Airbus crash: Another software problem leads to deadly consequences

While some software problems merely anger airline passengers — and we had some of those recently — others can kill. Such was the case in Spain last month, when an Airbus A400M Atlas military transport went down with four people aboard. An investigation determined three of four engines had shut down, and the crew was […]

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When a software glitch is not just a software glitch

Sometimes software problems are a nuisance. Sometimes they cause your brand to lose face – and customers. Occasionally, a software glitch can endanger innocent lives. This edition of The Week in Software Failure includes some issues in the latter category. If you’re ever tempted to skip a test, delay a test or forego testing altogether […]

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On the road to DevOps? Virtual Summit, assessment tool can help gauge your company’s progress

What kind of progress is your company making toward streamlined, efficient, profitable software development? It’s a pretty complicated question when you start to break it down, and the answer depends on what part of the process you examine – dev/test, release and deployment or operations and quality assurance. There’s a great opportunity coming up to […]

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