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Red Hat Technical Conference 2014

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 17:13

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Event Dates:  Monday, June 23, 2014 - 09:00 Location:  Antwerp, Belgium
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Omnichannel Banking Conference

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 17:13


Anthony Thomson, founder and former chairman, Metro Bank and Daryl Wilkinson, head of digital development, Nationwide are among the speakers at the 2014 FStech Omnichannel Banking Conference. The event, returning after a successful 2013 debut, will take place at the IoD Hub London on Thursday, 19 June. 

Other speakers include: Nic Cumisky, senior industry manager, Google; Iqbal Gandham, chief marketing officer, Nutmeg; Allister Green, business development controller, Cumberland Building Society; and Kebbie Sebastian, managing director, Penser Consulting.


Event Dates:  Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 09:00 Location:  London, UK
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IFCLA Conference

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 17:13

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Event Dates:  Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:00 to Friday, June 6, 2014 - 14:00 Location:  Antwerp, Belgium
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UK Legal Seminar: Balancing Technical Innovation with Legal Compliance

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 17:13


Open source software (OSS) is everywhere and, given the potential benefits it can deliver, it's not difficult to see why. The use of OSS can reduce costs, enhance IT flexibility, accelerate innovation and increase time to solution. Even industries outside of the traditional software and technology sectors such as financial services, automotive, energy and media are turning to OSS in order to be more efficient and, ultimately, keep up with competitors in areas such as mobilization and application development.

As OSS use is increasing, so is the challenge to manage, control and ensure compliance. Within the context of increasing competition and decreasing resources, development organizations are under intense pressure to keep pace. There are various challenges, in addition to this mounting pressure, that arise when organizations lack formal policies. Ad hoc management practices are insufficient when ensuring license obligations are met.

Time: Registration & breakfast begins at 8:30am.

Location: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London E1 8GP - Where is this?

Hosts: Tessa Finlayson, Associate at Bird & Bird and Matthew Jacobs, General Counsel at Black Duck Software

Cost: There is no cost for this event.


Event Dates:  Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 08:15 Location:  London, UK
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Critical Infrastructure for Ensuring the Right Open Source Gets in Your Next Build

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 16:30

As organizations continue to increase their use of open source software to speed development, the dependency on external code brings new challenges to the development process. Ensuring the right bits end up in the build requires discipline and automated solutions that can control versions, check for updates, monitor for security vulnerabilities and track open source licensing.
Join Baruch Sadogursky , Developer Advocate at JFrog and Dave Gruber Vice President of Produce Marketing and Product Management at Black Duck, in this first of a three-part series, to learn how to:

  • Orchestrate a fast, reliable build process that ensures the right open source bits end up in your next build
  • Gain visibility into the open source that is use within your projects
  • Implement controls that help your team identify potential security vulnerabilities and license conflicts
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Reminder for July Online Training Latest News - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 08:42
We are very pleased to remind you about our upcoming online Ranorex training course, scheduled for July.

Get firsthand training with Ranorex professionals and learn how to get the most out of Ranorex Studio at this three day workshop.

Look at the schedules for additional workshops in the next few months.
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Neo4j 2.1 Speeds Relational to Graph Data Transfer With Built-In ETL

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:57
Neo Technology has announced the general availability of Neo4j 2.1, featuring built-in ETL that makes it easier to bring data in from relational databases and other data sources. Neo4j 2.1 enables businesses to quickly and easily bring their exis ...
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MuleSoft Brings Powerful New Data Integration Features to Anypoint Platform

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:25
MuleSoft announced the latest release of its Anypoint Platform™, delivering a unified solution for application and data integration across SOA, SaaS integration and APIs. This new release provides a faster, easier way to deliver data to bus ...
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CollabNet CloudForge Available in the IBM Cloud Marketplace

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:13
CollabNet has announced a partnership with IBM to offer its CloudForge® development platform in the IBM Cloud Marketplace. Starting today, IBM clients can sign up for a CloudForge account to gain instant access to leading tools that developer ...
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RedPoint Makes Big Data Management in Hadoop Simpler

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:08
RedPoint Global has announced the general availability of RedPoint Data Management™ for Hadoop®, the first pure YARN data quality and data integration product on the market. With its easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface, RedPoint enable ...
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TestPlant Integrates eggPlant with IBM UrbanCode

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:03
TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced the launch of its integration of eggPlant Functional into IBM UrbanCode. eggIntegration for IBM UrbanCode enables the automated, consistent and validated cross- ...
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Morris Medical Monday: Polarion MedPack Traceability

Polarion Software - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 13:24
Polarion Consultant Daniel Morris continues his Morris Medical Monday series on Polarion's MedPack solution for medical device developers.
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Seapine Software Has Launched Its 2014 State of Medical Device Development Survey

Seapine Software Press Releases - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 08:00

[CINCINNATI, OHIO, June 2, 2014] Seapine Software, a leading provider of process centric product development solutions, has launched its 3rd annual State of Medical Device Development Survey. The online survey, which is open to all medical device development professionals, will be accessible through the end of August and will establish industry benchmarks and identify industry challenges.

"This survey is an important piece of research that enables those in the medical device industry to watch developing trends and assess their own processes in an effort to stay in front of those trends," said Rick Riccetti, president and CEO of Seapine Software. "Last year, for example, survey results indicated that medical device manufacturers were trending away from a document centric approach to product development and toward an artifact centric approach, which relies on commercial software to create, track, and trace individual artifacts and work items. This is an important evolution for the industry and, because survey findings are shared with all respondents, enabled them to compare their experiences and offerings with their peers and make internal adjustments as necessary."

Seapine is seeking the insights of professionals involved in the design, development, and testing of medical devices. Respondents will be asked about topics such as risk analysis and mitigation as well as design control, quality control, and compliance processes.

Medical device development professionals can take the survey at through August 31.

As an additional incentive for participation, all respondents will be registered for a chance to win a FitBit One, Amazon Fire TV, or Withing Wireless Scale.

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ROAD TRIP! “Super Dave” and the Polar Bear Bike head for customer shops across the USA

Polarion Software - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 17:26
LOOK! Out on the highway! It’s a Polar Bear… it’s a Big Beemer Bike… no, it’s Super Systems Engineer David Merrill on his 4th annual road trip to call on Polarion customers across the USA! For the 4th year in a row, Polarion’s Director of Technical Services David Merrill is headed cross-country on his BMW-345 […]
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.NET Code Coverage Metrics Review

The month of May has really been about answering the question “how do you know if your code is good?”  It’s a question that we at NCover, and every development team around the world, asks themselves on a daily basis.  We have dedicated May to discussing .NET code coverage metrics to help answer that question and we appreciate all of the great feedback we have gotten from folks on our recent posts.  We wanted to finish out the month by providing a brief recap of the key topics we covered and providing links to all of the new resources we made available.

.NET Code Coverage Metrics That Matter

code-coverage-metrics-that-matterWe hosted a live webinar for our largest online audience ever where we reviewed several important metrics that can help development teams measure the success of their testing strategy as well as the overall riskiness of their code base.  Based on the tremendous interest we had in this webinar, we have made a condensed version of the webinar available online for immediate viewing. 

Although most code coverage tools stop with the basic coverage metrics, we reviewed our approach of bringing transparency to code coverage and how to turn code coverage metrics into actionable items for improving code quality.  In addition, we discussed the importance of looking at code coverage metrics alongside risk management metrics.  We believe this approach not only provides a more complete picture of the overall health of your code but also allows you to better direct limited resources to deliver the best .NET applications possible.

Sequence Point Coverage

Screen Shot 2014-05-12 at 3.03.48 PMWe kicked off the month by reviewing sequence-point coverage, the base code coverage number used by NCover. We also reviewed the advantages of sequence-point coverage over more simplistic coverage metrics like line coverage and statement coverage.

Sequence-point differentiates between each point where the debugger is able to stop when single-stepping through a code file. As a tool focused on .NET code coverage, NCover uses the compiler’s debug symbol database to provide this information, so it is guaranteed to provide the same points that the Visual Studio debugger will use when debugging.  You can find the complete article on sequence-point coverage here.

Branch Coverage

branch_coverageNext, we moved to branch coverage.  Branch coverage measures the fraction of independent code segments that were executed. Independent code segments are sections of code that have no branches into or out of them. These independent code segments are sections of code that you would expect to execute in its entirety every time it’s run.

When comparing branch coverage to sequence point coverage, we shared our philosophy that by relying on branch coverage to measure how well testing efforts are succeeding and sequence-point coverage to highlight exactly which lines of code are not being executed, you can confidently and reliably develop high quality applications.  You can find the complete article on branch coverage here.

Change Risk Anti-Patterns And Code Complexity

cyclomatic_complexityFinally, we wrapped up with the change risk anti-patterns score. Although thoroughly testing code and maintaining high levels of code coverage is one method for mitigating the risk of code, the underlying complexity of that code continues to contribute to its overall risk. This correlation between complexity and code coverage can be quantified and managed by using the change risk anti-patterns score.

Understanding change risk anti-patterns and the the correlation between code complexity and code coverage is crucial for development teams who want to maintain the overall health and quality of their code base.  You can find the complete article on change risk anti-patterns and code complexity here.

Putting Coverage To Work For You

Whether you are a single developer or part of a larger team, we invite you to try the industry’s leading .NET code coverage tool to work for you by downloading a free 21-day trial.  If you would like to discuss any of these topics in greater details or share our thoughts on code coverage best practices, request an online overview and we will work with you one-on-one to explore how to improve your overall code quality.

The post .NET Code Coverage Metrics Review appeared first on NCover.

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How Requirements Management Increases Efficiency and Revenue

Intland Blog - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:54
Requirements Management is often described as a solution that helps software development teams to define and elaborate requirements; – with other words Requirements Management provides answers to the question “why” that every project starts with. The answers that Requirements Management provides
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Seapine Software to Host Free Webinar, "In Pursuit of the Perfect Product: Overcoming 4 Common Limitations"

Seapine Software Press Releases - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 08:00

Cincinnati—May 30, 2014—Seapine Software, a leading provider of process centric product development solutions, will host a complimentary webinar entitled "In Pursuit of the Perfect Product: Overcoming 4 Common Limitations."

Slated to take place on Thursday, June 5 at 1:00 p.m. EST, the webinar is designed for product development teams in the life sciences industry. Specifically, the webinar will teach attendees how data capture, relationships, and analysis can help them to:

  • Better expose risk earlier in the development cycle
  • Use facts instead of intuition when weighing trade offs
  • Reduce the impact that limitations and constraints may have in the final product
  • Avoid analysis paralysis and optimize decision making
  • Every product development team faces limitations and constraints that can hinder their path to delivering the perfect product to their client," said Larry Nicholson, Seapine Software Life Sciences Business Development Manager, who will lead the session along with colleague Anthony Washington, Life Sciences Solutions Engineer. "If those limitations are not properly managed, a product may be over budget, behind schedule, or out of scope. During this free, 45 minute webinar, Anthony and I will explore four common limitations faced by development teams and share methods teams can use to mitigate the risks associated with those limitations." 

    For more information and to register for the webinar, visit product trap webinar.

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    KronoDesk v1.1.0.9 Now Available

    Inflectra News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 01:00
    We have just released KronoDesk v1.1.0.9. This update for our KronoDesk customer support & help desk system includes updated language resources files for French customers as well as fixes for displaying history and pasting screenshots from the latest versions of Google Chrome. 
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    Record automobile industry recalls reported for 2014. How to improve this track record?

    Polarion Software - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 17:43
    Polarion Software CEO Frank Schröder discusses possible ways to improve record product recalls reported in the automotive industry in 2014
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    Requirements Management is a key to success in the medical industry

    Intland Blog - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 09:38
    Requirements Management is key to success in many industries, however it is even more so the case with the medical industry. This is due to the exponentially growing complexity of medical devices, with many of the medical devices produced today
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