Software is driving automakers crazy. They need Service Virtualization.

Know what’s driving auto makers crazy these days? Software. Last year saw the highest number of auto recalls in history: 51 million in nearly 900 separate actions. A lot of those, some 42 percent, were related to faulty Takata air bags. However, a sizable chunk of the rest were related to software issues — some […]

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Why do retail websites continue to fail during the holiday rush?

Ah, the holiday season, when the smell hot chocolate and fresh-baked cookies fills the air, families gather close to stoke nostalgic memories — and retail websites go down in flames like clockwork. It’s a complete mystery to us why retailers allow their websites to be anything but robust, well-oiled, thoroughly tested machines come November. After all, it’s documented […]

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Let history be your guide in developing apps

Software failure, and the myriad reasons for software failure, has been among several primary focuses for this blog since we launched it a few years ago. So forgive our excitement at stumbling upon … the motherlode of information on software failure! The website IEEE Spectrum has chronicled and studied the underlying causes of news-making glitches, collapses, […]

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More reasons to remember why every company is a software company

It is, unfortunately, inevitable that software updates lead to huge integration challenges. Actually, hold it. Let’s watch our language here. Software makers think of them as integration challenges. The rest of the world thinks of them as crappy customer experience that makes you want to switch products or service providers. Am I right? Our motto […]

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