White Papers

Outside the Utility Box

Posted on February 18, 2015

This white paper looks into the impacts of big data, especially within the utilities industry. We also explore the opportunities and challenges of big data, and how organizations can look to solutions used by other industries to leverage big data to make better, more informed and more timely business decisions.

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Avoid Disposable Development With the 5-Ities

Posted on November 25, 2014

This white paper offers some guidance and questions to ask about the five crucial failure points of software development. Investing in and specifying these crucial non-functional features or “-ities”—usability, maintainability, scalability, security and reliability is often what separates successful projects from the failures.

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9 Rules of Software Testing

Posted on April 29, 2014

This white paper offers some guidance on key principles to consider when software testing — from strategy to tactics. Applying these rules to your testing processes can help to ensure that your testing efforts result in the best possible outcome, rewarding you with the highest-quality product in the shortest reasonable time frame.

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