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Azul Systems Joins Eclipse Foundation

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 15:36
Azul Systems has announced its membership in the Eclipse Foundation, bringing over a decade of Java knowledge and expertise to multiple open source community projects. Working collaboratively with other members of the Eclipse community, Azul will ...
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Tricentis Tosca Testsuite Integrates Selenium

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 15:35
Tricentis has announced the integration of Tosca Testsuite with Selenium 1 & 2 (Webdriver). Tricentis' Tosca Testsuite helps companies accelerate business innovation by providing software testing tools to reduce business-related risks whi ...
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Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 Empowers Enterprises to Address Business Challenges

Oracle Database News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 13:10
Press Release Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 Empowers Enterprises to Address Business Challenges Upgraded Oracle solution helps utilities optimize the asset lifecycle, reduce risk, and improve investment planning

Redwood Shores, Calif.—May 13, 2015

Oracle Utilities announced the availability of Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 to help electric, gas, and water utilities better leverage assets and their data for mission-critical activities including investment planning, enterprise business management, and risk reduction. This new release puts Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 on the same technology framework as Oracle’s other utility-specific applications, offering a modern, unified asset management solution that makes it easier for businesses to address customer service and operational challenges.   As data continues to cross organizational silos and influence how consumers make energy choices, Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 offers utilities a new, proactive way to increase their capacity for enterprise process management and customer service. The upgraded solution provides an embedded analytics feature that helps utilities automate data-based tasks and continually improve work planning and scheduling to get more done with fewer resources. As well, the interface can be personalized based on job role to help accelerate productivity.   “Work and asset management is now a strategic and data-heavy endeavor with the ability to directly affect business and community health, and utilities need to be able to treat it as such,” said Rodger Smith, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Utilities. “Oracle recognizes this need, and we are addressing it with Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1, which is one of the most significant investments in work and asset management for the utilities industry in the past decade.”   As a single system for centralizing and sharing data for every asset, Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 helps utilities make better decisions about where and when to invest capital and human resources, reduce costs by extending the value of existing investments, and ensure that best practices are applied at work while also addressing regulatory requirements and customer expectations for service, safety, and the environment. For example, a vice president of operations who needs to understand where to invest in the grid can now have all necessary data centralized in an easy-to-view and easy-to-understand format and be able to determine how capital should be spent.   Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management 2.1 also helps utilities better identify and reduce risk for workers and the community through a suite of real-time analytics that prevent failure, monitor conditions, and determine optimized maintenance strategies. For example, the upgraded solution includes condition-based scoring to better manage risk and uses the new interface to provide easier visibility. With this type of scoring, utilities can consider multiple variables to determine health on an asset-specific basis. They can also continually update the score to reflect any changes to conditions, such as maintenance being performed. Through storage and recall of the asset health score, utilities can now understand risk in real time all the time, improving the effectiveness of repair-or-replace decisions.   Because it is built using the most-advanced protocols and application development tools, the solution is easy to enhance without having to customize or compromise upgradability. In addition, its integration with Oracle’s enterprise layer of utility solutions enables customers with multiple Oracle Utilities products to more readily share information across applications to streamline operations. They can also use the same skill set to manage multiple Oracle systems, reducing the cost and resources required to support business processes.   “By getting Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management on the same technology platform as Oracle’s other utility applications, the company is highlighting the strategic value of work and asset management through this product investment,” said Marcus Torchia, research manager, IDC. “The solution is well positioned to compete globally by helping utilities deal with critical business challenges such as using data to improve risk management and extracting more value from sensor-based assets that make up an increasingly large part of utility infrastructure.”   Contact Info Samantha Thai
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"Commercial vs. Open Source Testing Tools" Opinion Battle with Ranorex Expert Christoph Preschern at Swiss Testing Night Latest News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:05
Ranorex will be at Swiss Testing Night on May 20th, 2015 at the digitalSTROM AG I Building Technology Park in Zurich (Switzerland).

Swiss Testing Night
is a German-speaking evening event that offers both an opinion battle and networking opportunities. This year's opinion battle will focus on the comparison between commercial and open source testing tools.

Test tools play an important role in the efficient management of testing activities. Should we rely on open source or commercial software solutions? Open source tools are license-free and allow for modification. If the support is also being provided by an active community, open source tools seem to present only advantages, or not? At Swiss Testing Night, representatives of the companies behind renowned commercial testing tools were invited to present their point of view. Christoph Preschern, Head of Sales/CCO and Test Automation Expert, will take part in the " Commercial vs. Open Source Testing Tools " opinion battle. After that, a moderated discussion will take place in which participants can ask questions.   Attend the opinion battle with Christoph Preschern and use the opportunity to discuss test automation issues with him.
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Elvior at FI STAR conference

Elvior - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:48

FI STAR (  conference was held on April 28th-30th, in Cyprus, Larnaca. Over 60 project partners were gathered to discuss different aspects of project evolvement. Elvior presentation (by Madis Taimre) outlined black-box testing environment and TTCN-3 usage for test automation of FI STAR enablers.

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Mellanox Technologies: Driving Quality, Security and Compliance

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:30

As open source software (OSS) continues to work its way rapidly through the IT world, organizations’ use of OSS has ongoing potential to introduce compliance challenges and security vulnerabilities into critical applications. Organizations integrating OSS look to many sources for code. Some sources of OSS are more reliable than others, and determining code origin can be difficult. As Gartner analyst Mark Driver notes, “IT organizations cannot ignore the influence and presence of OSS in their technology road maps (planned or unplanned). Those that do so place themselves at risk for technical and legal nightmare scenarios, and/or miss out on significant competitive benefits.”

Join Alon Hilu, IP Counsel for Mellanox Technologies and Bill Weinberg, Director of OSS Strategy at Black Duck as they discuss the Mellanox approach to Open Source Logistics

  • Best practices for selecting and ingesting OSS for integration into products and distribution to customers and partners
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow system that streamlines and automates the selection and approval processes
  • Addressing security vulnerabilities detected in OSS and working to deliver and maintain secure products
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Morris Medical Monthly: RiskPack Basics (Part 1 of 2)

Polarion Software - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 17:25
This entry is part 6 of 35 in the series Morris Medical MondayWelcome back to Morris Medical Monthly: a monthly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions. Today we will start on the subject of Polarion’s RiskPack extension, and have a look […]
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 13:25
HEJF is a web site that automatically detect defects in requirement texts and allows writing clear requirements from day one.
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Earl Grey

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 13:23
Earl Grey is a neat little language that compiles to JavaScript. it offers a concise and streamlined syntax inspired by the Python language.
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.NET Developers Keeping Covered

As a code coverage tool, we get to interact with some amazing people that share our common goal of building quality .NET applications for our customers. This unifying purpose for quality introduces us to some .NET developers we think you should get to know. Here are a couple to introduce yourself to.

Kristof Rennen

ncover_mvp_kristof_rennen_twittterKristof Rennen began his career as a software engineer, working primarily with Java and .NET based applications. Over the last 10 years, Kristof has architected solutions in a variety of settings, including a consulting stint with Capgemini.

Kristof is recognized as a Professional Scrum Master and Scrum Developer, a vTSP on Windows Azure, and a Microsoft MVP. In fact, he has recently joined the Microsoft team as a Cloud Solution Architect in Belgium. Keep up with Kristof on twitter @kirstofrennen.

Bruno Lopes

ncover_mvp_bruno_lopes_twitterWith over 8 years experience as a software developer, Bruno Lopes has made his mark on the next generation of developers by working as a TA at his alma mater, Instituto Superior TĂ©cnico in Portugal. Nowaday he continues in that tradition by helping run NetPonto, the largest .net user group in Portugal. Bruno is the co-founder of weListen Business Solutions providing development, infrastructure and R&D services to his clients.

Bruno is a ASP.NET MVP since 2014 and also specializes in web development, .NET, and python. Connect with Bruno on twitter @brunomlopes or at his website.

The post .NET Developers Keeping Covered appeared first on NCover.

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Inflectra Webinar on Manual Testing with Rapise

Inflectra News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 01:00
Are you looking to improve your software testing? Are you tired of writing test cases 'the old fashioned way', join us for a webinar on Thursday May 14th at 10:00am EDT (UTC-4) to learn how Rapise can accelerate your manual testing.
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AdaCore Releases CodePeer 3.0 Code Analysis Tool

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:52
AdaCore has released CodePeer 3.0, a major new version of its advanced static analysis tool for the automated review and validation of Ada source code. CodePeer 3.0 includes a variety of enhancements that help developers detect potential run-time ...
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New Relic Updates Analytics Platform to Monitor Microservices and Docker

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:37
New Relic has announced a set of new features to its Software Analytics Platform that are designed to enable greater productivity for developers and agility for IT operations to meet business objectives. Collectively these updates reflect the shi ...
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Integrating Hardware (Waterfall) and Software (Agile) Development

Intland Blog - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 6 May 2015, 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (EDT)   What you can learn: Join our webinar to learn more about integrating PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management); in other words, developing hardware (using
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Polarion Positioned ‘Challenger’ in Gartner’s Latest ADLM Magic Quadrant

Polarion Software - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 16:52
As every year, we recently conducted our annual KickOff Conference for Employees, Partners and Key Customers, where we celebrated our annual General Availability (GA) release of the latest rendition of our solutions suite. We are all excited about the latest release, especially in light of just having closed yet another “Best Year Yet” with 50% […]
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From Point Navigation in Ranorex Spy Latest News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:15
Since Ranorex 5.3 a new feature is available in Ranorex Spy which enhances and simplifies the navigation to elements.

From Point Navigation in Ranorex Spy allows you to directly select an element in the screenshot preview to receive the respective path for this element and prevents inconvenient searching of elements in the object tree.

The From Point Navigation in Spy allows now also object tracking on mobile devices. In addition, even Touch/Tap actions can be directly performed on elements.

Start your robust test automation project now.
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Progress Delivers Comprehensive Developer Vision—from Mobile to Open Source to Digital Content Management—at TelerikNEXT

Progress Software News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:45
Progress Delivers Comprehensive Developer Vision—from Mobile to Open Source to Digital Content Management—at TelerikNEXT
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ThoughtWorks Announces New Features for Go 15.1

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:29
ThoughtWorks has announced the availability of version 15.1 of Go, its open-source, continuous delivery server. Go is used by enterprises worldwide that are adopting a DevOps culture. Go 15.1 includes two new extension points for custom plug-ins. ...
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Progress Extends Modulus Platform to Support Multiple Languages

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:16
Progress today announced that Modulus™, its premier Node.js platform as a service (PaaS), now supports multiple application languages utilizing Docker, delivering a complete app deployment platform for the whole enterprise. Organizations th ...
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HP Makes Performance and Load Testing Solutions Available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:44
HP has announced that the Community Editions of HP’s performance engineering software suite are now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace online store. In addition, the solutions - HP StormRunner Load and HP LoadRunner are now pre-co ...
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