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Explaining Adjustments Costs in DevOps

Coaching a DevOps implementation is a challenging proposition for a number of reasons. One of these reasons is not only getting the business side to buy in, but to keep them on board throughout the entire journey. The truth is

Posted in agile, DevOps, Uncategorized

QA, DevOps is an Opportunity not a Threat

If you look around most QA message boards you still see the topic of automated testing versus manual testing being debated over and over. I am not going to get into this debate because I believe the overwhelming evidence, industry

Posted in agile, DevOps, testing, Uncategorized

Make Sure Your DevOps Teams are Focused on Double Loop Learning Versus Single Loop

Understand that improvement is learning It should not be a surprise that DevOps improvement implies some kind of intervention or change to the process, and the change will be evaluated in terms of whatever improvement occurs. The evaluation that takes

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Get a Good ‘Work-Out’ in DevOps

The idea of including everyone in the process of improvement is one of the key principles of TQM, Lean and now DevOps. There are numerous ways being suggested in DevOps articles, blogs and books to involve everyone and create a

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DevOps and the Theory of Constraints

As the DevOps movement has started to take hold in the software development industry, one of the great benefits of this is that individuals are starting to become aware of tried and true Lean Manufacturing and TQM practices. Having received

Posted in agile, best practices, continuous integration, DevOps, kanban, Uncategorized

The “Killer Dozen” Automation Implementation Killers – Failure to Take a Leap of Faith

Many organizations today are moving towards automated testing for the right reasons, but unfortunately the vast majority experience a spectacular failure. Often at Meetups or talking to potential customers who have failed at one or more automation implementations, I continue

Posted in agile, ATDD, automation, BDD, best practices, continuous integration, selenium, TDD, testing, Uncategorized

Path from Waterfall to Agile for HP Unified Functional Testing (formerly QTP) users

ATF is pleased to announce our solution for companies looking to move from HP’s Unified Functional Testing (UFT) (formerly QTP) to today’s leading edge open source solutions. Many HP UFT users have wished to make the move to open source

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The “Killer Dozen” Automation Implementation Killers – Lack of Transparency

Many organizations today are moving towards automated testing for the right reasons, but unfortunately the vast majority experience a spectacular failure. Often at Meetups or talking to potential customers who have failed at one or more automation implementations, I continue

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The “Killer Dozen” Automation Implementation Killers: Choosing the Wrong Tool Set

Many organizations today are moving towards automated testing for the right reasons, but unfortunately the vast majority experience a spectacular failure. Often at Meetups or talking to potential customers who have failed at one or more automation implementations, I continue

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The “Killer Dozen” Automation Implementation Killers – Standalone Teams

Many organizations today are moving towards automated testing for the right reasons, but unfortunately the vast majority experience a spectacular failure. Often at Meetups or talking to potential customers who have failed at one or more automation implementations, I continue

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