Posted: 07 May 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Fortify Software

Seven Practical Steps to Delivering More Secure Software
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps that help to effectively secure your company's software and shows you how to quickly evaluate the current state of software security and create a plan for dealing with it throughout the development life-cycle.
Posted: 07 May 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Fortify Software

A Lifecycle Approach to Software Quality - Venturing beyond the QA Imperative
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: Unplanned downtime caused by application errors and can be extremely costly. Learn about an approach to optimizing software quality across the application lifecycle that provides rapid problem resolution and reduces development and testing costs.
Posted: 26 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Reduce IT Costs and Complexity with Effective Application Problem Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of automating problem management through problem detection, isolation and resolution. Discover how IT organizations can reduce IT costs and complexity with effective application problem management.
Posted: 26 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Optimize Composite Application Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn a composite application management approach offering problem isolation, end to end transaction management, and root-cause analysis to ensure that business critical applications deliver performance, scalabi...
Posted: 16 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Improve Test Productivity and Product Quality through Test Management
sponsored by TechExcel
WHITE PAPER: QA organizations are under increasing pressure to complete their testing in ever-shorter time frames. To meet these challenges, these organizations are pursuing several different strategies to accomplish their goals.
Posted: 12 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

TechExcel

What You Should Expect from Load Testing Web Applications
sponsored by Quotium Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the necessary steps to collect and leverage Web application test data and ensure an entire Web environments' ability to sustain concurrent users and transactions.
Posted: 23 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Quotium Technologies

The Path to a Secure Application: A Source Code Security Review Checklist
sponsored by Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn a checklist to find and eliminate the source coding errors and design flaws that expose data, threaten operations, and cost your organization time and money.
Posted: 05 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Ounce Labs, an IBM Company

Streamline and Speed the Delivery of High-quality Software Applications
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of collaborative management of software development and testing processes in order to achieve an integrated view of distributed development while meeting internal and external compliance requirements.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Software Group

Optimize the Business Outcome of SOA
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the business benefits of service-oriented architecture (SOA), common obstacles to success, and strategies for optimizing the business outcome of an SOA.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Mercury

Integrating Load Testing with Development Analysis
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring user responsiveness in distributed enterprise applications doesn't have to be difficult. Learn how to provide information needed to diagnose and fix performance issues by combining solutions for load testing and performance analysis.
Posted: 15 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Compuware Corporation

Secure at the Source: Implementing Source Code Vulnerability Testing in the Software Development Life Cycle
sponsored by Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn the best models for integrating source code vulnerability testing into the software testing development life-cycle (SDLC) and how to best merge security expertise with development resources.
Posted: 20 Jul 2006 | Published: 19 Jul 2006

Ounce Labs, an IBM Company

How to Successfully Automate the Functional Testing Process
sponsored by Borland Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides practical insight into the lessons learned by those who have successfully automated the functional testing process.
Posted: 24 May 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

Borland Software Corporation

Mercury Customer Perspective: Best Practices for Implementing Mercury Quality Center
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses best practices, recommendations and advice for a structured approach to planning and implementing an integrated, web-based suite of tools for automated software quality testing.
Posted: 06 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Mercury Customer Perspective: Mercury LoadRunner - Tips and Tricks for Configuration, Scripting, and Execution
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides tips and tricks for Mercury LoadRunner® configuration, scripting, and execution. Learn best practices from experienced Mercury LoadRunner users.
Posted: 06 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Mercury Customer Perspective: How to Automate Testing - without Aggravating Testers
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives practical advice, based on the experiences and lessons learned by Michael Anthony of Iron Mountain, about how to integrate automation into testing processes - without alienating your testing team.
Posted: 06 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Top 10 Misconceptions about Performance and Availability Monitoring
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine 10 common misunderstandings about monitoring and offer suggestions for implementing complete, end-user monitoring strategies that can adapt to today's more complex computing environments.
Posted: 20 Dec 2005 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Mercury

Application Performance Lifecycle Management: Reduce Time, Effort, and Cost in Pre-production, Production
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Application performance problems continue to occur, despite the strides companies have made with performance testing and tuning technologies.
Posted: 20 Dec 2005 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Mercury

Choosing a Load Testing Strategy
sponsored by Segue Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance carries with it very real costs to an organization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2005 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Segue Software, Inc.

Application Deployment in the Securities Industry: Making Functional Test Automation Work
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
WHITE PAPER: The securities industry is characterized by complex transaction processing systems that handle multiple processes and interface with numerous upstream and downstream applications.
Posted: 03 Jan 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2004

Infosys Technologies Limited

Mercury Business Process Testing: Test Automation Focused on Your Business
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Mercury Business Process Testing™ is a true breakthrough for IT quality initiatives.
Posted: 09 Aug 2004 | Published: 01 Aug 2004

Mercury

The Business Case for Outsourced Testing
sponsored by VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the results of an ROI analysis to determine whether a company should outsource application testing.
Posted: 16 Jun 2002 | Published: 10 Jun 2001

VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
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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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