Southwest Airlines is the latest in many occurrences over the past several months to experience a “software glitch” disrupting their service. United Airlines has taken a hit because of their several disruptions over the summer due to software glitches. Several passengers interviewed said this was the last straw and they were leaving the United brand as their preferred airline ...Continue Reading →
According to an NBC report, the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration announced Friday that the automaker had surreptitiously equipped its diesel vehicles with software designed to recognize when those products were being tested on a dynamometer, essentially an automotive treadmill. ...Continue Reading →
This year PSC hosted a summer intern program, which included the opportunity to participate on the blog. As the first generation that is “fully connected” from birth, these young adults consider technology as another appendage and have much higher expectations for the products they live by on a daily basis. The post below, from one of our interns, Dorothy, gives me hope that millennials care about their data and privacy – not just having the latest must-have gadget ...Continue Reading →
[SOFTWARE IS THE CAR] – Waking up and dragging yourself out of bed on a Monday morning is hard enough. Imagine, on the long, road-rage-inducing ride to work, your car is suddenly taken over by a remote hacker and you lose control. Your brakes stop working, your car starts turning, and maybe you even lose control of your radio – now ...Continue Reading →
Back in January 2015, Osterman Research published a whitepaper, “The Need for Improved Software Quality.” It was a great read, so I wanted to share a few of my favorite “moments” from it, as well as some of my own thoughts.
#1: Fewer than one in five of the organizations surveyed viewed security as the most important ...Continue Reading →
This past weekend, my wife and I went to visit our local jeweler to have our wedding bands repaired after many years of wear and tear. The owner of the store is your typical small business jeweler. He opens and closes his store, mops the floors, cleans the jewelry – and everything in between, including managing his own IT infrastructure.
My wife and I were the only ones ...Continue Reading →
Read Robert Cross’ Article on StickyMinds here: http://www.stickyminds.com/article/being-devil-s-advocate-software-qualityContinue Reading →
What is Cyberspace?
The notional environment in which communication over computer networks occurs.” What is the difference between reality and cyberspace? I contend that there is ...Continue Reading →
I am a big believer in setting goals, both short-term and long-term. This provides a structured strategy and defines the low-level tactics required to meet objectives. Once these goals are established, I have laser focus and, at times, have blinders on. This focus and drive has been primarily a blessing, but sometimes I lose perspective.
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