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Michael Spayd on Coaching the Agile Enterprise

By Noel Wurst    |    July 21, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Noel Wurst: Hello. This is Noel Wurst with Skytap. I am speaking today with Michael Spayd. Michael's going to be speaking at the Agile 2014 Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Monday,...

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Em Campbell-Pretty on Scaling Agile, Culture, Teams, and Tribes

By Noel Wurst    |    July 17, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap. Today, I am speaking with Em Campbell-Pretty. Em is going to be speaking at the Agile 2014 Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday,...

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Announcing MinorJS: An Unopinionated, Ultra-minimal Web Framework for Node.js

By Matt Mehlhope & Scott Brady    |    July 16, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Skytap is a big believer in open source software. Our company is built on amazing open source projects like Linux, Ruby on Rails and Node.js. That’s why we...

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Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence with the CQAA

By Noel Wurst    |    July 09, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​The Chicago Quality Assurance Association (CQAA) was founded in 1984 to “promote quality principles and practices within Chicago-area companies” and to provide “a forum for information professionals to present and discuss...

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Enhancing Your Testing Efforts: An Interview with Rajini Padmanaban

By Noel Wurst    |    July 08, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Noel: I recently read a piece of yours on the QAInfoTech blog where you asked, “Is it fair to compare manual and automated test results.” That’s a great question,...

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Is It Fair to Compare Manual and Automated Test Results?

By Rajini Padmanaban    |    July 02, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​The article below was originally published by Rajini Padmanaban on the fantastic QAInfoTech blog. Manual and automated testing have long co-existed and have contributed significantly in successfully signing off on...

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Tap In Open Forum: What Is the Greatest Blocker to a Frictionless Enterprise?

By Noel Wurst    |    June 27, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

We're launching the "Tap In Open Forum": a new series of blog posts where we detail a current topic being discussed in the software development and testing community and invite...

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Realizing the Value of Cloud Beyond the Infrastructure Itself for Dev & Test

By Jason English    |    June 25, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​By now we’ve seen plenty of cost justification on the efficiency of using cloud infrastructure. You can easily Google “Cloud Computing Value” and get a stack of analyst and...