Business execs, shadowed by electronic and paper trails, are demanding better software quality assurance. The challenge is defining quality metrics that developers and enterprise users can agree on.
Gartner analyst Ray Valdes recommends orgs focus on usability and user-centric design from the start of any AJAX project.
Business rules management technologies, which separate the logic behind a business decision from the mechanics of carrying it out, simplify development and promise business users greater ability to manage changes to business processes.
Although SOAs built on open-source apps are still
rare, they’re inevitable for the same reasons open-source Web and app servers have become the
platforms of choice for other development projects.
If there’s a constant in this month’s issue, it’s that big-time enterprises are looking for service-oriented architectures to give them the ability to float and sting like Ali.
Some level-headedness on the role that specs play in programming
Ubergeeks Hold Forth at RSA
A couple of examples of "learn as you go" UIs in action
The beta release of some truly ground-breaking, ultra-hi-tech software is met with... bickering about the license.
Less is more, except when what's there is already too little (as in most existing UIs)
What we can learn from Garfield’s abject un-funniness
Gates Packs ‘em in; McNealy Shows up with a Message
Two options for running Linux on your Windows desktop
Info security geekfest runs concurrently with open-source business show
Interview advice for the perplexed
Pros and cons of a central component repository for Java