From The Editor

Regretfully, we have had to postpone the QESP Australian Conference on Software Management  (ACOSM13.) Apologies for any inconvenience this has caused. The Conference will now be held as ACOSM14 on Thursday 10th April 2014, at the Justice & Police Museum, Circular Quay, Sydney, with a pre-Conference Reception on Wednesday 9th.  The ACOSM14 Theme is ICT Innovation Today: The Opportunities and Threats in Software Management  and the topics and speakers have been chosen to give insight and practical advice on current issues. Topics include Mobile Devices & Apps, Cloud Services, Big Data/Analytics and New Ways of Working.

To View Programme, Purchase Tickets or read more about ACOSM14 click here.

Special Free Offer

For non members, we have a special free offer. To ensure wide participation we invite all ICT practitioners to register with QESP for a free temporary membership until 31 December 2013, which provides full access to our website, regular receipt of the QESP Newsletter, and discounts on admission to special events, including ACOSM 14. (For any new or renewing members who wish to pay the normal membership fee  prior to 31 December 2013, your membership will be valid until 31 December 2014.)

Current Issue

Articles in the current Issue cover:

Software Testing Debates Part 2- Cloud and Mobility Testing

“Are our current software testing approaches wrong for cloud and mobility testing?”

Considerations for Software enabled “Activity Based Working”

“When considering workplace transformation and a move toward flexible and activity based working, unfortunately, it is not as simple as just buying or updating technology or installing software.”

Testing Google’s ‘Drunk E-Mail’ Protector

“So when I heard that Google had unveiled a new feature called Mail Goggles that is designed to stop you from sending embarrassing e-mails while drunk by requiring you to do math problems, my first thought was, That’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard. My second thought was, I want to try it.”  


Ted Smillie

QESP Chairman