12 Continuous Testing Resolutions (with Service Virtualization) for 2018

The idea of continuous testing has been brewing as a new paradigm for complementing DevOps, continuous integration and continuous deployment CI/CD. While CI/CD promise faster software, the enterprise risks its brand reputation and financial impacts if this speed does not come with better software quality. Implementing processes around continuous testing can help maintain quality at […]

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Continuous Testing, and the Mind-Boggling Magnitude of Its Importance

Ready for your mind to be blown?  Take a look at these stats below (which come from David McCandless of Information is Beautiful).  A million lines of code seems like a lot.  If printed, a million lines of code would take up 18,000 pages of text. That’s 14 times the length of War and Peace.  But […]

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New Features vs Fixes: What’s Driving Releases Today (and Why the Formula Needs to Change)

  How’s your software factory running these days? Are you keeping up with agile development cycles? And by keeping up, I don’t mean just in velocity or volume, but in the quality of the applications. Delivering fast and frequently can adversely affect the quality of the code getting released, as well as expose debilitating friction […]

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Speed Up the Application Delivery Pipeline by Using Virtual Services for DevTest

Use test automation and virtual services to emulate your testing environment across the development lifecycle that can help overcome testing challenges and accelerate delivery. One of the more pressing challenges to development and QA teams is the inability to quickly and efficiently test the components they are working on. Time-consuming manual testing processes, manual test […]

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Insanity: Building software like we always have

  Albert Einstein had a lot of bright ideas, but his definition of insanity — “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” — has a particular relevance when it comes to software. Since the dawn of computer programming, code has mostly been developed in the same old, expensive, flawed way: build, […]

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Age of Automation promises big business advantages — if you’re ready

When it comes to automation, the future is already here. You might already have suspected as much, but a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute confirms it. And, if your company is not ready to capitalize on opportunities to automate — and to integrate automation with existing technology — you stand to lose out […]

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How a DevOps revolution supercharged IT at Brazilian telecom giant OI

Large companies are sometimes last to adopt change. Perhaps it’s because big operations have so much more at risk, or maybe it’s because the old adage is true about the difficulty of turning large ships. Whatever the case, Brazilian telecom giant OI is proving the adage wrong, at least when it comes to IT. Alcino […]

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Stop dragging your feet. Research proves test automation works.

If your company is dragging its feet on software test automation, a recent report from a pair of academic computer scientists might provide the ammunition you need to confront the C-suite and get things moving. The academic paper, by Divya Kumar and K.K. Mishra of the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology in India, was […]

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