Agile

Top 5 Issues Curtailing DevOps Adoption

Source – devops.com DevOps may seem simple and logical on the surface, yet most of the companies we talk to are struggling in one aspect or another. This is no surprise: Successful DevOps initiatives require putting together a full toolset and simultaneously creating a smart team of developers, testers and project managers who are well-versed in cloud and agile technologies. Those tasks alone can take many months of trial and error until you are ready to start DevOps in earnest. After

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Agile Methodology in Software Development

Source – devops.cioreview.com Speeding the delivery of technology is a critical aspect of business today. One of the approaches to increase that speed of delivery that many of us have worked to implement is the use of Agile software development methods such as Scrum XP to deliver business value more rapidly. Transforming an organization from a waterfall centric methodology to agile development is an exciting, but difficult time in an organization.  The changes that are required to the organization are not

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Agile automation techniques answer the need for development speed

Source – techtarget.com The best strategies for Agile automation testing Agile automation is a very simple concept that can be very hard to achieve. At a time when companies are expected to release application updates daily — if not hourly — only Agile automation testing and other delivery steps can make that possible. Automation, however, is far from a simple matter; it requires not only a thorough understanding of the process from end to end, but also the right tools to

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8 QA Tips to Survive in the Digital Transformation Era

Source – techstory.in “90% of CEOs believe the Digital Transformation will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” – MIT Sloan & Capgemini This research says that each enterprise will need to adapt digital strategies in order to align the business processes and offer end-to-end customer experience. The digital transformation journey involves the huge investment into enterprise mobile apps for business operations, cloud computing for process co-ordination, Big Data for analyzing the data for the

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The Devops Chicken or the Agile Infrastructure Egg?

Source – itbusinessedge.com Does devops lead to agile, or does agile lead to devops? Or perhaps they move in tandem as the enterprise gropes its way through digital transition. And if that’s the case, is optimized, automated infrastructure the cause or the effect of this new IT model? The answers to these questions could be crucial for the enterprise over the next few years because they speak directly to how technology decisions will be made. For instance, if the right

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The latest trends from the Agile Alliance Technical Conference

Source – techtarget.com The Agile movement took over software development; now most of the teams I work with use standups, stories, and sprints. Meanwhile the Agile Alliance conference, which has grown from 900 attendees to 1,500 attendees in the four years I have attended, has been consistently decreasing its technical content. There are exceptions — the DevOps track is growing — but the programming and testing tracks have less interest. The decreasing interest in technical subjects mean fewer technical people are

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Tips to Achieve Agility in DevOps

Source – dqindia.com DevOps is one of the key factors in a growing number of large companies and organizations to bring agility, reduce time to market, high quality products. Successful adoption of DevOps model needs dedicated investment, resources, cultural shift and is continuous journey. DevOps has become key to enable Continuous delivery and Agility in organizations. It helps scale organizations to deploy solutions rapidly and consistently. Some of the salient elements to achieve these as part of DevOps model implementation within

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How Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Integration Changed Software Architecture

Source – techwell.com You can’t talk about modern software development and testing without bringing up modern techniques and concepts like agile, DevOps, and continuous integration. We’re a fast-twitch industry thanks to the modernization of team and testing dynamics, and that increase in speed has forced other aspects of the process to become equally as malleable and fluid. For the longest time, software architecture was something you built, adapted to your team or situation, and left in place—the old “if it ain’t

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Connecting the ‘DevOps, Agile and Java cloud native applications’ dots

Source – theserverside.com The software development industry is replete with its own lingo and buzzwords, and if you’re a Java cloud developer, you would agree that ‘cloud native’ is one of 2017’s most repeated catchphrases. DevOps, microservices, containers and the Java cloud This site has published a number of articles on the topic of microservices, containers and cloud native development for the Java cloud, and there are plenty more in the pipeline. Taking our ongoing interest of the topic into account,

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IT ops paves the way for agile

Source – itweb.co.za DevOps and agility requirements are putting immense pressure on the IT ops team. There is an incredible amount of noise around software development these days, and quite rightly – without it, there is no application economy. But, another major question that should be asked is: “Is IT ops just about keeping the lights on?” Well, to answer this question, I must tackle the enemy of IT, which is complexity, and it comes in a variety of shapes and

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