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.

Software Quality Gets VIP Treatment at the AIP 7.3 Action Forum & Launch Party

Avenue of The Americas in New York was awash with software quality metrics and quotes Thursday night as we celebrated our Software Quality Action Forum and AIP 7.3 Launch Party at the Eventi Hotel. Continue reading

Launch Party Wrap-Up: Software Risk Management Goes to Broadway

With the cost of U.S. data breaches increasing nine percent from last year, and the news of Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel announcing his resignation amidst the fallout of their massive credit card breach, every IT organization has software risk management top of mind in 2014.
Last month, at The Art Directors Club in New York, we held an application risk launch party for our new Application Intelligence Platform equipped with a sophisticated Application Analytics Dashboard. The updated interface will equip IT executives with actionable insight into the security, performance, robustness, and changeability of their most critical business applications across their portfolio.