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STARWEST 2018 Automation and Test Strategies to Save Our Project from the Brink of Collapse[presentation]
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Teams are sometimes asked to turn a mess of undocumented, poorly structured legacy code into a robust product under impossible deadlines.

Jonathan Solórzano-Hamilton
STARWEST 2018 What You Can't Measure, You Can't Improve: Measurements for a Continuous Delivery Organization[presentation]
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Ashwin Desai has faced the daunting challenge of using measurements and metrics to assess and improve product quality through process change.

Ashwin Desai
STARWEST 2018 Frontend Testing: Stepping in and Collaborating with Developers[presentation]
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Testing is shifting left, moving closer to testing the code itself before the full product is ready for release.

Gil Tayar
Business analyst in a suit The Modern Role of the Agile Business Analyst[article]

The business analyst (BA) has played a key role in software development. But within a modern agile context, the role of the BA is less clear, and there is some confusion as to whether the product owner role subsumes that of the traditional BA. Let’s look at the roles the BA can play with agile teams and how to fully leverage their expertise to supplement or augment that of the product owner.

Rich Stewart
The Unspoken Truth about IoT Test Automation The Unspoken Truth about IoT Test Automation[magazine]

The internet of things (IoT) continues to proliferate as connected smart devices become critical for individuals and businesses. Even with test automation, performing comprehensive testing can be quite a challenge.

Rama Anem
Diagram showing how continuous engineering is part of continuous planning and delivery Focus on Agile Engineering Methods in Your Digital Transformation[article]

Organizations undergoing a digital transformation must adopt new and meaningful ways of working. For a successful transformation, in addition to agile processes, teams must also leverage agile engineering techniques and models. Continuous focus on agile engineering principles will provide a solid ground for teams to enhance their agility and deliver better software, faster.

Uday Varma
Building a Test Automation Strategy Building a Test Automation Strategy[magazine]

QA departments always feel the pressure to start testing quickly, even if the ever-changing software being tested isn’t ready. A bought-in test automation strategy can keep a project on track.

Justin Rohrman
Automation in Aviation and Mission-Critical Software[presentation]
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Alexandre Bauduin
Reinventing Test Leadership[presentation]
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In the age of agile and DevOps, many organizations are eliminating the role of test manager.

Fiona Charles
From a Testing Team to an Organization Quality Chain[presentation]
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Is testing a bottleneck in your company? Do you uncomfortably squeeze testing into projects? Can you show stakeholders how testing adds value?

Sophie Benjamin
Scrum Basics Scrum: Back to Basics[magazine]

So you think you know Scrum? Using the whimsical notion of farm animals and light-hearted visuals, take a refreshing review of the entire Scrum lifecycle as an intuitive set of roles, responsibilities, and handoffs. Particular attention is placed on what the ScrumMaster and product owner are expected to do at each handoff.

Brian M. Rabon
Time lapse of cars driving over a bridge, photo by Anders Jildén The Future of Agile Is Digital[article]

Agile software development is no longer about a better way to develop software. Agile is about changing the way digital technologies, products, and services are created to take advantage of enhanced CPU power and the tools that power has made possible. Here's how digitalization is reshaping agile teams, projects, and the very definition of success.

Allan Kelly
Test-Driven Service Virtualization Test-Driven Service Virtualization[magazine]

Because enterprise applications are highly interconnected, development in stages puts a strain on the implementation and execution of automated testing. Service virtualization can be introduced to validate work in progress while reducing the dependencies on components and third-party technologies still under development.

Alexander Mohr
Server stack with a line through it The Pros and Cons of a Serverless DevOps Solution[article]

The dream of any product owner is fully customizable production software without the expense of the hardware it rests upon. While not completely free of infrastructure, serverless infrastructure significantly reduces overhead costs by abstracting away physical hosting, physical security, server maintenance, and OS patching. Here's what you need to know to decide if serverless infrastructure is right for you.

Glenn Buckholz
DevOps and the Culture of Code DevOps and the Culture of Code[magazine]

Migrating an organization to continuous integration requires adoption new processes, tools, and automation. DevOps relies on dramatic culture change to encourage total transparency and collaboration among all project stakeholders.

Patrick Turner

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