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REConf 2015: Focus on Requirements Engineering and Requirements Management

Intland Blog - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:25
Requirements Engineering (RE) has a significant role in managing and documenting software requirements and in improving products development when used correctly. REConf 2015 focuses on how requirements management and requirements engineering can help you to improve the product development process.
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Embedded World 2015 – Industry 4.0 Future – Simplify Complexity With codeBeamer ALM

Intland Blog - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:00
The Internet of things is the hot topic for manufacturers in 2015. Research shows that Industry 4.0 will merge IT technologies, bringing together Big Data and Smart concepts to improve efficiency of operation. The benefits for the consumer can not
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Holiday Greetings from Polarion Software

Polarion Software - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:00
Polarion Software wished you and yours a happy holiday season and a great new year in 2015.
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Oracle Names Jill Puleri as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail

Oracle Database News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 22:27
Oracle Names Jill Puleri as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle RetailSeasoned Retail Executive to Lead Oracle Retail Global Business UnitRedwood Shores, California – December 22, 2014News Summary

The pace of retail continues to accelerate through an increase of social and digital channels, the explosion of data, and the rise of customer expectations. Today’s retailers are faced with creating differentiated shopping experiences to remain competitive. Oracle is uniquely qualified to help retailers with its combination of integrated solutions. In order to help Oracle continue its leadership in this important sector, Jill Puleri will join as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail.

News Facts Oracle today announced the appointment of Jill Puleri as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail. Puleri will be responsible for leading the Oracle Retail Global Business Unit and report to Mike Webster, Oracle’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Retail and Hospitality. Having held various leadership positions in sales, marketing and consulting, Puleri brings over 20 years of experience and deep domain expertise in the retail industry, most recently serving as the Worldwide Retail Industry Leader for IBM Global Business Services. Supporting Quotes Retail is committed to deliver high quality, mission-critical solutions to solve our customers' most important business initiatives,” said Mike Webster, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail and Hospitality. “Building the best team – deep in retail expertise – is how we deliver on our commitment. Jill is a proven leader, and her focus on customer success will strengthen our community.” joins Oracle at a pivotal time,” Webster added. “With the combination of Oracle and MICROS, we are well-positioned to offer solutions that will differentiate retailers in today’s competitive retail market. Jill is uniquely qualified to lead our business through this journey with our clients.”Supporting Resources Learn more about Oracle Retail Oracle Retail at the National Retail Federation Annual Conference Oracle Retail on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Oracle Retail Blog  Oracle Commerce Anywhere BlogAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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Oracle
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Amodeo Associates
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meamodeo@gmail.com

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EnterpriseDB Looks for Growth With New Investors

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 17:38
EnterpriseDB (EDB), a worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced the company has partnered with a new investor team to fund an aggressive expansion plan. The financing was source ...
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Quotium and VersionOne Announce a Partnership

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 17:34
Quotium, an innovator in Agile software security, and VersionOne have announced a partnership to enable secure software development as part of VersionOne’s unified development management platform. During the first six months of 2014, major ...
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Testbirds Joins Forces with Perfecto Mobile

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 17:17
Testbirds, the leading crowdtesting pioneer in Europe, and Perfecto Mobile, the world’s leader in mobile application quality, has announced a partnership that combines their extensive testing expertise to further increase mobile application ...
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PetRelocation Drives Customer Conversions and Enhances Brand Visibility with Oracle Marketing Cloud

Oracle Database News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 17:00
PetRelocation Drives Customer Conversions and Enhances Brand Visibility with Oracle Marketing CloudOracle content marketing solution provides worldwide pet service with a single platform for planning, producing, and delivering relevant and engaging content across multiple channelsRedwood Shores, Calif. – December 22, 2014News Summary

To stand out in an increasingly digital world, enterprises need to create a constant stream of valuable content and deliver it to the right person at the right time through the right channel. Faced with this challenge, PetRelocation, a worldwide pet moving service, selected the Content Marketing component of Oracle Marketing Cloud. Since implementing Content Marketing, PetRelocation has been able to use a single platform to plan, produce, and deliver engaging and relevant information across multiple channels throughout the customer lifecycle. The successful program has helped PetRelocation boost customer conversion rates by 150 percent and increase brand visibility—direct benefits from online marketing efforts that now account for 70 percent of the company’s annual revenue. In addition, PetRelocation now ranks in the top three Google search results for more than 360 keywords.

News Facts To increase conversion rates and overall marketing effectiveness, PetRelocation, a worldwide pet moving service, deployed Oracle Marketing Cloud’s Content Marketing solution. As a fast-growing company, PetRelocation needed to replace its poorly structured manual processes with a flexible and scalable content marketing platform that could deliver highly engaging and relevant information to the right audience at the right time. With Oracle Marketing Cloud’s Content Marketing functionality, PetRelocation has been able to effectively attract and mobilize brand advocates by streamlining content generation and easily integrating user-generated content. By quickly and easily integrating user-generated content such as customer success stories and “ask the expert” questions, PetRelocation has been able to amplify its long tail organic search strategy. Oracle Marketing Cloud’s Content Marketing functionality also seamlessly integrated with PetRelocation’s marketing automation solution, ensuring content delivery to customers across multiple channels and at various stages of the customer journey. The new content marketing program has been a huge success. The company has boosted conversion rates by 150 percent and now ranks in the top three Google search results for more than 360 words. More than 70 percent of PetRelocation’s revenue is directly tied to its online marketing efforts, and the company won the “Content Is King” category at the Oracle Marketing Cloud 2014 Markie Awards.Supporting Quote “As a fast-growing, privately owned company, we needed to capture and share useful insights with our customers in a simple and efficient way,” said Rachel Truair, chief of staff, PetRelocation. “Oracle Marketing Cloud’s Content Marketing solution helped us turn customer Q&As and success stories into highly effective marketing content. This has not only helped us enhance the customer experience and streamline processes, but just as importantly, it has enabled us to accelerate conversions, mobilize our brand advocates, and grow revenue.”Supporting Resources Oracle Content Marketing Oracle Marketing Cloud Oracle Modern Marketing Blog Oracle Marketing Cloud Twitter Oracle Marketing Cloud LinkedIn 2014 Markie AwardsAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

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Danielle Cormier-Smith
Oracle

+1.610.766.3463
danielle.cormier@oracle.com

Simon Jones
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5155
sjones@blancandotus.com

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Ranorex Ranked 146 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA List of Fastest Growing Companies

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 15:15
With a combined growth rate of 1129% over 5 years, we have secured a position of 146th on the list of 500 fastest growing companies in 2014.

We would like to thank all of our 1700 clients for caring so much about test automation. It's great to see how Ranorex products help them to excel with their automated testing.

Annual ranking of the fastest growing technology companies   About Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA program is the region's most objective EMEA regional industry ranking focusing on the technology field, recognizing technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) over the past 5 years. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Fast 500 companies - large and small, public and private - span a variety of industry sectors, and are leaders in hardware, software, telecom, semiconductors, internet, media and life sciences along with emerging areas, such as clean technology.
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Oracle Buys Datalogix

Oracle Database News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 14:05
Oracle Buys DatalogixCreates the World’s Most Valuable Data Cloud to Maximize the Power of Digital MarketingRedwood Shores, Calif. – December 22, 2014
News Facts Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix, the industry-recognized leader at connecting offline consumer spending to digital marketing that helps marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising. Datalogix aggregates and provides insights on over $2 trillion in consumer spending from 1,500 data partners across 110 million households to provide purchase-based targeting and drive more sales. Over 650 customers, including 82 of the top 100 US advertisers such as Ford and Kraft, as well as 7 of the top 8 digital media publishers such as Facebook and Twitter use Datalogix to enhance their media. Oracle and Datalogix’s Data as a Service cloud solutions will provide marketers and publishers with the richest understanding of consumers across both digital and traditional channels based on what they do, what they say, and what they buy. This will enable leading brands to personalize and measure every customer interaction and maximize the value of their digital marketing. The combination fundamentally transforms marketing automation from executing campaigns to being able to correctly identify consumers, target them accurately with digital campaigns, allow marketers to measure which campaigns and channels are effective, and optimize how they reach consumers and spend their campaign resources. The addition of Datalogix represents a further extension of Oracle’s Public Cloud strategy to combine IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Data as a Service on a common cloud and to transform SaaS business applications and processes by integrating data within these applications. More information can be found at http://www.oracle.com/datalogix.Supporting Quotes “The addition of Datalogix to the Oracle Data Cloud will provide data-driven marketers the most valuable targeting and measurement solution available,” said Omar Tawakol, Group Vice President and General Manager of Oracle Data Cloud. “Oracle will now deliver comprehensive consumer profiles based on connected identities that will power personalization across digital, mobile, offline and TV.” “Datalogix’s mission is to help the leading consumer marketers connect digital media to the offline world, where over 93% of consumer spending occurs,” said Eric Roza, CEO, Datalogix. “We are thrilled to join Oracle and extend the value Oracle Data Cloud brings to marketers and publishers.”Supporting Resources About Oracle and Datalogix General Presentation Customer and Partner Letter FAQAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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This document is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into a contract or agreement.

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Deborah Hellinger
Oracle Corporate Communications
+1.212.508.7935
deborah.hellinger@oracle.com

Ken Bond
Oracle Investor Relations
+1.650.607.0349
ken.bond@oracle.com

  

Oracle is currently reviewing the existing Datalogix product roadmap and will be providing guidance to customers in accordance with Oracle's standard product communication policies. Any resulting features and timing of release of such features as determined by Oracle's review of Datalogix’s product roadmap are at the sole discretion of Oracle. All product roadmap information, whether communicated by Datalogix or by Oracle, does not represent a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document contains certain forward-looking statements about Oracle and Datalogix, including statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Oracle's proposed acquisition of Datalogix, anticipated customer benefits and general business outlook. When used in this document, the words "anticipates", "can”, "will", "look forward to", "expected" and similar expressions and any other statements that are not historical facts are intended to identify those assertions as forward-looking statements. Any such statement may be influenced by a variety of factors, many of which are beyond the control of Oracle or Datalogix, that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially different from those projected, described, expressed or implied in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties. Potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, the possibility that the transaction will not close or that the closing may be delayed, the anticipated synergies of the combined companies may not be achieved after closing, the combined operations may not be successfully integrated in a timely manner, if at all, general economic conditions in regions in which either company does business may deteriorate and/or Oracle or Datalogix may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what impact they will have on the results of operations or financial condition of Oracle or Datalogix. You are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this document. Neither Oracle nor Datalogix is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

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Morris Medical Monday: Work Item Type “Software Unit”

Polarion Software - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:00
Polarion Consultant Daniel Morris explains the "Software Unit" type Work Item in Polarion's MedPack solution for medical device developers, part of an ongoing series.
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Sharing Code Coverage Results With NCover Code Central

share_code_coverage_results_twitterOne of the keys to successful team-based code coverage, is making sure that code coverage results are transparent and actively shared across the entire team. Organizations that share results team-wide are able to encourage rapid feedback and are generally more effective in guiding the future allocation of resources than those that do not. With the latest version of NCover Code Central, sharing code coverage results is easier than ever.

Sharing Code Coverage Results

We will discuss two new ways that can be used independently, or together, to share code coverage with individuals involved in your project.  They are (1) the updated self-contained HTML summary report and (2) public browsing.

Self-Contained HTML Code Coverage Report

With NCover Code Central, you can produce either summary or detailed HTML code coverage reports.  These reports can be created from the command line or the NCover Code Central GUI.

The Summary Report

The summary report includes the metrics from the specified execution along with the corresponding trend graphs displayed in NCover Code Central for that specific project. Here is an example summary report for a sample project.

html_report_summary

This HTML file can be uploaded, emailed or shared with any individuals who need access to the report.  The report also includes links back to NCover Code Central to review the project in greater detail.

The report can be generated from the NCover Code Central GUI by selecting the report icon within a specific execution.

html_report_gui_access

The summary report can also be generated from the command line using the ncover report command with a usage similar to this:

ncover report --project="ProjectName" --execution="Test1" --file="MyPath" --detail="summary"

The report shows the coverage results of the most recent execution by default, if no execution is specified by the user.

The Detailed Report

New to Version 5 of NCover Code Central, the HTML code coverage report can now include detailed information including Types/Classes and Methods and also supports the ability to filter the generated report.  The detailed information is contained with the HTML and expands and collapses based on user interaction.  Here is an example of the HTML Code Coverage Report including detail:

html_report_detailed

This report provides the dual benefit of (1) still supporting a direct link back to the project in NCover Code Central but (2) also providing much greater detail embedded within the report.  This means users without an Internet connection and/or access to the NCover Code Central server can still see much more coverage data than ever.

Determining the type of detail and which filters, if any, you would like to apply is handled through the NCover GUI via the report icon.

html_report_gui_detail

The detailed report can also be run via the command line using the following options:

Options:
 --project=VALUE NCover project name. *REQUIRED*
 --execution[=VALUE] Specify execution by Caption, Build Id, or Date.
 --file[=VALUE] File name for export.
 --filter[=VALUE] Filter name or id.
 --detail[=VALUE] Report detail (CCSVR): summary, class, method
 --timeout[=VALUE] Timeout request after number of seconds
 --project=VALUE NCover project name. *REQUIRED*
 --execution=VALUE Specify execution by Caption, Build Id, or Date.
 --file=VALUE File name for export.
 --timeout=VALUE Timeout request after number of seconds

As a self-contained HTML report, both the summary and the detailed report can be kept as a build artifact, shared via email or as a static web page.

Public Browsing

NCover Code Central has always provided the ability to manage access to NCover projects via the Code Central admin page. By adding users, admins could share project results to any authorized user with access to the NCover Code Central server.

With the latest version of NCover Code Central, admins can also provide “public” access on a project-by-project basis, allowing any individual with access to the NCover Code Central server to view results through the NCover GUI, but without requiring login credentials.

public_browsing

From the project settings for any project from the NCover GUI, any admin can choose to set Browse Coverage to “No login required” and immediately provide “public” access to the coverage results.  The default state for all projects is “Code Central login required” and public browsing can be revoked at any time.

By combining the HTML Code Coverage Report with the option to browse coverage data without a Code Central login, teams can quickly share results and improve the transparency of code coverage results, all with less management overhead than ever.

The post Sharing Code Coverage Results With NCover Code Central appeared first on NCover.

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WaveMaker Releases WaveMaker Cloud

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:01
WaveMaker Inc., a leading enterprise application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) software company, today announced WaveMaker Cloud, the Docker-architected dedicated cloud platform software for the enterprise and managed service provider (MSP).
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ActiveState Builds on Cloud Foundry and Docker With Release of Stackato 3.4.2

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:59
ActiveState, an independent Cloud Foundry and Docker based PaaS provider, has announced the release of Stackato® 3.4.2, integrating a number of enhancements including the latest updates from Cloud Foundry and Docker. Meeting the needs of toda ...
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CircleCI Supports iOS and Android

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:47
CircleCI, a providesr of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools, has announced general support for testing Android and iOS apps. CircleCI provides a new way to build and test applications while significantly reducing the time and ex ...
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MongoDB Acquires WiredTiger Inc.

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:37
MongoDB has announced the acquisition of WiredTiger, Inc., an innovator in database storage engine technology. WiredTiger will contribute to the performance, scalability, and hardware efficiency of MongoDB for all users with the upcoming release, ...
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Appvance PerformanceCloud 2 Drives Performance Testing to New Heights

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:34
Appvance has released Appvance PerformanceCloud 2 (APC2), the next generation of its groundbreaking, flagship testing platform. APC2 now has the broadest and deepest testing capability of any product available and is the only platform on the mark ...
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Ranorex Customer Experience Survey

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:02
Thank you for taking the time to participate in our survey.

The input you provided in the survey is invaluable for us because it enables us to take a closer look at our current work and make adjustments and improvements wherever it is necessary. 
We value your opinion and would like to thank you again for taking the time to participate in our survey.

You can find the most pertinent data summarized in the following infographic:




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SATURN 2015 Conference Announces Keynotes

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:29
Registration for the 11th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2015 is now open. SATURN 2015 will be held April 27-30, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Md. Conference organizers have redesigned the event' ...
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Arcor, ConAgra Foods, MOM Brands, and Procter & Gamble Recognized for Excellence

Oracle Database News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:00
Arcor, ConAgra Foods, MOM Brands, and Procter & Gamble Recognized for Excellence Oracle announces winners of the fourth annual consumer goods industry excellence awards Redwood Shores, Calif. – December 18, 2014News Facts Oracle has awarded four consumer goods companies with Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Awards. The awards program recognizes consumer goods companies that use Oracle technology solutions and adopt industry best practices to help them drive innovation and grow their businesses. The Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Awards program recognizes achievement in four categories. This year’s winners include: Business Transformation in the Cloud Award: Arcor, Buenos Aries, Argentina Innovation Lifecycle Management Award: ConAgra Foods, Omaha, Nebraska Demand-Driven Operations Award: MOM Brands, Lakeville, Minnesota Retail and Consumer Insights Award: Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio Supporting Quotes “The 2014 Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Excellence award winners demonstrate how innovative consumer goods companies are transforming their businesses and achieving results with modern industry solutions across the enterprise,” said Cassie Moren, senior director, Consumer Goods and Retail Solutions Marketing, Oracle. Supporting Resources Oracle Consumer Goods Industry Solutions Oracle Comprehensive Trade Management Solution Oracle Innovation Lifecycle Management Solution Procter & Gamble Big Data Case Study

 

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.Contact Info

Valerie Beaudett
Oracle
+1.650.400.7833
Valerie.beaudett@oracle.com

Mary Tobin
O’Keeffe & Company
+1.503.658.7396

mtobin@okco.com

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