Archive for the Software Development Lifecycle Category

Security: The New Imperative in Software Development

Discussions regarding the importance of software security are nothing new. However, given the escalation in both the number and intensity of cyberattacks, and the fact that even decade-old vulnerabilities are still being exploited, the importance of security has never been greater. For application developers, the stakes are

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Metrics versus KPIs—and the Importance of Understanding the Difference

In a recent blog, I provided an introduction to reporting and offered suggestions to help software professionals determine if their teams are using reporting effectively. I followed that up with a discussion of the importance of, and processes involved in, developing a functional reporting framework. Today, we

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