A recent article from James Powell of Enterprise Systems magazine on software quality -- it's a Q&A format with yours truly providing the A.
The gist: Moving beyond software testing to understand and measure the structural quality of the entire software system is the key to preventing software glitches.
Check it out here: Improving Software Quality
Erik Oltmans, an Associate Partner from EY, Netherlands, spoke at the Software Intelligence Forum on how the consulting behemoth uses Software Intelligence in its Transaction Advisory services.
Erik describes the changing landscape of M & A. Besides the financial and commercial aspects, PE firms now equally value technical assessments, especially for targets with significant software assets. He goes on to detail how CAST Highlight makes these assessments possible with limited access to the targetâ€™s systems, customized quality metrics, and liability implications of open source components - all three that are critical for an M&A due diligence.