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April 24, 2023
Dotan Nahum
Check Point Software Technologies

Open source isn't a strategy, it's a philosophy of collaboration. It's the fabric of millions of commercial projects in industries like FinTech, IT and AI. But there's something curious about open source — it makes up the majority of codebases, so surely the packages have hundreds of eyes keeping watch on their security posture? Unfortunately not ...

April 18, 2023
Stephen Feloney
Perforce Software

To understand the ever-changing testing landscape, we surveyed hundreds of DevOps professionals for our fourth annual 2023 State of Test Automation report. This year's report sought to uncover the top testing trends, developer challenges, and priorities for the future. Here are the top four insights and takeaways ...

April 17, 2023
Rob Mason

It's important to have a different perspective and a fresh set of eyes on an application before it is officially released. This is where beta testing comes in. In this blog I'll explain what beta testing is and the value it brings to software ...

April 12, 2023
Katie Schilling

Burnout is too common in the development space. It's affected the teams that I've managed, my colleagues and even me at certain points in my career. And unfortunately, I'm not alone: More than 80% of developers are suffering from burnout ...

April 11, 2023
Rich Little
LEAD Technologies

An increased demand for highly skilled developers is creating a talent gap within the software industry. Automation can help solve the developer gap across the board ...

April 10, 2023
Ahmad Awais

The digital world moves incredibly fast. Embracing APIs as a key strategy for optimizing internal software development was big news not too long ago. Now, it's all about external-facing APIs and the quest for monetization ...

April 05, 2023
Sacha Labourey

"Shift left" is a worthwhile concept. It has encouraged organizations to think more proactively about software development. But, in practice, it has a few bugs of its own that still have to be worked out ...

April 04, 2023
James Bent

When we consider that more than a quarter of a million tech workers have been laid off worldwide since January 2022, it's apparent that there will be a major evolution in how tech teams operate within companies. Nowhere is this more apparent than in testing ...

March 27, 2023
Jason Beres

Reveal's Software Development Challenges 2023 survey revealed that developer shortage remains a key challenge for the second year in a row. According to one-third of the respondents (37.5%), the industry will continue to need help finding skilled developers in 2023 ...

March 22, 2023
Ash Arnwine

While open source software can benefit developers and other tech users, many developers need help to engage in open source development in a meaningful way. This post encourages businesses to understand reasons to contribute to open source, explore ways to promote open source development, and find a balance between software delivery and open source contributions ...

March 21, 2023
Taylor Armerding

While open source is no more or less vulnerable than any other type of software, vulnerabilities in the open source supply chain cannot be managed in the same way as the software an organization creates in-house or purchases from a commercial vendor. There are several reasons why ...

March 20, 2023
Yoav Abrahami

A new cycle of innovation is being unleashed in the developer world. Responsibilities are again shifting and another revolution is coming: Design2Code. This revolution is between developers and designers, and this time it's designers who will have the ability to take on responsibilities and capabilities that were once limited to developers ...

March 15, 2023
Stephen Atwell

Nearly 70% of DevOps and security professionals want to cut their tech stack, according to Gitlab's Global DevSecOps Survey. As many teams experience tech stack sprawl and tightening budgets, paring down seems ideal. But be wary — cutting too much can be counterproductive ...

March 14, 2023
Wing To

The State of Agile report indicates that DevOps teams need more visibility through the entire software development lifecycle. Three in five respondents say the most valuable improvements to DevOps teams would be end-to-end visibility and traceability from business initiative through development, test and deployment to end users ...

March 13, 2023
Sacha Labourey

Value stream management (VSM) is one of those ideas that IT leaders have embraced in concept but had a hard time implementing in practice. That appears to be changing. In fact, the Value Stream Management Consortium State of Value Stream Management report showed that VSM has moved out of the early-adopter phase and into the mainstream. So, what is value stream management, anyway? ...


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