• Performance Engineering Skills: Raising The Bar

    Posted on November 23, 2003 by Admin

    Note: This is an article originally written by James Pulley for 11/23/2003 and has been migrated to the Northway Solutions Group web site.
    It is unfortunately clear that everyday more and more people enter our quality assurance profession with very little software architecture of engineering background to draw from. This is bad enough on the functional side, but is getting darn near catastrophic on the performance side. And, by the way, this is for all vendors, not just Mercury. It just may be more apparent here due to Read Entire Entry

  • Performance Testing Center of Excellence: Part 1

    Posted on November 1, 2003 by Admin

    Note: This article was originally posted on, and has been migrated to the Northway web site to maintain the content online.
    In 2002, after reviewing the new launch of the Business Technology Optimization (BTO) initiative by Mercury at their Worldwide User Conference, I had the same feeling as when I first heard about .NET or “web services”. It was supposed to change the world, but no one could really explain what it was. I could parrot what I had heard, but it was not a revelation to me. This year, at the 2003 Mercury Read Entire Entry