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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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Survival guide to PACBASE ™ end-of-life
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: With the news of Pacbase's 2015 retirement, many organizations must find an alternative application strategy. This resource outlines your options in the post-Pacbase world, and offers advice and recommendations for realizing continued application success.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Automating Application Quality & Testing Strategically Drives Success
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how the right Application Quality Management and Testing Tools (AQM&TT) are necessary for ensuring application performance in today's increasingly complex IT environment. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

The Future of Testing: New Test Automation Solutions from IBM Rational
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper shows you how test automation can go a long way when it comes to keeping up with the intricacy of your modern applications. Automation platforms are designed to address the challenges associated with testing and help you accelerate the quality and delivery of your projects.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 29 Aug 2012

IBM

The changing role of the developer: Integrate, collaborate, optimize or become irrelevant
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper to learn more about how software is driving product innovation and the effect you and your work are more critical to the creation of successful products. It places more responsibility on software developers and making sure you give your company the competitive advantage it needs.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

IBM

Performance Testing Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If application performance management isn't at the top of your businesses to-do list, it should be. No matter how well-designed your app is, if performance is sluggish end-users won't use it. Read on to learn about a performance management strategy top companies are leveraging, its business value, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2012 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Measure, Manage, Improve: Unlocking the Business Value of Software Development Optimization
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive paper to learn how companies are improving software development by establishing requirements at the forefront of the project. Discover why changing your development approach will help you drive a greater ROI as well as prevent errors and issues down the road.
Posted: 17 Sep 2012 | Published: 17 Sep 2012

Borland, Micro Focus

Five Challenges for Agile Testing Teams
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find time-saving techniques designed to make agile testing easier and more productive.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 27 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

Test lab automation on the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As many frustrated teams can attest to, manually setting up test labs requires an inordinate amount of resources and drags down development efficiency with its time-consuming complexity. Read this white paper to learn how test lab automation in the cloud can provide a cost- and resource-effective alternative to accelerate application testing.
Posted: 26 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

How to upgrade to HP Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how a comprehensive approach to application lifecycle management (ALM) can help you accelerate the reliable, secure delivery of software applications and services.
Posted: 21 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Continuous Quality Assurance whitepaper
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how a continuous quality assurance approach focusing on requirements, change, and test management can help provide the visibility, control and validation to efficiently deliver quality software.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Micro Focus

Uplift Quality with Requirements Driven Testing
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn why requirements driven testing (RDT) is so important, what potential areas of the software development life cycle are addressed by RDT, the benefits, and the implementation strategy that may be adopted to introduce RDT within the organization.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 16 May 2012

Micro Focus

CIC Shorts: Greater IT Insight Through Balanced Quality Assurance
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what it takes to initiate a balanced and direct approach to testing and QA throughout the application lifecycle. Effective management will lead to better IT insight, happier clients, and reduced costs.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

Leveraging Transactional Email for Success
sponsored by SendGrid
WHITE PAPER: Discover proven tips for successfully leveraging transactional emails to increase customer engagement and market your applications in this essential resource. Find out how you can leverage a cloud-based email platform to ensure reliable delivery and gain real-time analytics.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

SendGrid

More Complex = Less Secure: Miss a Test Path and You Could Get Hacked
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The same improvements that increase software performance create new security risks that IT pros must contend with. This white paper takes a closer look at the nature of software complexity and describes tactics you can implement to minimize it.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

Improving Software Security by Identifying and Securing Path Linking Attack Surfaces to Attack Targets
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most companies do not have time to thoroughly investigate all of the potential attack targets inside an application. This white paper explains how the use of software security analysis (SSA) and path methodologies can help you identify vulnerable code and improve application security.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

Software Agitation:Your Own Personal Code Reviewer
sponsored by Agitar Software
WHITE PAPER: Exercising Java code is a painstaking yet critical process for developers. This white paper explains how you can free up time by implementing a testing tool designed to detect coding errors as you write Java classes, and even after they have been reviewed.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

Agitar Software

Software Security Analysis: Control Flow Security Analysis with McCabe IQ
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how comprehensive security analysis equips you with the proper insight into the structure of your software code to identify and resolve possible security holes
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

7 Best Practices for Building Applications the Meet Business Requirements
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to effectively communicate software requirements to all software project stakeholders and enable development collaboration in order to deliver products that align with business and user expectations.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Lights Out Testing for End-to-End Business Process Validation
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why automation is the best way to make your testing processes more efficient while preventing critical business process disruption.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

Worksoft

Performance Testing for SAP Applications: Selection Criteria for Stress and Load Testing SAP Solutions
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find an overview of the challenges associated with SAP application performance testing and suggested selection criteria to look for when choosing a strategy to overcome the issues.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Published: 10 Apr 2012

Worksoft

DevOps: Advances in Release Management and Automation -- The Ovum Rainbow Map for DevOps Solutions Comparing 11 Vendors
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: DevOps, new tools for improved automation and release management, are taking the software development world by storm. Read this detailed white paper for a comparison of the 11 top vendors in this new space. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each competitor and determine which one would best suit your development team's needs.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

SERENA Software, Inc.

Service Virtualization: Reduce the time and cost to develop and test modern, composite applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how developers and testers can leverage service virtualization to reduce software business risk, minimize delays, increase software quality, meet SLAs for performance and quality, maximize team productivity, and support globalization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Choose an ALM solution that meets your strategic requirements
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide describes the key criteria for application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for today's high-performance teams. It includes key considerations for enhancing your single- or multi-vendor ALM environment.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Collaborative software delivery: Managing today’s complex environment to improve software quality
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Rational Team Concert software can help simplify, automate and govern the delivery process. Based on the open standards Jazz platform, it offers a lean collaborative application life cycle management (ALM) solution with integrated planning, work-item tracking, version control, build management and reporting.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Forrester Report: Development Testing: A New Era In Software
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: In August 2011, Forrester Consulting surveyed over 200 leading IT firms in North America and Europe to answer the question, “What are the implications of expanding testing in development, and what does it mean to development quality?”. Read this report to see the results.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

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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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