• Methods

    Developing a companion to the U-Qasar methodology

    by  • July 29, 2015 • Methods, Publication • 0 Comments

    The U-Qasar project has started the development of a companion to its methodology. The methodology is the ultimate document to help you create the Quality Model for your company, project or product. It describes a specific Quality Objectives Setting method, aka The Workshop, that gets everyone in the company to contribute to the quality model....

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    Technical Excellence – Quality in Agile Development

    by  • June 26, 2015 • Agile Software Development, Methods, Quality assurance trends, Software quality, Tools • 0 Comments

    As part of the ongoing efforts to see how potential customers would receive and use U-Qasar, we have met with several people who are devoted to agile methodologies. For them, Quality Assurance seems to be a process imposed by the management, used to the different stages of waterfall software development (requirements, development, QA, …).  Thus,...

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    The promise of a new software engineering and SQA

    by  • December 8, 2014 • Agile Software Development, Application Life-cycle Management (ALM), Market trends, Methods, Software engineering • 0 Comments

    For some time now, Ivar Jacobson and his colleagues at SEMAT have been developing what they call Essence. Essence is a set of language and idioms used to describe software engineering practices and methods. It also consists of the “kernel for software engineering”. In a new article published at ACM QUEUE magazine, they claim that...

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    Identifying quality indicators

    by  • May 22, 2014 • Methods, Quality measurement, Software quality

    When planning a new measurement program or introducing new metrics into an organization it is important to consider the different types of indicators and metrics that can be applied in software development. Quality indicators are selected to evaluate the status of a defined quality objective. The quality indicators can be characterized from different viewpoints...

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