NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Couchbase, Riak, Cassandra, etc…) are getting more and more visibility in software development discussions and conferences. The last Methods & Tools survey wanted to know if organizations were using NoSQL databases.
Software maintenance is an important, but rarely discussed, activity in software development. In its last poll, Methods & Tools asked the question: “What part of your software development budget is devoted to maintenance (enhancing deployed software)?”
As mobile computing is becoming more and more important in software development, XBOSoft is organizing a survey to assess the state of software testing and quality assurance for mobile apps. The purpose of this survey is to collect data on how different QA organizations conduct mobile testing and QA and to analyze and present this […]
From the extensive format of UML use cases to the minimal guidance of the Agile user stories, there have been many attempts to formalize the expression of software requirements. However, the free text is still the form that is used by a majority of software development organizations.
The last Methods & Tools poll asked the following question: “Does your project use a software tool to plan, estimate and track project activities?” The good news is that most of the participants use a tool to manage their software development projects as only 19,5% operate without software.