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7 Lessons Agile Can Teach Us about Leadership | Page 1

“But the Agile Manifesto is just for developers! Why are we covering it during a leadership workshop?”<p>This stance can be common, especially when …

Leadership

Developing a Secure and Scalable Web Ecosystem at LinkedIn

Key Takeaways<p>Perform gap analyses when evaluating new technologies<br>• Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration models can mitigate and prevent …

How Testers Can Start Thinking like Users

When it comes to what testers should focus on, people always say you have to think like a user. Aleksis Tulonen used to think he was good at doing …

Application

Is security killing your digital transformation?

Hackers love traditional security. So do your competitors. Want to ruin their day? Forget what you know about how faster development increases risk. …

It's Not the End of the World

Your Agile Projects Need Continuous Feedback | Zephyr

The beauty of Agile development lies in self-correction and adjustment. When development runs into obstacles, they can quickly be identified and …

Project Management

5 Principles for Using Agile Team Metrics Responsibly

With the transparency of agile and the granularity of team-based metrics, it's important to be responsible in how you use your measurements. There …

Project Management

Taking an Application-Oriented Approach to Cloud Adoption

Key Takeaways<p>An infrastructure-centric approach to cloud adoption won't generate the massive benefits you hope for.<br>• Don't be afraid to use first-party …

Industry Spotlight: Three disruptions to ALM — and how machine learning could help

Application delivery teams and the application lifecycle management tools they use are reaching a breaking point as they struggle to support …

DevOps

Test Coverage in the Age of Continuous Delivery | Page 1

In the bad old days, we would have a testing phase that could last for weeks or months. We’d start out just testing and finding bugs, but eventually, …

Software Development

Marriage of AI and test management | Zephyr

There is a revolution today in how industries make decisions based on data mining. This revolution is happening in every industry, including retail, …

Performance At Scale: Can JIRA handle 10 million issues? | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Stefanie Chernow, Content Manager at Valiantys. Valiantys is a partner of Zephyr and empowers</i> …

Decoding AI and test management | Zephyr

There is a revolution today in how industries make decisions based on data mining. This revolution is happening in every industry, including retail, …

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> …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Software

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 …

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> …

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> …

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 …