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5 Steps to Beating the Competition with Agile at Scale | CA Technologies

No matter where you are on your agility journey, you can transform into a customer-centric—even customer-obsessed—organization that produces inspired, sustained innovation and value. Download this eGuide for five steps of agile success adopted from Otto Berkes’ book, Digital Transformation.

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How Software Testing Kills DevOps | Tricentis

Software testing can have a tremendous impact on the success of your digital transformation strategy—and it’s not always a good impact. In fact, testing is often the silent killer of DevOps efforts, because testing is still dominated by yesterday’s tools and outdated processes that don’t meet the needs of today’s accelerated development.

Read this white paper to learn what this disconnect means for you.

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How Modern Businesses Scale with Agile | CA Technologies

This eBook isn’t an introduction to agile software development. Nor is it a set of step-by-step instructions for how to move from being a rigid, inflexible company to being one that places customers—and agile—at the heart of everything you do. If only life was that simple.

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Transforming Your Business: Scale Agile and Measure the Success | CA Technologies

Download this eGuide to learn how agile success is only as good as the agile metrics created to measure it. You will also learn the tips and tricks you need to get the data you need out of your agile teams.

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12 Agile Transformation Failure Modes and How to Avoid Them | CA Technologies

Agile may be simple, but it still takes work. Often, organizations fail to adopt agile methods for similar reasons, and many of these reasons are cultural. From checkbook commitment and lack of executive support to ineffective retrospectives and bad product ownership, this eBook describes the 12 agile failure modes to avoid so you can succeed with your own agile transformation.

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Discover the Benefits of Agile: The Business Case for a New Way to Work | CA Technologies

You’re operating in a world that’s global, responsive, customer-focused, and technology-driven. With software as the key driver of growth, innovation, efficiency, and productivity, how you deliver software says a lot about how you’ll compete in this world.

This eGuide explains agile, lean and Scrum approaches, and how agile is different from other methods.

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Preparing for Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise | XebiaLabs

Driven by market and customer pressure, early adopter organizations have implemented continuous delivery as a strategy to accelerate time-to-market, and now other leading organizations are looking to follow.

While much has been published on the principles and processes of continuous delivery, practical advice on how to approach and plan a continuous delivery implementation in an enterprise environment is hard to come by.

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11 Black Holes of DevOps—How Not to Get Lost in Outer Space | XebiaLabs

As your organization kicks off its DevOps transformation, you’re aiming for wild success and headed for all sorts of adventures. This isn’t a short test flight to Pittsburgh and back, this is a journey into uncharted territory. As you scale to create an enterprise DevOps process that works effectively across hundreds of applications and thousands of people, you’ll inevitably discover that things don’t work the same way they did back on the developer’s laptop with a single team or a single environment.

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Release Pipeline Orchestration: An Essential Practice for Continuous Delivery at Enterprise Scale | XebiaLabs

Download this white paper to learn how release pipeline orchestration can help enterprises manage and optimize their software release process. You’ll also discover how release pipeline orchestration stacks up against toolssuch as Jenkins, Circle CI, Puppet, Chef, and Ansible.

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DevOps Continuous Delivery | TechWell

This eGuide provides resources to help teams move from their initial DevOps adoption through a full digital transformation.  For organizations with established DevOps processes, this guide will offer tips to speed up the delivery cycle by identfying bottlenecks and building quality in from the start.

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Agile Is All about Change—Why Does Testing Remain the Same? | Tricentis

When your organization adopts agile and DevOps, you recognize that your development processes and infrastructure will need to change. However, one critical change is commonly overlooked. Agile and DevOps also require a testing change toward continuous testing. This means not just automating manual testing, but also optimizing and expanding traditional UI test automation.

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Shift Left: 5 Steps for Advancing Quality into the Dev Cycle | Perfecto

Agile practices help improve development speed and reduce release cycle time. But if testing is still happening late in the dev cycle, it’s harder to find bugs and resolve them by the end of the sprint.

To achieve shorter and highly innovative release schedules, automated QA cycles should be introduced earlier in the software development lifecycle, or “shifted to the left.” Shifting left is no easy task, so we’ve mapped out how to get you there without impacting your dev cycle.

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Continuous Testing versus Test Automation: What QA Needs to Know | Tricentis

Everyone in the software development industry is talking about continuous testing these days. But are we all referring to the same thing? What is continuous testing? Is it just a new buzzword for “test automation”?

Continuous testing and test automation are actually quite different—and, from the tester’s perspective, that’s a good thing.

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Mobile Testing on iPhone X and iOS 11: What Developers Need to Know | Perfecto

Apple’s introduction of the iPhone X hints at an exciting new phase of mobile tech innovation. However, the rush to capitalize on the phone’s new capabilities has compromised one major thing: quality.

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Overcoming Test Automation Roadblocks With Service Virtualization | Tricentis

A lot of today’s testing teams recognize the need for test automation and are committed to ramping up test automation efforts. Many have even made significant progress toward automating primary use cases that cover top business risks. But then you reached an automation plateau.

Read this paper to learn how an emerging new simulation technology—service virtualization—can help you ensure that your automated tests deliver the rapid, continuous quality feedback your team expects.

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Empowering Teams for the 21st Century | CA Technologies

Agile teams function best when empowered to deliver value with increased speed and flexibility. To stay competitive, organizations must leverage the work of these teams effectively. This requires technology, process, and reporting uniformity to facilitate increased velocity, communication, collaboration, and value.

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2016–2017 State of the Software Testing Profession | TechWell

The 2016-2017 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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Enterprise Software Delivery in the Age of Containers | XebiaLabs

Most of today’s forward-thinking companies are investigating container technology as a potentially better way to deliver software. Containers let developers bundle all of the necessary components of an application into one package that can easily be shared and distributed, which can greatly simplify deployment to test, user acceptance, and production environments.

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Beyond Continuous Testing with Artificial Intelligence | Tricentis

We need “digital testing” to meet the quality needs of a future driven by IoT, robotics, and quantum computing. Artificial intelligence (AI), imitating intelligent human behavior for machine learning and predictive analytics, can help us get there.

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The Role Of DevOps in Increased Business Agility and ROI | Hexaware

This DevOps Special Report will help you pick the best tools, processes, and technology to maximize business agility and measure the return on your DevOps investment.

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Finding the Right Agile Software for Your Organization: The 4 Main Considerations | CA Technologies

“Software is eating the world”—once a provocative phrase, this idea of software’s dominant place in the economy is now widely accepted. But for today’s companies that want to rise above their competitors, it’s not enough to simply acknowledge the pivotal role that software plays. They must now move with greater confidence and speed. Agility is critical, and the companies that can respond swiftly to changes, deliver value quickly, and roll out high-quality products will thrive—those that can’t, may not survive.

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Requirements-Driven Software Development and Quality Management | CA Technologies

Read this research paper to learn how the right requirements-driven software development and quality management approach can help you achieve agile testing, improving your app delivery speed, software quality, and testing efficiency.

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Discover Agile: Change Your Company and Your Culture | CA Technologies

The first step to an agile company? Change your culture.

This eBook is not a set of step-by-step instructions for how to fix all your organizational issues. Nor is it a tactical plan on how to move from being a rigid, inflexible company to being one that places customers— and agile—at the heart of everything you do. If only life was this simple.

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voke Impact™ Note: A Focus on CA Service Virtualization | CA Technologies

Read to discover how software engineering teams can realize the benefits of service virtualization, such as early defect discovery and remediation, on-demand environments for end-to-end testing, and access to incomplete or unavailable services, components, databases, and architectures.

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How to Stop Agile Roadblocks | CA Technologies

Switching to an agile culture is no simple task. It takes a radical rethink of how you do business,. The truth is that people fear change. They fear a loss of responsibility, losing their jobs or simply having to develop new skills when they’re comfortable in their current position.

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Continuous Load Testing: Reinventing Load Testing for DevOps | Tricentis

Ensuring that each new release delivers a positive user experience is now more critical than ever. To meet rising expectations, DevTest teams need instant insight into whether incremental changes negatively impact application performance. However, legacy performance testing approaches are too late, too heavy, and too slow.

Download this white paper to learn why and how to shift load testing left in the software development lifecycle and start continuous load testing.

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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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DevOps eGuide | TechWell

NEW! TechWell's newest eGuide is now available to download. Explore hot topics around DevOps, learn best practices, and gain information on how to start the DevOps conversation in your organization.

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