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Cynthia Dunlop

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Agile teams report the lowest rate of measuring non-functional requirements. What does this mean for the evolution of quality in this era of Continuous Everything? To explore how the rise of SDLC acceleration trends such as Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery are impacting software quality, Parasoft conducted a survey about measuring and monitoring non-functional requirements (NFRs). Here's a glimpse at what we discovered and what it means for the evolution of quality in this era of Continuous Everything... From Visually. ... (more)

Deploy and Destroy Complete Test Environments

Sick of others telling you when you can and can't test? Tired of bureaucracies that make getting useful test data more difficult than a complete government overthrow? Are territorial disputes preventing you from accessing all the dependent systems and services you need for testing, configured the way YOU want? Don't take it sitting down - fight for your freedom to test on your own terms! With service virtualization, containers, and cloud, you can spawn whatever complete test environment you want, at your beck and call. Join the Test Anarchy: Deploy and Destroy webinar Thursday March... (more)

Does Continuous Deployment Mean Continuous Disappointment for Customers?

By Dhruv Gupta, Director of Product Marketing at Perforce This article was originally published on the Perforce Blog. An interesting article came out recently, “Why Continuous Deployment may mean Continuous Disappointment for your Customers.” It correctly identifies the human need for a shiny, new thing every so often. And it argues that the practice of continuous deployment could lead to disenchantment with incremental updates. The article cites examples of companies whose customers were left disillusioned by incremental additions or subtractions to existing capability. There a... (more)

For Valentine's Day | @CloudExpo #DevOps #BigData #IoT #ML #Microservices

For Valentine's Day, here's a lighthearted look at the "relationship" between two complementary technologies: service virtualization and cloud dev/test labs. Dear Service Virtualization, Hey, I know it's been a while since we started being "a thing." When we met, everyone said you were just mocking, and that I wasn't real enough to make a living, with my head in the clouds. Yet, here we are, a few years later. Service Virtualization, you complete me. As a young Dev/Test Cloud, I always wanted to try new things. And what better use for Cloud than experimenting with software for st... (more)

Top 10 Service Virtualization Blogs

Here are the 10 most-read service virtualization articles from the Parasoft Blog in 2012:   Parasoft Service Virtualization Wins Jolt Award: Service virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize has been recognized as a must-have technology for accelerating testing efforts and eliminating delays in the application delivery lifecycle by Jolt. What is Service Virtualization?: Learn what service virtualization is and how it can provide easy access to constrained components that impede development and testing.   Service Virtualization Maturity Model: Introduces a Service Virtualization ... (more)