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...

On the road With Steve Barriault - when humans fail more than software (PART II)

On the road With Steve Barriault - when humans fail more than software (PART II)

| By Steve Barriault | July 27, 2015

3:30AM: Still in Osaka, Japan. Cannot sleep, sense something is not quite right. Cell phone flashes. Oooops, my flight Osaka-Hangzhou (my next stop) is canceled. I call Air China, and they explained that I cannot...

On the road with Steve Barriault - when humans fail more than software

On the road with Steve Barriault - when humans fail more than software (PART I)

| By Steve Barriault | July 21, 2015

OK, so the summer is here (well, even if it doesn't always feel like in Northeast North America). Time to go to Japan, in humid Tokyo. Japan, mysterious land of extremely polite people where...

Testing with an RTOS API

Testing with an RTOS API

| By Ryan Lavering | June 25, 2015

In his article " Testing code that uses an RTOS API ", author Colin Walls presents a proposal for unit testing code that is designed to run in a real-time embedded operating system (RTOS)....

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Going Local In A Jungle

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Going Local In A Jungle

| By Steve Barriault | June 17, 2015

I made it to Hong Kong. It involved a delayed flight inbound to Shenzhen, a few thunderstorms (more like water bombs, really) to make everything and everyone soaking wet, and some efforts to tell a...

On The Road With Steve Barriault

On The Road With Steve Barriault: Exploring New Worlds, One Table (or Project) At A Time

| By Steve Barriault | June 15, 2015

People in the office know that I appreciate good food. And the road certainly gives me the opportunity to expand my culinary horizons.

Case in point: I am in Japan now, and I...

Using 'Master Specifications' for Requirements Variability

For Your Radar: Using 'Master Specifications' for Requirements Variability [Webinar - June 17th]

| By Anna Barcelos | June 09, 2015

Polarion and Vector Software team together in this introductory webinar, where you will learn how the definition of variability in software product lines represents a key to mass customization efficiency.

Learn how being agile...

On the road with Steve Barriault: Lost in Beijing

On the road with Steve Barriault: Lost in Beijing

| By Steve Barriault | May 27, 2015

Today was my last day of an almost three-week trip. To finish in beauty, I went to visit a new global Auto account in Beijing.

It did not start that well. I got...

ESEC Japan Booth

On the road with Steve Barriault: Live from ESEC

| By Steve Barriault | May 19, 2015

Last week, I was in Korea (South, of course) visiting a few clients. I need to do a few more blog entries about South Korea for sure. The country has a huge reputation for...

Preventing Integer Overflow Disasters Before They Happen With Automated Software Testing

Preventing Integer Overflow Disasters Before They Happen With Automated Software Testing

| By Bill McCaffrey | May 12, 2015

A couple of weeks ago we had a major server crash. Our Dell EqualLogic Storage Array stopped working. We found out it was due to a software bug that caused “unexpected controller failovers...

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