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Continuous delivery What Is Continuous Delivery Doing to Software Testing?

Software teams using continuous delivery focus on building software in small pieces so that new code can be pushed to production multiple times a day instead of on a sprint cadence. There is also an explicit focus on code quality before production and monitoring afterward. Is this putting testing in danger?

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Justin Rohrman
legacy code Legacy Code Can Hinder Your Agile Transition

Although there's a lot of practice evolution that happens with agile transitions, legacy code can still be a major obstacle to agile success. A few risks and considerations emerge when scaling agile while still managing legacy code barriers.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
Measuring tape Which Test Metrics Are Useful in Agile Projects?

Just as our measurement and metrics capabilities improve as our technology and knowledge evolve, we must also refine and adapt our software quality and testing measures as we embrace an agile culture. Our measurement and metrics strategy should shift to lower levels of the application or system under test.

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Michael Sowers
data management The Challenges of Incorporating Robust Test Data Management

We can no longer be myopic when it comes to testing, as there’s a wide group of needs to be addressed on any given project. For a project to succeed, testers must build out robust test data management capabilities in response to growing application demand.

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Josiah Renaudin
Stressed Out? Pay Attention to Your Warning Signs

When life's little stresses start piling up, it's easy to become overextended before you're aware of it. Instead of ignoring the chaos that's slowly building, try to notice your personal warning signs that you're heading for a crash so you can correct your schedule and priorities before it's too late.

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Payson Hall
Workplace grudge The Cost of Holding a Grudge against a Coworker

Grudges zap your energy and divert your attention to things that are irrelevant, counterproductive, and, worst of all, negative. But the cost of holding onto a grudge isn’t just mental or emotional. Hang onto a grudge for too long and it can trigger a stress response that can also be damaging professionally.

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Naomi Karten
Cover of the fall 2016 issue of Better Software magazine What’s in the Fall 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

In the cover feature article of the fall 2016 issue of Better Software magazine, “The Evolution of Software Monetization,” Michael Zunke details how software vendors misfire in an attempt to balance protection of their intellectual property with complicated software licensing schemes that frustrate customers.

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Ken Whitaker
Know a Girl Who Wants to Change the World w/ Code?

To inspire more young women to pursue careers in STEM, every year Technovation invites girls from around the world to solve real-world problems through technology. In partnership with Google's Made w/ Code and UN Women, the Technovation Challenge 2017 has set some lofty goals.

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Pamela Rentz