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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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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Functional Testing with DevTest Framework from CA Technologies

Functional Testing with DevTest framework from CA Technologies allows QA, development and business analyst teams to fully test dynamic web sites and Rich Internet Application (RIA) browser interfaces, as well as directly testing the many building blocks that exist below the UI. With CA Application Test, all of the heterogeneous components the team needs to […]

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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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G’Day, Mate: How SV keeps systems humming for an Australian energy giant

We all know the inconvenience of being without electricity even a few minutes in our homes. The pain can be even more acute in our businesses — every minute in the dark is dollars out the door. Now, imagine the pressure on an electricity provider that must keep services flowing to 1.3 million metered gas and […]

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Service Virtualization: Aiding DevOps, automation and digital transformation

What key role can Service Virtualization play as your company works toward DevOps? How can SV help you avoid automation disaster? Those questions and more are answered in this latest roundup of what people around the web are saying about SV. Enjoy! Service Virtualization is a key to DevOps implementation Android developer Malik Abualzait wrote […]

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Five surefire predictions for enterprise technology in 2017

It’s the end of 2016, and already the web is filled with enterprise technology predictions for the new year. Here are five of our favorite predictions for 2017, and a look at how each one reflects the need for companies to improve their development and testing processes: IoT Interoperability: As InfoWorld recently predicted, “All the major […]

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IS DELIVERING VALUE TO THE USER, ON TIME, AND WITHIN BUDGET AN INCOMPATIBLE TRIAD?

This blog touches on many of the themes which test consultant Paul Gerrard and I will cover in our upcoming webcast “Transform Your Testing for Digital Assurance”. To find out more and book your place, please click here. The Standish Group’s Chaos Report has always made for uncomfortable reading for anyone responsible for software projects. […]

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