Jeff Fortin

Comparing Waterfall Testing and Test Driven Development

| By Jeffrey Fortin | June 22, 2017

The waterfall model is a linear and sequential software development method that features distinct goals for each phase of development. In a waterfall development methodology, when one phase is completed, development proceeds to the next...

On The Road with Steve Barriault

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Don't Run Over The Chickens On Your Way To The Airport!

| By Steve Barriault | June 20, 2017

Guangzhou International Airport

There are some days when technology lets you down. There are some days when humans let you down. Then there are days when both happen at once....

On The Road with Steve Barriault

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Back To Bukhansan Y Valley!

| By Steve Barriault | June 13, 2017

I love South Korea, land of people that work hard but play hard too. Just came back from a two-week trip that took me there, in part to speak in front of the MDS Technology...

Embedded Enterprise

Ensuring the Success of the New Embedded Enterprise

| By Jeffrey Fortin | May 16, 2017

In the business world, the term “enterprise” has traditionally meant the full scope of an organization, and “enterprise software” is designed to meet the needs of an organization as opposed to the needs of an...

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Welcome to India!

| By Steve Barriault | April 11, 2017

Another one done! I am on my way back from India, waiting for my flight to take off in an hour or two from Delhi International Airport. That one was a quick one too -...

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On The Road With Steve Barriault: Looking for a few good Engineers and Sales Reps!

| By Steve Barriault | April 07, 2017

Well, here you have it. 2017 is the year when we can finally stop explaining to people that, no, we cannot sell them CANoe because they reached out to the "wrong" Vector. We still cannot...

2016 Software Testing Technology Report

Annual Vector Software Testing Technology Report Reveals Top Software Development Challenges and Market Insights on Technical Debt, the Internet of Things, Software Security and More

| By Anna Barcelos | April 03, 2017

In today’s highly competitive business environment, companies need to ship products that consumers can trust. In addition to regulated industries that have long been mandated to perform thorough software testing, there are now many industries...

Software Quality

Three Ways to Assess the Level of Software Quality

| By Jeffrey Fortin | February 09, 2017

It is widely known that testing is the best way to check the quality of your software, but how do you check the quality of your tests?

It may seem obvious, but software should...

VectorCAST/Analytics

Create a Software Quality Scorecard for Your Organization: Three Ways to Get Started

| By Jeffrey Fortin | January 12, 2017

Create a Software Quality Scorecard for Your Organization

The balanced scorecard approach is used extensively in organizations worldwide as a performance measurement framework. As part of this approach, a number of Key Performance...

Kremlin

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Your End Of Year Holiday Treat As Promised

| By Steve Barriault | December 28, 2016

Well, another year done. I tacked a few more miles to my shoes. Didn't blog as much as I wished. As you may expect, it is not always easy to find ways to talk about...

On The Road With Steve Barriault: The Asian Team - The IMF

On The Road With Steve Barriault: The Asian Team - The IMF

| By Steve Barriault | December 07, 2016

The Vector Software APAC division finally reaching the shores of Thailand after a long journey

Anna, our Director of Marketing, wanted me to write one of my opuses for the last show...

An Interview with Jeffrey Fortin, Head of Product Management

An Interview with Jeffrey Fortin, Head of Product Management

| By Anna Barcelos | November 21, 2016

Vector Software recently welcomed Jeffrey Fortin as its new head of product management. Jeff comes to Vector Software after more than 16 years at Wind River, most recently as director of product management, where he...

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