South Korea, land of Superman beer - and ISO 26262 challenges

Superman Beer and Automotive Software for European, Korean, Japanese Car Manufacturers

| By Steve Barriault | January 21, 2015

Just came back from South Korea, land of...the Superman beer (no doubt an extra strong brew)! Yep, the photo was taken during this last trip in Seoul, and it certainly put a smile on...

Breaking Down Three Different Types of Code Coverage

Breaking Down Three Different Types of Code Coverage

| By Lynda Gaines | January 11, 2015

Releasing products or applications with untested code can be damaging to brand reputation, have an impact on the bottom line, and put lives at risk, especially in safety-critical industries (medical, aviation, automotive, and more). Thankfully,...

"Just reboot, and everything will be fine ..."

"Just reboot, and everything will be fine ..."

| By John Paliotta | December 08, 2014

I've been saying for a while now that everyone in the world, including kids, know that when electronic devices behave oddly, you should cycle power to reboot them. I've never actually seen this in...

A Measured Approach to Change

A Measured Approach to Change

| By John Paliotta | October 31, 2014

A Measured Approach to Change

I just read the book: Who moved my Cheese? , a simple story about the different ways that people deal with change. Lots of people rip...

Red Hat Guy

"Not everyone is like you guys ..."

| By John Paliotta | October 30, 2014

Hello from the UK.

This week I was out visiting customers across the UK and Ireland. Over the year I try to meet with a broad cross-section of customers all over the world. The...

Regression Testing

Answering the 5 Ws of Automated Regression Testing

| By Lynda Gaines | October 22, 2014

As technology and specifically computing becomes more pervasive, so does the importance and quality of the software that lives inside of it. When software is being built, it’s critical for development teams to perform thorough...

Global Services Director Vance Hilderman to lead “Applied DO-178C” Avionics Certification Training Course

Global Services Director Vance Hilderman to lead “Applied DO-178C” Avionics Certification Training Course

| By vhilderman | September 26, 2014

Engineering DO-178C software has a reputation for being costly, time consuming, and complex. Learn how you can minimize costs, and maximize benefits from Vector Software’s Global Services Director and recognized aviation software expert, Vance...

5 Integration Testing Best Practices to Improve Software Development

5 Integration Testing Best Practices to Improve Software Development

| By Lynda Gaines | September 03, 2014

Integration testing is a critical phase in the software development process in which individual units are combined and tested collectively, with a focus on the interfaces between applications. This typically occurs after unit testing has...

10 Things to Look for when Evaluating Automated Testing Tools

10 Things to Look for when Evaluating Automated Testing Tools

| By Lynda Gaines | July 30, 2014

The need for automated testing tools is expanding, propelled by trends like “the internet of things”, and a general expansion of software that spans all industries. Software living within today’s medical devices, automobiles, avionics, industrial...

5 Steps towards Creating an Effective Regression Testing Strategy

5 Steps towards Creating an Effective Regression Testing Strategy

| By Lynda Gaines | July 14, 2014

Business and safety-critical industries are steadily embracing embedded software, and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. Focusing on code coverage and code quality is a proven method to provide user safety...

5 Automotive Embedded Software Recalls and Updates we’ve seen in 2014

5 Automotive Embedded Software Recalls and Updates we’ve seen in 2014

| By Lynda Gaines | June 19, 2014

Automobile manufacturers are now, more than ever, relying on embedded software and other technologies to get a leg up on the competition. From self-driving cars to infotainment systems up to date...

Where the Jobs Are: How the Future Belongs to Software Testers

Where the Jobs Are: How the Future Belongs to Software Testers

| By Bill McCaffrey | June 06, 2014

The forces of economic change are always at work, and the tech market is at the "point of the spear" with respect to the impact technological advances are having on the global economy....

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