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Want Quality Software? Focus on People and Processes -- Not Technology

If your goal truly is quality software delivery, don't get distracted by the tech -- your team and the processes they implement are what will make the biggest difference.

Survey: Security Processes Lacking in Corporate Application Development

According to a report by Creative Intellect Consulting, 59 percent of enterprise development teams are not following quality and security processes "rigorously" when developing new software.

Free Aldon Agile Manager Now Does Windows

The formerly Linux-only Agile Manager project management application from Aldon is now available for Windows.

Google Takes 'Contract' Extensions for Java Open Source

Google recently open sourced its Contracts for Java (Cofoja) tool under GNU LGPL.

Survey: Dev Outlook Shifting

A survey by ALM provider Serena Software indicates that dev organizations are shifting focus from cost cutting to improving application delivery.

New Oracle SQL Data Modeler Integrates Subversion

Oracle on Monday released a new version of its SQL Developer Data Modeler that integrates the open source version control software Subversion.

7 Key Factors for Successful Agile Development

Expert Lisa Crispin offers her top tips for successful agile development and testing.

CollabNet Launches ScrumWorks Pro into the Cloud

In mid-November CollabNet announced ScrumWorks Pro 4.5, an Agile project management tool that can be hosted in the cloud.

Serena Launches New Strategy, Products

ALM provider Serena Software launches new corporate strategy and Release Management Solution tooling.

SmartBear Releases ALM Tools

Recent merger with AutomatedQA and Pragmatic Software power the release of SmartBear's QAComplete, DevComplete and other service-based ALM solutions.

CollabNet Further Embraces Cloud with Codesion Acquisition

CollabNet made a self-described "aggressive move" into cloud-based developer services recently by announcing it is acquiring Codesion, which hosts software version control services such as Subversion.

Code2Cloud: Tool Suite To Smooth Cloud Path for Java Devs

VMware last week announced an upcoming suite of cloud-based ALM tools for Spring developers.

Parasoft Adds Manual Testing to Agile Tool

Parasoft recently announced it has added manual testing integration to its Concerto for Agile software development and management tool.

Seapine’s Agile QA Tool Adds Load Testing for Web Apps

Seapine Software recently announced a new version of its quality assurance/testing software that includes the ability to load test Web applications as part of the Agile development process.

SpringSource Releases Hyperic Update

VMware's SpringSource group has released a major upgrade of its Hyperic custom-app management and monitoring technology for virtualized Java applications.

Dev Trends for 2011

The dog days of August are a good time to take stock of some of the major themes and trends likely to shape the development space toward the end of 2010 and into 2011.

Collabnet Pushes Agile ALM into the Cloud

Application lifecycle management (ALM) provider Collabnet rolled out a new version of its flagship TeamForge ALM platform this week, as well as a general-availability release of its free Subversion Edge product.

Developers Say Time Constraints, Poor Testing Top Project Challenges

In a new survey, more than half f application developers say they don't have enough time to complete their work and nearly a third said testing is their top challenge.

New Platform Integrates Testing into Dev Lifecycle

Parasoft's Test is designed to provide "end-to-end visibility" for those using the company's existing products like Jtest.

CollabNet Ties ScrumWorks Agile Tool To ALM Platform

CollabNet on Thursday announced a new version of its Agile project management tool, ScrumWorks.

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