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ALSO CALLED: Web Testing, Automated Software Testing
DEFINITION: Static analysis, also called static code analysis, is amethod of computer program debugging that is done by examining the codewithout executing the program. The process provides an understanding ofthe code structure, and can help to ensure that the code adheres toindustry standards. Automated tools can assist programmers anddevelopers in carrying out static analysis. The process of scrutinizingcode  … 
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11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recommends best practices for efficient, lightweight peer code review that have been proven to be effective via scientific study and extensive field experience. Use the techniques discussed in this paper to ensure your code reviews improve your code and make the most of your developers' time.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software

Building Smart Products: Best Practices for Multicore Software Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Rational software - the market-leading provider of platforms for software lifecycle management - is teaming with Wind River - the global leader in the embedded and mobile industries - to help companies take the risk out of multicore software development.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

IBM

Leveraging a Dynamic Application Infrastructure for Effective Private Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance is a private cloud appliance that improves the speed and efficiency of the collaborative application life-cycle management process. Beyond the cost efficiency benefits, the goal of using this appliance is to speed up development and testing cycles and improve the quality of the application. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

IBM

IT Risk Management: Guide to Software Risk Assessments and Audits
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Risk is a function of the likelihood that a potential vulnerability will be exploited, and the resulting impact of that exploitation. In IT systems, risk can be introduced from the internet, servers, networks, malicious insiders, and even lapses in physical security. This whitepaper provides IT risk management best practices.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 07 Jun 2010

Veracode, Inc.

Automating Your Code Review: Moving to a SaaS Model for Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s application has become the enterprise’s ‘‘new perimeter’’. With better network‐level security technology hardening the network perimeter, malicious attackers are now focusing their efforts to strike at the least defended points ‐ the application. Read on to learn about automating code review for greater application security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

Five Steps to Secure Outsourced Application Development
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application security has become a top concern for security professionals striving to control their company’s overall risk profile. Meanwhile, companies are also saving money by outsourcing more and more custom code creation. This white paper outlines five best practices that enterprises can use to secure their outsourced application development.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 10 May 2010

Veracode, Inc.

Protecting Your Applications from Backdoors: How Static Binary Analysis Helps Build High-Assurance Applications
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Backdoors pose operational risk to software that is too significant for organizations to ignore. Binary-level application testing (also called compiled-code analysis) makes it possible to examine the entire application in its final “as delivered” form. Read this white paper to learn more about protecting applications from backdoor vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 10 May 2010

Veracode, Inc.

A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality: Because You Can’t Test in Quality at the End
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at approaches for effectively integrating quality management into lifecycle activities and the potential benefits this can deliver for project and business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

Introducing the Agile Desktop: Achieve high velocity with the Klocwork C/C++ developer's desktop
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: As Agile is embraced by development organizations everywhere, the need to produce clean, maintainable software quickly is great. To achieve development agility, developers must maintain velocity, eliminate bug debt, and focus on peer interaction. Read this paper to learn how to automate time consuming development activities to boost productivity.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2009

Klocwork

Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the characteristics of a good requirement and presents ten steps to better requirements management.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

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

The Three Stages of Preparation for Optimizing Parallel Software
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: Improving software performance on parallel software requires a structured approach that makes good use of development resources, obtaining good results quickly. This paper breaks down such an approach into three distinct stages. Read on to find out what the stages are.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Intel Software Network

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.

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

Agile Development Poster
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: "Agile Development" is an umbrella term for several iterative and incremental software development methodologies and this document gives a single view of the entire process for agile software production.
Posted: 11 Feb 2009 | Published: 11 Feb 2009

VersionOne Inc.

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

Software On-Demand: Operating System/Application Streaming Client Study
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT explored the technical feasibility and value of enterprise streaming. The study showed very favorable results with respect to performance, user perceptions, and the impact on IT operations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Optimizing the application testing of your siebel CRM environment - IT Briefing
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WHITE PAPER: This paper is based on a SearchSoftwareQuality.com presentation, "Optimizing the Application Testing of Your Siebel CRM Environment," sponsored by HP and Infosys.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

HP and Infosys

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

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

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM Projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn why ETL development projects place a particular emphasis on quick turnaround, optimal performance and iterative development. Explore how you can execute EPM projects smoothly and with utmost efficiency, coordination and cost effectiveness.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hexaware Technologies
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SOFTWARE TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  by visual inspection alone (by looking at a printout, forexample), without the assistance of automated tools, is sometimescalled program understanding or program comprehension.The principal advantage of static analysis is the fact that itcan reveal errors that do not manifest themselves until a disasteroccurs weeks, months or years after release. Nevertheless, staticanalysis is only a first step in a comprehensive softwarequality-control regime. After static analysis has been done, dynamicanalysis is often performed in an effort to uncover subtle defects orvulnerabilities. In computer terminology, … 
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