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    Quality measurements in agile software development

    by  • July 24, 2013 • Quality measurement, Software quality

    In the context of agile software process the measurement approaches on varying levels and for varying purposes have been proposed. In this subsection we present the core measurements that are involved in agile software development methods. Measurements in Scrum The SCRUM methodology defines certain measures. Based on The Scrum Guide (Schwaber and Sutherland 2011)...

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    Typically used quality measures in the non-agile context

    by  • July 16, 2013 • Quality measurement, Software quality

    Although the type of quality measurements are highly dependent on the context, the studies of general information needs of software practitioners can still be valuable offering guidance what information is used more often than other information. Buse and Zimmerman (2012) surveyed the information needs of 110 software managers and developers at Microsoft. They found...

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    Highlights of the Helsinki Testing Days 2013 Conference

    by  • June 20, 2013 • Conference, Event, Quality assurance trends, Software quality

    U-QASAR poster was presented at the Helsinki Testing Days 2013 conference which  gathered over 400 software testing professionals to Aalto University School of Science. Held for the first time in the capital region, the event brought together computer scientists and students from Aalto University Department of Computer Science and Engineering, testing organisations and software...

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    Software quality measurement using fixed set of measures

    by  • June 11, 2013 • Software quality

    This school of thought takes the basic point of view that there is a set of measures that can be developed, validated, and subsequently applied everywhere. Being the most traditional approach, it has led to the software engineering community being very active in developing a large number of measures for various purposes. Fenton and...

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    Distributed Software Development

    by  • May 31, 2013 • Outsourcing, Software development

    Global software development has emerged as a discipline in response to the challenges and complexities of developing software over distance and has grown substantially since the early years of the 21st century (Damian and Moitra 2006). The most frequently cited challenges are those related to communication, coordination and control in global projects (Ó Conchúir,...

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    Emerging QA trends

    by  • May 20, 2013 • Quality assurance trends

    Following the fast paced evolution of software platforms, services and devices, the software testing paradigm is changing as well. With regards to quality assurance, several new trends are worth keeping an eye on: – Mobile usability & performance With the growing popularity of mobile apps, new front-ends and more secure data transfers need to...

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    Automated software quality assurance market

    by  • January 10, 2013 • Quality assurance market

    The automated software quality assurance market is a subset of Application Lifecycle Management market. It typically includes test management, automated stress and load testing, and automated functional and regression testing. However, software quality comprises of much broader set of activities than these. Other areas include test data selection and management, unit testing, security and...

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