Quality Risk-Takers:  NASA vs. Wall Street

Quality Risk-Takers: NASA vs. Wall Street

You know something’s wrong when a Mars spacecraft lands without any software glitches or crashes, while at the same time here on Earth a company’s financial trading system fails disastrously costing nearly half-a-billion dollars. I expected the opposite,...
A Five-Ingredient Quality Metrics ‘Vowel’ Soup

A Five-Ingredient Quality Metrics ‘Vowel’ Soup

Do you have questions on to how to implement a quality metrics program? What are the ingredients that are key to a well-established metrics program? What are some real-world metrics one could implement in their organization to guide improvement or quality...
Who is Watching Your Test Data?

Who is Watching Your Test Data?

Compuware recently published a study that shows up to 60% of development and testing time is spent working on data-related tasks. Data-related tasks can present themselves in the form of data creation, modification, or writing, investigating, and resolving...