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DEFINITION: GIGO (garbage in, garbage out) is a concept common to computer science and mathematics: the quality of output is determined by the quality of the input. So, for example, if a mathematical equation is improperly stated, the answer is unlikely to be correct. Similarly, if incorrect data is input to a program, the output is unlikely to be informative. George Fuechsel, an early IBM programmer and instructor,  … 
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Software Quality Assurance Reports
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8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

7 Keys to Deliver Better Apps Faster Through Effective Business/IT Collaboration
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the seven key steps you can take to improve IT/business collaboration and to deliver better apps faster.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Mendix

Take Control of Your Mobile App Quality and User Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
BROCHURE: In this white paper, you'll learn how to address the challenge of optimizing mobile application quality and the user experience throughout the application lifecycle.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Quantifying DevOps and the Cost of Downtime in Fortune 1000 Enterprises
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: With the immense consequences of downtime in mind, what are Fortune 1000 enterprises doing to improve the application development process, and what role should DevOps play? Access this research report today to learn from the best practices in place in more than 20 Fortune 1000 companies.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Mobile Testing: How to Create and Implement a Successful Strategy
sponsored by Neotys
EGUIDE: Those just entering mobile testing's complex arena won't want to miss this expert guide, where you can discover answers to frequently asked questions on getting started.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

Neotys

Secure Development Classroom
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn how to apply secure development best practices in this classroom. Get a better understanding software vulnerabilities and the latest tools that can help avoid such issues.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2015

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

5 Steps to Delivering a 5-Star Mobile User Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This short, focused webinar shares 5 key steps you need to take to deliver an exceptional experience for users of your mobile app.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

What Continuous Delivery Means to a Test Automation Engineer
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource follows a test automation engineer as she searches for release management tools to automate and accelerate processes across development, testing, and IT operations, ultimately achieving continuous delivery.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Manage The Business of Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the common challenges of managing the business of software and offers a solution that allows enterprises to plan and effectively manage their software portfolio.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

4 Keys to Starting Your DevOps Journey
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
RESOURCE: This infographic illustrates the impact that a DevOps initiative can have on your enterprise. Read on to access a detailed roadmap to launching your DevOps journey.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Are You on the Path to Great Mobile App Performance?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
RESOURCE: Access this infographic to uncover a number of interesting statistics regarding how the increased demand for mobile apps is impacting enterprises; the consequences of poor application performance; and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

5 Steps to Delivering a 5-Star Mobile User Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This short, focused webinar shares 5 key steps you need to take to deliver an exceptional experience for users of your mobile app.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Premiered: May 20, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Test in Production with NeoLoad & NeoSense
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn all the best practices around load and performance Testing in Production. Then, see how NeoLoad can help you safely conduct tests in production and how to re-use those same test designs to conduct proactive monitoring in production with NeoSense.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Premiered: Apr 27, 2015

Neotys

Load and Performance Testing in Production, featuring Scott Barber
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: What's the right way to load and performance test an application in production to get the results you need without impacting your live users? Watch this webinar, hosted by Scott Barber, Chief Technologist at PerfTestPlus, to learn more.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Neotys

Testing & Assuring Mobile End User Experience before Production
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: This webinar introduces One Web, which provides a single web experience on all devices with technologies like responsive web design and context awareness in mobile operating systems.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Neotys

The Ultimate Guide to Oracle EBS Patching
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can master the art of Oracle EBS patching in this convenient guide.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Master the Art of Oracle EBS Patching
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can master the art of EBS patching in this 3-part Oracle software planning guide. In addition, get your hands on an infographic that reveals how your competition ranks in deploying patches and learn best practices for implementing the EBS patch for your Oracle business applications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Cloud Technology for Automatic Software Testing
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper learn how to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes. Read now to uncover how cloud technology can help you automatically test your application changes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

CloudQuality: Anticipating and Tackling SAP software problems before they happen
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why IT departments use this cloud quality software to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes – such as upgrades, functional releases and enhancement packages – while reducing cost and minimizing risk.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Test Center for Automatic Software Quality Assurance
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How can you test your new software quickly and efficiently without the burden of manual testing? In this white paper, you'll learn how your organization can achieve outstanding results with automated test center software.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Software Test Management Vendor Landscape
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Many companies are looking for effective, efficient platforms for software testing and application lifecycle management (ALM).Access this white paper to see seven ALM and software testing vendors face off, and find out who offers the best platform for your development projects.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

IBM

Creating and Implementing a Mobile Testing Strategy
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
EGUIDE: Access this expert guide for essential advice to achieve successful mobile application testing. Read on to discover the main components of a mobile app testing strategy, as well as moving from planning to implementation.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Perfecto Mobile

Enterprise Mobile Testing: The Most Common Devices Being Used
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper analyzes the habits of over 1,200 companies and 90,000 hours of mobile application testing, delivering concise insights into the mobile testing world. Read on to see if your company is headed down the right path to mobile quality success.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Perfecto Mobile

Mobile Development Testing: Modern Quality Essentials
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
ANALYST REPORT: Access this analyst report from Forrester Research, Inc. to find out about a benchmark to drive mobile testing quality. Read on to discover how time-to-market demands are trumping common quality practices, and how important it is to embrace quality throughout the development lifecycle.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Perfecto Mobile
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SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE DEFINITION (continued): … GIGO (garbage in, garbage out) is a concept common to computer science and mathematics: the quality of output is determined by the quality of the input. So, for example, if a mathematical equation is improperly stated, the answer is unlikely to be correct. Similarly, if incorrect data is input to a program, the output is unlikely to be informative. George Fuechsel, an early IBM programmer and instructor, is generally given credit for coining the term. Fuechsel is said to have used "garbage in, garbage out" as a concise way of reminding his students that a computer just processes what it is given. The term is now widely used in computer science classes, IT services and elsewhere. In fact, GIGO is sometimes used to refer to situations in the analog world, such as a faulty decision made as a result of incomplete information.A variation on the term, "garbage in, gospel out," refers to a tendency to put unwarranted faith in the accuracy of computer-generated data.
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