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    A Review Meeting in Brussels @EuropeanCommission

    by  • November 18, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    One year to go in the U-QASAR project, and the U-QASAR team visited Brussels for the last Review Meeting at the European Commission before the final report. The importance of this meeting cannot be overstated, and the preparations started some time before with the Innopole team coordinating all the reports and deliverables from the...

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    What are you guys doing over there…?

    by  • November 4, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    A few people have recently been asking what the U-QASAR project is really all about. We have loftly goals and we plan to execute them in the timeframe of this project. But here is a quick executive summary of what’s going on. The main objective of U-QASAR is to create a flexible Quality Assurance,...

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    Exploring the Test-first programming

    by  • October 13, 2014 • Agile Software Development, Software development, Software engineering, Software quality • 0 Comments

    Extreme Programming (XP) introduced us with multiple central techniques like pair-programming, small releases, incremental planning, continuous integration and many more. One of the key techniques of XP is test-first programming! The whole process from a small design, incremental code and continuous testing is known as Test Driven Development (TDD). The test-first programming constitutes of...

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    Open systems and software ecosystem

    by  • September 10, 2013 • Market trends, Software engineering

    Software ecosystems is a recent paradigm within the domain of software engineering, referring to a networked community of organizations or actors, which base their relations to each other on a common interest in the development and use of a central software technology. Some other definitions of this emerging concept have been proposed, for example...

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    QA role in Agile Teams

    by  • September 3, 2013 • Agile Software Development, Quality assurance trends, Software quality

    Quality assurance roles and responsibilities have evolved significantly in recent years, as new approaches of software development methods such as Agile have been introduced. The role of testers and QA analysts has adapted to preserve the benefits of QA within an iterative development process. Traditionally, people working on waterfall-based models were not involved in...

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    Software development trends

    by  • August 21, 2013 • Agile Software Development, Quality assurance trends, Software development

    Software development has become a highly complex and diverse practice, which isn’t properly reflected in present solutions for ALM. Typical trends in the software engineering, which are more relevant to our project (UQASAR), are low formalism processes, customer-driven development, self-managed teams, and a great variability in process frameworks.   1. A Trend of Lower...

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    What functionalities does your ALM tool provide

    by  • August 12, 2013 • Application Life-cycle Management (ALM), Quality assurance trends, Software development, Tools

    Application Life-cycle Management (ALM) is a rather new term indicating a clearer focus on coordinating the total life-cycle of developing a software product or solution beyond core software development tasks. Kaariainen and Valimaki (2009) has defined ALM as “the coordination of activities and the management of artifacts (e.g. requirements, source code, test cases) during...

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    Visualizing software development data

    by  • August 6, 2013 • Quality measurement, Software development, Software quality, Visualization

    Kienle and Müller (2007) have identified requirements for software visualization tools by conducting a comprehensive literature survey. Their focus was on tools that visualize the structure of source code and measurements derived from the source code. The identified non-functional requirements are: rendering scalability, information scalability, interoperability, customizability, interactivity, usability, and adoptability. The identified functional...

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    Proposed agile software development measurements

    by  • July 30, 2013 • Agile Software Development, Quality measurement, Software development, Software quality

    Perhaps the most fundamental agile measurement is the cumulative measure for delivered customer value in terms of Running Tested Features. Ron Jeffries has described the measurement and its implications in a web article (Jeffries 2004). Dubinsky et al. (2005) describe a case study of measurement approach of agile development in the software development unit...

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