Welcome to QESP
QESP is a specialist group of practitioners wishing to share their experiences and learn from others in the area of Software Quality, Software Process and Software Metrics. Amongst our members we have some of the best known experts in this field. It is a national organisation and may have international members.Learn more about QESP
By Georgia Institute of Technology - Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Until now, assessing the extent and impact of network or computer system attacks has been largely a time-consuming manual process. A new software system being developed by cybersecurity researchers will largely automate that process, allowing investigators to quickly and accurately pinpoint how intruders entered the network, what data they took and which computer systems were compromised.
By University of Illinois College of Engineering - Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Designing apps for maximum utility is mostly a hit or miss process, according to researchers. There are only limited guides to what works and what doesn’t. Scientists would like to change that, and they believe it is possible with the recent release of Rico, a huge database of mobile app designs.
By Ted Smillie - Monday, November 27th, 2017
Our August 2017 issue had a reprint of a 17/08/2017 article in The Mandarin by NSW Department of Education, titled AI, automation & 21st century skills needs: what do they mean for education? That article concluded “There is little doubt that for today’s kindergarten students to succeed in tomorrow’s more complex world they will need […]Tags: 21st century skills, Communication skills, Digital age, Digital disruption, Digital literacy, Employability, Employment, Stem, STEM jobs
By David Donaldson - Monday, November 13th, 2017
Australia is vulnerable to emerging methods of interference by foreign states such as economic blackmail and the type of cyber attacks Russia has used against other countries, warns a new paper published by the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.
While asylum seekers coming by boat, terrorism and a naval attack by China are the three most commonly named security problems named by members of the Australian public, they “are not the main security threats to national wellbeing that Australia and its regional partners now face,” writes Professor Greg Austin in a chapter on cyber security.Tags: Cyber Crime, IT Security, Security