Key Points dalla CAST CIO CONFERENCE 2015

Giovedì 11 Giugno 2015 ha avuto luogo la IV Edizione della CAST CIO Conference. Ringraziamo i numerosi aderenti alla manifestazione che hanno contribuito al successo di questo evento consentendoci di analizzare, traendo spunto dai più recenti  casi di malfunzionamento di applicazioni “mission critical”, le strategie di prevenzione dei rischi attraverso la misurazione della qualità strutturale degli asset applicativi critici.

CRASH Report: Customized SAP Apps Increase Application Risk, Decrease Business Performance

Companies worldwide use SAP, but SAP by itself does not resolve all of an organizations issues. As a result, a number of organizations need to customize SAP applications to suit their purposes, but this has met with mixed results.
CAST today released the results of the 2014-2015 CRASH Report for SAP, which revealed more than half of those organizations opting to customize SAP applications have encountered increased application risk, additional software risk management costs and disruption of critical business processes.

We’re Growing! Vishal Bhatnagar Joins CAST

Vishal Bhatnagar joins CAST, as head of Operations for the UK and Ireland, from IGATE, a leader in IT services and consulting. During his seven years there, Vishal was able to grow his portfolio from $3M to $45M and developed the company’s first ever full managed services deal. With such a breadth of industry and SI experience, including working at MBLOX and Comverse, Vishal is a vital addition and will prove to be an asset in enhancing CAST’s position in the UK and Ireland.

For further details on Vishal Bhatnagar and his position at CAST, the original press release can be found here or follow him on twitter @bhatnagar_v.

Key Points dal 1° Evento Metrico 2015 GUFPI ISMA

CAST ha partecipato al 1° Evento Metrico 2015 organizzato dal GUFPI ISMA, associazione di riferimento nazionale per la misurazione del software in Italia, tenuto a Roma lo scorso 14 Maggio.
La conferenza ha visto la partecipazione di Cast sui seguenti 3 topics:

We’re Growing! CAST Welcomes Telecom & Emerging Markets Sales VP, Kevin Quick

CAST has made a recent addition to its North America team with Kevin Quick, who will be responsible for North American communication providers and emerging markets, as new VP Sales, Telecommunication and Emerging Markets. With over 30 years of experience and a record of vitalizing business operations and exceeding sales expectations, Kevin is a welcome addition to CAST. His expertise in systems integration and telecommunications will be truly valuable to CAST in North America.

If you would like to connect with Kevin in person, you should attend CAST’s DC Sustainability and Productivity -Workshop & Networking Event on June 2nd, 2015.

How Software Can Improve with Automated Software Analysis and Measurement: IV Edition CIO Conference

On May 13th, a group of IT executives highlighted the importance of these software analysis and measurement in order to maintain software quality standards and to uphold a healthy and efficient relationship with business stakeholders and application service providers.

Code Quality: CISQ Standards Create Roadmap for Better Software

Software glitches aren’t really news but now we’re seeing software flaws that can cost an organization over $100 million due to poor code quality. This past year we’ve seen major technical and retail brands suffer extensive financial and reputational damage from software disasters – driving software issues out of the back office and into the boardroom.
Dr. Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, and Executive Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) recently spoke to SD Times about the current state of software quality, and the internationally accepted standards that are revolutionizing how the world builds quality software.