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...

On the road with Steve Barriault: Trying To Keep Cool On The Road

On the road with Steve Barriault: Trying To Keep Cool On The Road

| By Steve Barriault | May 05, 2015

This picture is from my trip last April. April is the beginning of summer in India, and the heat was steadily turned on. Temperatures can reach well over 40 degrees Celsius there (104°F). I remember...

How to Use Test Coverage to Raise Release Quality

How to Use Test Coverage to Raise Release Quality

| By Lynda Gaines | April 27, 2015

We continuously work with customers to help them implement strategies for developing higher quality software that are measurable and repeatable.

The motivators for improved quality are generally to reduce bugs in the...

What do Tom Cruise, Airbus and VectorCAST have in common?

Tom Cruise, VectorCAST and Airbus

| By Niroshan Rajadurai | April 16, 2015

We like to tell our customers and prospects that if they’ve flown in the past twenty years, they’ve trusted their life to the VectorCAST automated test platform. In rare instances, however, there...

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