Infoscope Source can assess software product quality, whether it is a new development, application maintenance, internal or outsourced.
Applications are assessed according to standardized characteristics such as maintainability, portability, functionality, reliability, etc.
Software quality standards are implemented, for instance: ISO/IEC 9126, SQALE, HIS, GSWS, etc.
The role-based dashboard gives a synthetic view of the key indicators.
Information is accessible within 3 clicks, from the global project rating to the line requiring correction.
History enables indicators and findings over several runs to be compared, displaying quality development over the deliveries, helping to anticipate any potential non-compliance.
Automate quality audits
Infoscope Source enables source code quality audits to be automated, revealing all findings and violations.
Ada / C / C++ / C# / Cobol / Java / Java Script / PL/SQL /
ABAP / PHP / Python / VB /
.net / Shell, etc.
A set of specific rules is supplied for each language. These can be enhanced or adapted according to specific project characteristics.
Enforcing clearly identified rules contributes to improving the developer’s training.
The Web-based interface enables end-users to browse the details of each finding and visualize the related source code.
The plug and play approach makes Infoscope Source easy to integrate into your system. It enables key indicators from any already-in-use tools to be collected and consolidated, thereby obtaining a high-value analysis. Infoscope Source supplies many data providers for systems such as : checkers, dynamic analyzers, bug trackers, change or requirement management systems, etc.
The concept of Technical Debt
Because of its simplicity and convenience, the concept of Technical Debt has quickly become a benchmark indicator for managing application development projects. Infoscope Source determines the Technical Debt and generates action plans according to remediation factor and violation severities.
A turnkey solution that, measures and controls development quality: Technical Debt calculation and implementation of the standardized calculation method: SQALE (Software Quality Assessment based on Lifecycle Expectations).
A user friendly rating system, denoted by a graded color chart with letters from A to G, just like Energy Performance Certificates together with workload estimation in man-day, currency or any self-defined unit.
Fast identification of risks and quality issues within a project portfolio, thanks to a double drill-down from quality characteristics and/or artifacts such as project, package, method or function.
Indicators can be consolidated with other data, for instance, implemented project requirements, documentation quality, test campaigns, etc.
Optimized and unbiased action plans can be generated to reduce your projects’ Technical Debt.
Project control and action plan conception
Beyond a metric and shared vision of applicative quality, Infoscope Sources allows the automatic generation of quality improvement plans.
The variety of information generated throughout the quality process is automatically processed to identify critical failures.
Once it has been associated with a mastered quality assessment model, the Infoscope Sources decision engine allows you to determine automatically the priority actions required to reduce the technical debt.
The selection of critical defaults allows you to build the ideal “to-do list” based on factual elements adapted to project constraints. Infoscope Sources interfaces itself with the greatest variety of change management tools in order to enrich the developer’s backlog automatically.