Building an Agile Team: How to Organize Your Team [Video]

One of the key components of building an agile team is making sure your organization is staffed with the right people to execute on your goals. As Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner Brothers Games, and Jennifer Davis, … [Read more...]

Even If They Hacked It, So What? Why Threat Modeling Matters

Eliminating waste is by far my favorite part of the agile approach to software. In a world where the entirety of a piece of software is designed up front, I might ship and learn only after the fact that nobody ever uses the software's WhizBang feature. That's … [Read more...]

Building an Agile Team: Hiring Effective Agile Developers [VIDEO]

How do you hire agile developers? This is a question many organizations have begun asking themselves, as DevOps becomes more than just an industry buzzword. And this is the question Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Building an Agile Team: What Does DevOps Mean to You?

What does DevOps mean to you? That was the question we proposed to Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner Brothers Games, and Jennifer Davis, Software Engineer at Chef, when we sat down to get their expert insights on building an … [Read more...]

What is your Agile Development Jedi Rank?

You may think you know all about Agile methodology, but this quiz will challenge you to prove it! Are you an Agile Jedi Master Yoda or an Agile Jedi Padawan? Enter to win a $250 gift card by sharing your results over Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Mentioning @SmartBear … [Read more...]

Code Is Pretty Much Everywhere. Why Isn’t Code Review?

If you head over to code.org and take a look at some stats, you'll see an incredible trend.  By the year 2020, there are projected to be 1.4 million additional programming jobs added to the global economy, while only 0.4 million computer science students will graduate in … [Read more...]

Testing in an Agile Environment

The traditional software development life-cycle model is undergoing a rapid change, primarily because businesses need to deliver quality application in shorter release cycles and at a reduced cost.  The role of a tester is thereby no longer what it used to be in a waterfall … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Attending Software Training

These days technology changes at an exponential rate, particularly if you’re in the software industry. Keeping up can be a real challenge when you’re already managing a full-time development or testing job. Whether you’re looking to become a rock star with the new tool your … [Read more...]

TestComplete 10.4 & QAComplete 9.9 Brings Collaboration Across Teams and Platforms

The SmartBear team is thrilled to announce TestComplete 10.4 and QAComplete 9.9 release.  The focus of both these releases has been helping organizations deliver high quality applications in shorter release schedules by improving collaboration across various software testing … [Read more...]

Why DevOps Makes Your Test Role Even More Important

DevOps is one of the latest software development movements. If you aren’t familiar with it, the high level summary is that it’s essentially the integration of IT Operations with the development process. This requires significantly more than just inviting Ops to your … [Read more...]