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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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The Seven Deadly Sins of Agile Measurement
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper sets you up for success in quantifying the impact of Agile adoption.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

Rally Software

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

Application Release Automation with Zero Touch Deployment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: While application release automation can cut time-to-market and decrease bottlenecks, it isn't without difficulties. In this helpful resource, explore the key technological and organizational challenges that you might face when implementing an automated deployment system, and learn how to overcome them.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

CA Technologies.

Automating the Application Release Process: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Developers are faced with two choices when it comes to application release automation: build in-house scripts or purchase a pre-packaged product. Access this helpful resource to explore the limitations of writing automation scripts for application release, and discover how an app release automation technology can help you overcome those challenges.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

CA Technologies.

How the Cloud Will Change Application Release Operations
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how application release operations must adapt in response to the cloud, and discover the key steps, tools, and processes you'll need to ensure application release operation efficiency in the cloud.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CA Technologies.

Agile Portfolio Management: Getting Images Gains Visibility and Alignment with Kanban Portfolios
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Few organizations have succeeded in moving beyond static, up-front development timelines to the more dynamic process of working with agile teams. In this case study, discover how Getty Images managed to become one of the few agile champions after struggling with the transition to lean and agile development.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Rally Software

Rally Software: User Stories Guide
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This brief, yet informative white paper offers a detailed description of user stories and how they function within agile development methodology. Discover the 'who', 'what', and 'why' of user stories, along with templates for creating your own.
Posted: 28 May 2013 | Published: 28 May 2013

Rally Software

Agile Estimating
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Estimating and planning are key elements of any successful software development project, regardless of the size or scale, and agile development projects are no different. In this resource, explore the various underlying considerations of agile estimation.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 23 May 2013

Rally Software

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 Usability Rules for IT Developers
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how to take usability into consideration from the start of an app development project, and discover 11 usability rules particular for IT developers, to help you better understand and cater to your users.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

OutSystems

DevOps: The IBM approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how a DevOps approach to continuous software delivery enables you to seize market opportunities and reduce time to customer feedback, resulting in higher quality software for your business and stakeholders.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Why It Makes Good Sense to Put Dev/Test in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Looking to the cloud for application development and testing is catching on - according to a recent IDG survey, 49% of SMBs plan to leverage the cloud for Dev/Test in the coming year. But that doesn't mean there aren't still some serious concerns about cloud-based Dev/Test.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Considerations for Putting Dev/Test in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The cloud has attracted the attention of many software developers, as its elasticity and scalability are especially suitable for the changing demands and fast-paced nature of application development. But to ensure success with application development and testing in the cloud, there are a few things you should consider first.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Boost application quality and performance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Smart organizations realize that in today's IT landscape, a more holistic view of application lifecycle management (ALM) is in order, which is why they turn to the center of excellence (CoE) model. In this resource, learn how creating a testing CoE can help you improve application performance and quality at your own pace, while also cutting costs.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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