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Closeup photo of laptop computer lit up at night The Value of Security Testing in QA

For many organizations, traditional testing groups are separated from the IT security group. But having traditional testers perform some security testing efforts is a great way of achieving a balanced approach to shifting left while being mindful of staffing and budgetary challenges. It also has some great advantages.

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Alan Crouch
Team talking about test estimates on sticky notes Test Estimation in the Age of Agile and DevOps

Estimating testing in the contemporary world of agile and DevOps demands some new rules. Gone are the days of using project planning software and work breakdown structures to define and estimate each category of work and the associated tasks. Here are some modern rules, prerequisites, and advice for test estimation.

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Michael Sowers
Nathen Harvey Experimenting Your Way to DevOps Success: A Slack Takeover with Nathen Harvey

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub for a day to answer questions and engage in conversations. Nathen Harvey, a cloud developer advocate at Google, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed all things DevOps: what it means, getting your team on board, and measuring your success.

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Kelly McGee
Egg timer Signs Your Organization Isn't Ready for DevOps

Organizations struggling to see tangible benefits after adopting DevOps practices often have only slapped together a few tools instead of making the required changes. Many aren’t really embracing DevOps at all. Here are three signs to help you determine if your organization isn’t quite ready yet to practice DevOps.

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Alan Crouch
Kubernetes logo Leveraging Kubernetes as a Tester

Kubernetes is a scalable, production-grade container orchestration tool with automated deployment, scaling, and management capabilities. Using it shortens the feedback loop and enhances communication. Here’s how testers can leverage Kubernetes to quickly gauge application quality and speed up the delivery of value.

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Glenn Buckholz
Combination padlock for security Continuous Security in Agile Development

"Continuous" gets mentioned a lot in agile and DevOps, but one area that often doesn’t get enough attention is how to continuously build, test, and deliver secure applications. Just like for quality, you can’t test security in, so you need to have a plan for how to build it in. Here are some tips on how to do that.

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Jeffery Payne
Melissa Benua DevOps Red Flags: A Slack Takeover with Melissa Benua

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub for a day to answer questions and engage in conversations. Melissa Benua, who's worked in dev, test, DevOps, and program management, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed DevOps adoption, red flags, and continuous delivery and deployment.

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Owen Gotimer
Tester at a computer What Is Continuous Testing All About?

Continuous testing started when DevOps got hot as organizations began trying to figure out how to make everything in the software delivery process more continuous and testers felt they were being left out of the DevOps movement. If you want to get started with continuous testing, here are three things you should know.

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Jeffery Payne