Blog analysis

Code analysis prevents hidden security risks

Ensuring security in software means starting at the source code: Developers must build security in from the start. Organisations too often focus on repairing damage post-breach and fixing bugs after launch. Greater attention to security in the earlier stages of software development is needed. It would greatly reduce the percentage of successful attacks, and minimize damage when malicious hackers do…

Stephen Morrow

How to handle privacy issues in IT projects

New privacy laws have made it mandatory to consider any privacy issues in any IT project. In this blog posts we provide several examples of hidden privacy issues in software projects, and explain how a project manager can handle these issues.

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Financial project analysis with NPV

Reducing a software project to a financial number like NPV and IRR might seem like a shallow way to look at a project, and thus not agile. It turns out however that such a financial analysis can be very helpful to find out what a project really is about. This year we added portfolio management…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Using Microsoft Visual Studio code metrics for better code quality

Writing code that is easy to understand and maintain is important. Using code measuring tools makes this a whole lot easier. Microsoft’s IDE Visual Studio contains useful code quality analysis tools that can be easily enabled. This guide tells you how to get started.

Joost Schalken-Pinkster

Cyber security trend analysis – network scanning data

The number of malware-treats, viruses and other cyberattacks reported in the media is on the rise, due to two factors: the media have become more aware of the important real world impact of cyber criminals, and international police officers are getting better at capturing large criminal networks. But does this mean that cyber crime is…

Sieuwert van Otterloo