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Exploring a DevOps Transformation Like a Tester

Exploring a DevOps Transformation Like a Tester

Just when we, as testers, got a handle on what Agile means for us, the landscape changed yet again to a DevOps culture. Words like continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD), and pipelines are now ones we’re hearing on a daily basis. As a tester, I’ll admit, I had no clue of what these words meant, and how was I to change the way I tested to fit within this DevOps culture.

AI and Future of Software Testing

AI and Future of Software Testing

At the turn of the 19th century, the industrial revolution replaced many manual jobs and that resulted in a better quality of life. At the same time, it also led to the loss of a large number of jobs in the short term. Since then there has been a recurrent fear that technological change will spawn mass unemployment. However, the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning revolution, that the world has come to terms with, will be significantly different from the Industrial Revolution.

How to Safely Build Automation Using OSS

How to Safely Build Automation Using OSS

Building automated testing is always a delicate balancing act, with the best course of action heavily reliant on the type of testing, scale of the business and a host of other factors to boot. However, the choice between OSS and proprietary tools to safely build automated testing is a whole question in itself – we take a look at the key pros and cons to help you make the right choice…

Buy v. Build: 5 Things to Consider When Implementing a Mobile Device Cloud

Buy v. Build: 5 Things to Consider When Implementing a Mobile Device Cloud

In this presentation, Orlando will explore the following questions, outline the pros and cons of each buying and building, and provide key strategy and valuable tips to help enterprise mobility teams make the right decision when incorporating a mobile device cloud into their mobile app development and testing processes.

What Does Lean Software Development Mean For Testers?

Recorded 09/11/19 Lean has taken over software development. From Agile to DevOps, Lean manufacturing principles and practices as they apply to software development are everywhere. Yet, many software development teams do not grasp the implications of Lean and most do...

Re-Shaping the Test Pyramid

Re-Shaping the Test Pyramid

In this session,​ Jennifer Bonine and Rick Faulise will explore new shifts in testing paradigms. Demonstrate an AI-first​ testing method that integrates with your current manual and automation testing, and understand AI that aids your app teams. Re-think where you want to spend time and money in your testing team in a challenge that plagues most companies of too much to test and too little time.

The DevOps Dilemma

The DevOps Dilemma

Are you worried about your organization’s ability to cope up with the complexity of delivering at high velocity with excellent quality in multi-speed IT landscape and hybrid environments? Read some thoughts here about some Quality Engineering paradigms in DevOps world that we, Digital Assurance Services- Tech Mahindra, have implemented successfully with our customers.

Cynefin for XPers

Cynefin for XPers

In this talk, Liz introduces the Cynefin framework to help make sense of different types of situations and how to approach them: the obvious ones, the complicated ones which require expertise, the complex ones in which outcomes emerge, and the chaotic ones that we’re usually trying to avoid. Find out how these simple concepts can help us counter our innate human desire for predictability, enabling change and innovation; not just in software development, but in every aspect of our lives.