THE DEATH STAR: AN AMBIGUOUS REQUIREMENTS ISSUE?

You read it right! I’m not convinced that an architect left a thermal exhaust port on the Death Star without a reason. Could the most powerful battle station in the galaxy really have been destroyed due to an ambiguous design? I’m sure in the Star Wars universe they have very sophisticated engineering design processes and […]

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How your company can become a modern software factory

Today we’re living in a world of overturned apple carts, where nothing is permanent. Trends, from politics to social and business trends, routinely turn in an instant. Unexpected change is our constant companion. In such a world, businesses face a stark choice that should not be so difficult: Learn to adapt on-the-fly, or die. Unfortunately […]

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Legacy is Our Legacy

After our Halloween webcast “Tales in Testing – Paranormal Service Virtualization Use Cases,” I discovered the terrifying truth that I’m officially a millennial (by 13 weeks). At the same time, if I had been an information technology (IT) system that was delivered over four decades ago, I would have most likely been written in Cobol […]

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Continuous Delivery: You’re Doing It Wrong!

I see many successful DevOps teams (yes, there are quite a few already!) at a point in their journey where they have learned to work together as one, without any walls between them, and are now focused on increasing delivery speed. That’s when they put Continuous Delivery (CD) at the top of their agenda. When […]

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