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Since their inception in 2001, agile practices have radically evolved. It was first about shifting from the waterfall model of software development to focusing on iterative development using Scrum, XP, and other methodologies, thereby removing many bottlenecks organizations had with faster software delivery. Agile is now about optimizing operations within the development process, using different …

Software testing is getting more important year by year. Today, this job is not only about finding bugs or developing a product, it is also about analytics too. For example, first the testers do the research of the idea, then they try to think theoretically about some negative aspects which might influence the product, and …

According to a recent State of DevOps report, teams practicing DevOps benefit from a lower change failure rate, 24 times faster recovery from failures when they do occur, and significantly less time spent on rework and security issue remediation. In short, DevOps helps reduce risk, improve productivity, and reduce costs. Such teams tend to be more …

Over the next decade or so, we’ll see an incredible transformation in how companies collect, process, transform and use data. Though it’s tired to trot out Marc Andreessen’s “software will eat the world” quote, I have always believed in the corollary: “Software practices will eat the business.” This is starting with data practices. To understand …

The last decade has seen an acceleration of software technology such as progressive web apps, cloud computing, and APIs. This has led to fundamental changes in software engineering roles, teams, tools, and processes. As teams have shifted from monoliths to microservices and seek to streamline and automate processes for speed, continuous delivery, competitive advantage, and …

You can do DevOps while working from home; it’s all about the right approach. I am one of the agents of chaos who passionately argued the importance of removing barriers and recognizing that people are the core of a healthy DevOps mindset. Fast-forward to the COVID-19 pandemic, in which collocated teams were forced to disperse overnight …

2020 showed us the world can change suddenly, affecting all areas: the QA industry is no exception. Let’s talk today about the testing trends for 2021! Security systems Security has become a key goal. We use the software a lot and become more vulnerable to cyberattacks, so careful security testing at every development stage is …

While every day we are talking about different technologies, tools, and methods under the name of DevOps, we should not forget the in-depth meaning of DevOps. I was in the first week of a new job and the assignment was to install a company software on the local machine. In the beginning, I found that …

The decades pass, but we still write software in the same way as in the XX century. Our software is a large castle, formed by several layers superimposed and mixed, in order to facilitate its own maintenance, but which, in fact, end up creating the opposite effect: a true monolith. Whaaaattt? Oh yes! Class structures, …

2021 brings a renewed need to streamline operations by integrating application security into DevSecOps and accelerated adoption of autonomous cloud operations. The pandemic did not create the need for digital transformation, but it has accelerated it dramatically. Some organizations’ capacity for digital services was, to put it simply, unprepared for the volume of new users. …