Sewing a Digital Thread Through Your Product Development Process

For some industries, quality management is different. If you are not able to establish sufficient internal governance around your product development process, you are out of the market. If you are a supplier, your customers will move to another Original Equipment … [Read more...]

Racing Towards Self-Driving Software & the Internet of Cars

Fundamental Change on the Horizon How do cars talk to each other today? One driver can honk at another. It’s pretty crude. That is quickly changing though - and, for the most part, that’s a good thing. Cars are becoming complex computers, expected to drive … [Read more...]

The 4 Keys to Smarter Document Review

So, let’s say that you are a product manager at a company that builds medical devices and you are about to take on a big project. Your team is developing a new blood glucose meter, targeted primarily towards individuals with Diabetes. Where do you start – and who do you … [Read more...]

How to Assess the Value of a Code Review Culture

In manufacturing, getting to an ROI is pretty cut and dry. What are the cost of the materials, how many products will that yield, and what can we sell it for? Calculating the value of a collaborative culture and a strong peer review practice isn’t quite as intuitive. When … [Read more...]

Code and Document Review Gets More Seamless with Collaborator 11.1

More intuitive and efficient, Collaborator 11.1 is the latest release from SmartBear Software’s dev collaboration team. As always, we listened to what our users had to say and introduced new features and functionalities to make Collaborator an even more seamless code and … [Read more...]

Webinar: Fortifying a Culture of Collaboration in Highly Regulated Industries with Code and Document Review

Do you work in aerospace, automotive, medical, or another highly regulated industry? If so, you know firsthand how difficult it can be to encourage teams to work together. Ensuring software safety and quality through collaboration is a critical component to maintaining … [Read more...]

Heart Test Laboratories Reduces Code Review and Test Review Timeline by 70%

In 2016, after $15M and eight years of invested time, research and development on Heart Test Laboratory’s product, MyoVista, was completed. Their next challenge: getting the low-cost, accurate screening test that helps asses heart disease to market as fast as … [Read more...]

SmartBear’s Collaborator Increases Efficiency and Output of High Quality Software for Corovan

Corovan, provider of quality moving and storage services to California businesses since 1948, found themselves relying heavily on individual developers for many of their projects. While the developers’ output was exceptional, isolated islands of information and … [Read more...]

How Code Review Has Helped Save 7,514 Lives

I stepped off the train and the first thing that hit me was the smell. It was as if I had walked into a flower shop. I made my way off the platform and started the 0.6 mile walk to the 22-acre facility; it felt like I had stepped back in time. As I strolled along the road I … [Read more...]

4 Unexpected Benefits of Reviewing Legacy Code

Legacy code is sort of like your house's crawlspace. It tends to be a repository for things that mattered to you in days past or items needed for special occasions. The code sits there, largely unnoticed. Until such time as an odd change or a production bug causes you to … [Read more...]