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DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery [ Source: CA Technologies ]

February 2014- Application Delivery: Complex, repetitive, slow and prone to errors. It’s also essential in today’s world. This infographic highlights top findings from a recent IDG research survey

Smarter Quality Management: The fast Track to Competitive Advantage [ Source: IBM ]

June 2014- Organizations creating software are grappling not only with today's tough economic climate, but also with increased complexity in their processes and supply chains. Many factors serve to complicate software delivery, but competition lies at the heart of this complexity. In products space, customers are demanding more from the software components designed for the latest hardware, often with requirements that change rapidly, even as software projects are underway. In the IT space, more businesses are focused ...

Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing [ Source: IBM ]

June 2014- This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts explore the complexities of mobile test environments, the value of the mobile device cloud, the unique role crowd sourcing can play, and how teams can leverage automation to help deliver quality ...

Four Strategies to Reduce Your Open Source Risk [ Source: OpenLogic ]

June 2014- Try and think of a single system in the world that hasn't been touched by open source software. Whether included in the product or as part of the development environment, open source plays a dominant role in the success of software development teams everywhere. It's not surprising that every developer has their favorite open source tool to solve particular problems because they understand the substantial time and cost savings when reusing code built by an ...

Challenging Some of the Myths About Static Code Analysis [ Source: Klocwork ]

June 2014- Why Static Code Analysis? Static code analysis, or SCA, can be described as the analysis of whole-program source code without the execution of that program. A number of interpretations and even misconceptions about this technology and how it impacts or benefits you, the developer, have emerged over time. You may have heard some of them yourself.

Thankfully, there is also a lot of information about the many benefits SCA provides, from faster project ...

Reducing the risk of development failure with cost-effective capture and management of requirements [ Source: IBM ]

April 2014- In this whitepaper, a leading analyst provides his analysis and thoughts on the discipline of requirements management; discusses how managing requirements is the enabler for success and how it continues to play a role in satisfying the emerging focus on regulatory requirements.

CIC Guide: Agile Deployment for Embedded Software & Complex Systems [ Source: IBM ]

April 2014- Agile is a cornerstone of software delivery from IT to complex and embedded systems. This research-based paper reports on key challenges, patterns and working practices for extending Agile to cross-discipline deployment in product and systems development.

DevOps Relieves Constraints on the Software Lifecycle [ Source: CA Technologies ]

April 2014- The banking and finance sector was one of the earliest to adopt online applications, which means it is one of the sectors most loaded down with legacy applications. That is why using the processes and tools that fall under the encompassing term DevOps is vital. Constant improvement and rapid release are the only ways to bring those legacy apps up to date while satisfying both today's customer and regulatory oversight bodies. In this whitepaper, you ...

DevOps Relieves Constraints on the Software Lifecycle [ Source: CA Technologies ]

April 2014- For businesses in the healthcare services industry, being able to provide new applications and features to your end users is important, both for competition's sake but also to make sure all releases meet regulatory concerns. That is why using the processes and tools that fall under the encompassing term DevOps is vital. Constant improvement and rapid release are the only ways to satisfy both today's customer and regulatory oversight bodies. In this whitepaper, you will ...

DevOps Relieves Constraints on the Software Lifecycle [ Source: CA Technologies ]

April 2014- In today's entertainment industry, being able to provide new applications and features to your end users is key to staying competitive. That is why using the processes and tools that fall under the encompassing term DevOps is vital. Constant improvement and rapid release are the only ways to satisfy today's customer. In this whitepaper, you will learn what DevOps is and how it can help - with real-world examples.

Beyond Software: Agile for Product Development [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Agile methods are increasingly popular in application, enterprise and embedded development. Yet the question remains: Do the 12 agile principles apply to more than just software? Find out how leading companies are beginning to exploit agile's iterative processes for far more than software.

Agile for Dummies [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile for Dummies by your side you'll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.

Agile In The Embedded World [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- The agile approach is unique in that it focuses on the important aspects of the development process: the people and the artifacts - software and hardware. Learn how Agile encourages developers to be more iterative, team-oriented, self-improving and customer focused.

Deployment Automation Basics [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Why should we bother automating deployments in the first place? What should the scope of the automation effort be? How do we get started? This white paper provides a solid introduction to these topics.

Application Release and Deployment For Dummies [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Today's competitive marketplace requires the organization to frequently release and deploy applications at the pace of user demands, with reduced cost, risk, and increased quality. This book defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation with resources for a deeper dive. Inside you will find: 1) The business and technical drivers behind automated application release and deployment. 2) Evaluation guides for application release and deployment solutions. 3) Success stories from organizations utilizing ...

Systems Engineering Best Practice: Model-based requirement analysis [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- This is a paper on model based requirements analysis where best practices in using modeling for requirements analysis and how that links with requirements management is discussed.

Reducing the risk of development failure with cost-effective capture and management of requirements [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- In this whitepaper, a leading analyst provides his analysis and thoughts on the discipline of requirements management; discusses how managing requirements is the enabler for success and how it continues to play a role in satisfying the emerging focus on regulatory requirements.

Building smarter products with product development capabilities from IBM [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- This guide introduces IBM's vision for designing, delivering and managing smarter products, called insight and product innovation, including the key capabilities of business planning and transformation, product and systems development, product support, and lifecycle collaboration.

The Systems Development Journey of Smart Products [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Smart products involve complex systems of interconnected software, electrical, and mechanical components. Among Best-in-Class performers, smart products helped drive a 9% increase in new product profit margins requiring the adoption of a systems engineering approach to product development.

Creating smarter products with IBM Rational systems and software engineering [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Smart products involve complex systems of interconnected software, electrical, and mechanical components. Among Best-in-Class performers, smart products helped drive a 9% increase in new product profit margins requiring the adoption of a systems engineering approach to product development.

Unlocking Business Value: Leveraging Java on Devices [ Source: Oracle ]

February 2014- The growth of the Internet of Things opens up all types of service driven opportunities, delivering increased efficiencies, better customer value and improved quality of life. Realizing the full potential of the Internet of Things requires that we change how we view and build devices which provide the core foundation of services: rapidly transforming data to information to value. From home to industry to public sector, the focus is on how devices can grow in ...

Defend Against Injection-based Attacks [ Source: Klocwork ]

December 2013- Injection vulnerabilities allow a malicious attacker to insert specific commands into an application or code that will execute undesired behaviour on their behalf. These attacks usually exploit an application at the point where it requests user input for later processing. The most common types of injection vulnerabilities include SQL Injection, Command Injection, Cross Site Scripting, XPath and LDAP Injection.

This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves ...

Clusters for Dummies [ Source: IBM ]

December 2013- The chapters are designed to stand alone, so if you're dying to know why you might want to buy an already-assembled cluster, head straight to Chapter 4; if you want to understand what's involved in configuring, managing, and using a cluster, turn to Chapter 2; or just turn the page and keep on going from here.

Three imperatives for advancing product and systems development [ Source: IBM ]

November 2013- Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.

Forrester DevOps report: Continuous Delivery Is Reshaping The Future Of ALM [ Source: IBM ]

November 2013- Find out more in this report by Kurt Bittner, Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc., July 22, 2013. Even if full continuous delivery is not your goal, proceeding toward it can help increase reliability, reduce risks, and decrease costs. There's a new software delivery lifecycle emerging.

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