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October 21, 2020
Neil Kinson
Redwood Software

One of the main challenges for IT operations and DevOps teams is how to build a QA and testing schedule for software and code that changes every day. And how do you put things into production without breaking current customer requirements? While DevOps has all the tools it needs to develop, test, ship and containerize software, a lack of governance and orchestration can make it difficult to address these challenges ...

October 15, 2020
James Isaacs

The practice of "shift-left testing" has gained a foothold among DevOps teams that seek to leverage the benefits of early-stage software testing. Why is it that the same concept of continuous testing post-production and post-deployment, a strategy of "shift right testing," hasn't received the same recognition from DevOps community? ...

October 14, 2020
Bob Davis

One way you can increase efficiency and ensure that processes are running smoothly is with the implementation of value stream management (VSM). Adopting this approach can make a significant impact at every level of a business, improving collaboration and visibility for the benefit of all ...

October 13, 2020
Gaurang Torvekar

In the scramble to keep operating as country after country went into lockdown, one thing was apparent — those organizations that had invested in their technology, that were further along on their digital transformation journey, were the ones that coped best with the disruption of the pandemic ...

October 08, 2020
Andy Smith

Over time, applications have evolved from simple lines of code to a universe full of interconnected machines and systems powering continuous integration and continuous delivery. Software-defined data centers where "infrastructure as code" models are being used to deploy virtualized systems hosted on-premises as well as in cloud IaaS service environments have created challenges for DevOps and security teams ...

October 06, 2020
Antony Edwards

Before the pandemic, Gartner predicted that by 2024, low-code development would be responsible for more than 65% of application development. With workers distributed and organizations now reliant on digital, this trend looks set to accelerate ...

October 01, 2020
Noel Wurst

As businesses worldwide rely heavily on digital tools and reimagine modern commerce amidst a global pandemic, APIs have become the unsung hero of the digital transformation. Regardless of what tools a business chooses, APIs have enabled millions to transition from work to home, provided connections that let disrupted supply chains be rapidly recreated into new partner ecosystems, and as the backbone of online commerce, are the reason businesses sustained customer engagement through this unprecedented time in history ...

September 23, 2020
Ameet Naik

Web application developers often rely on open source libraries and third-party scripts in order to innovate faster and keep pace with evolving business needs. Often added without approvals or security validation, these scripts and libraries — collectively referred to as "Shadow Code" — introduce hidden risks into the organization and make it challenging to ensure data privacy and to comply with regulations ...

September 22, 2020
Priya Vasantha

Even as the software testing industry evolves, there exists a situation what I'd call "scattered islands," in terms of differing levels of maturity and capability across the entire testing landscape. Many enterprises are deploying testing practices that require intensive time and effort, while also facing increased pressure to do more and work faster. Automation is impacting all the phases of software testing, from test planning to defect analysis and repair. And the industry has just scratched the surface ...

September 17, 2020
Mark Levy
Micro Focus

In this digital economy, enterprises must compete through faster software innovation. DevOps practices allow faster innovation with less risk and accelerate application delivery, but, scaling these practices in hybrid IT environments without compromising quality, security, and availability presents major challenges. Most organizations have made the decision to implement DevOps, but still struggle to scale across the enterprise. How do you know your DevOps transformation is on the right track? ...

September 10, 2020
Chandra Shekhar

The entire objective of DevOps was to bring myriad cultural philosophies, practices, and tools under the same roof so that organizations could deliver applications, products, and services at high velocity — to better serve their customers and gain a competitive edge. However, in truth, adopting a DevOps approach, and to capitalize on its benefits, offers a multitude of concerns — it's easier said than done ...

September 09, 2020
Ravi Lachhman

The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has introduced a bevy of new challenges that developers have never encountered before, from company-wide shifts to remote work, budget cuts, layoffs, and salary freezes. Product development has never been more important to a company's survival, which makes the overall satisfaction of today's developer workforce critical ...

September 02, 2020
Jie Yu

As companies look to further harness the power of cloud native, however, they are adopting open source technologies at rapid speed, increasing the number of clusters and workloads. Understanding how to manage cluster sprawl and the challenges this is creating for your organization is critical to keep in mind when scaling a cloud native infrastructure. Here are the 3 ways that cluster sprawl is detrimental to your business ...

August 25, 2020
Rod Cope

Microservices have changed software development and promise powerful benefits. For some organizations, microservices enable the agility that modern software development needs. However, it is a big step: some organizations have already struggled with Agile and DevOps adoption: microservices are an even bigger challenge ...

August 20, 2020
Taylor Armerding

To make DevSecOps more effective and address both the speed and security pressures, development and security teams need to understand each other better. For developers, that means understanding how applications can be exploited — the OWASP Top 10 is a good start ...


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