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Software development teams are always looking for an edge to produce features more quickly while retaining a high level of software quality. This document describes best practices for uniting both automated and manual test efforts to improve your software releases and obtain the highest quality releases in the shortest amount of time.
As a continuation of prior research, this white paper, commissioned by SafeNet, discusses IDC's findings on the best practices for the deployment of software licensing and entitlement management technologies.
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.
The methods of measuring software quality in an agile environment are drastically different from tactics used in traditional IT landscapes. Discover why the "plan the work, then work the plan" technique doesn't work with agile IT, the 10 agile metrics you should be tracking, 3 questions to help determine when to start tracking defects, and more.
Application performance is always in the minds of development lifecycle professionals. This e-guide explores effective strategies for managing some of the tradeoffs associated with application performance testing and monitoring. Learn performance testing strategies for improving application performance without touching a performance test tool.
Collaboration has become an operational necessity for organizations. To succeed in today’s intensely competitive markets, an enterprise must enable collaboration among all members of its global development organization. This requires new tools and processes. Read this paper for insight into deploying an enterprise-class ALM platform.
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.
The paper discusses how path coverage is better than branch or statement coverage in testing to uncover security vulnerabilities, including showing how several CWE vulnerabilities could be undetected by branch coverage but detected by path coverage. Download this paper and find out how Cyclomatic Path Analysis can uncover these vulnerabilities.
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.