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How AI is Transforming Testing Today

Currently, there is much debate about how artificial intelligence (AI) will transform our lives. One of the technology’s key benefits lies in its power to transform traditional approaches to app development and software testing. Gartner identified AI-driven development as one of its top three strategic technology trends for 2019. Digital transformation is dependent on better-quality software, and software testing matters more than ever. However, the growing complexity of our software-driven world means that new, smarter and quicker forms of testing...
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Data: the New Currency That Accelerates Business

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment;...
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06
Jun

DevOps Security Champion: Who, What and Why?

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment;...
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06
Jun

Security: Are You Doing DevOps Right?

Phil Kernick, co-founder and CTO of cybersecurity specialist CQR Consulting, has no fundamental problem with DevOps, but asks, from a security perspective, “How many people do it right?” If DevOps is going to work and produce secure systems, then developers must take responsibility for security. It’s not something that can be treated as an additional process. But abstract responsibility isn’t sufficient. It’s rare for developers to have security tools in their kit and an understanding of their results, said Kernick....
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06
Jun

Chef Extends Automation Reach and Scopetructure they are deployed on.

At its ChefConf 2019 conference today, Chef extended its core platform in ways that collectively serve to automate further the management of applications and the IT infrastructure they are deployed on. Extensions to the Chef Enterprise Automation (EAS) Stack include the addition of Application Operations Dashboards, Migration Accelerators for moving applications to the cloud and tighter integration between the Chef Infra and Chef InSpec modules within the Chef Habitat management framework. Brian Goldfarb, chief marketing officer for Chef, said these...
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06
Jun

DevSecOps: Can JIT PAM Bring Relief?

IT and cybersecurity leaders have come to agree that the purpose and intent of DevSecOps is to create a mindset that “everyone is responsible for security,” while also incorporating application and infrastructure security directly into the software development and delivery process. DevSecOps has proven to be a critical ideology for cybersecurity, yet is littered with false starts and failures. Many of those failures can be attributed to a basic misunderstanding, wherein IT management has come to use the terms DevSecOps...
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06
Jun

CloudBees Acquires Electric Cloud to Advance Continuous Delivery

CloudBees announced it has acquired Electric Cloud as part of an effort to extend the reach of its DevOps portfolio further into the realm of continuous delivery and application release automation (ARA). Announced at the CloudBees Days event in San Francisco, the deal follows CloudBees’ acquisition of Codeship, a provider of a cloud-based continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) platform, last year. CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey said both deals are part of an effort to start rolling up many of the smaller...
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06
Jun