Development and Test

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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,...

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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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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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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...