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April 30, 2017
Test automation is not as far along as we'd thought, Agile and DevOps aren't making software development easier and management is still everyone's biggest problem. Those are just some of the ...
March 27, 2017
Learn five ways to reduce technical debt and the high cost of rework in Agile and DevOps software development. Five software pros share their best practices.
February 24, 2017
LogiGear, a software test automation company, looks for market expansion through three new channel alliances; other IT channel news from the week.
November 08, 2016
There's no better time to institute DevOps best practices than during a broader disruption from a merger and spinoff, according to two large organizations, which tell their tales.
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Automated testing ranges from rapid unit tests to production-mimicking performance tests. If you're deploying new code frequently, make sure you have the right test automation. Continue Reading
The agile test automation pyramid is a graphical strategy guide for implementing automated software testing. The model splits types of testing into three layers based on the return on investment (ROI) offered by automating that particular type. Continue Reading
There's no silver bullet for fostering DevOps adoption in a large enterprise, but a single application's quality results can be the tipping point to get the rest of the organization on board. Continue Reading
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From automated functional testing and test case management software to bug tracking tools, software testing has many facets. See which types of software and which products fit your needs. Continue Reading
Expert George Lawton discusses the best ways to plan out a mobile test strategy that works for your business goals. Continue Reading
Using DevOps for networking means using the tools IT teams employ for testing and applying those principles to networking. Continue Reading
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Technology trends from no code platforms to advanced automation promise to transform the IT department role and the skill sets CIOs need to pursue when hiring staff. Continue Reading
Get a better understanding of software testing automation. Learn about adoption practices, testing tool trends and how moving away from manual testing can impact software testers. Continue Reading
One of the simplest ways to describe the responsibilities of an IT professional is to say they ensure the disparate parts and pieces of the infrastructure work well together. On any given day, you'll find administrators and engineers matching application needs to physical resources, sorting out compatibility requirements or simply making sure users have access to the right systems and not to the wrong ones.
When new technologies or strategies emerge, IT professionals naturally want to know how the new thing can best integrate with what they already have rather than throwing the baby out with the bathwater. A rip-and-replace approach is not only disruptive, but it can also be wasteful and time-consuming. One such example is the adoption of bimodal IT, where companies maintain two independent modes of delivering IT services. In "Not so fast," contributor Alan Earls explores how companies are using a bimodal approach to balance the need to maintain stable systems with ever-growing demands to innovate. However, accommodating new technologies or processes by creating a separate delivery pipeline can also be problematic.
When two seemingly competing technologies actually work better together, it's a welcome relief to IT professionals engaged in the daily struggle to make the pieces fit together.Continue Reading
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How can organizations get the most out of their software testing with the least amount of effort? Here are some best practices on how to sidestep these common automated acceptance testing traps. Continue Reading
Outsourcing software development can stressful. Information system architect Brad Irby provides six steps to approach it. Continue Reading
To make sure their cloud applications are secure, IT teams should prioritize security early on in the DevOps process -- a model known as rugged DevOps. Continue Reading