Written by: IDC Abner Germanow, Jonathan Edwards, Lee Doyle IDC believes the convergence of communications and mainstream IT architectures will drive significant innovation in business processes over the next decade.
Continuous testing is the practice of testing across every activity in the SDLC to uncover and fix unexpected behaviors as soon as they are injected. Continuous testing is the embedding of testing as a fundamental and ongoing aspect of every activity through the application lifecycle, from requirements through production, to ensure the business value is being achieved as expected.
As the pace of business continues to quicken, companies are starting to recognize that to stay competitive the process of developing and releasing software needs to change. Release cadence has greatly accelerated. There is no occasion anymore for a six- to 18-month find-and-fix turnaround in which the customer will find the delay acceptable. Things need to move faster, and they need to be ready and perfect faster.
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Are dev and test constraints holding back your digital transformation?
Today, just about all businesses are scrambling to add digital components to their products and services with the hopes of capturing—and maintaining—the interest of an increasingly demanding customer base. As you undergo this digital transformation, your IT teams face tremendous pressure to not only develop innovative new experiences, but do so at an accelerated rate—lest competitors beat you to market with the next big thing.
Take a new approach to solving the familiar challenge of doing more with less—and doing it faster than ever before -- remove the constraints holding you back.
At its core, Service Virtualization is all about removing constraints within the SDLC by simulating dependent systems, services and behaviors. In order to understand the true depth and breadth of this concept, however, it helps to see how Service Virtualization can be utilized in different development scenarios.
New headlines provide ongoing evidence that IT Security teams are losing the battle against attackers, reinforcing the need to address the security of enterprise applications.This Analyst Insight reviews several practical steps you can take to get started now.
CA’s portfolio is designed to drive efficiency from planning through production. A core component of our continuous delivery portfolio is CA Release Automation, a market-leading application release automation solution that delivers full application deployment automation and release coordination across stages, environments and teams. The solution’s analytic capabilities enable DevOps teams to plan, manage, analyze and optimize the continuous delivery pipeline from a single control point. In addition, the portfolio includes CA Agile Central, CA Agile Requirements Designer, CA Service Virtualization and CA Test Data Manager. We continue to invest in and enhance the portfolio, most recently via the acquisition of BlazeMeter, an innovative, SaaS-based performance and load-testing solution.
Take an idea from design to deployment at pace— without compromising quality—using an end-to-end, continuous delivery ecosystem that’s capable of driving rigorous testing from the desired user functionality.
Ubiquitous connectivity and mobile devices have changed everything, opening up markets to millions of new consumers across the globe. Within the past few years, nimble upstarts have created mobile apps that have converted banking customers, cab riders and hotel guests at unprecedented rates. Large, established brands are scrambling to transform their businesses in order to maintain market share. To compete in this application economy, you must adapt or be left behind.
In a series of articles Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant, discusses a range of testing topics. Test models are fundamental to testing and, in this article, Paul talks about the art of creating and using models. If testers are “shifting left,” pairing with developers or at least working more closely with developers, testers (and developers) need to be able to create models, learn how to articulate and share them, and support better collaboration.
A lot can be learned from getting a group of experienced CIOs in a room and encouraging them to talk freely about the topics at the front of their minds. Rarely do they want to discuss technology, and even the latest IT industry ‘hot topics’ usually don’t get that much airplay. Conversations, and sometimes quite heated debates, tend to revolve around broader business-related trends, how these are changing stakeholder and user behaviour and expectations, and how best to respond to such dynamics.
Committed to advancing brain research, The Dana Foundation needed to transition to the cloud to drive efficiency and more effectively manage risk. With this shift, Dana moved from waterfall development to DevOps but still needed to maintain its strict security posture. In this case study Jim Rutt, CIO of The Dana Foundation, discusses his use of the CYBRIC continuous application security platform to move to DevOps, embedding security earlier in the development process and gaining full security visibility across the SDLC.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
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Forrester Research, Inc. has named SDL a Leader in "The Forrester WaveT: Web Content Management for Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011" independent report (July 2011). According to the report, "SDL's globalization and localization functionality remains a differentiator."
This paper examines the ways in which organizations can tap into Web 2.0 interaction as part of the marketing strategy and tactics to create customer engagement by matching your visitors' passion and to figure out the "best fit" for the new opportunities that present themselves.
Organizations face many challenges when creating a constellation of global Web sites. They need to maintain brand consistency while allowing for variations that reflect local culture. Creating truly localized Web sites can be a daunting process, in which corporate and local marketing teams need to work together to provide relevant information to many different target audiences.
Online marketing needs to be coordinated and consistent with marketing communication and business objectives. To compete in today's marketplace, marketing professionals need a solution that allows them to react to changing market conditions cost effectively: coordinated marketing communication at a lower cost.
In today's connected world, a well managed Web presence is essential for any organization to achieve business success. The internet provides unprecedented opportunities for border-free communication. Many organizations use the internet to reach worldwide audiences. These organizations need to balance centralized messages and branding with localized content and contributions. SDL Tridion's BluePrinting technology allows you to create this balance.
Recent evolution in the mobile applications market now offers enterprises new opportunities for reaching customers in ways never before possible. In the past 18 months, a number of independent market forces have converged to enable goods-and-services providers to market to specific customers, at specific times, at specific locations. Importantly, such targeted messaging draws on a richer-than-ever set of consumer information, including not only detailed demographics from implicit (inferred) and explicit (user-provided) profiles, but also real-time, location-based data.
A leader in WCM since circa 2006, SDL arguably produces the most functionally robust enterprise platform in the industry, with particular strengths in multi-channel marketing, globalization, translation management, and brand management. Based on a heterogeneous technical infrastructure, the product can be tricky to implement, but global, enterprise-wide deployments often require the fine-grained configurability of a such a solution. Non-technical business users (online marketers in particular) seem to adopt the product readily, and they consistently give its polished user interface high marks.
It's hard to believe, but some enterprises still use custom-coded Web content management (WCM)solutions. However, consumer demands have forced firms to shift from just managing and publishing Web sites to the daunting complexities of multichannel customer engagement, and it has becomeuntenable to build and maintain the required tools. With few exceptions, any firm with a custom-coded WCM platform should begin transitioning to a commercial or open source solution. For some firms,open source products offer the attractions of custom-coding with lesser software development and maintenance burdens.
Today's marketing and brand management groups are on the front lines of business mandates to grow international revenue, increase worldwide market share, and strengthen the impact of global brands. Businesses reaching for such goals face an environment of unprecedented pressures. How are companies dealing with the demands of multilingual marketing?
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