Parasoft: Leader in Service Virtualization

Download voke Research's Market Mover Array Report to learn why Parasoft was named the Lifecycle Virtualization leader.

Parasoft: Leader in Test Automation

Learn why Parasoft received the highest score for API testing and test automation in “The Forrester WAVE: Modern Application Functional Test Auto...

Continuous Testing

Learn how Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development.
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Hardening Your Application with Software Engineering Fundamentals

The best way to fundamentally improve software is simply to get back to software engineering fundamentals. In this two-part webinar series, we go into detail on how to reap maximum benefits from fundamental software development practices, showing you how to use them effectively by leveraging Parasoft’s automated testing tools.

Overcoming Software Certification Costs

Learn how Parasoft’s embedded safety-critical solutions can enable your organization with higher levels of test automation, virtual test labs, and broad testing support for both developers and testers, to significantly reduce the cost of developing certified software.

Release = Merged, Correlated Coverage

This on demand webinar explores methods and metrics to more rapidly assess the risk of a software release candidate, including the value of Merged, Correlated Coverage and how to implement and leverage this metric as a critical step toward assessing risk and prioritizing testing activities.

Managing the Risk in Your Automotive Software Supply Chain

The automobile industry relies on a vast, sprawling supply chain to create the hardware and software that goes into each vehicle. Learn how to manage the risk in your automotive software supply chain and ensure the quality, safety and security of downstream components.

Parasoft PIE Sweetened for Pi Day

In celebration of International Pi Day, Parasoft discusses recent updates and the latest “PIE slices” featured in Parasoft’s Process Intelligence Engine, part of it’s award-winning Development Testing Platform.

Energy: Static Analysis Identifies the Root Cause of Intermittent Erratic System Behavior

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

Static analysis helps a leading energy management company prevent the root causes of multiple application failure types—rather than having to discover and remediate the resulting defects late in the SDLC or after release.

Stopping Software Security Slashers

In this on-demand webinar, our static analysis expert discusses how to ensure the security of your applications from Stagefright, Heartbleed, and other grisly-sounding software defects by leveraging standards to evolve development policies from static analysis findings.

voke Research: Development Testing

Read this new report from voke Research to explore how a Development Testing Platform can help organizations leverage the power of data to reduce business risks across their applications and the SDLC.

What’s New with Parasoft Development Testing Platform?

This on-demand webinar explores the new features and enhancements to Parasoft Development Testing Platform (DTP), including enhancements to PIE, new PIE slice templates, and Metrics Explorer view.

BUSTED! How to Find Security Bugs Fast!

In this on-demand webinar, we’ll discuss how busting software bugs does more than ensure the reliability and performance of your software—it helps ensure application security.

Where does Static Analysis fit in Continuous Everything?

This Power Hour webinar explores the critical role that static analysis plays in continuous testing, continuous builds, and continuous delivery.

Static Analysis Maturity Model

Discover how to set realistic expectations for adopting Static Analysis. This maturity model details the five levels of adoption to help make informed decisions about the right static analysis strategy for your organization.

How to Avoid Security Vulnerabilities with Static Analysis

This Power Hour Webinar explores how to implement static analysis as a mechanism for preventing defects. You’ll learn how to leverage security standards (OWASP, PCI DSS, & CWE) and evolve development policies from static analysis findings.

PIE Attracts Bugs (in your code)

How can you transform the data collected from numerous SDLC practices and systems into insightful, actionable information? It’s as easy as PIE! Discover how Parasoft PIE automatically identifies business risks while highlighting opportunities for process improvement.

How to Avoid the Continuous Delivery of Faulty Software

Parasoft and Perforce explore the key development testing processes to add to your Continuous Delivery system to reduce the risk of automating the release of software defects.

Electronics: PC Maker Enhances Enterprise User Experience w/ Static Analysis, Development Testing

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

A leading PC company wants to reduce field-reported defects for “preloaded” software. Learn how they are using defect prevention practices such as static analysis to accelerate delivery while ensuring high reliability.

Why DevOps Needs a Development Testing Platform: The Role of Static Analysis

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Arthur Hicken (Evangelist), Adam Trujillo (Technical Writer)

DevOps requires us be more proactive and reevaluate the analysis techniques used in the SDLC. In this paper, learn how development testing, and more specifically static code analysis, enables organizations to effectively do DevOps.

What’s New with Parasoft Development Testing Platform?

Parasoft Development Testing Platform integrates Parasoft, open-source as well as third party tools to consistently apply software quality practices throughout the SDLC. Discover the latest UI enhancements, next generation of unit testing & code coverage engines, and improvements with our Process Intelligence Engine (PIE).

Static Analysis for FDA Software Validation Compliance eBook

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

To assist organizations that are exploring static analysis for FDA compliance, this 12-page guide describes Parasoft’s static analysis capabilities in the context of FDA compliance.

Parasoft – Electric Cloud Data Sheet

Learn how Electric Cloud ElectricAccelerator integrates with Parasoft Static Analysis Engines (SAE) for Java, C/C++, and .NET to accelerate build and test processes by up to 20x.

Establishing a Continuous Process for PCI DSS Compliance

Details how Parasoft reduces the time and cost of PCI DSS compliance.

To Accelerate Continuous Delivery, Shift Left Static Analysis

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

The bane of any Continuous Delivery strategy is testing. You can have wildly fast builds…completely automated Continuous Integration and Delivery… but if your Continuous Testing slows your Agile-ity to a crawl, it’s all for naught.

FDA Software Validation Compliance

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Adam Trujillo (Technical Writer)

Details how Parasoft supports FDA General Principles of Software Validation sections 3, 4, and 5.

How to Improve Software Quality & Shorten Time to Market with PIE

In this on-demand webinar, learn how process intelligence and Parasoft’s Process Intelligence Engine (PIE) addresses the gaps that even the best software quality tools can’t resolve.

Development Testing for Agile Teams

Learn how the systemic adoption of a Development Testing Platform exponentially helps Agile teams implement Development Testing activities (static analysis, unit testing, peer review, coverage analysis, runtime error detection, etc.) while helping to reduce technical debt and enable early defect prevention.

Why a Development Testing Platform Is Essential for Accelerating the SDLC

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Since software quality has traditionally been a “time-boxed” exercise, it’s foolish to expect that accelerating the SDLC will magically yield better results from a quality perspective. Learn how a Development Testing Platform helps organizations accelerate the delivery of top-quality applications.

A Business View of Continuous Delivery [Guest Blog]

by Dhruv Gupta (Dir of Prod. Marketing, Perforce)

An interesting article came out recently, “Why Continuous Deployment may mean Continuous Disappointment for your Customers.” It correctly identifies the human need for a shiny, new thing every so often. And it argues that the practice of continuous deployment could lead to disenchantment with incremental updates. The article cites examples of companies whose customers were left disillusioned by incremental additions or subtractions to existing capability

2014: The Year of Continuous Delivery [Guest Blog]

by Steve Brodie (CEO, Electric Cloud)

Learn why Electric Cloud CEO Steve Brodie anticipates that 2014 will be the year of Continuous Delivery.

Parasoft Development Testing Platform Data Sheet

Parasoft Development Testing Platform (DTP) eliminates the business risk of faulty software by consistently applying software quality practices throughout the SDLC.

Theresa Lanowitz on Solving Age-Old Problems in the Enterprise [Guest Blog]

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor, Skytap)

Theresa Lanowitz discusses “Extreme Automation: Software Quality for the Next Generation Enterprise” in this interview with Skytap’s Noel Wurst. Learn how service virtualization and other extreme automation technology help organizations overcome traditional age-old computing problems.

Development Testing for Embedded Systems

Parasoft Development Testing Platform (DTP) for embedded systems enables teams to produce better code, test it more efficiently, and consistently monitor progress toward their quality goals.

Introducing Parasoft PIE

As the heart and soul of the Parasoft Development Testing Platform, see how Parasoft’s Process Intelligence Engine (PIE) transforms data into a system of decision, delivering actionable tasks that help development teams mitigate risks before they progress to the next stage of the SDLC.

Parasoft Process Intelligence Engine (PIE)

How do you accelerate the SDLC without sacrificing safety, reliability and performance? The answer is PIE: Parasoft’s Process Intelligence Engine – a first of its kind solution that applies advanced analysis techniques to identify business risks and reduce the costs associated with software failures

[INFOGRAPHIC] Is Software Development Meeting Expectations?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Software is increasingly critical to an organization’s competitiveness, but the applications being developed consistently meet business stakeholder expectations only 17% of the time. What’s the problem…and what’s the secret to ensuring that expectations are met?

Rollback as a Quality Strategy: The ‘Pink Slime’ of Continuous Delivery

SD Times by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Users may not appreciate being the guinea pigs in your continuous delivery testing process. Organizations leveraging their unconsenting and unaware users as QA are the equivalent of the meat industry using pink slime: It’s an unpleasant business reality that they would prefer to keep hidden.

The Cost of Quality: It’s More Than You Think

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

The cost of quality isn’t the price of creating quality software—it’s the penalty or risk incurred by failing to deliver quality software…

Parasoft C/C++test

Part of Parasoft’s Development Testing Platform, C/C++test prevents bugs from being injected into your code by enabling a full range of static analysis, flow analysis, metrics analysis, unit testing and peer review assignment, presenting results within your IDE on your desktop.

Parasoft Development Testing Platform

To ensure quality earlier in the compressed software development lifecycle, Parasoft offers the most comprehensive and complete open development testing solution. Parasoft’s Development Testing Platform integrates with all development components, helping developers perform tasks (such as unit testing, static analysis, source control, etc) earlier in the SDLC when costs and risks are lower. This ultimately saves time and increases productivity during the QA process, while maintaining the security and quality required.

Parasoft Embedded Development

Parasoft Development Testing Platform seamlessly integrates into any embedded development environment and automates continuous software quality activities such as Static Analysis, Unit Testing, On Target Testing, Coverage Analysis, Peer Review or Runtime Error Detection. It offers full capability and traceability to comply with Automotive (ISO 26262 & MISRA), Medical (FDA & IEC 62304), Aerospace & Defense (DO 178B/C) Standards, providing software engineers with rich centralized data from diverse infrastructure components.

Software Developers: Frontiersmen of the Business

by Adam Trujillo (Technical Writer)

Like the early American settlers, software developers require tools and resources to ensure that they thrive in a harsh environment

Why a Development Testing Platform Makes Business Sense

Learn how implementing a policy-driven Development Testing Platform aligns business expectations with development allowing businesses to reduce risks, ensure compliance with industry and regulatory standards, and address issues of privacy, security, and other development issues.

Keeping Bugs Out of Your Code – Why you Need a Development Testing Platform

Learn how a Development Testing Platform helps organizations consistently and continuously apply development testing activities that beef up application security, maximize performance, and prevent bugs from infiltrating your code.

Introducing Parasoft’s Development Testing Platform

Learn how Parasoft’s Development Testing platform integrates the industry’s broadest array of Development Testing practices within a policy-driven development process.

The Benefits of Policy-Driven Development

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Adam Trujillo (Technical Writer)

Policy-driven development can help businesses align software development activities with their business goals.

In the News: Static Analysis, Service Virtualization, Requirements Traceability

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

A round up of some recent articles about static analysis, service virtualization, defect prevention, and safety-critical development.

Great Expectations for Development—with Policy Automation

SD Times by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Automated policy enforcement and monitoring brings law and order to the development environment, reducing rework and focusing limited resources by ensuring that your expectations are enforced in a standardized way across the development group.

Inomed Medical Device Testing Case Study

Inomed wanted to streamline the risk management processes they established for IEC 62304 medical device software certification. Learn how they increased efficiency through automation—and also achieved full requirements traceability.

Software Development Standards Compliance Starter Kit

This 25 page eKit introduces proven strategies for controlling safety risks and complying with FDA, DO-178B, MISRA, JSF, PCI-DSS, ISO, IEC, or other guidelines.

Managing Manual Testing

Professional Tester by Marek Kucharski (President Parasoft SA, VP of Dev)

Explains how to make manual testing as traceable, auditable and integrated with development as automated testing.

How Can Test-Driven Development (TDD) Be Automated?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Explores how automation can make Test-Driven Development (TDD) less painful and more valuable.

Software Development Productivity Audit

by Marc Hamilton (Hamilton Management Consultants)

An independent audit found that Parasoft’s development team is 8-15X more productive than the industry average.

Safety-Critical Development Starter Kit

This eKit introduces proven strategies for controlling safety risks and complying with DO-178B, MISRA, JSF, ISO 26262, IEC 61508 or other guidelines.

Parasoft SDLC Productivity Audit

by Adam Kolawa (Co-Founder and CEO)

An independent audit found that Parasoft’s agile development team, using Parasoft’s application lifecycle management solution (Concerto), is 8-15X more productive than the industry average.

New SD Times Articles on Software Development Management

Introduces 2 SD Times articles: one on how to increase software development management and one about the Parasoft Concerto ALM platform.

Software Development Management: Optimizing Project Task Management

By Adam Kolawa (CEO and Co-Founder)

How software development project task management improves development and QA productivity.

Four ways to increase productivity

SD Times

The software development life cycle is riddled with inefficiencies; this article introduces 4 ways to achieve astonishing increases in productivity

Code Review and Requirements Review: Automating Human Review Tasks

By Adam Kolawa (CEO and Co-Founder)

How to automate human review processes such as peer code review and requirements review to increase software development productivity and defect prevention.

Software Development Management: Meeting Expectations

By Adam Kolawa (CEO and Co-Founder)

How software development teams can satisfy management’s expectation about what defines a completed requirement.

Achieving Software Development Productivity Naturally

By Adam Kolawa (CEO and Co-Founder)

Explains how to achieve greater levels of developer productivity with a natural software development management process.

Software Development Process Improvement: The Time is Now

By Adam Kolawa (CEO and Co-Founder)

Why and how to optimize the software development processes to improve quality and efficiency—even while rapidly evolving applications in response to constantly-changing business needs.

Wipro Development Testing Case Study

To remain competitive, Wipro needed a more efficient and cost-effective way to maintain the exceptional quality standards that they pride themselves on. Find out how an automated testing infrastructure helped them achieve their quality objectives while reducing testing time and effort by 25%.

Cisco Static Analysis Case Study

To comply with corporate quality and security initiatives, Cisco Systems adopted static analysis, unit testing and code review. Learn how they automated these practices and seamlessly integrated them into their existing processes to deliver compliant code without impeding productivity.

Development Testing Platform User Testimonials

Read what customers had to say about Parasoft Development Testing Platform.

Automated Defect Prevention Introduction

This booklet introduces the key concepts featured in the book AutomatedDefect Prevention: Best Practices in Software Development.It is designed to provide you an overview of what Automated DefectPrevention involves and how it can benefit your development team.

Rethinking Software

Forbes

Explores why writing and fixing applications remains a persistent pain point for most companies.

How to Fix The Productivity Problem That’s Killing the Software Industry

CIO

Antiquated software development methods strangle innovation and hobble business recovery effort. It’s time that IT departments boost development productivity and it’s not that hard.

The Next Leap In Productivity

This book explains how to survive in today’s economy by making IT more productive, then leveraging that into improved productivity at the enterprise level— resulting in dramatically reduced operating costs.

Software Quality Needs to be a Continuous Process

SearchSOA.com

Explains how establishing a continuous process that helps the team build quality and security into the software not only reduces defects and debugging, but also optimizes QA time and significantly improves team productivity.

Tackling Quality Challenges in Distributed Heterogeneous Systems: An Organizational Perspective

SearchSOA.com

Takes a high-level look at the quality challenges of distributed systems and proposes an approach to minimize the challenges in terms of how the teams are structured. It promotes a framework for collaboration and information sharing, as well as visibility from a quality perspective.

How Better Software Can Save the World

CIO

Achieving a quantum leap in IT productivity isn’t merely possible, it’s absolutely essential.

Building a Testing System for SOA

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Where is the best place to begin when building a testing system for SOA?”

Parasoft Support for IEC 62304 Medical Device Software Certification

Find out how the Parasoft Compliance Solution helps organizations adopt practices for IEC 62304 compliance in the least burdensome manner.

Whipping the QA Process Into SOA Shape

E-Commerce Times

Details strategies to improve the QA process for SOA by providing visibility and promoting bottom-up quality.

Change Code Without Fear

Dr. Dobb's Journal

Explores how behavioral regression testing provides a fast and easy way to determine if code modifications change or break existing functionality.

Who’s Responsible for SOA Quality in a Service-Oriented Architecture?

SOA World Magazine

Discusses how the complexities of the SOA environment impact development and QA roles and responsibilities.

Defect Prevention

Visual Studio Magazine

Use Automated Defect Prevention as a software management strategy that increases application quality through process improvement

Unlocking the Power of Automation

SOA World Magazine

Discusses how Automated Defect Prevention (ADP) an approach to software development and management that makes quality a continuous process throughout the software development lifecycle gives developers more time to focus on the creative tasks they enjoy most.

Software Quality is a Continuous Process

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

As the diversity of tools used in software development has grown, best practices for managing the development process have often lagged. A more comprehensive infrastructure is needed for projects to regularly succeed.

Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs API Testing Case Study

The Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs was assigned to roll out the Netherlands’ new personal ID system–a high profile initiative with little margin for error. Learn how they met ambitious objectives for this advanced system within a demanding timeframe.

What Is the Best Measure of Software Development Productivity?

ECN

Defines a simple yet effective productivity metric: the total number lines of code in the organization divided by the number of people who are working on that code.

Software Development: Then and Now

Dr. Dobb's Journal

Reflects upon how developers today struggle with the same essential challenges that troubled us 20 years ago: assessing the impact of code changes.

Establishing an Infrastructure for Productive Development

Java Developer's Journal

This article explains how five industry-standard practices reduce the amount of avoidable waste in the software development process, enabling developers to satisfy business goals without compromising their craft.

Automated Defect Prevention: Best Practices in Software Management

This book introduces Automated Defect Prevention (ADP): a practical approach to software management through process improvement. This strategy is enabled by an infrastructure that automates repetitive tasks, tracks project status, and provides instant access to the information needed for informed decision making and process improvement.

Automate regression testing

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Given the amount of different technologies our company is trying to make work together is there any way to automate regression testing?”

Quality Assurance for SOA Through Process Cadence

The SOA Magazine

Explores what’s needed to bring an organization’s quality process in alignment with the world of SOA.

SOA versioning best practices

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Can you recommend any versioning best practices for SOA/Web services?”

Taming the SOA Beast

eCommerce Times

Explains how a visible and measurable quality process mitigates risk, increases trust and ultimately promotes reuse.

OSS: A Tactical Plan for Building Applications

SOA Web Services Journal

Answers the questions: How can you take advantage of Open Source when you’re building applications? Are there any dangers involved in using Open Source?

Making the Right Software Investment

Enterprise Architect

Explores how to narrow down you options, assess your software of choice, and reduce the risk of failure.

Achieving Quality with SOA

ebizQ

Argues that to ensure secure, reliable, compliant SOAs, the SOA quality process must morph towards the quality process used for embedded systems.

Trusting Reusable Business Components in SOA and Web Services

SOA World

Explains why the success of SOA depends upon an implementation plan for a robust and objective quality process.

United Guaranty Static Analysis Case Study

Software defects were resulting in sporadic downtime for United Guaranty’s applications, disrupting the business processes that relied on them. Learn how they established a continuous quality process that not only addressed these availability problems, but also saves them more than $400,000 annually.

Choosing the Best Testing Tools to Increase Project Productivity

SOA World

Explains how to choose testing tools that increase productivity by helping the team prevent errors from the earliest phases of the software development lifecycle.

Making Your Testing Technologies Work for You

Wrox Press

Outlines policies for getting the most out of your testing technologies.

Making Your Automated Build System Work for You: Example

Wrox Press

Provides examples of how those build best practices can be applied to an actual build process.

Establishing a Foundation for Improving Software Quality

Enterprise Systems

Explains how optimizing group culture, source control, and automated builds lay the foundation for developing quality software.

Making Your Regression System Work for You

Wrox Press

Explains how to ensure that your regression system will identify all actual code base regressions as soon as possible — without reporting false positives.

Making Your Automated Build System Work for You

Wrox Press

Provides tips for ensuring that your automated build process provides early detection of incompatible changes in the application components, ensures that the application continues to run as expected, and detects any errors introduced by newly integrated code.

Making Your Bug Tracking System Work for You

Wrox Press

Outlines what type of information should be entered into a bug-tracking system during development and after code freeze, and how to use the information when designing future product versions.

Making Your Requirements Management System Work for You

Wrox Press

Introduces requirements management tips that help you determine whether a requirement is truly implemented.

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