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  • Q&A on The Digital Quality Handbook

    by Ben Linders on  Jul 27, 2017

    The Digital Quality Handbook explores the challenges of testing mobile and web applications and shows how to apply agile practices to deliver quality at speed. Some of the topics covered are test automation, sizing mobile testlabs, addressing test flakiness, crowdsourced testing, performance testing, and applying DevOps practices.

  • MyHeritage Releases to Production

    by Ran Levy on  Jun 29, 2017

    This article explores the Continuous Delivery journey at MyHeritage, from painful, time-consuming manual releases, to a fully automated deployment pipeline.

  • Robotic Testing of Mobile Apps for Truly Black-Box Automation

    by Ke Mao Mark Harman Yue Jia on  Jun 16, 2017

    Axiz is a robotic-test generator for mobile apps. Here, we compare our approach with simulation-based test automation, describe scenarios in which robotic testing is beneficial (or even essential), and tell how we applied Axiz to the popular Google Calculator app.

Automation and Lean: Scaling up the Lean Value Chain

Posted by Sudip Pal on  Apr 15, 2017

This article shows how Ericsson applied lean principles in IT service delivery for automating manual repetitive tasks to improve quality and efficiency.

2017 State of Testing Report

Posted by Ben Linders on  Apr 07, 2017

The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. 2

Hit or Miss: Reusing Selenium Scripts in Random Testing

Posted by Sasha Reminnyi Pavlo Vedilin on  Mar 11, 2017

Just like during test execution process using an ‘exploratory’ technique guided by solid analytical thinking and randomness, we can reuse or automate scripts to achieve similar results. Here’s how.

Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

Posted by Cynthia Freeney on  Mar 02, 2017

The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.

Tailoring Your DevOps Transformation to Organizational Culture

Posted by Tomek Pająk on  Feb 22, 2017

To build a high performance organization via DevOps, one often needs to change the organizational culture. This case study shows how you can apply the competing values framework for culture change.

Interview with Wesley Coelho on Challenges in DevOps

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jan 04, 2017

At the Agile 2016 Conference InfoQ spoke to Wesley Coelho, Senior Director of Business Development for Tasktop, about the communication challenges inherent in DevOps and how to overcome them.

How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

Posted by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

Integrating software development tools is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is both a technical and business problem. The real issue is friction caused by the dissimilarities among tools.

Automating the Database: A Win-Win for DBAs and DevOps

Posted by Yaniv Yehuda on  Dec 19, 2016

The key to effective database administration in DevOps initiatives is safe automation and enforced source control for the database, which prevents many errors from reaching the deployment stage.

Five Lessons Security Can Learn from DevOps

Posted by Wei Lien Dang on  Nov 30, 2016

New approaches in security are needed to address the challenges of DevOps. They must incorporate practices that rely on modularity, automation, standardization, auditability, and mirrored systems.

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