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Development Testing – ¡Viva la Revolución! – with Aviva and SQS!

On Thursday 21st March, Coverity and SQS hosted a breakfast briefing at the Mercer Restaurant in the heart of London’s Financial District, under the theme of “Development Testing – ¡Viva la Revolución! – The Revolution in Software Quality Services Starts Here”. The event featured leading “revolutionaries” of development testing, Ben Riches (Director of Shared Development Services…

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Volatile software in volatile markets: A menacing cocktail of risk

This week’s Coverity blog highlights the need for Development Testing & Software Code Governance in the Financial Services Sector. Many Financial Services firms have already cottoned on to the benefits of Development Testing (Risk Mitigation, Revenue Growth & Reputation Protection). Others have not. In addition to the following blog, click here to download a copy…

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Thelma, Louise and Open Source for International Development

Coverity Chaired a Discussion on Open Source Software Quality at UN Conference in Geneva, Switzerland on 14-18 May 2012, showcasing the Coverity SCAN initiative. For the corresponding Press Release, click here. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) is a unique two-phase United Nations (UN) summit that serves to progress the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through the global…

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Coverity Person of the Year for 2011

Taking a leaf from TIME, at Coverity we looked at the candidates for person of the year for software development in 2011. It has been an interesting year, and we had a strong set of candidates to pick from. Here are the nominees: Nominee #1: Code Governance Management If you are not yet convinced about…

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The need for speed…at the expense of security?

The Software Integrity Tour continues, this time across the pond in EMEA.  First stop – London.  We hosted a roundtable with a variety of financial services institutions to discuss key topics related to software risks and development best practices.  We talked about the internal drivers for development teams within financial services, and not surprisingly, the…

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How to work better with the open-source community

Coverity Chief Scientist and Co-Founder Andy Chou recently started a fantastic discussion on EBN Online on the topic of ‘How to Work Better with the Open-Source Community’. The comments on the blog clearly indicate that it is a subject that everyone who uses open source, i.e. every group that does software development, cares about. As users of…

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Every developer in the software supply chain is critical to your business success

This almost sounds like a movie plot. In early January, Microsoft started investigating customer complaints that their Windows phones were sending and receiving “phantom data” and increasing their phone bills. Consumers complained about their phone transmitting up to 50MBs a day and running over their allocated bandwidth caps. Eventually Microsoft’s search led them an unnamed third-party software…

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