Testing


Latest Lessons from Japan on Agile

Warning to IT – the Japanese industry that gave us the seeds of modern software development methodologies (Lean, Agile) are seeing their models fail. Why? In part, they reduced testing, cut skilled, experienced personnel in favor of less expensive labor, and essentially rubber-stamped inspections (or worse). Lesson: modern methods don’t […]


Where’s AEGIS? January 2018

In January 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: January 9-12: CES 2018 January 15-19: IHE Conectathon January 27-28: FHIR Connectathon January 27-February 2: HL7 Working Group Meeting We look forward to demonstrating and discussing interoperability with you!


Discussion: Open Source or Commercial Security Software?

Last month I attended a cybersecurity networking event through which I had some intriguing discussions. One such discussion occurred when I asked a security professional what type of tools they utilized to which he replied “We use more open-source tools such as OWASP Zap.” I responded “Are you concerned with […]


Touchstone and FHIR Testing at DevDays 2017

Back in January of this year at the HL7 FHIR Connectathon 14 held in San Antonio, TX, I began discussing with the folks from Furore the possibility of presenting at their upcoming FHIR DevDays 2017 event. This was after my Saturday morning breakout sessions at the Connectathon where I gave […]


Where’s AEGIS? September 2017

In September 2017, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: September 9-10: HL7 FHIR Connectathon September 11-14: HL7 Working Group Meeting We look forward to promoting interoperability among systems and connecting with you!


Test Like You Mean It

Tonight begins the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for our hometown Washington Capitals. They have no doubt spent the past few days furiously practicing in preparation for facing the reigning champs, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It occurs to me that as they have practiced, their coaches didn’t […]


AEGIS DIL Nominated for ACT-IAC Award

AEGIS.net, Inc. has been selected as a finalist for the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) Igniting Innovation 2017 Showcase for our Developers Integration Lab.  The Developers Integration Lab (DIL) was selected as a finalist from over 100 submissions by a panel of government and industry evaluators.  ACT-IAC invited […]


How to Save Money on Interoperability

Saddleback Leather Company makes some pretty high quality leather bags/cases and other products (disclaimer: I neither own stock in the company nor any of their products; however, I am partial to the Thin Briefcase, size medium, color black and my birthday is coming up).  Not only do they make good […]


Should Health IT be Interested in Blockchain Technology?

Over the course of the last several years a new commerce has sprung up seemingly overnight which offers to support a global currency called Bitcoin.  The underlying technology which is used to support  and secure Bitcoin transactions, similar to ATM withdrawals or ACH/Wire payments, is called Blockchain technology.  The premise […]


FHIR Testing and Lift-Off to the HL7 Conference

The AEGIS FHIR Team continues to make enhancements to the Touchstone Project and its Test-Driven-Development (TDD) integrated ecosystem. The Touchstone Project is an AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) initiative – a next generation Open Access / Cloud-based Testing Platform which applies Conformance and Interoperability testing capabilities against the HL7® FHIR® specification. […]