Technical Debt | Neil Langmead

Technical Debt | Neil Langmead – Emenda Software - Part 1

| By Niroshan Rajadurai | September 25, 2015

PART 1 – What is Technical Debt?

In this four-part blog series, Neil Langmead (formerly of Emenda Software and now heading up Siemens' Clean Code Clinic) explains technical debt, its effects on a...

Steve Barriault: Where Am I Now Contest

Steve Barriault: Where Am I Now Contest

| By Steve Barriault | September 24, 2015

Well, we got a few entries the last time we did this - and the client that reached out first was rewarded with a nice little (and branded) gift from marketing!

So, let...

On the road with Steve Barriault: Dinner time!

On the road with Steve Barriault: Dinner time!

| By Steve Barriault | September 24, 2015

After a long day at work struggling to create an RSP integration to a previously unknown target (Xilinx Microblaze, to be exact), it is time to grab something to eat. And of course, abroad that...

Andrew Jones, PhD, Research Engineer

VectorCAST: An End User's Perspective

| By Anna Barcelos | September 22, 2015

Andrew Jones, a former software engineer at a UK aerospace and defense company, used VectorCAST for several projects within the company. He provided us with VectorCAST’s biggest strengths and how the test automation platform helped...

Code Coverage and On-Target Testing Evaluation

Code Coverage and On-Target Testing Evaluation

| By Bill McCaffrey | September 11, 2015

Last week we spent two days conducting an on-site product evaluation. The client we are working with is a well-known electronics manufacturer that develops and markets devices for mobile, gaming, and music applications

We...

Vector Software CTO John Paliotta

CTO John Paliotta Will Be Speaking About Software Quality at Two Fall Events

| By Anna Barcelos | September 10, 2015

John Paliotta, CTO of Vector Software, will be speaking at the following conferences this fall. Be sure to attend his presentations if you are going to the following events. If you aren’t attending, check...

Technology is not always the answer

Technology is not always the answer

| By John Paliotta | September 09, 2015

We are at the point in human evolution where most people think that computer technology is the answer to every problem, even problems that don't exist. Every morning I stop at the coffee shop next...

Moscow

Reporting from Moscow, Russia

| By Steve Barriault | September 08, 2015

Well, that's a wrap. Just attended the MAKS Aerospace show in Zhukovsky, just south of Moscow. Many days of talking to a fair number of people of all life horizons alongside Konstantin, an engineer from...

On the road with Steve Barriault - Japan

On the road with Steve Barriault - Japan, The Next Frontier

| By Steve Barriault | September 02, 2015

Japan. Still the world's third largest economy and a land of boundless amazement. Tokyo certainly qualifies - massive number of people that in certain places flow like a mighty river (just stand in Shinagawa Station...

Book Review

Book Review

| By John Paliotta | September 01, 2015

A few weeks ago I read: "The Phoenix Project" which is a novel about the IT group at a fictional company that is struggling with maintaining and enhancing their software systems and getting them into...

The Internet of Things is already here

When will it be IoT Time? Isn't the Internet of Things already here?

| By Bill McCaffrey | August 21, 2015

Many research firms often refer to the Internet of Things (IoT) as an “emerging trend” or “technology of the future”, but isn’t IoT already here? Embedded technology such as near field communication (NFC) and Radio...

On the road with Steve Barriault - Hangzhou

On the road with Steve Barriault - Hangzhou's West Lake

| By Steve Barriault | August 04, 2015

Just spent a few days in Hangzhou for training with a new client of ours. These folks are not in Railways, not in Aerospace, and not any of the usual suspects either. They are in...

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