Tag Archive for testing

Testing the Internet of Things

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by: Justin Rohrman The mobile revolution flipped testing on its side. Suddenly teams and testers had to think about connectivity in new ways, power sources, the impact of touch technology, system interruptions, bandwidth, and dropped connections — which was barely on the radar screen before. Testing is on the cusp of a new revolution; this time,…

What to do When a Data Breach Occurs

By David Barton While information security risks have existed for a long time—several U.S. Civil War battles, for instance, were decided by military details secretly obtained by the opposing side—today they bring with them challenging complexities and costly ramifications for businesses. U.S. consumer cyber-attacks in 2013 had a price tag of $38 billion, according to the 2013…

It’s Not Only About Testing!

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By Joel Montvelisky “It’s impossible to run all these tests in the time we’ve got left!” How many times have you said this phrase? I know I’ve said it tens if not hundreds of times… Looking back, I must have sounded like Star Trek’s Dr. McCoy with his: “I’m a doctor, not a…” Funny thing…

What Are You Missing When it Comes to Enterprise Security Testing?

Network World — This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach. For all the advances in enterprise networking over the years there’s been one big step backward: security testing. Relatively few enterprises today conduct regular security tests in-house,…

Desktop virtualisation: Six ways for CIOs to get it right

The benefits of desktop virtualisation are clear – flexible working, centralised control over desktops and apps and smoother upgrades. However setting up an IT infrastructure to stream desktops to staff wherever they are can be a challenge for any organisation. TechRepublic spoke to Gavin Walker, head of information solutions at NATS, the UK air traffic…

Improving Your Requirements Processes

Books on business analysis and requirements engineering, such as my own Software Requirements, describe dozens of “good practices” that can help any organization improve the way it develops and manages requirements for its products. Learning about the practices is one thing; implementing them and reaping the benefits is quite another. Putting better practices into action…

Waterfall Project Management: An Overview

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Waterfall project management uses a traditional approach towards managing projects. As the term suggests, the phases in a waterfall model flows logically from top to bottom, like a waterfall. This model is mostly used for software development; and involves a number of phases, such as conceptualization and requirements determination, designing, implementation, verification and maintenance. After…