Development and Test

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Notes from VMWorld 2014: Shifting the Focus to Development and Test

By Seth Payne    |    August 27, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​A consistent theme here at VMworld 2014 has been development and testing. Specifically, how IT operations can deliver the development, test, continuous integration, staging, and ultimately production environments that software development...

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I Am a Specialized Automation Tester—Hold on, Where Do I Draw a Balance?

By Rajini Padmanaban    |    August 27, 2014    |   

The article below was originally published by Rajini Padmanaban on the fantastic QAInfoTech blog.​In any discipline, a specialization is most often considered valuable and has a premier status attached...

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Now Available On-demand: Creating Complete Test Environments in the Cloud

By Noel Wurst    |    August 26, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Parasoft’s Mark Lambert and Skytap’s Jonathan Van Meter gave a great webinar last week that showed how service virtualization helps dev/test teams create “complete test environments in...

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Skytap CEO: “Let’s Build a Successful Business” as Enterprises Begin Shift to the Cloud

By Noel Wurst    |    August 19, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​Rachel Lerman at the Puget Sound Business Journal recently sat down with our CEO, Thor Culverhouse, to discuss the current shift of enterprise software to the cloud, and how this...

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TapIn Open Forum: DevOps vs. DevOps - Who Ya Got?

By Noel Wurst    |    August 19, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

As a lifelong word junkie, I can honestly say that I’ve never seen more debate, argument, and failure to reach an agreed upon definition of a word than we...

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Skytap’s new Copy-to-Region lets your SDLC “Follow the Moon”

By Jason English    |    August 05, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

For the past few years, the holy grail of enterprise IT is to have large scale global software development, testing and integration activities that “follow the sun.” So when your...

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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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Development and Test Cloud with Service Virtualization: Parts of a Complete Breakfast

By Jason English    |    July 29, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​I recently heard from a customer who was curious if Skytap Cloud environments compete with a leading Service Virtualization solution I used to evangelize in a past life. Not at...

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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,...