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Cynthia Dunlop

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Explore the 10 most popular continuous testing resources of 2015, including Forrester and Gartner research, interviews, infographics, an ebook, and more. With today's DevOps and "Continuous Everything" initiatives, teams need the ability to assess the risks associated with a release candidate-instantly and continuously. Maybe that's why 2015 seemed to be all about Continuous Testing, from conferences, to analyst research, to the blogosphere. Here's a look at what Continuous Testing articles from the Parasoft Resource Center piqued the most interest in 2015: Continuous Testing Book: Learn how Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Forrester Research Report on Functional Test Automation: Get Forrester's recommendations on what's needed to support continuous quality and faster... (more)

Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization at StarWest 2015

At StarWest all day Wednesday-from the standing-room-only 7:15am Service Virtualization session (more on this later), to the lively Continuous Testing lunch table hosted by Adam Auerbach, to the conflicting 3pm Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization sessions that forced attendees to make a tough tradeoff-it was clear that adoption of Agile and DevOps is driving a surge of interest in Continuous Testing...which is, in turn, increasing the demand for Service Virtualization. Although we can't give you on-demand access to the impressive lunches and chocolate-dipped Mickey Mou... (more)

Continuous Testing, Service Virtualization... and Beer Tasting | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Parasoft's business partner Skytap recently invited Wayne Ariola (Parasoft Chief Strategy Officer) to be a guest on their DevHops podcast. With Skytap's Noel Wurst moderating, Wayne and Skytap's Jason English chatted about continuous testing, service virtualization, and how SDLC acceleration is impacting quality-all while sipping and reviewing three beers of their choice. Listen to the 30-minute DevHops podcast to hear about: How quality and speed are no longer in a "host/parasite" relationship What's being overlooked in the user-story focused testing common with Agile What the ... (more)

Service Virtualization Case Study: Testing Faster and Earlier

To accelerate application release cycles, KPN needed to address a critical bottleneck in the testing process. Their end-to-end test scenarios interacted with dependencies controlled by other divisions and external entities, and gaining access to the required dependencies was a slow and frustrating process. Due to these test environment access constraints, testing efforts were regularly delayed and cut short. “Using Parasoft Service Virtualization to simulate the behavior of these dependencies, KPN can now test earlier, faster, and more completely—accelerating time to market whil... (more)

'Tis the Season... for Simulation

With the holiday season in our midst, it's interesting to note how simulations have become so critical to our attempts to spread holiday cheer. Consider: Artificial trees, ranging from the Charlie Brown Christmas aluminum trees to realistic-looking pine-scented ones Artificial snow flocking trees and providing a grand finale for parades and events throughout Southern California Artificial cinnamon scents wafting through the house Artificial coloring ensuring that our baked goods appear appropriately seasonal Battery-operated candles flickering on the mantle The yule log lighting up ... (more)