Should software engineering be a profession? This is not an easy question to answer by any means. To better understand the question, we should first understand what the term engineering actually means, and how, if at all, it applies to the process of soft
By Josh Ryder for SecurityPortal
There is a growing trend among computer scientists and programmers alike to call themselves "software engineers," a term that whi
Are We Engineers?
The primary argument against software engineering as a profession was perhaps summed up best by Dan Motyka in his April 1999 message to APEGGA members when he stated that "use of 'software
Why Software Development as a Profession Is a Good Idea
Problems of software crashing, removing information or even just having unintended or undocumented side effects have plagued consumers since the beginning of t