BEA Systems vs Oracle: the Players and the Eventual Winners

The offer made by Oracle to buy BEA Systems for $17.00 a share (total value $6.6 billion) is one that could change the current state of the software development market. Currently BEA Systems’ board is refusing the proposal, stating that it undervalues the company. The stock market thinks also that the price …

Fall 2007 Issue of Methods & Tools published

In this issue you will find an article on how to measure the progress of your agile projects, a framework for the transition to lean configuration management, practical advice on how to implement retrospectives at the end of you software development projects and a presentation of Microsoft’s Software Factories concept. …