Post by Ben Fry and David Rigler (thank you)
Almost daily we’re subjected to newspaper headlines calling out the troublesome, inconvenient and sometimes devastating consequences of software failures.
Whether obtaining a bank balance, insuring a car, communicating with friends and family, trading stocks, or booking a holiday, it’s clear that software reaches into all aspects of our lives. It has become a critical enabler for organisations wanting to reach out, communicate with and sell to their target markets.
Developing correctly functioning software is, however, not a straightforward undertaking. With the rise of increasingly complex IT systems, the speed of technological change, and the potentially damaging effects of a software ‘glitch’, the need to assure quality is more important than ever.
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