June 22, 2021
Robson Grieve

With COVID-19 exposing vulnerabilities in organizations around the world, the cost of technical debt faces businesses across industries and geographies — 69% of IT leaders identify technical debt as a major threat to their companies’ ability to innovate, according to The Growing Threat of Technical Debt, a recent report released by OutSystems ...

June 21, 2021
Walter Capitani

Static application security testing (SAST), which scans code to find vulnerabilities and bugs, is increasingly considered a best practice for detecting problems early in the development cycle. However, to gain broader adoption both within an organization and across the industry SAST must overcome several barriers based on lingering perceptions. Let’s look at these in more detail ...

June 17, 2021

The Technology sector is a standout which, in a year of disruption and change for every business, 69% of IT professionals saw growth above or in line with expectations, compared to 55% across other sectors, according to the latest State of Database DevOps survey from Redgate Software ...

June 15, 2021
Assaf Morag

Organizations of all sizes and industries are increasingly adopting cloud native approaches. The benefits to the business are enormous, but at the same time, the transition introduces new threats and a wider attack surface. New research from Aqua Security reveals that organizations struggle to keep pace and to detect and secure the ever-growing attack surface. In fact, findings from Aqua's 2021 Cloud Security Report: Cloud Configuration Risks Exposed, showed that 90% of companies surveyed are vulnerable to security breaches due to cloud misconfigurations ...

June 14, 2021
Dylan Barrell

When it comes to digital accessibility — making sure your website, mobile site, app or content is convenient and easy to use for people with disabilities — great progress has been made with automated testing. Deque Systems recently conducted a study that found the total number of digital accessibility issues which can be identified through our automated technology is 57% ...

June 10, 2021
Brian Johnson

If security teams cannot prioritize or secure their Kubernetes deployment, the entire cloud application stack and larger organization are at high risk. When not protected, attackers are able to take advantage of cluster settings and escalate privileges to gain full control, which can result in company breaches and the exploitation of private data. Cybersecurity teams should follow these steps to better protect their data stored in the cloud from attack ...

June 09, 2021
Valerie Silverthorne

In 2020, while a pandemic raged and teams everywhere learned how to work remotely, something rather unexpected happened to DevOps: it grew up. Teams stopped talking about DevOps and simply started doing DevOps, bringing in "big guns" technologies, new ways of thinking, and making huge breakthroughs in everything from release times to automation, new technology adoption and code quality ...

June 08, 2021
Michael P. Morris

The gamification of work enables individuals to showcase skills and demonstrate value in ways previously unavailable to employees and employers ...

June 07, 2021
Michael P. Morris

Gamification is serious business. While the term artfully captures the fun of scoring points and competing against others (and ourselves), gamification is driving profound economic and cultural changes in how human beings perceive and pursue work ...

June 03, 2021
Jayne Groll

While coding and software development will likely always play an important role in any organization, low-code/no-code tools have the potential to shift IT's approach to software delivery. I asked several DevOps Institute Ambassadors to weigh in on how they think low-code/no-code is shaping the future of software development. Here are key insights they shared with me ...

June 02, 2021
Rob Mason

Plenty of organizations are already underway with shift-left testing — i.e., conducting the testing of features immediately after they are coded — according to a survey of more than 1,800 QA, product, engineering and DevOps professionals and practitioners around the world on the topic of shift-left testing, conducted by Applause ...

May 27, 2021
Stewart Dunlop

Agile philosophy always puts people over the processes, thus more and more companies nowadays want to hire specialists with strong soft skills, because they are much harder to develop than closing some technical gaps that come with the experience. So here we go with the top 5 soft skills that are critical for a developer working in Agile environments ...

May 25, 2021
James Hoshor

Low-code tools have matured over the past few years but still have some limitations in their ability to develop, deliver and maintain complex enterprise business applications. It is important for businesses to really evaluate and select a platform that both aligns with their strategic application delivery drivers and mitigates risks. Here are some key features and capabilities that you should look for in your low-code development platform ...

May 24, 2021
Kassidy Kelley

Business software tools need to meet consumers with better products. Software testing with enterprise specific strategies can improve app user experience. After research and examining real world case studies, we found these three best practices that translate the unique facets of business software testing into best practices that provide a competitive edge ...

May 20, 2021

For modern organizations, having a highly connected IT environment is essential. 97% of IT leaders believe it would be beneficial to combine the utilization of APIs, microservices and integration, while only 1% say that they do so already, as revealed in a recent survey conducted by Software AG ...

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Jayne Groll
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May 24, 2021
Kassidy Kelley
Testlio
May 13, 2021
Eran Kinsbruner
Perfecto by Perforce
May 10, 2021
Valerie Silverthorne
GitLab
May 06, 2021
Tim Perry
Cloudreach
May 04, 2021
Jon Edvald
Garden.io