Letter from the Editor

DevOps can be a big scary thing. Culture change, constant collaboration— whatever that means— a big new set of tools… it’s a lot. What most teams want is to have a smooth running software development pipeline. I have stopped using the phrase “DevOps,” and now I say “Continuous Delivery.” There are many reasons for this.

Mega Trends in Testing: Continuous Delivery, Production Line and the Deployment Pipeline

DevOps may be the next big buzzword, but Test teams really need to focus on its little sister, Continuous Delivery If you pay attention to trends in software development—from the perspective of what some sophisticated teams are doing, what articles and books are being written, to conference topics, you may have noticed the tools being …

Free Delivery: 5 Things Amazon Prime Taught Me About Deployment Automation

Eric Minick brilliantly demonstrates how automation works in Continuous Delivery using this real-world “case study”. As a product manager at IBM working on our UrbanCode products, I think a lot about Continuous Delivery, how to do it and what it does for teams. Continuous Delivery techniques enable teams to deliver software faster and with less …

Infographic: 5 Parts of a Successful DevOps Implementation

    LogiGear Corporation LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software-testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast and cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with hundreds of companies from …

Leader’s Pulse: The Changing Dynamic of Measurement and Its Competing Forces

I have been leading and managing software projects for a long time. Measuring the product and process has always caused great consternation. At its worst we measured everything that we could possibly measure. We measured so many things that, in the end, I always doubted whether it led to higher quality software, or process improvement, when in …