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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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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

ALM: Bringing DevOps into the mix
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn you can benefit from a 'DevOps' delivery model in today's accelerated software development environments.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 06 Apr 2012

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.

E-Guide: Expert tips for Agile test strategies
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Many development organizations fail to realize that test automation doesn't implement itself; it requires a certain amount of planning and care to be truly effective. Read this e-guide to uncover expert guidance for successfully implementing automated testing. Then, find tips for managing testing within the short iterations of agile development.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Expert Tips for Performance Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: As you're well aware, Web applications and architectures have become very complex, making performance testing equally as difficult to navigate. Read this expert e-guide to learn about the types of testing that exist for Web applications and the best strategies to use when it comes to measuring performance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

CA Technologies.

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

Gartner MarketScope for Application Life Cycle Management
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST BRIEF: Organisations adopting agile practices, utilising global and distributed teams, or exploiting complex processes and technologies are most likely to benefit from using ALM tools to plan, manage and report on their development activities. This MarketScope assesses the market offerings and their providers.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

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

Automation in ALM: The Changing World of Test, Thanks to Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EBOOK: Read this e-book to discover a series of expert articles covering: six tips for selecting automated test tools for Agile development; when it's appropriate to automate testing and best practices for implementation; the important role of automated UI testing in exploratory testing; and how automation is changing the role of the software tester.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Feb 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

eBook: Automation in ALM: The Many Flavors of Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EBOOK: Designed to help managers and QA groups better understand and take advantage of automation, this e-book describes a variety of techniques including test-driven development, performance testing and continous integration and includes a two-part Q&A with Agile ALM author Michael Hütterman.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Feb 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Application Lifecycle Management Tools and Processes
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: CIOs are always looking for ways to deliver higher quality software faster, especially in today's bottleneck-prone Agile and iterative environments. As this e-guide explains, streamlining the number of software quality metrics you use as well as implementing lifecycle virtualization can significantly improve your development efficiency.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

How will ALM change business, IT and software pros’ jobs, roles?
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this tip guide, readers will learn the future of application lifecycle management (ALM) and its impact on both software professionals and customers.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Automation, continuous integration and continuous improvement in Agile ALM -- Part 2
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This second part of a two-part expert Q & A digs more deeply into automation skills, build automation, continuous integration, and continuous improvement to processes within application lifecycle management (ALM).
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Trends in ALM: Requirements management tools
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This tip guide— aimed at Agile organizations looking for ways to overcome the obstacles of requirements management— looks at trends in requirements management tools and the changing role of the business analyst.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Delivering a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn how to leverage application lifecycle management (ALM) to facilitate faster time-to-market, manage risk in software development, meet the demand for quality and predictability in software that drives your business, and address the challenge of dynamic and globally distributed customers.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Handling handoffs the Agile development way
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Many organizations would like to become more agile, but sometimes it is hard to see the way forward. There is an excellent approach to becoming more agile that any organization can implement: improve the speed and efficiency of the handoffs within the organization's existing development processes. Read this expert tip guide to learn more.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Automation in Agile ALM: Interview with author Michael Hüttermann -- Part 1
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Automation is often touted as a key in successful application development efforts, but it comes in many different flavors. This tip guide describes the variety of automation techniques and benefits of using automation throughout the application development lifecycle.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Six tips for selecting automated test tools for Agile development
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: With increased use of automation in application lifecycle management (ALM), the role of the tester is changing. In this tip guide managers will get advice on what to look for when selecting automated test tools and will learn more about how they may best want to invest their testing dollars in automation.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

The value of visible requirements
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Agile environments encourage and embrace requirements changes. However, knowing how to effectively manage those changes can be a challenge. This e-guide provides tips on Agile practices that will ensure requirements are managed effectively through the development cycle.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM
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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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