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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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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

Coverity

Is Time to Market King?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The common thread of successful software development is enabling collaboration in context - making the process transparent so stakeholders remain informed and empowered to contribute. Once this thread is established, technology can be implemented that provides the glue for stakeholders to collaborate and meet their time to market or goals.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

IBM

Best Practices for Load Testing: Do Try This At Home
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks load testing down into the following key activities: planning, configuration, scripting, execution, and analysis.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Neustar®

REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT 101: The four fundamentals that everyone should know
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: Too often projects fail due to poorly managed requirements. This paper discusses the significance of requirements management without using industry jargon and explains the four fundamentals every team member and stakeholder needs to know.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Jama Software

Paradigm shift in test automation The solution to the maintenance problem
sponsored by Tricentis
WHITE PAPER: Many companies have failed to realize a return on their test automation investments due to the underestimated, inordinate associated maintenance costs. Read this white learn how to reduce the TCO of your automated software testing with dynamic steering.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Tricentis

Solution Brief: IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Growth Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how properly managing continued data growth can drive business results.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

IBM

Requirements engineering solutions for developing smarter products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies developing complex product offerings need to make sure that all components work together to deliver the desired result. Download the paper to learn how IBM Rational solutions can help companies achieve these results.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Delivering high quality applications faster with reduced risk & cost
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Improve time to value and quality by reducing rework and cost through faster stakeholder consensus, increased productivity, better process automation, and anytime-anywhere decision support for application software. Download the paper for more information on delivering high quality applications faster with reduced risk & cost.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Top 10 reasons why HP software customers are moving to IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Take a moment to see how many of these top 10 benefits you’re realizing with your HP Software solutions. And then remember: With IBM, you can achieve them all.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Assuring Enterprise-Quality Agile Development
sponsored by HP Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the advantages of hybridizing agile development methods with the QA lessons learned from previous methods. Learn how this strategy provides the best of both worlds for developing flexible, secure software products.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

HP Software

Improving the Reliability and Performance of SAP Software: Creating a Road Map with Testing Strategy Assessment
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a full portfolio of testing tools designed to easily integrate powerful application testing into your development lifecycle. Continue reading to learn how these tools can help lower risk, reduce costs and boost efficiency.
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Controlling Risk Through Software Code Governance
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: Software code governance is a large part of mitigating risks. Discover how this strategy can proactively establish policies or thresholds around code quality and security, test against these policies early in the project lifecycle, and control risk through better visibility into areas of risk in the project or in the supply chain.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

Coverity

7 Steps to Centralization
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: Centralization Checklist: Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing you assets.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

CollabNet

All you Need to Know About Oracle Siebel Application Testing
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WHITE PAPER: This paper discussed the origins of the solution and examines its key features which provide compelling benefits such as improving time-to-market by up to 30% and reducing testing costs by 40%.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

HP and Infosys
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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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