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

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 to it when compared to a generalized body of knowledge. For example, a cardiologist has a more specified focus than a general physician, an architect

Upcoming June Webinars

​We’ve got two webinars coming up in June that we wanted to take a minute to make you aware of. And while we encourage you to attend them live so that you have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have, each will be made available on-demand after the fact so that you and

Brett Goodwin to Speak on the Next Generation of Cloud Computing Strategies at CAMP IT

Brett Goodwin, Vice President of Marketing and Development from Skytap, will be speaking at CAMP IT in Chicago on the topic of Choosing Between Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing. Cloud computing is as much of a business decision as it is an IT decision. While some may argue that this disruptive technology has

Skytap Team Heading to SharePoint TechCon in San Francisco

The Skytap team is heading to SPTechCon in San Francisco March 5 and 6. The conference will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. About the event: The SharePoint Technology Conference provides technical classes and tutorials for SharePoint administrators, IT professionals, business users, and developers. Attendees learn from the best SharePoint experts, including

ALM Summit 3 – Expertise Worth Sharing

This year’s ALM Summit runs January 29 to 31, and features keynotes and sessions by Microsoft executive and industry experts, as well as three focused breakout tracks: ALM Leadership, Agile Development, and new this year DevOps and Testing. Also returning is an update to last year’s popular full-time Hands-On Lab featuring self-guided tutorials on Team

Does Cloud Computing Really Need Marketers?

Think about the engineering behind something like a cell phone. Most people see the value and use the technology every day, yet have little interest in the complex underpinnings that enable their devices. Beyond the science, even the execution of the technology is an elaborate undertaking. Consider this: Alexander Graham Bell received his patent on

Top 3 Conversations We Had at the Recent Gartner Summit

Our team recently returned from the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit in Las Vegas. This year, the summit featured a new mobile track, deep coverage of cloud recommendations, and a complete track on innovation for developers and another on growth and innovation—all designed to help IT professionals stay competitive and deliver the new

Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit

Skytap is a Silver Sponsor of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit that runs from November 27 to 29 in Las Vegas. Keynote speakers include Michael Abbott, Patrick Lencioni, Andy Kyte, and Jeff Schulmann. About the conference: Cloud and mobile technologies are maturing quickly. It’s time to rebuild your application strategy now to

Talking Hybrid Cloud at Agile Dev East

Our team recently returned from the Agile Development Conference in Orlando. The conference provided the latest in agile methods, technologies, tools, and leadership principles from thought leaders through keynotes, in-depth tutorials, and a wide range of conference classes. Many of our conversations were focused on Skytap hybrid cloud capabilities. While many people aren’t ready to

SharePoint Conference 2012 Kicks Off in Las Vegas

​ The 2012 SharePoint Conference kicked off today and will continue through November 15 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Conference-goers will gain valuable knowledge to increase productivity, learn how to better use SharePoint 2010, and become familiar with the latest features and functionality from the new SharePoint. Day 1: Registration, Pre-Conference

Skytap Team at Agile Dev East in Orlando

Skytap is a Gold Sponsor of the Agile Development East Conference in Orlando, Florida, this week. Drop by Booth 13 in the EXPO hall on the 7th or 8th to discuss how the cloud enables Agile development and see a demo of Skytap Cloud. On November 7 and 8, our Vice President of Products, Brian

Brian White to Speak at Agile Dev East This Fall

Next month, our Vice President of Products, Brian White, will be at the Agile Dev East/Better Software Conference in Orlando, Florida. On November 7, Brian will talk about Cloud Computing: Powering the Future of Development and Testing. Developers and testers are under constant pressure to operate more efficiently, cut costs, and deliver on time. Without

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