Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Jun 05, 2018
Understanding the terms and techniques that promise to help you build, test, and
deploy applications more efficiently. This guide reviews each of these strategies, how
they relate to one another, and how incorporating them into your application
lifecycle can transform your software development and release practices.
Welcome to Continuous Testing For Dummies, IBM Limited
Edition. We hope you find this material helpful as you
begin or continue your journey toward higher quality
software and faster delivery. Successful companies are honing
their software development approach to be as efficient as possible.
This allows the software development, testing, and ops teams
to spend their time on innovation instead of rework and manual,
Effective Competition Depends on Continuous Delivery of Quality Software In today’s application economy every company is a software company, no matter what industry it is in:
• Shipping companies depend on logistics software to efficiently route packages, arrange drivers and automate warehouses.
• Retail companies rely on software to manage inventory, engage with customers online and to give in-store associates the tools they need to answer customer questions on the spot.
• Marketing firms lean on applications to gather consumer data and parse it, automate communication with prospects and effectively manage advertising campaigns. The examples are endless.
The point is that in order to compete today, every business must be able to quickly build and tweak software to adjust to always evolving market demands. Ultimately, business success depends on faster development iterations while still maintaining the high quality of service expected by customers, stakeholders and end users.
This white paper highlights Cenzic’s recommendation of a process of continuous assessment for applications in development and production environments -- a process that can equally apply to Intranet and public facing applications alike. Continuous testing can now be easily and safely done in a virtualized environment; no longer putting production web applications at risk. Companies can now easily and quickly, add vulnerability testing to their list of activities for all of their Web applications including production applications. Using a testing methodology across a company’s Web application portfolio will significantly enhance the security of all Web applications.
The primary purpose of containerized applications is to improve the effectiveness of software teams, making it easier for people to work together while lowering the communications overhead. In large enterprises, applications such as ERP or CRM software suites often begin as simple projects, but as time passes, they quickly become clunky and inefficient, with a monolithic code base that slows progress for development teams.
Published By: Sauce Labs
Published Date: May 30, 2018
Today’s modern development disciplines -- whether Agile, Continuous
Integration (CI) or Continuous Delivery (CD) -- have completely transformed how teams develop and deliver applications. Companies that need to compete in today’s fast-paced digital economy must also transform how they test. Successful teams know the secret sauce to delivering high quality digital experiences fast is continuous testing. This paper will define continuous testing, explain what it is, why it’s important, and the core elements and tactical changes development and QA teams need to make in order to succeed at this emerging practice.
With a growing number of marketing application available, marketing terms are struggling to see differences among them. Meanwhile, IT teams are bogged down with development and maintenance requests to migrate or manage the use of multiple platforms already in use.
Choosing a marketing technology partner is a total-revenue-performance decision. Ask questions about integration and scalability. Find partners whose marketing automation is built to scale with your business, and select vendors whose teams provide the critical support and services you'll need along the way.
With a growing number of marketing applications available, marketing teams are struggling to see differences among them. Meanwhile, IT teams are bogged down with development and maintenance requests to migrate or manage the use of multiple platforms already in use.
Gartner’s 2016-2017 CMO Spend Survey found that marketing departments are spending 38% of their tech budgets on external development services and cross-charges from internal IT teams. Strategic marketing and IT leaders are looking for ways to streamline technology and eliminate solutions that limit integrations and scalability. It’s important to look at the resources required to maintain the marketing applications you use and compare them to other options available in the marketplace.
Choosing a marketing technology partner is a total-revenue-performance decision. Ask questions about integration and scalability. Find partners whose marketing automation is built to scale with your business, and select vendors whose teams pro
New business demands and technology trends are changing the role of IT and introducing new challenges to
application availability that yesterday’s data centers were not designed to address. By upgrading to Cisco Nexus®
switches—purpose-built for today’s data center needs—you can:
? Increase performance and scalability to meet the demands of virtualization, cloud computing, and modern
? Radically simplify management and operations
? Quickly adapt infrastructure to align the data center network with the needs of your business applications,
today and in the future
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 03, 2016
Data security is a top concern these days. In a world of privacy regulation, intellectual property theft, and cybercrime, ensuring data security and protecting sensitive enterprise data is crucial.
Only a data masking solution can secure vital data and enable outsourcing, third-party analysis, and cloud deployments. But more often than not, masking projects fail. Some of the best data masking tools bottleneck processes and once masked, data is hard to move and manage across the application development lifecycle.
If you’re under increasing pressure to be as efficient as possible with your marketing spend, you need to avoid wasting resources on strategies and messages targeted at the wrong audience. This white paper is a step-by-step guide on creating buyer personas to help focus your marketing efforts.
Mobility services are frequently being positioned as part of broader application transformation offerings, enabling enterprises to support the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach, with the development of enterprise app stores and the ability to leverage personal devices for business functions.
This white paper describes software and services that accelerate and simplify the creation of internally developed or “in-house” enterprise mobile applications. It also describes how to deploy and manage these mobile apps on both company-provided and “bring-your-own” smartphones and tablet computers. Solving the complete mobile app lifecycle means transforming enterprise apps for multiscreen devices; facilitating design, testing, security, performance, management, and compliance to reach new customers and employee expectations.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Jun 27, 2014
Packaged application development teams frequently operate with limited testing environments due to time and labor constraints. By virtualizing the entire application stack, packaged application development teams can deliver business results faster, at higher quality, and with lower risk.
Published By: CheckMarx
Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
In today’s era of digital transformation, time-to-market is the new name of the game, and DevOps is changing the way software is built. As developers have taken on a much larger role in the software development lifecycle, including developing secure code, building containers and ensuring quality, security cannot be separated from DevOps and engineering. Unfortunately, traditional software security testing tools have operated in isolation and have forced developers to change the way they work.
Checkmarx, however, has developed a more agile and responsive solution: Checkmarx’ Software Exposure Platform. Taking a holistic, platform-centric approach, the platform builds security in from the beginning, supporting all stages of the software development lifecycle, allowing enterprises to deliver secure software at the speed of DevOps while mitigating their business risk.
Download the white paper Delivering Secure Software at the Speed of DevOps to learn how Checkmarx provides the combinatio
Cisco's Virtualized Multi-tenant Data Center (VMDC) system defines an end-to-end architecture, which an organization may reference for the migration or build out of virtualized, multi-tenant data centers for new cloud-based service models such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Distributed systems enable different areas of a business to build specific applications to support their needs and drive insight and innovation. While great for the business, this new normal can result in development inefficiencies when the same systems are reimplemented multiple times. This free e-book provides repeatable, generic patterns, and reusable components to make developing reliable systems easier and more efficient—so you can free your time to focus on core development of your app.
In this 160–page e-book, you’ll find:
An introduction to distributed system concepts.
Reusable patterns and practices for building distributed systems.
Exploration of a platform for integrating applications, data sources, business partners, clients, mobile apps, social networks, and Internet of Things devices.
Event-driven architectures for processing and reacting to events in real time.
Additional resources for learning more about containers and container orchestration systems.
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To deliver on the potential for transformative innovation, businesses must maximize the latent value of legacy application code and data—and fast.
• Go Agile with Agile processes and tools that speed innovation on legacy applications
• Onboard your team quickly with modern toolsets and languages that seamlessly integrate legacy code
• Integrate legacy code and simplify how you manage the software development lifecycle
Enterprise applications today are becoming increasingly complex, leveraging components across multiple platforms, including cloud. Learn how you can leverage IBM DevOps Services for Bluemix to provide full multi-stage release and deployment management to facilitate development, test and staging of complex applications.
Enterprise applications are becoming increasingly complex, leveraging components across multiple platforms, including cloud. Learn how you can leverage IBM DevOps Services for Bluemix to provide full multi-stage release and deployment management to facilitate development.
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