Category: Industry News

Load Testing Fails Facebook IPO for NASDAQ

Are you load testing? Great. Are you counting on load testing to protect your organization from a catastrophic system failure? Well, that’s not so great.

A Crash Course on CAST’s New CRASH Report
p>Last week, CAST issued a report on the summary findings of its second annual CAST Report on Application Software Health (aka CRASH), which delves into the structural quality of business application software. The report has earned significant coverage throughout the technology media, including InformationWeek, InfoWorld and Computerworld, as well as the Wall Street Journal.

London Bourse is Falling Down – Time to Analyze Its Structure?

This morning’s news was rife with accounts of the London Stock Exchange Group being forced to halt trading on its main market due to a technical fault in its barely two-week-old MilleniumIT trading system.  This is yet another example of the need for pre-deployment analysis of structural quality.

Trends From the Gartner Vendor Summit 2010

I've been surfing the booths at the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit in sunny, gorgeous Orlando (check out some pictures on Twitter).

To mark the event, CAST is giving away an iPad. To enter the drawing, take our sourcing survey.

Cloud Computing – Why Now?

The financial markets have their secular cycles. Technology has its S-curves of adoption. Problem is, it's impossible to tell when that S goes from under-performing little bottom coil to the roaring top of the lucrative cobra head. If you're baffled, have a look at these S curves and you'll know what I'm talking about.