LogiGear Provides Early Look at Better Test Design & Skytap Partnership

Skytap thrives on partnering with our friends in the software development and testing community who share a passion for both disrupting and modernizing software delivery. Last week at STARWEST, I got to learn about the incredible team at LogiGear, how they’re tackling one of the biggest challenges in software testing today, and why the new

CAworld 2015 Day “Zero” Report: Disruptingly Disruptive

I’ve been here at CAworld’15 just getting set up to talk about environments prior to the main event days, and everywhere you look, you see the theme of the company this year: Digital Disruption. In CA CEO Mike Gregoire’s opening partner reception, he positioned competitiveness for businesses today as primarily driven by software. I think

The DevHops Podcast Episode 7: Digital Transformation with CA

This week we sit down with Justin Vaughan-Brown, CA Technologies’ Global Digital Transformation Lead and Jason English, Skytap Galactic Head of Product Marketing to discuss digital transformation in the enterprise. What has led enterprises to make this transformation, what role do DevOps and agile play, and what are the benefits of modernization initiatives? We discuss all

Guest Post: 8 Software Testing Demons that Service Virtualization Can Exorcise

This spooky Halloween-themed piece comes from our TAP partners at Parasoft. Check out their killer blog! Ever had a frightful encounter with the following testing demons? They tend to lurk around complex interconnected systems, just waiting to wreak havoc by forcing you to delay testing, work at dreadful hours, or make distressing trade-offs on the

CA Release Automation in Skytap: Spotlight and Demo

As DevOps devotees, we’re always interested in techniques for accelerating software delivery, so we’re thrilled to have these two new videos featuring the CA Release Automation (RA) solutions team explaining, and demonstrating, how to achieve wicked fast and pin-point accurate deployments at each stage of the SDLC in Skytap environments. You can learn a lot

The DevHops Podcast Episode 5: Service Virtualization at Alaska Airlines

One of the most well-attended sessions of the week at STARWEST was Parasoft and Alaska Airlines‘ crack-of-dawn session on continuous testing through service virtualization. We got Alaska Airlines quality analyst Ryan Papineau to join us on the latest episode of the Skytap DevHops Podcast, so we could learn more about service virtualization’s role in the airline’s
QAC and Skytap Partner Spotlight

Partner Spotlight: QA Consultants (QAC) and Skytap

Today’s partner spotlight comes to us from QA Consultants (QAC), a firm that is 100% dedicated to providing software testing services for their customers. You may have noticed today’s Partner Announcement with QAC. There is a great deal of in-house expertise in their Toronto, Canada center of excellence as well as their satellite offices, and Skytap provides them

Live Blog: Testing for Summer Snowstorms to Avoid Winter Woes

Look for a series of live blogs from Skytap while we attend STARWEST this week in Anaheim, California! It takes more than guts to hold a late addition “bonus” session at 7:15 in the morning; it also takes having an outstanding story to tell so you’re not telling it to an empty room while everyone

Intervention Coming for “I Hate Agile” Crowd

For all of the conferences held in agile’s honor, and the praise it gets from coaches, evangelists, and companies like Skytap, nobody calls it a silver bullet. But there’s one thing we all agree on—agile is very difficult. Whether looking at the culture change required, embracing the continuous integration, delivery and deployment of code, or

The DevHops Podcast Episode 4: Continuous Testing

Welcome to the fourth episode of the DevHops Podcast! This week we’re speaking with Parasoft Chief Strategy Officer Wayne Ariola about software quality and the emergence of continuous testing in the enterprise. Let’s get started—we hope you enjoy the show! Noel:  Hey, DevHops listeners. Just a quick tip that we’re starting this week’s show with. If you’re already familiar

Accelerating Application Releases in a Time Warp Oven

On Wednesdy, August 26th, Skytap and CA Technologies will present a joint webinar, “Accelerated Application Releases in Cloud Environments: It’s Baked In!” where we’ll show how to eliminate SDLC bottlenecks and achieve faster velocity. Skytap’s Jason English will join Tim Mueting from CA Technologies (read his latest CA communities blog about it here) to share

Why “Test Obsession” Is the Disruptive Culture of the Future

After learning that Alaska Airlines has won the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers” award for eight years running, and the “Number 1 on-time major North American Carrier” award for the last five, I would assume that their dedication to incredible software quality is just as worthy of public heralding. Parasoft, one of our

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