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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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Book Review: The Phoenix Project - Chasing the DevOps Whale

By Jason English    |    September 18, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​This technical, but easy-reading story will likely become required reading for everyone here at Skytap. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps and Helping Your Business Win (Gene Kim,...

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Why Aren’t We Letting Software Testers Test?

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

​What do software testers want to do most while at work? What do software testers enjoy most about their job? What do many testers struggle to find the time to...

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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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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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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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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...

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[Video] SDLC Acceleration: Faster in What Direction?

By Noel Wurst    |    June 20, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​At the 2014 SDLC Acceleration Summit, Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research at Salesforce.com, led a fantastic discussion panel that asked the question, "Sure, your SDLC is accelerating, but in...