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Use Modern Traceability To Improve Developers’ Ideas, Processes, And Software | Jama

Agile environments not only require development teams to build and deliver software faster, they must build and deliver better software faster.

To recognize “better” software, dev teams need real-time visibility into the SDLC and deeper insights than traditional requirements management can provide. Modern requirements-tracing tools and techniques map the software from concept to deployment to customer usage.

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Silk Mobile Testing | Micro Focus

Demand for mobile devices is massive and growing. There are now more than 2bn smartphones in use worldwide and mobile usage has now eclipsed desktop usage. Customers expect their mobile and desktop experience to be identical, with flawless functionality and performance no matter which device, browser, connection speed or location. Testing mobile applications has never been more complex and difficult to test at scale.

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Disrupt the Market, Not Your IT Team | IBM

As a best practice for solution delivery, a strong API strategy can drive a whole landscape of opportunity for IT managers. This paper draws from data collected by CIC and many customer discussions to highlight the most pressing API issues facing IT teams. 

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5 Steps to Get Precise SAP Impact-Based Testing | Turnkey

It is said that the best organizations run SAP. It is also said that the only thing constant in SAP is change. Those who manage change well in their SAP ecosystem will prosper. For most, however, the defacto standard is to just accept the difficulty and manage it as well as possible, with a little bit of hope and luck that nothing major will go wrong in production.

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R.A.P.I.D. Continuous Delivery | CA Technologies

Today, software is your most valuable asset and in this competitive application economy, speed is everything. New and updated applications are often expected to come online within days. This means you need to develop applications and bring them through the code pipeline into production environments on a continuous basis.

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5 Steps to More Effective QA Automation in DevOps Environments | Turnkey

Download this white paper and learn five strategies for improving QA and continuous delivery performance in today’s rapidly evolving DevOps world.

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Can Your Organization Innovate at the Pace Your Business Demands? | CA Technologies

The application economy is demanding. Businesses are being challenged to deliver more, faster and with higher quality than ever before. Continuous delivery solutions bring together unique disciplines for development, testing, and release management, accelerating the delivery of your applications.

Download this white paper from CA Technologies to see how you can move forward on your continuous delivery journey

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Taking DevOps to the Next Level—It's All About Continuous Delivery | CA Technologies

To scale DevOps, you need to create a framework of tools and processes to enable continuous delivery. According to Freeform Dynamics, organizations can only get so far through the ad hoc adoption of open source tools and point solutions; at some point, they need to move to the next level and create a more industrialized continuous delivery framework.

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Agile Test Data Management—The New Must Have | CA Technologies

Test data management (TDM) is essential to achieving quality at speed for agile, DevOps, and continuous delivery. To improve their products, software development teams leverage many innovations, including agile, DevOps, big data, cloud, and mobile. Testing is a part of this.

This report aims to help application development and delivery professionals understand how existing TDM tools support agile delivery and improve their buying decisions.

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How Will the Internet of Things Affect Testers? | CA Technologies

It seems like everything will become “smart” eventually. In parallel with domestic applications, industries such as retail, manufacturing, transport, agriculture, and telecommunications are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) with enthusiasm.

The IoT is a whole new ball game for testers and testing according to Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant. He introduces an architecture that consists of seven layers and discusses the scope of the IoT and the range of issues that it creates for testing.

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Surviving Shift-Left as a Tester | CA Technologies

Shift-left is largely about bringing the thinking about testing earlier in the process. In this article, testing guru and consultant Paul Gerrard talks about what is driving the shift-left movement, how the role of testing is being changed by it, and how you can adapt in a more agile world. Download this white paper to learn how the role of testing is changing and how you will be affected in a more agile world.

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DevOps & Testers: An Objective Viewpoint | CA Technologies

DevOps is part of an overall approach that organizations use to deliver software frequently and with high quality. The most obvious outcome of successful DevOps implementations is the reduction in the time it takes for software changes to transition from an idea to production.

In this white paper, written by Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant, he discusses the adoption of DevOps and its impact to testers.

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Thinking and Modeling Are At The Heart of What Testers Do | CA Technologies

Test models are fundamental to testing. In this article, Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant, discusses the art of creating and using models. If testers are “shifting left,” pairing with developers, or at least working more closely with developers, testers (and developers) need to be able to create models, learn how to articulate and share them, and support better collaboration. 

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Get Tips to Avoid the Top 4 Frustrations of Software Engineers | Jama

It’s easy to get sucked into a cycle of continuous rework. To meet aggressive deadlines, you need to understand not only the what but also the why of the product being built. If your organization lacks clear cross team communication, chances are good that you’re spending too much time deciphering unclear requirements or insufficiently described problem statements.

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How to Avoid Common Pitfalls to Enterprise Agile Adoption | Jama

If you have experience with waterfall or traditional "phase-gate" developmental processes, then you know why agile has gained traction so quickly. It's a nimble, collaborative way to work. But, like any professional process, agile requires learning new skills to gain the promised benefits.

Download this white paper from Jama to discover the five major challenges to adopting agile.

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Get 5 Key Recommendations to Innovate Faster and Build Better Products | Jama

Change is the only constant in our technology-driven economy, and for organizations that want to stay competitive, product innovation needs to keep pace.

What does it take to remain competitive when the standards of innovation and delivery to market are set so high? Download this guide to get a look at the ways leading companies are accelerating technical advances in their organizations.

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The Benefits of a Test-Driven Deployment | Orasi

Download this white paper to learn how to develop a comprehensive plan for asset migration and management, along with updating and executing the test management strategy. 

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VOKE Market Snapshot Report: Service Virtualization | CA Technologies

Service virtualization technology is critical to the success of a vibrant application economy. Organizations using service virtualization experience reduced defects and software lifecycles, and increased customer satisfaction. Gain the insights you need on the service virtualization market.

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Eliminating Development and Testing Constraints | CA Technologies

In today’s application economy, the development and delivery of applications is growing more complex. Before applications are put into production, teams are faced with obstacles as they strive to deliver quality applications faster, with a level of quality to meet customer expectations and at lower costs. Download this white paper for help finding the right service virtualization solution.

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Discover the Warning Signs of DevOps Dysfunction | CA Technologies

Read this eBook and discover the warning signs of DevOps Dysfunction and learn how to get back on the right track. Key topics include parallel development and testing, agile operations, service virtualization, and automation.

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The Care And Feeding of Your Software Testing Career | TechWell

This eBook is a compilation of TechWell Insights stories written by TechWell Corporation CIO Michael Sowers. Based on his thirty years of software experience, this guide offers tips and techniques for managing and growing your own software testing career.

Download this eBook to learn how testers can excel in today's agile world, why leadership skills and social responsibility are critical to tester's careers, techniques for streamlining your workload, and more.

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Load Testing at the Speed of Agile | Neotys

This white paper outlines the challenges of load and performance testing in an agile environment and offers key, proven best practices for implementing continuous load testing in your agile projects.

Testing managers, agile practitioners, and anyone participating in agile or “agile-like” development teams will benefit from this in-depth white paper. You will learn:

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Next-Gen Performance Testing with Service Virtualization and APM | CA Technologies

Download this white paper from CA Technologies to see how a next-generation performance management approach is being adopted by progressive organizations around the world.

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2015–2016 State of the Software Testing Profession | TechWell

The 2015-2016 State of the Software Testing Profession survey report has been published. TechWell members responses help TechWell better understand where the software testing industry is right now and where it's headed.

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