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Dynamics of medical device evolution: VDC

This report discusses how the dynamics of medical device evolution drives the need for effective static code analysis.

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Improving software by reducing coding defects

This report discusses how investing in defect detection and prevention enables companies to catch defects early, limit their financial impact, and institute a proactive approach to defect prevention.

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The value and importance of code review: Forrester

This exclusive study commissioned by Klocwork and conducted by Forrester Consulting provides valuable data and insights that will help you benchmark and improve your peer code review practices, including: top code review challenges; respondent's feedback on code review benefits, frequency, and technologies; and recommendations on modernizing code reviews.

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Improving software by reducing coding defects

Software coding defects increase the cost of development and support, tarnish a company's reputation, and limit revenue opportunities. This research report from the New Rowley Group discusses how investing in a defect detection and prevention solution enables companies to catch defects early, limit their financial impact, and institute a proactive approach to defect prevention.

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Intel Tech Journal: Embedded Code Migrations

Migrating embedded software to Intel® architecture always requires an evaluation of code compatibility and dependencies between the existing code base and the Intel platform.  Particularly in cases where the code base is a large, complex, legacy system - or a system hardcoded for big-endian memory - it is critical to understand the scope and eliminate the risk of the migration. This article on page 138 of the Intel Technology Journal describes how C/C++ source code analysis can help with architecture migrations.

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Costs of multicore/multiprocessor development: VDC

This exclusive report, using data from VDC Research's 2010 Embedded Engineering Survey, highlights the new realities of developing software for multicore and multiprocessor architectures. Get the report and learn how growth in these advanced platforms is introducing a new set of challenges for embedded software engineering teams, impacting project schedules, and causing cost overruns.

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Dynamics of medical device evolution: VDC

Embedded software development teams are striving to meet growing market demands while juggling increased software complexity across globally distributed teams. Nowhere are these challenges more amplified than in the medical device sector, where resources are limited, yet code complexity is growing at one of the fastest rates in the industry.

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