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Five Common DevOps Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

Zenergy’s experts have been helping companies optimize modern software delivery methods well before DevOps became a buzzword. Every time we help a client improve their modern software delivery capabilities, we refine our playbook. What works well for one client, may not be the best solution for another. Every solution needs to fit the culture, the teams’ work style, and the software release goals of the organization. However, there are a few fundamental DevOps pitfalls that are common...

Bob Galen Presents Opening Keynote at Innovate Virginia 2017

The term product owner has been tossed around for over two decades. Simply put, the role of a product owner is to carry over the next objectives needed to be built and portray those objectives to the rest of the Scrum team to carry out the clients’ needs. Although the role of a product owner often reveals itself as simple, the notion is much easier understood than achieved.

Open Source Test Automation: Riding the Second Wave

The second wave of open source test automation tools led by Selenium-based frameworks are continuously outperforming older, commercial tools and open source tools like Fitnesse and Watir. What’s the cause of this major shift responsible for changing how numerous companies are diving into their software test automation? The shift toward web-based applications on desktops and mobile devices and the availability to support them with more advanced open source tools at lower costs.

Zenergy Expert Shaun Bradshaw Presents at STPCon Spring 2017

Sometimes testers fail to see the importance of their role within software development projects. Although the tester’s main goal is to identify bugs within software and report them back to developers, locating bugs ultimately carries the same weight, in the process, as the way in which they are reported. Failing to report bugs quickly enough or reporting them improperly can lead to distrust between testers and developers as well as delays in releases and increases in revenue.

Free Webinar: Should you Combine Functional and Performance Testing?

Want to complete your performance testing, test automation, and manual testing efforts in a shorter testing cycle? The traditional process splits up each distinct type of testing to occur individually with unique sets of goals and usually occurs with minimal cross-team collaboration. Because these varied types of testing have their own methods and techniques, the process can be timely and conceal problem areas until the end.