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Agility in the Cloud: How Dev/Test Teams Increase Velocity While Reducing Defects | Skytap

An agile mindset and agile practices help developers and testers shorten release cycles, reduce defects, and deliver more value faster. However, many teams still struggle to acquire, provision, deploy, and manage the dev/test computing environments and resources they need.

This technical white paper from Skytap explores how enterprises are employing cloud-based computing environments to remove impediments to their success due to resource and environment constraints.

Continuous Engineering for Dummies | IBM

Successful manufacturers must be able to engage in continuous engineering to address the ever increasing pressure to rethink, redesign, reintegrate, and re-innovate to continuously improve their products and systems. Continuous engineering is explained in easy to understand terms in this Dummies book, appropriate for all levels of product and systems development stakeholders.

An Innovative Approach to Integration Testing | IBM Rational

A combination of test virtualization and automated integration testing helps test teams improve software quality and keep up with rapidly changing systems. This white paper from IBM Rational explains how test and development teams can address these needs with continuous integration testing approaches and automation tools.

Systems Engineering for Dummies—an eBook | IBM

Get your complimentary copy of Systems Engineering for Dummes—an eBook today. Download this 70+ page eBook and learn what systems engineering is and how it will help you to simplify the development of smart, connected products, decrease time-to-market, and more!

(Performance) Testing Times for e-commerce | Borland

Load and performance testing is the only way to ensure your websites and mobile applications meet customer expectations for speed and quality. In this whitepaper, you will learn what it takes to identify the technical and management challenges of performance testing; deliver realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies; leverage the cloud to perform more realistic load and performance tests; accurately plan for capacity requirements and more.

Integrated Mobile QA—A Strategic Approach | Cognizant

Comprehensive testing of mobile apps across the plethora of platforms, devices, and networks available is a prime concern for businesses aiming to meet the fast-paced demand for high-quality mobile and smart apps.

In addition to focusing on functional testing, mobile apps and devices require an integrated approach for non-functional testing— performance, security, and usability—to ensure a rich customer experience.

Download this white paper for fresh insight on a systematic, tailored approach for end-to-end testing that addresses the top mobile QA challenges

Get More Value From Your Mobile Test Automation | AFour Tech

In this white paper, you’ll learn how to make your mobile test automation more dependable and robust by executing your tests on real devices during the build-test cycle.

Load Testing: Keys to Keeping Business Apps Running | Borland

Download this technical and in-depth white paper to explore the strategies for implementing load testing within the development process; how to diagnose performance issues in your applications; explore component-level stress testing, architecture load testing, and infrastructure load testing; and how to leverage the power of the cloud for infrastructure load tests.

A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto | Jama

Download this eBook for an opportunity to rethink the Agile Manifesto. View agile in a new light and deconstruct which concepts were home runs and which still need to evolve.

Application Release and Deployment For Dummies | IBM

To keep up with market and user demands, teams must learn how to release and deploy applications frequently—while reducing cost and mitigating risk. This 40-page “For Dummies” eBook defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation.

Mobile Testing Requires a Different Approach | Keynote

When you build mobile apps and push them out too quickly, you are treating your initial users like testers and risking low ratings or outright rejection.
With cloud-based mobile testing and checking tools readily available, there is no excuse for such high-risk practices. Comprehensive mobile app testing is crucial!
Download this paper to learn more about mobile app testing now.

Accelerate Software Development with DevOps and Hybrid Cloud | Skytap

Combining agile development/test practices with emerging DevOps and hybrid cloud technologies offers a new platform for rapid innovation and market leadership.

DevOps brings order to the otherwise chaotic world of application development, testing, deployment, scaling, and monitoring. The hybrid cloud promises to automate the myriad of development and operations processes for fast and low cost development and deployment.

Download this white paper to learn how you can begin putting together the pieces needed to accelerate software development in your company.

Agile Software Development and Testing in the Cloud | Skytap

Cloud-enabled dev/test environments and infrastructures, coupled with agile development practices, are rapidly changing the way organizations develop and deploy applications and complete systems.

This white paper outlines how leading companies are equipping their software development teams with fast, dynamic, flexible, and easily shareable cloud environments. Download this white paper to learn the innovative ways development organizations are implementing agile IT architectures and infrastructures, reducing provisioning of dev and test resources from weeks to minutes, and more.

Service Virtualization for Dummies—An IBM eBook | IBM

In this 64-page eBook Service Virtualization For Dummies, an IBM Limited Edition, you’ll learn what service virtualization is all about—how it differs from server virtualization and how it fits into the big picture of software quality and testing.

Find out what resources, components, and services you can and should virtualize for testing complex applications with multiple, dependent components. Discover new ways to improve the timing, speed, and efficiency of your developer and QA testing efforts.

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