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December 11, 2017
Matt Hilbert
Redgate Software

The benefits of DevOps are potentially enormous, but simply identifying the benefits is not enough. A faster time to market may be a good customer story, but with no directly measurable monetary return, the value of DevOps can still be questioned at board level. Businesses want more than promises if they are to sign off on financial decisions: they need to know the Return on Investment (ROI) as well, with facts and figures that demonstrate what they will gain ...

December 07, 2017
George Wainblat
Unbound Technology

Modern businesses are migrating to a cloud-based model for hosting sensitive data to reap the benefits of agility and cost savings as well as to keep pace with customer demand. Cloud-Native methodologies such as DevSecOps, continuous delivery, containers and micro-services are essential building blocks in the digital business revolution. However, moving information and technologies from hardware to software poses a security concern – translating to a top challenge for both IT and the C-level, as applications built on top of micro-services and containers in a Cloud-Native environment utilize a wide variety of secrets for their proper functioning ...

December 06, 2017
Gabe Gambill
Quorum

There was a time in cybersecurity strategy when most IT leaders considered perimeter and endpoint guards like antivirus and authentication controls to be the sum of network protection. But as attacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, leaders and DevOps teams have been focusing on the role of backup and disaster recovery in mounting a strong defense ...

December 04, 2017
Paola Moretto
Nouvola

In this blog I will summarize and share with you some wisdom about the biggest problem – okay, problems – in the field of software testing right now. While this is not an exhaustive list, these four bad habits have emerged as the predominant themes ...

December 01, 2017
Justin Collier
SmartBear Software

The majority of testers – 63 percent – are responsible for both API and UI testing, according to the State of Testing 2017 Survey conducted by SmartBear Software. With the growth of methodologies like Agile and DevOps, testing teams have been shrinking and the line between roles increasingly blending ...

November 27, 2017
Amir Rozenberg
Perfecto

It has been argued that Dev and Ops teams should work more closely together for some time. For many, the benefits of a closer relationship are clear, and the debate has moved on from if to how, but for lots of companies there are several types of walls to tear down ...

November 22, 2017
Michael Hackett
LogiGear

November 20, 2017
Yann Guernion
Automic Software

DevOps must also be seen as a bottom-up process. In other words, if we consider DevOps, we must also take very serious look at "OpsDev" ...

November 08, 2017
Jean Louis Vignaud
CA Technologies

Mainframes may be legacy, but they still run a lot of business. With so much in play, businesses run a great risk when practices for maintaining and developing on mainframe remain largely the same despite the rest of the organization undergoing significant change to keep pace with the latest DevOps trends ...

November 03, 2017
Andrew Marshall
Cedexis

It's 3:47am. You and the rest of the Ops team have been summoned from your peaceful slumber to mitigate an application delivery outage. Your mind races as you switch to problem solving mode. It's time to start thinking about how to make this mitigation FUN! ...

November 01, 2017
Bob Davis
Plutora

Throughout the software development and delivery process, each team plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the end result is exactly what is needed. However, all too often the software testing team, who come in towards the end of the cycle, is labeled as a bottleneck that slows down the process. But it is always important to see both sides of an argument and understand the pressures put on the testing team ...

October 30, 2017
Michael Hackett
LogiGear

These horrific events have been recounted by real-life testers ...

October 26, 2017
Michael Hackett
LogiGear

October 24, 2017
Chris Wysopal
CA Veracode

A new report by CA Veracode found that 88 percent of Java applications contain at least one vulnerable component, making then susceptible to widespread attacks. This is in part because fewer than 28 percent of companies conduct regular composition analysis to understand which components are built into their applications ...

October 23, 2017
Mark Schwartz
Amazon Web Services

DevOps poses a unique challenge and opportunity for IT governance. Traditionally we have governed IT in terms of projects. DevOps offers us a very different manner of execution. It is flow based, with new requirements being pulled into a pipeline, worked on, and deployed quickly to users ...

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