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Microsoft's decision to make its Siri-like assistant Cortana available not only on Microsoft's OS but also on iOS and Android is seen as part of Microsoft's cross-platform initiative. Is this a sign that the tech world now prefers generalists more than specialists?

Seems like everyone is talking about DevOps these days. Where can you go to learn more about how it affects you and your organization? Join us at DevOps Conference West to find out how to implement DevOps from some of the industry pros who have been part of the movement from its inception.

A lot of people, when asked why they got into software—especially testing—say they sort of "fell into it." But why do people stay? Matthew Heusser has held many different roles in the industry, and here, he talks about learning what matters in software testing—and what's kept him sticking around.

The growing number of new Linux-based systems and products, including open source cloud platforms and products like Tesla automobiles, means the forecast for the Linux job market is bright, according to a report produced by the Linux Foundation and Dice, a career site for technology professionals.

Have you and your coworkers ever discussed your beliefs about your customers? Or questioned those beliefs? You may surprised at the discrepancy between what you think your customers want and what they actually want. It's a good idea to reconsider every now and then and shake up the status quo.

We are often communicating with people we have never met in person. In these cases especially, it's important for our emails to convey accuracy, transparency, tactfulness, and preciseness. It can help if every time you hit Send, you think of that email as an “ambassador” going out on your behalf.

Mobile apps are being developed in a time of rapid user feedback due to the prominent use of social media—which can be good or bad for those apps. Social media can make or break your product. But whichever scenario it is, testers can learn from that feedback to improve upon their test strategies.

Chances are good that by now, you've already given up on your New Year's resolution—or at least aren't quite where you want to be with it. How can you turn it around? Achieving your goals often depends on the way you map out how you plan on getting there in the first place. Read on for some advice.

Even though we at SQE/TechWell pride ourselves on giving developers, testers, and other software professionals valuable resources for their industry, not all of us have a technical background. Here, a marketing employee describes her first brush with coding and how she came to respect programming.

Owning your career means being accountable for your actions, both current and future. This is critical in today's dynamic environment. Gone are the days when companies employ people for a lifetime and employees stay in the same spot. Read up on some of today's software testing industry dynamics.