A mobile-first philosophy needs a mobile-first methodology

By |2016-10-17T10:52:37+00:0015 March 2013|Analysis, Security, Software Quality|

Software application development has had to embrace a ‘mobile-first’ philosophy for the road ahead. Smartphone and tablet sales have skyrocketed, web usage from mobile devices far outstrips that seen at the desktop level and mobile data channels are now reported to run with a heavier and more enriched stream of content than ever before. For [...]

Application transformation the HP way

By |2016-10-17T10:52:41+00:0027 March 2012|Delivery and Lifecycle Management, Security, Software Development, Software Quality, Software Testing|

HP software and service announcements of March 20th Application transformation sets out HP’s portfolio of products and services for helping organizations transition their application portfolios to the next generation of Cloud-enabled, mobile client-served application solutions. It is a strategy well aimed at the thinking about modernization and rationalization that is current in many enterprises.  Of [...]

Platform owners need to set a high bar for privacy

By |2016-10-17T10:52:43+00:0030 December 2011|Analysis, Policy and regulation, Security|

As we move into 2012 we can be assured that there will be numerous stories of rogue applications sitting on social media sites stealing users data. Despite the spectacle that every breach causes, platform owners seem to have little interest in regulating their developers and creating user friendly platforms. Social Media Let's take Facebook as an [...]

Software testing needs to drastically improve

By |2016-10-17T10:52:47+00:007 January 2011|Delivery and Lifecycle Management, Security, Software Development, Software Quality, Software Testing|

No matter how well an application is designed or how hard developers try, in a world of complex software we need to rely on QA and software testing to ensure that applications are secure and stable. Unfortunately for many companies, they still treat the QA and test teams as an afterthought. Unless that changes, software will never live up to the hype or be the successful tool that most users expect it to be.