Service Virtualization @ InformationWeek Virtual DevOps Summit

So is this the ultimate “Matrix” moment?  A discussion and demonstration of a virtual service during a virtual event, with virtual booths in a virtual expo center. Earlier this year, InformationWeek, in conjunction with CA Technologies, delivered the first ever DevOps Virtual Summit. While virtual eventshave been hit or miss in terms of attendance and […]

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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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How your company should be gearing up for the Internet of Things

As the Internet of Things (IoT) move from a buzzword to new reality, organizations need to take a holistic approach in aligning their software development practices with physical devices. Gartner expects the IoT to lead to 26 billion new connected devices by 2020 and $1.8 trillion in new business value. We caught up with Mike […]

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Security guru: Continuous testing a key to stopping hacks

Alex Holden investigates the big hacks. His Milwaukee-area information security firm, Hold Security LLC, has identified some of the largest cyber-security breaches of the past couple years. In October 2013, Hold Security worked with a journalist to discover that a hacker group had put on an unprotected server the source code for key Adobe Systems […]

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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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How Service Virtualization Helps ‘Componentize’ Code

A big trend in software development in recent years has been so-called “componentization,” or breaking the code into interchangeable pieces. Just as computer hardware is built out of components that are connected, so too are developers who work to assemble software out of reusable parts, according to the web glossary Loosely Coupled. It’s easy to […]

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