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...]

Top 5 Reasons to Stop by Booth #663 @ IBM InterConnect

IBM InterConnect officially kicks off today! We met several of you last night at the Open Tech Summit where Tony Tam, VP of Swagger Products, announced the Open Source Swagger UI and Editor.  We’re looking forward to meeting even more of you over the next few days. We … [Read more...]

Collaborator – The only code and document review tool that integrates with GitHub, GitLab and Atlassian’s Bitbucket

We are happy to announce the latest release of Collaborator! Our development team has been busy building some great integrations with three of the largest repository management solutions. With this release we enhanced our integrations with GitHub and Bitbucket and added … [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...]

The Hidden Time-Saving Benefits of Code Reviews

Physical labor is one of the most strangely enduring mental models for knowledge work. Directors and managers of software development the world over reactively employ it when nudged out of their comfort zones, for instance. "What do you mean 'pair programming' -- we'll … [Read more...]

How to Ensure the Quality of Your Microservices Architecture with Peer Code Reviews

Over the past few years, a growing number of companies have made the move from a monolithic to microservices architecture. The list of companies that have made the switch include: Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, and PayPal. A microservices architecture consists of smaller … [Read more...]

How to Get People to Review Your Code: 4 Ideas that Actually Work

On the journey of my career, the variety of stops has been numerous and eclectic. On the subject of code review alone, I've seen the gamut. I've worked in an environment that prided itself on mandating that every line of code, written anywhere, must be reviewed by … [Read more...]