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Faulty Ignition Switch Issue – Cause of Multiple Deaths and a $2.6M GM Recall – is Getting Personal

Polarion Software - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:28
GM engineer at the center of a deadly product defect claims he did his job the best he could. He probably did... with tools that just were not up to the demands of today's complex, software-embedded products.
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Oracle Helps Midsize Organizations Quickly and Easily Migrate to Oracle Sales Cloud

Oracle Database News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:00
Oracle Helps Midsize Organizations Quickly and Easily Migrate to Oracle Sales Cloud New Oracle partner solutions streamline CRM migration for midsize organizations by reducing complexity, cost, and business downtime Redwood Shores, Calif. – November 19, 2014News Summary

The rise of the always-connected customer, third-party data providers, and data-driven marketing has significantly increased the amount of customer data available to sales teams. To capitalize on the opportunities this wealth of data presents, growing midsize organizations often need to migrate to more advanced customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that can use the data to increase sales and optimize efficiency through enhanced mobility, analytics, partner relationship management, and industry-specific capabilities. Oracle’s new Oracle Accelerate for Oracle Sales Cloud simplifies and streamlines such migrations, enabling partners to help customers quickly and easily transform their sales operations with Oracle Sales Cloud.

News Facts To simplify and streamline CRM migration, Oracle has introduced Oracle Accelerate for Oracle Sales Cloud, a new solution that enables partners to minimize business downtime for customers migrating to Oracle Sales Cloud. With Oracle Accelerate for Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) partners can help midsize customers accelerate transitions from incumbent CRM providers and reduce complexity in the migration process, while enhancing data integrity. The program offers rapid implementation tools, templates, and process flows to reduce time to productivity by simplifying the migration to Oracle Sales Cloud. In some cases, customers can be migrated to Oracle Sales Cloud in just a few weeks. With the transition complete, midsize organizations can benefit from the enhanced mobility, analytics, partner relationship management, and industry-specific solutions delivered by the Oracle Sales Cloud. By providing a simple, intuitive, insight-driven, and mobile-enabled solution, Oracle Sales Cloud equips sales teams with the processes, tools, and resources they need to help increase sales, reporting capabilities, and customer understanding. Additionally, customers can leverage powerful integrations with other best-of-breed customer experience (CX) applications including Oracle CX Cloud’s Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle Social Cloud, Oracle Service Cloud, and Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud (Oracle CPQ Cloud) solutions. Part of Oracle Applications Cloud, Oracle CX Cloud applications empower organizations to improve experiences, enhance loyalty, differentiate their brands, and drive measurable results by creating consistent, connected, and personalized brand experiences across all channels and devices. Sixteen Oracle partners, including Hitachi Consulting, BPI OnDemand, and Enigen UK, now offer Oracle Accelerate for Oracle Sales Cloud, with more partners expected to offer the solution over the coming months. Supporting Quotes “We are excited to see so many partners embrace Oracle Accelerate for Oracle Sales Cloud. Clearly the market is looking for fast ways to migrate from legacy systems, and our partners are embracing this trend,” said Steve Cox, vice president, midsize applications business, Oracle. “These fast migrations help our midsize customers rapidly transform their sales organizations with a new set of capabilities designed to enhance sales team efficiency and help drive revenues.” “Our customers are asking for much more than a pipeline tool. They demand real productivity gains,” said Fred Wilkinson, managing director, BPI OnDemand. “Thanks to Oracle Sales Cloud, we now have access to insights anywhere, anytime, and on any device, which has enabled us to improve sales productivity.” “We’ve created accelerators right across Oracle’s customer experience suite to help midsize enterprises simply and easily move to Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle Marketing Cloud, and Oracle Service Cloud from other cloud-based applications,” said Alex Love, managing director, Enigen UK. “We’ve tested them in our own business and designed a blueprint to ensure every project is quick and cost effective.” Supporting Resources Oracle Accelerate Oracle Customer Experience Applications Oracle PartnerNetwork Oracle Sales Cloud Oracle Sales Cloud Blog Oracle Sales Cloud Facebook Oracle Sales Cloud YouTube Oracle Sales Cloud Twitter Connect with Oracle Accelerate on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Read the Oracle Midsize BlogAbout Oracle

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GWT.create 2015 is around the corner...

Google Web Toolkit Blog - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 01:12
The 2015 GWT.create conference is happening on January 22-23 in Mountain View, California and on January 27-28 in Munich, Germany.
Many Googlers will be attending this year at the Mountain View venue, including the GWT team and people from teams using GWT within Google.
This year’s sessions will include coverage of new functionality in upcoming versions of GWT, including Java 8 support and better interoperability with Javascript and Web Components. We will also talk about how Inbox by Gmail was built, using GWT and j2objc together to run the same code on the web and mobile devices.
We hope to see you there!
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New Jama Integration Hub, Powered by Tasktop, Enhances Collaboration

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:29
Jama Software has announced the availability of the Jama Integration Hub. The Integration Hub, powered by Tasktop, will help companies overcome one of the most prevalent obstacles to effective product and application delivery: synchronizing workf ...
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Sonatype's New Software Release Determines OSS Risk

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:16
Sonatype, a software company that enables developers to easily build software applications while significantly reducing security, compliance, and licensing risks, today released a new version of its Component Lifecycle Management (CLM) software. ...
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QASymphony Announces Integration With Rally Software

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:14
QASymphony has announced a partnership with Rally Software a provider of enterprise-class software and services solutions to drive business agility. QASymphony's qTest test case management tool now fully integrates with Rally's Agile Plat ...
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Produce Product Requirement with ReqWriter Pro

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:26
Appsmiles announced an addition to its suite of business software applications. ReqWriter Pro is an application targeted the niche Business Analyst, Systems Analyst and User Experience communities. It is a Windows application that processes Axure ...
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XebiaLabs Offers Free Community Edition of XL Deploy & XL Release

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:19
XebiaLabs has announced free community editions of both XL Deploy and XL Release. The company, a leading provider of enterprise software that enables DevOps and Continuous Delivery, is committed to empowering software developers to apply agility ...
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Neotys Launched NeoSense

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:16
Neotys announced the launch of NeoSense, a new synthetic production monitoring tool. NeoSense, now available with a 30-day Free Trial version, leverages the proven test design capabilities of Neotys' load and performance testing tool, NeoLoad ...
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VersionOne Raises $20M New Investment

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:07
VersionOne announced the completion of a $20 million investment by private equity firm LLR Partners. The strategic investment supports VersionOne's continued product innovation and market expansion as the global adoption of agile software dev ...
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Oracle Advances Data Integration Portfolio with Major Enhancements to Oracle GoldenGate 12c

Oracle Database News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:00

Oracle Advances Data Integration Portfolio with Major Enhancements to Oracle GoldenGate 12cIndustry-leading real-time data integration solution enables organizations to support emerging technology trends including cloud, big data, and real-time analyticsREDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Nov. 18, 2014News Summary

Data volumes are growing at unprecedented rates, making it more complex for organizations to effectively use that information to make strategic business decisions and gain a competitive advantage. To drive greater value from their data and take advantage of emerging technology trends such as cloud computing and big data, companies must have the ability to move data across highly diverse IT environments and firewalls with very low latency. With Oracle GoldenGate 12c, customers can implement real-time data integration and transactional data replication between on-premises and cloud environments and across a broader set of heterogeneous platforms, achieving faster time to value and a greater return from their data assets.

News Facts Reinforcing its leadership in the data integration and replication space, Oracle announced an enhanced version of Oracle GoldenGate 12c with expanded support for heterogeneous databases and big data solutions, improved manageability, and support for hybrid cloud environments. Oracle GoldenGate 12c provides best-of-breed, real-time data integration and heterogeneous database replication. New features include: Migration utility for Oracle Streams: A new migration utility, Streams2OGG helps Oracle Streams customers move to Oracle GoldenGate and leverage its latest features, such as integrated capture and delivery processes and advanced conflict management. Support for IBM Informix: Oracle GoldenGate 12c now supports real-time data capture and delivery for the latest Informix database versions on all major platforms. Support has also been extended to Oracle GoldenGate Veridata so IBM Informix customers can integrate and replicate high volumes of real-time data throughout their heterogeneous business environments. Extended support for Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL: The new release adds support for real-time, log-based capture and delivery for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2014 as well as MySQL Community Edition databases. SOCKS5 compliance: Oracle GoldenGate 12c now leverages customers’ SOCKS compliance setting for data transfer, enabling customers to replicate between on-premises and cloud environments without an extra VPN connection open. Support for big data: Oracle GoldenGate Adapter for Java enables integration with Oracle NoSQL, Apache Hadoop, Apache HDFS, Apache HBase, Apache Storm, Apache Flume, Apache Kafka, and others and allows real-time, noninvasive data streaming into big data targets to give customers new insights into business and improve the customer experience. Out-of-sync data repair: In addition to comparing heterogeneous databases and reporting data discrepancies without interrupting business operations, Oracle GoldenGate Veridata 12c now provides data repair and revalidation capabilities for out-of-sync data. Data capture from Oracle Active Data Guard: Oracle Active Data Guard customers who want to remove any replication impact on their production environment can use Oracle GoldenGate 12c on their standby systems to capture data in real time. Simplified application upgrades: The new release simplifies the upgrade process for customers leveraging the Oracle Database Edition-Based Redefinition feature by coordinating the upgrades and bringing the target database to the same edition-based version. Improved management and monitoring: Customers using the new release also gain the ability to start and stop processes, edit parameter files, collect information about operations, and diagnose issues easily with Oracle Enterprise Manager Plug-In 12.1.3, part of Oracle Management Pack for Oracle GoldenGate 12c. Oracle GoldenGate is part of the industry-leading Oracle Data Integration portfolio, which includes real-time and bulk data movement, transformations, data governance, data virtualization, and data quality and enables organizations to easily keep pace with new data-oriented technology trends such as cloud computing, big data analytics, real-time business intelligence, and continuous data availability. Oracle Data Integration has also gained notable industry recognition, with Gartner, Inc. naming Oracle a Leader in its July 24, 2014 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools and Database Trends and Applications naming Oracle GoldenGate 12c a winner in the “Best Data Replication Solution” category of its 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. Oracle Data Integration is part of Oracle Fusion Middleware, the leading business innovation platform for the enterprise and the cloud.Supporting Quotes “Real-time data integration is a critical enabling technology for organizations that want to get more and faster value from their data and connect systems deployed in diverse and hybrid cloud environments,” said Jeff Pollock, vice president of product management at Oracle. “By continuously broadening Oracle GoldenGate’s support for non-Oracle databases, deepening integration with Oracle technologies, and streamlining cloud integration capabilities, we’re helping customers to easily and cost-effectively achieve pervasive, continuous access to timely data.” “Rakuten welcomes the release of the new Oracle GoldenGate. It adds key solutions to the Oracle GoldenGate product family that expand heterogeneous data synchronization support,” said Yuji Takahashi, group manager, EC Database Administration Group, Rakuten Ichiba Development Department at Rakuten, Inc. “We have used Oracle GoldenGate solutions with Oracle Exadata Database Machine, and we strongly expect continued product enhancement and improvement to support our further business requirements.” “Before embarking on a big data or cloud journey, enterprises need to ensure that they are not creating any more data silos – disjointed analytics leads to partial insights,” said Surya Mukherjee, senior analyst, Information Management at Ovum. “Oracle GoldenGate 12c is a step in the right direction; its new features allow real-time data integration across their diverse data platforms, so that enterprises can build strategies for their data and application universe, whether it be in the cloud, on-premises,  structured, or semi-structured. “In recent years, we have been collaborating with Oracle — within the framework of CERN openlab ( — on the development of Oracle GoldenGate. This work has primarily focused on enabling replication within our challenging, workload-intensive and dynamic environment. In addition to easier deployment and administration, Oracle GoldenGate has proven to be more easily scalable than Oracle Streams. Its heterogeneity and its in-database monitoring and reporting functions are also beneficial. With Oracle GoldenGate 12c, we have seen a performance increase of over 50 percent compared to Oracle Streams 11g Release 2 — using our production workload on the same hardware. We are, therefore, confident about its advantages over the technology we were using in the past. Finally, we were able to complete our migration from Oracle Streams deployments to Oracle GoldenGate without any issues using the migration tool provided by Oracle,” said Lorena Lobato, CERN openlab researcher, Database Services Group, CERN IT department.Supporting Resources Oracle GoldenGate 12c Register for the Oracle GoldenGate 12c for the Cloud Webcast Oracle GoldenGate12c new Features Whitepaper Oracle Streams to Oracle GoldenGate Migration Replication Technologies at Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) Oracle GoldenGate 12c Whitepaper Oracle Data Integration Oracle Fusion Middleware Watch the Big Data Integration Webcast Connect with Oracle Data Integration via Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedInAbout the Magic Quadrant

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Morris Medical Monday: Work Item Type “Risk Control Measure”

Polarion Software - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 18:19
In the continuing series looking into Polarion's MedPack solution for medical device developers, consultant Daniel Morris examines the custom Work Item type "Risk Control Measure".
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:47
As a controlled natural language (CNL) Requs enables the creation of such documents in plain text format. Requs resembles English but has a very strict syntax and semantic.
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:44
Electrolyte is a simple, lightweight inversion of control (IoC) container for Node.js applications. Electrolyte automatically wires together the various components and services needed by an application. It does this using a technique known as dep ...
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Rapise v2.2 Released

Inflectra News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:00
We have just released v2.2 of our Rapise test automation system. The latest version fixes some issues identified when recording using Firefox and optimizes playback support using Chrome and Firefox. It also includes support for CSS-based locators.
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Tech Tips & Tricks: Find all Requirement Work Items that are not refined yet

Polarion Software - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:50
More Tech Tips and Tricks from the Polarion Support Team: Find all Requirements that are not refined yet
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Gaming Your .NET Code Coverage Score

gaming_score_googleBuilding your testing strategy is important to make sure you are measuring what truly matters to build quality .NET applications. Part of this is making sure we are using the right measurements to track our goals. We talk about the importance of metrics a lot on our blog. In fact, if you feel like brushing up, check out our posts on branch coverage, sequence point coverage and change risk anti-patterns score.

Defining metrics is one piece of the code coverage puzzle and your overall testing strategy. The next is finding meaningful benchmarks and scores for tracking and evaluating your code base and your code coverage score. This leads us to the subject of our blog post. We get asked all the time, “How do I get my code coverage score to be 100%?” Or another favorite, “Does a perfect code coverage score mean I have perfect code?” Or “Will 100% code coverage score make QA happy?

Code coverage is most effective when it is integrated into your overall testing strategy and is used as a feedback mechanism. Without a clear understanding of what code coverage means to the testing strategy, people may start gaming the code coverage score to get a 100%. This “perfect score” may give you a false sense of security.

For example, assume you arbitrarily set a coverage threshold of 100% for your code base but it is based on line coverage or method coverage. Did you know the way you structure your modules and write your actual code impacts your coverage results? Using that knowledge, tests can be established to game the code and give a perfect score. However, the code can have areas that remain untested.

Before striving for the perfect score, make sure you understand the metrics you are using and have a solid strategy in place with a goal of moving you towards your ideal score. Looking for more details on how to make the most out of code coverage metrics? We invite you to watch our best practices webinar for suggestions on how to achieve coverage results that work best for your organization. Code on!

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Amazon Web Services Announced CodeDeploy ALM Services

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 17:29
Amazon Web Services has announced AWS CodeDeploy, a fully managed, high-scale deployment service that lets developers quickly and simply automate the process of deploying and updating applications on Amazon EC2. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier fo ...
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Microsoft Takes .NET Open Source with Visual Studio 2015

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 17:25
Microsoft has reinforced its commitment to cross-platform developer experiences by open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack and expanding .NET to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms. Microsoft also released Visual Studio Community 2013, a ...
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