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Agile for the non-technical | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is</i> …

Project Management

Common Continuous Delivery Challenges--and How To Overcome Them | Zephyr

An agile process is any approach that promotes frequent interaction between an IT department and business users, and tries to regularly build, test …

DevOps

5 Ways Agile Development Changed QA

Agile development practices were designed to help businesses get to market faster. Around the turn of the millennium, a now well-known group of …

DevOps

What are the key drivers to successful enterprise IoT development?

As IoT moves beyond pure data collection how do companies stay on top of this market and pull the most value from it?<p>We sat down recently with three IoT authorities from Nokia: Khamis Abulgubein, IoT market development for automotive and transportation; Lee L’Esperance, IoT business modeling and …

Internet of Things

How Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Integration Changed Software Architecture | Page 1

By Josiah Renaudin - May 10, 2017<p>You can't talk about modern software development and testing without bringing up modern techniques and concepts like …

DevOps

The next big cloud migration: Software development

Nearly every company today embraces cloud. According to the 2017 State of the Cloud Survey by Right Scale, 95 percent of organizations use cloud in …

DevOps

Recap: Atlassian Summit Europe 2017 | Zephyr

¡Gracias to everyone who visited our booth! The Atlassian Summit Europe 2017 was a blast and we can’t wait until the US Summit in our hometown, San …

Atlassian

Get enterprise test management with Zephyr | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Chris Bland, CEO of BDQ. BDQ is a partner of Zephyr and its data profiling product called BDQ</i> …

Project Management

How manual exploratory testers find more bugs using service virtualization | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Wojciech Bulaty is a senior software developer at WB Software Consultancy. WB Software</i> …

Software

Join Us at Europe Atlassian Summit 2017! | Zephyr

Hola and bienvenido! Save the date because we can’t wait to see you at the upcoming Europe Atlassian Summit 2017! Zephyr will be attending the event …

Splitting agile stories | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is</i> …

9 ways to ease the transition from waterfall to agile | Zephyr

The rise of smart devices and mobile applications have made software development approaches of the past unviable. While waterfall practices are a …

The role of unit tests in test automation | Zephyr

Unit testing is a software development and testing approach in which the smallest testable parts of an application, called units, are individually …

From ITIL Release Management to DevOps: Making Sense of the Space | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Sam Fell, VP of Marketing at Electric Cloud.</i><p>As more organizations are moving from traditional …

How to write agile test case requirements | Zephyr

One of the main tenets of agile methodology is to begin software testing as early as possible in the development process. This is different from the …

The future of IoT testing | Zephyr

The Internet of Things could turn out to be the biggest software development and testing opportunity of all time. While IoT devices such as phones, …

How DevTestOps helps overcome continuous testing challenges | Zephyr

Continuous testing is a key element in successfully implementing a DevOps pipeline. Continuous testing, which is often called shift-left testing, is …

DevOps

A mobile test strategy for DevOps | Zephyr

<b>Mobile is Taking Over</b><p>According to the November 2016 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, global smartphone subscriptions are expected to almost …

DevOps

3 ways to optimize regression testing | Zephyr

Testing was often a one-off event that happened at the end of a project before it was delivered into production. However, with the inception of agile …

Don’t Lose Sight of Agile by Going Agile | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is</i> …

Project Management

Getting the most from JIRA reporting and dashboards | Zephyr

Software development projects include numerous factors that must be considered, but it can be difficult to stay up to speed with everything absent …

Project Management

Reinventing QA in the DevOps era | Zephyr

Documentation and testing are two activities that have traditionally been give short shrift on software development teams. Documentation, in the form …

DevOps

Agile strategies for managing bug fixes | Zephyr

Experienced quality assurance professionals know that there are numerous tradeoffs in delivering high-quality software on time and budget. The …

DevOps

How to write a great software test plan | Zephyr

Testing has become a critical part of the software development lifecycle, especially as agile practices and functional builds become the norm across …

Project Management

When are you ready for test automation? | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Chelsey Lang, Clearvision. Clearvision is a partner of Zephyr that helps software teams and IT</i> …

DevOps

How to budget for test automation | Zephyr

According to this year's World Quality Report 2016-17, which is based on a global survey of 1,600 CIOs and IT leaders conducted by Capgemini, HP and …

DevOps

What is data-driven automation? | Zephyr

There are a number of routes that developers and quality assurance teams can take to leverage automation in their operations. Data-driven automation …

DevOps

Information Architecture in Agile Projects | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is</i> …

Project Management

How to choose the best test management tool for DevOps | Zephyr

Picking the wrong testing tool can be a big waste of time and money. If you choose a test management tool that isn't in tune with where your …

DevOps