Vendor Forum

May 02, 2019
Joshua Platt
SmartDraw Software

DevOps play a critical role in increasing an organization's efficiency, productivity and profitability – but increasingly complex insights are often hard to communicate to the broader team, leaving a visibility gap that can hinder the overall value DevOps provide. Why is real-time visibility so important? ...

May 01, 2019
Dave Karow
Split Software

By now, the concept of experimentation in software development is fairly well known. Most development teams understand at a high level the benefits that can be achieved through experimentation. Perhaps the most important of those is the ability to identify positive or negative impacts of a feature — in terms of both app performance and customer experience — earlier in the development process ...

April 29, 2019
Manish Gupta

Only 10 percent of organizations report repairing critical vulnerabilities satisfactorily and in a timely manner. However, to understand how to address this problem, we first need to understand the current state of application security ...

April 25, 2019
Bob Davis

In the current landscape where there is constant pressure to deliver faster and more frequently, without compromising value, companies need a way to control the overall process from the development level up to c-suite. To make it work, they are turning to value stream management ...

April 23, 2019
Derek Choy
Rainforest QA

In 2018, software defects in the US cost about $2.85 trillion. Needless to say, there's room for improvement. If you haven't taken a look at the QA health of your organization, you should consider it. How much money could be saved by better test coverage? ...

April 15, 2019
Drew Horn

In Part 1 of this three-part series, we covered the first steps of introducing automated testing into your software development lifecycle. Now that you've done the early work of codifying manual tests into an automation framework and achieved some quick wins with initial smoke tests, you can continue to build confidence in test automation ...

April 08, 2019
Eric Sheridan
WhiteHat Security

In this seventh step, the Twelve-Factor methodology encourages the integration of the network handling traffic code inside your running application ...

April 04, 2019
Paul Clauson

Testing automation is in need of a revolution.So, let's banish the QA winter and usher in the QA spring. A review of problems throughout a test lifecycle cements the need for autonomous testing ...

April 01, 2019
Drew Horn

In your journey to mature test automation within your deployment pipeline, you will move through three distinct stages: beginner, intermediate, and expert. We will explore the beginner stage in part one of this series ...

March 28, 2019
Eran Kinsbruner
Perfecto by Perforce

The rise in "codeless" development and delivery is translating over to the DevOps world — even for those who are well-versed in coding and the numerous different languages that come with it. So much so that codeless test automation has become a top priority for testers, as well as the developers who are now also taking on some of those testing responsibilities ...

March 25, 2019
Nigel Kersten

As companies change the way they deliver IT services and software, businesses need the right talent who can adapt to this shift and raise the bar for software delivery. This is proven to be true with Puppet’s fifth annual 2018 DevOps Salary Report, revealing that as the IT jobs landscape continues to evolve, larger organizations with more complex infrastructure are paying more for better talent and diverse skills ...

March 21, 2019
Brad Micklea
Red Hat

Containers and Kubernetes have become the most talked about way for services and applications to be deployed and managed. Already loved by development teams, there are an increasing number of businesses using Kubernetes and containers in production. There's a strong benefit to having DevOps and containers grow simultaneously because they have a symbiotic relationship. Containers have several qualities that make them well suited to DevOps-oriented teams ...

March 20, 2019
Tim Woods

Cloud-based business initiatives are accelerating faster than security organizations' ability to secure them, according to the State of Hybrid Cloud Security Survey from FireMon. The survey revealed 60% of respondents either agreed or strongly agreed that this was happening in their organizations ...

March 18, 2019
Glen Rabie

Are you a software product owner? Then you need to embrace the race to AI and automation and ensure you meet customers' needs for data insights and to stay competitive. To keep up in this race, you have two options as a software product owner: build your own analytics capability, or embed a third party analytics platform ...

March 13, 2019
Joe Kim

While developers have the power to change the world with each tap of the keyboard, results from SolarWinds Cloud Confessions: The Trouble with Troubleshooting revealed a disconnect between technology pros' skills to innovate and the tasks they must deal with on an everyday basis. Troubleshooting application issues was the No. 1 activity on which tech professionals (including web product managers (WPMs), developers, and DevOps teams) spend their time, which results in less time for product development and innovation ...


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