Posts Tagged "software quality"
Software always had, have and will have bad reputation. It always fails for one thing or another, right? The software development industry, at large, does its best applying new methodologies, quality standards, certifications, and a very large etcetera in order to try and avoid problems and failures to keep their clients happy. But it is never enough, software fails, “it is a known fact”. People accept that, generally, but in some markets those failures transcend mere annoyance and become unacceptable, for example: the videogame industry.Read More
Today, all companies that develop software have a common challenge: Efficiency. They all want to reach their goal, maximizing the use of all their available resources, whereas they are physical, economic or human.
The problem is that, most companies sacrifice one of the most important concepts in software engineer to get to be more efficient: Software quality. This is something that escapes my understanding of efficiency and this article tries to explain why.Read More
Agile development and software quality, or software quality and agile development. What comes first?
I’ve always said that before starting a new development project, if you want to measure and control the quality of the final product, you have to sit back, relax and come up with solid quality model to fit your needs. No matter what development methodology you are going to use.Read More
Who are the target users of application quality tools?
This question has been banging in my head for some time now, and the answer is not simple. As probably know by now, here at Optimyth Software, we develop and sell quality assurance tools based on static code analysis. So, why has this been bothering me? I should now, right? Okay, you caught me, I do know. But, it is a tricky question. Let me explain myself.Read More
We are back!
Happy new year to all our readers. After the holiday break we are back with new hopes and projects for the new year. Among the myriad of emails received full with the next IT trends for 2013 not a single one listed Software Quality in the top 10. What’s wrong with analysts, IT journalists and bloggers? Okay, mobile, big data, more cloud services and infrastructure, they are all hot topics for all kind of organizations but without software quality any IT initiative can be a money pit in 2013 and years to come.Read More