Acceptance or functional testing is a type of testing where a system is tested to see if the required specifications are met. These tests are a type of black-box testing where the internal implementation is irrelevant. Mustafa Saeed Haji Ali demonstrates how to automate these tests using SpecFlow.
Article “Purpose Case Management” describes a Case Management method that overarches BPM and Adaptive Case Management. Author reviews several modern movements such as Unstructured BPM, Social BPM, Dynamic BPM, and ACM. The article concludes with a generic method that allows switching between BPM and ACM depending on which one of them is more efficient in an execution context at certain moment.
An App Delivery Platform-as-a-Service is not only a development platform. It is also a social platform, a deployment platform, and a user engagement platform. An App Delivery Platform-asa-Service is all about delivering apps that perfectly fit the business, it’s about creating business value, it’s about enabling the business to be successful!
This article explores things people can do from within their code to make their lives, and the lives of anyone else who has to administer or maintain their application, easier. 5
Book Excerpt and Interview: Dynamic SOA and BPM: Best Practices for Business Process Management and SOA Agility
Boris Lublinsky interviews Marc Fiammante as part of a review of Marc' new book, Dynamic SOA and BPM: Best Practices for Business Process Management and SOA Agility.
Improving the Performance of Automatic Configuration Management Processes by Encouraging Human Intervention
This case study focuses on how bwin was able to improve efficiency by including human intervention as a major part of an automatic configuration management system.
IBM Rational and InfoQ present, Scaling Agile with C/ALM, an eBook showing organizations how to become “finely tuned software delivery machines” by enabling team integration and scaling. 6
Dave West argues that backlogs are an essential element and not "waste" as currently argued by some in the Lean community. 33
When several teams work in the same codebase there's always risk of chaos. Henrik's "Scrum & XP from the Trenches" approach is a simple way to ensure clean, releasable code with every iteration. 19
In the wake of the latest product announcement from IBM, InfoQ talked to Bertrand Portier about a RedBook that presents a fairly general Model-Driven-Development approach to service construction.