Ready or not, the future is coming for your organization

The world is increasingly embracing software applications as the way of doing business. Enterprises that take advantage of this reality are poised to outperform those that don’t. That’s the lesson I took away from reading a recent study commissioned by CA Technologies (a sponsor of this site) of 1,425 executives at companies with at least […]

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For Social Security Managers — and Millions of Dependents — a Software Development Nightmare

Social Security Administration managers – along with millions of people who depend on the agency – are living in a seemingly unending software development nightmare. In an effort to solve a management problem that resulted in unacceptable claims processing delays, the agency banked on software that could help manage claims across local offices. That was […]

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UK Banks Simulate Disaster to Fend Off Worst-Case Banking Scenarios

Just as simulating dependent systems using Service Virtualization methods can help to identify where software might fail, simulating security responses can be used effectively to harden companies against all manner of cyber threats.  UK financial organizations recently conducted a security process simulation to identify potential problems and improve their response to a full-fledged cyber attack […]

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Service Virtualization Fuels the Rise of Union Bank

San Francisco-based Union Bank is an organization on the move. One day it’s expanding services for homeowners associations by acquiring banks that serve the groups. Another day it’s launching new products to serve low- to moderate-income customers or streamlining services for online bill payments. Now comes another headline that explains how Union Bank is moving […]

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What Do Banks Have In Common with Formula One Drivers? Software Failure

Here at SV.com, our constant quest to spread the gospel of faster, better and cheaper software development via simulation leads us across many, many tales of failure. It’s a landscape littered with email network outages, customers locked out of bank accounts and failed products. These stories should scare the bejesus out of corporate chieftains in […]

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