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The Test Environment Management Plan Template

The Test Environment Management Plan Template

13 AUGUST, 2019 by Jane Temov So, you’ve been asked to write a “Test Environment Management Plan”? Or perhaps you just want to write a plan to baseline your current non-production processes, outline future test environment strategy and/or educate those around you. *...
Five Reasons You Need Enterprise Configuration Management

Five Reasons You Need Enterprise Configuration Management

02 AUGUST, 2019 by Eric Olsson Preamble Software is buggy. It’s a bold claim, I know. Sarcasm aside, the battle to keep your applications up and running is ongoing. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a way to eliminate an entire class of bugs from your...
Software Testing Anti Patterns

Software Testing Anti Patterns

15 JULY, 2019 by Peter Morlion Martin Fowler AntiPattern “An antipattern is a solution that initially looks like an attractive road lined with flowers… but further on leads you into a maze filled with monsters.”   Since the dawn of computers, we’ve...
A Brief History of Configuration Management

A Brief History of Configuration Management

26 June, 2019 by Justin Reynolds Gone are the days of monolithic software applications. In today’s microservices-and-continuous-integration driven world, where apps run in hybrid cloud environments and users engage with them on any device and on any underlying...
5 Red Flags DevOps Is Failing

5 Red Flags DevOps Is Failing

03 JULY, 2019 by Justin Reynolds Even since the agile manifesto was published in 2001, software development has never been the same. In a pre-agile world, software was released in monolithic packages every year or every two years. The agile approach to development...
5 Red Flags Deployment Management Is Failing

5 Red Flags Deployment Management Is Failing

20 MAY, 2019 by Mark Henke It’s a great step when teams deliberately manage their deployments instead of treating them as second-class citizens to writing code. But there are many pitfalls to managing deployments effectively. Many things lurk, waiting to trip us up....