5 Lessons Agile Teams Can Learn From Netflix

Emerging from the days of video rentals and cable came a new way to digest as many movies and television shows as we want, when we want — Netflix. There’s no doubt that the binge-watching business is booming. Netflix enjoys 109.25 million customers and subscribers consume … [Read more...]

STC 2017 Bangalore’s Key Takeaways: Agile and Shift Left

Last week I had the honor and privilege of addressing the STC 2017 conference in Bangalore India. STC is the pre-eminent trade show in India for software testing practitioners, drawing delegates from a diverse array of companies and geographies. One of the most important … [Read more...]

What Does Agile Really Mean?

What’s the Buzz Around “Agile?” If you’ve set foot into the world of software you’ve probably heard the word “Agile” more times than you can count. You may have heard this word associated with constant collaboration, continuous delivery, releasing faster, adapting … [Read more...]

Q&A: Agile Basics with Jeff Martin

Software development models have been talked about a lot recently, especially with the emerging popularity of DevOps and CI/CD, but Agile remains the most widely used model according to our 2017 State of Testing Report. With this in mind, I asked our in house Agile expert … [Read more...]

Speed vs. Quality- Which is Preferred?

Speed and quality -- they’re debatably the two most sought-after exploits to participants in the software development lifecycle. Unfortunately, having one often comes at the cost of the other, leaving professionals to make a decision on which is more important. Of course, … [Read more...]

More Than Meets the API. Service Virtualization is Being Transformed

Choice of ServiceV Pro by leading fast food chain demonstrates that multi-tiered and Capex intensive solutions are losing favor with the new generation of developers Agile is not just about ensuring that software gets delivered quicker, it’s also about ensuring that the … [Read more...]

Agile as a Lawnmower

My son is 14yrs old. I’ve been consistently trying to encourage him to do two things. One, think ahead to the next logical outcome and two, do it right the first time. When he helps with projects around the house, he has a tendency to get it to an “almost complete” state. … [Read more...]

Four Best Practices for Agile API Load Testing

One important organizational point of Agile API delivery is the concept of a team producing a usable version – which should result in the improved alignment of development, QA, and technical operations teams. Perhaps an even larger benefit of Agile is that it allows teams to … [Read more...]

Delivering Software Quality in Visual Studio

You have likely run into quality issues within your Agile organization and often times these issues can be traced back to three main factors: Not focusing enough on quality early in the development process Not having Dev support for testing Having highly siloed … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Agile API Development

API development is changing at a more rapid pace than it ever has in its short history. This pace is also impacted with a series of challenges that can impact an organization’s ability to deliver software in a reliable and repeatable way. As new Agile methodologies … [Read more...]