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Sometimes I notice such a situation in various projects: team members spend their time to some activity that seems to be necessary but the result discovers to be incommensurate with the spent effort. Often, it’s not because the people but because of the...
Some time ago, in a conference, I heard such phrase: “At each moment, manager of the testing group must know who is occupied, what his/her tasks are, what the project status is, and what is planned to do”. Since that time I have been discovering more...
This White Paper from our Testing Process Improvements series describes Impact Analysis as a tool to estimate required scope for regression testing. One of our articles was devoted to this method, but here I will briefly remind what it is all about and...
With this white paper, we continue to discuss some simple but still powerful innovations that can significantly improve testing process in your project team. The next tip I want to share with you is about how to remember all good ideas and embody them...
In the next white paper of the series, I want to share our experience of introduction of the templates for the test request and test response as well as some improvements in the project communication process.
In this white paper, I will share our experience on how collaboration ot testers and developers can help to deal with the most complicated bugs.
This white paper concludes our Testing Process Improvement series and considers maybe one of the most difficult questions of test planning: how to estimate time required for the new tasks.
The white paper describes the technology of code protection for Linux applications, which is based on the so-called “Nanomite” approach applied previously for Windows systems. It is one of the modern antidebugging methods that can be also effectively...
Software industry is actively growing for many years with new technology startups appearing each day. Besides major changes it brings to the world economy and traditional industries, this rapid and constant growth affects software engineering...
Cloud computing and virtualization are two main terms that people encounter when looking to optimize and modernize IT infrastructure of their organization. Both terms are often used in conjunction with one another and sometimes, erroneously, even...
Internet makes everything easier, faster and cheaper. People using mobile devices to access their data and services on the go, at the same time, enterprises are no longer willing to pay large license fees and handle maintenance for on-site applications....
The task was to write a utility that allow address to a specific server under FTP protocol by creation of network disk (at that, the disk must look as usual network disk in Windows). Also it was required to supply the maximum independence of separate...
This article shows how to use FTDI API to interact with the devices, which have FTDI chip within. The basic API set necessary for common operations is described. The article also touches upon topic of FTDI chips EEPROM programming.
This article covers the topic of email server security. Security measures covered here will allow you to greatly increase the level of protection of your email server and prevent any successful attacks.
In this white paper, we will examine one of the modern antidebugging methods that is based on software nanomites technology. It’s also an effecient method of the process antidumping. This approach was first introduced in the Armadillo protector for...
The importance of a IT business analyst in a modern managed development team is hard to overstate. This person helps to shape the project from its very inception by facilitating communication between development team and upper management and executives....
With cloud services becoming increasingly popular in recent years, more and more companies, both large and small, looking into development of their own SaaS projects, whether for an external market or for internal use to streamline operations within the...
Despite the fact that technology itself was available for a while, cloud services are only relatively recently entered our business and daily lives. Cloud boom a couple of years ago saw many companies moving their whole IT infrastructures to the cloud....
As the 2016 year begins, we can read a series of traditionally published recent trend analysis and predictions made by industry experts after watching the IT sector, analyzing statistics, and conducting surveys. Global IT outsourcing trend analysis is...
Project management outsourcing, especially on the Information Technology (IT) side, has been a burgeoning industry for some time. External vendors leverage a range of expertise, and for the client having capable engineers and development personnel when...