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An Introduction to Data-Driven Test Automation

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Without exception, all applications and software products should undergo thorough testing before they hit the market, making the testing process an integral part of the software development lifecycle. While there are several ways to approach software...
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Featured Post: The Power of Autoscaling

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This article first appeared in Devops.com, written by Senior Software Engineer Alejandro Calderon. Many years ago when I was interning as a software engineer, I made a mistake that could have ended my career just as it was getting started …It wa...
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DevOps Not What You Expected? How to Get It Right This Time

DevOps Not What You Expected? How to Get It Right This Time
This article originally appeared on the Oracle Technology Network blog. If you want to implement a DevOps culture, don't start with technologies.DevOps is an effective, collaborative, and comprehensive approach to managing software development a...
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Featured Post: Why Offshoring Software Does Not Work in the Agile Age

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These days, even refrigerators can be programmed to tell you when you're running low on a certain food or when something has expired. Washing machines, coffee makers and toasters all use software to bring a more connected experience to their users.An...
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The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM
How to Use Continuous Integration throughout Your Application's LifecycleNot so long ago, applications were developed and deployed with on-site Application Lifecycle Management ALM solutions. More recently, the automation of processes, such as buildi...
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Good retrospectives = constant team improvement

Good retrospectives = constant team improvement
Over the past couple of years, I've had the opportunity to facilitate retrospectives for several software development teams within PSL and gained some insights and lessons learned that I would like to share.One of the most common issues for the teams...
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From static budgets to the agile burn rate

From static budgets to the agile burn rate
​When shopping around for vendors for a software development project, clients that are not familiar with agile methodologies want a figure to assign to their budget or have a specific figure themselves that came from a previously defined budget. Thes...
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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an Outsourcing Software Development Project Part 2

In the first part of this article, we reviewed the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and outlined five key variables that determine the TCO for software development projects: Process, Quality, Risk, Productivity and Co...
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