Reducing the risk of development failure with cost-effective capture and management of requirements
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 ......
October 2012- It is imperative that the applications that your customers rely on perform as expected. That requires effective performance testing. But as the costs and complexity of managing these tests rise, you should investigate more cost-effective and powerful alternatives. Read this white paper to learn how cloud-based performance testing provides the answer to your quest, allowing you to quickly scale to even the largest peak loads - all while paying just for what you use when ...
Today's software development organizations face a triple challenge. They must optimize the quality of increasingly complex software applications to deliver winning solutions that yield a high ROI and drive competitive advantage. To solve this challenge, many forward-thinking companies have turned to automation, recognizing its potential to thoroughly test, rapidly develop and reduce the cost of delivering high-quality applications.
But automated testing solutions are not one-size-fits-all. In fact, 85% of organizations that attempt automation fail ...
Keeping up with a quickly expanding business is difficult if you do not have the right tools. Cricket Communications was growing in its number of subscribers at a rate of 10 to 20% annually and needed a system that could handle processing of up to 3,000 new subscriber requests per hour.
It implemented automated business processes and contract processing systems to keep up with the new requests, but if an error occurred the whole system would ...
Learn how you build a secure network and growth-ready network that is as agile as your business. With a growth-ready network, small business can put new technologies to work on their schedule - and the rapid pace of doing business in the Internet age will never be too fast.
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September 2012- Whether it's in our professional or social lives, the majority of us are becoming increasingly reliant on mobile Internet and Smartphone technology. But as the number of apps, operating systems and devices proliferates, so does the risk of application error. Clinton Sprauve, product marketing director at Micro Focus reports.
September 2012- Borland has developed a pragmatic approach to software process improvement to help organizations identify and remediate sources of waste and risk. It starts with a brief, innovative, online Applications Value Profile (AVP) - an online self-assessment - to identify initial sources of improvement opportunity, highlight critical business alignment issues and provide peer comparisons.
September 2012- It is imperative that the applications that your customers rely on perform as expected. That requires effective performance testing. But as the costs and complexity of managing these tests rise, you should investigate more cost-effective and powerful alternatives. Cloud-based performance testing provides the answer. You can quickly scale to even the largest peak loads - all while paying just for what you use when you use it.
Software development projects suffer most when changes in requirements set off a chain reaction of delays, revisions, and rework. This happens all too often, as existing processes for establishing requirements are ad-hoc and inefficient, making it difficult for business people to communicate their needs to technology teams. This leads to miscommunication and insufficiently defined requirements that drive up development costs and delay projects.
To address the root cause of the problem, you need ...
Mingle from ThoughtWorks Studios is an Agile project management solution that offers unparalleled visibility into software initiatives and unprecedented collaboration among business and delivery teams.
For software development to translate into business value, it has to be driven by adaptive project and program leadership. Flexible, adaptive planning and estimation can improve team performance and morale. Easier said than done? See how Mingle Plus can help you plan adaptively by providing visibility of changes ...
September 2012- This paper will explain how Development Testing techniques such as pattern-based static code analysis, runtime error detection, unit testing, and flow analysis can be used together to find defects in an embedded C application. These techniques will be demonstrated using Parasoft C/C++test, an integrated solution for automating a broad range of best practices proven to improve C and C++ software development team productivity and software quality. The same techniques can be applied to ...
Companies can win or lose in today's hyper-competitive market based on how well they use their data - both in day-to-day operations and in analytics. In this paper, learn how a new class of technology called NewSQL is key to bringing the power of distributed computing to relational databases and the applications powered by them, giving companies a competitive advantage right when it's needed most.
For decades, relational database management systems (RDBMS) have ...
Micro Focus has developed and released its latest application modernization product set for mainframe organizations in order to help them:
• Deploy core applications that maximize business value
• Provide business functionality at the lowest operational cost
• Modernize systems according to business need without any associated risk
• Build greater flexibility and operational efficiency
June 2012- Read this whitepaper and learn how you can gain a deep level of understanding of your mainframe applications and develop a modernization plan that will transform it into an agile platform, which will meet fast changing business needs both now and in the future.
It requires game-changing thinking to evolve mainframe systems with greater creativity, lower cost, and with an end-to-end solution that releases maximum value for your business.
Read this brochure and learn how you can implement a range of enabling technologies that will help support your IT strategic journey, reduce cost and change your business agility.
June 2012- This whitepaper explores the evolving nature of the mainframe and how the Micro Focus Enterprise product set enables organizations to redistribute the application workload to deliver maximum benefit from the mainframe; creating an infrastructure that is fit to deliver value for years to come.
This white paper examines the alternative approaches to testing mainframe applications, and highlights the most cost-effective and pragmatic ways of addressing mainframe testing concerns.
Learn how Micro Focus is changing the game - revolutionizing how mainframe applications are tested and how key IT services are delivered.
In order to boost productivity, remove IT bottlenecks and accelerate innovation, it is important to understand your current application landscape.
Read this whitepaper and learn how Micro Focus can help plan and execute major IT modernization and transformation projects by providing business intelligence through its application portfolio management solution.
This whitepaper examines how you can maximise the value of your mainframe applications, and highlights the most cost-effective and pragmatic ways to improve your ROI.
Learn how Micro Focus are revolutionising the way mainframe applications are developed, modernised and tested in order to significantly benefit your business.
June 2012- Even when using an application with the best security, the only way to keep data truly secure across the network is to ensure that your database middleware supports the latest security features. Kerberos authentication and SSL encryption are no longer cutting edge "nice-to-have" options. They are mandatory elements to any successful security strategy. Some drivers may not support these security features - others may only offer support from some platforms. Still other driver options may ...
May 2012- A puzzle becomes a test case for optimization through parallelization. Two talented engineers from Oslo share how they created what may be the world?s first 39-clue Sudoku puzzle - and much faster code.
May 2012- This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for you.
Android smartphones and other mobile and interconnected devices are rapidly growing in popularity.
This white paper outlines ways to accelerate Android mobile application development using the IBM Rational platform for software and systems development and requirements management. In addition, this white paper discusses six key functions to address these emerging challenges.
April 2012- This paper examines key data management challenges facing modern businesses and explains how DataStax Enterprise provides the first post-relational database solution to handle real-time, analytic, and search data in a way that solves problems without the major compromises and costs associated with using RDBMS solutions.
As embedded software becomes more mobile and connected, organizations must take additional steps to ensure their code is secure. To accomplish this goal and combat ever-changing security threats, software engineering teams need to incorporate threat modeling, combined with updated tools and processes into their development plans.
This paper examines threat modeling and explains how it can be used in concert with secure development best practices, including defensive coding, automated source code analysis, peer ...
March 2012- This paper outlines the steps required for increasing application performance by optimizing cache memory utilization. Following this workflow in the proper order, you'll find a greater number of opportunities for optimization while eliminating unnecessary work.
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