Agile Development

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Gene Kim on the Need for On-demand Access to Automated Dev/Test Environments

By Noel Wurst    |    December 09, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap, and I am speaking with Gene Kim today. At Skytap, a lot of us are big fans of Gene and his work,...

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Who Pays for Parallel Development Pizza Parties in the Cloud?

By Jason English    |    October 21, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

As we move development and test activities into cloud-based labs, we have noticed an age-old challenge arise to some companies’ adoption efforts. While it is tempting to focus on the...

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Environments-as-a-Service (EaaS) Explained in Only 3 Minutes!

By Noel Wurst    |    October 09, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​I’m not quite sure how he did it, but Jason English, Skytap’s Galactic Head of Product Marketing, managed to not just brilliantly explain what Skytap does, nor do...

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Just Landed: Virtual and Cloud-based Labs

By Noel Wurst    |    September 24, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Today, voke, inc. officially announced the availability of their latest publication, titled, Market Snapshot TM Report: Virtual and Cloud-based Labs. The report was written by voke founders Theresa Lanowitz and...

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How to Automate Your Environment Provisioning for Mobile App Development

By Noel Wurst    |    September 24, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​Last week, we co-hosted another great webinar with Orasi, one of our outstanding TapIn Partners, and we’re thrilled to now offer this on-demand to anyone who missed it, or...

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New Research Reveals the True Impact of Lifecycle Virtualization

By Noel Wurst    |    September 10, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Independent analyst firm, voke, inc., recently conducted extensive research around the concept of “lifecycle virtualization” and the results of their efforts are incredibly revealing on two levels. On one hand...

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Theresa Lanowitz Teases Enterprise DevTest Survey Results

By Noel Wurst    |    August 01, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

At our recent Q3 Sales Kickoff, we were treated with a surprise session from Theresa Lanowitz, founder of technology industry analyst firm, voke. Regular visitors to our blog may...

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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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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,...