Parasoft: Leader in Service Virtualization

Download voke Research's Market Mover Array Report to learn why Parasoft was named the Lifecycle Virtualization leader.

Parasoft: Leader in Test Automation

Learn why Parasoft received the highest score for API testing and test automation in “The Forrester WAVE: Modern Application Functional Test Auto...

Continuous Testing

Learn how Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development.
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Parasoft Resource Center

voke Research: Parasoft Named Leading Innovator for Service Virtualization

Learn why Parasoft was named the leading innovator for Lifecycle Virtualization solutions in this complimentary copy of “voke Research Market Mover Array Report: Lifecycle Virtualization.”

Does Your Release Candidate Have an Acceptable Level of Risk?

SD Times by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Today’s DevOps and “Continuous Everything” initiatives require the ability to assess the risks associated with a release candidate—instantly and continuously. So why are DevTest teams still focused on the wrong question: “Are we done testing?”

Can Speed and Quality Coexist in the SDLC?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

DevTest’s perspective on speed and quality is much different than that of “the business.” Discover what this means for the evolution of quality in the era of “Continuous Everything”

How Do Teams Measure Non-Functional Requirements?

As the pressure mounts to release innovative software faster, organizations must have much better control over (and visibility of) how faulty software can impact the business. Parasoft explored this topic of software quality at speed in a recent DevTest survey about measuring and monitoring non-functional requirements.

How Software Testing is Impacted by Agile and DevOps

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

See what 2 new studies discovered about how Agile, DevOps, mobile, and embedded development impact software testing.

How Capital One Transformed DevTest for Continuous Delivery

Capital One’s Adam Auerbach shares his insights on what DevTest changes are critical for responding to extreme digital disruption. Forrester’s Diego Lo Giudice joins Adam for the discussion and explores how the challenges of delivering quality@speed are being overcome across all industries facing digital disruption.

Leveraging Service Virtualization to Achieve Quality at Speed: How CareFirst Built a Testing Superhighway

Watch this webinar featuring CareFirst and Forrester to discover how leading organizations are using service virtualization to advance Continuous Testing and DevOps as they scale Agile across the enterprise.

Continuous Testing for IT Leaders eBook

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Learn how in this 70-page eBook.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Agile Disregards Non-Functional Requirements

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Agile teams report the lowest rate of measuring non-functional requirements. What does this mean for the evolution of quality in this era of Continuous Everything?

Tags: Agile

Forrester: What’s the Role of Testing in Agile and DevOps?

by Diego Lo Giudice (VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester)

Forrester’s Diego Lo Guidice discusses how breaking down the barriers between test and development enables you to successfully implement your Agile and DevOps initiatives. Learn about the importance of integrating testers and testing practices into your development teams.

Tags: Agile, DevOps

Evolving to Continuous Testing

DevOps.com by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

What’s the difference between automated testing and continuous testing—and what’s needed to answer the question “Does the release candidate have an acceptable level of business risk?”

The Business Risks of the Release Pipeline

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Parasoft surveyed 780 software development professionals about their views on quality and how they define/measure both functional and non-functional requirements. Read this report to see what we discovered and what it means for the evolution of “quality” in this era of Continuous Everything.

Forrester: Barriers and Best Practices for Scaling Agile

by Diego Lo Giudice (VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester)

Forrester analyst Diego Lo Guidice discusses the top 3 reasons Agile fails, how “Agile Expert” firms overcome common barriers, and Agile best practices.

Tags: Agile

Forrester: Why Continuous Testing is Vital for Quality @ Speed

by Diego Lo Giudice (VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester)

Forrester analyst Diego Lo Guidice discusses how testing needs to evolve in order to enable quality at speed for Agile and DevOps.

Service Virtualization Computer Technology Case Study: Using SV + Cloud-Based Test Environments to Increase Agile Velocity While Controlling Defects

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

A leading PC vendor transitioning to Agile wanted to start testing each user story as soon as it was completed, but lacked the required on-demand, flexible access to realistic test environments. Learn how service virtualization helps them simultaneously spin up all required test environments—all with extremely specific test data, response logic, and performance conditions.

Service Virtualization Financial Case Study: Scaling Test Environment Access for Parallel Agile Development

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

Service Virtualization helped a leading financial services company scale access to a prohibitively expensive 3rd party application, giving each Agile team instant to an independent test environment they could configure and reconfigure as needed—with zero impact on the other teams.

Why Testers Can’t Test: Forrester & Alaska Airlines Tackle the Test Environment Dilemma

Forrester Research and Alaska Airlines explore how advanced simulation for development and testing helps leading organizations meet business demands while reducing risks.

Enable Continuous Delivery with Continuous Testing

In this presentation, you’ll learn how a sharp focus on DevOps and a comprehensive suite of software development solutions can reduce the time, effort and cost of delivery.

How to Avoid the Continuous Delivery of Faulty Software

Parasoft and Perforce explore the key development testing processes to add to your Continuous Delivery system to reduce the risk of automating the release of software defects.

Trim Your IT “Waste” to Accelerate SDLC Delivery

Parasoft and Skytap present strategies for helping DevOps, Test and Agile teams apply testing in a way that promotes SDLC automation and acceleration.

Continuous Testing for DevOps: Evolving Beyond Automation

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn why and how Continuous Testing’s real-time objective assessment of an application’s business risks is a critical component of DevOps CALMS (Culture, Automation, Lean, Metrics, Sharing).

Test Data Management for Agile Continuous Testing

Learn the pros and cons of three core test data management strategies and how to combine strategies for continuous functional and performance testing.

The Relationship Between Risk and Continuous Testing: An Interview with Wayne Ariola

StickyMinds

Learn about the relationship between business risks and Continuous Testing, misperceptions about Continuous Testing, and how it helps both business and technical managers to make better trade-off decisions between release scope, time, and quality.

What’s Killing Software Testers?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

A quick look at some of the top things that are killing software testers: accelerated release cycles, access to realistic test data, access to complete test environments

Manage the Business Risks of Application Development with Continuous Testing

CM Crossroads by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Continuous testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Ultimately, continuous testing can provide a quantitative assessment of risk and produce actionable tasks that will help mitigate these risks before progressing to the next stage of the software development lifecycle.

Why Software Testers Can’t Test [Guest Blog]

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor at Skytap)

Software testers find less and less time each and every day to do the thing they love most—and what you most need from them: test software. Why? Because many organizations lack the assets, environments, and infrastructure necessary to test early and test often.

To Accelerate Continuous Delivery, Shift Left Static Analysis

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

The bane of any Continuous Delivery strategy is testing. You can have wildly fast builds…completely automated Continuous Integration and Delivery… but if your Continuous Testing slows your Agile-ity to a crawl, it’s all for naught.

Development Testing for Agile Teams

Learn how the systemic adoption of a Development Testing Platform exponentially helps Agile teams implement Development Testing activities (static analysis, unit testing, peer review, coverage analysis, runtime error detection, etc.) while helping to reduce technical debt and enable early defect prevention.

[Infographic] SDLC Acceleration Summit Poll Results

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

At the 2014 SDLC Acceleration Summit in San Francisco, industry experts gathered to discuss the future of the SDLC and share best practices for delivering better software faster. Throughout the event, attendees participated in real-time “SDLC Pulse” surveys to share their opinions about the current state of the SDLC and what’s needed to reach the next level. This infographic features some interesting findings from those poll results…

SDLC Acceleration Summit Recap

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

At the 2014 SDLC Acceleration Summit, industry experts gathered to discuss the future of the SDLC and share best practices for delivering better software faster. What were the 3 main themes that emerged?

5 Habits of Highly-Successful Continuous Delivery Practitioners [Guest Blog]

by Furkan Khan (Dir of Prod. Mgmt., Perforce)

For all the talk about Continuous Delivery these days, it can be hard to find best practices from the companies that are actually doing it. Because Continuous Delivery puts additional demands on the underlying versioning system, we work closely with a lot of companies who are already practicing it.

Tags: Agile

Infographic: Continuous Delivery Adoption [Guest Blog]

by Jessie Newell (Blog Admin., Perforce)

An independent study on Continuous Delivery revealed that not only are the majority of respondents familiar with CD, but 65% of have adopted the practice for at least one project and nearly 50% believe their competitors are practicing it.

Tags: Agile

API Testing Helps MedicAlert Increase Agility, Extend Services

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how Medicalert automated the functional, security, and performance testing for new APIs – enabling them to become an increasingly agile and valued provider of new healthcare information services.

Peter Coffee on Leveraging the Web’s Transformation [Guest Blog]

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor, Skytap)

Peter Coffee discusses how the web’s new capabilities are transforming the world around us, and how enterprises today can address their resistance to change by understanding the benefits of embracing new technologies.

Why a Development Testing Platform Is Essential for Accelerating the SDLC

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Since software quality has traditionally been a “time-boxed” exercise, it’s foolish to expect that accelerating the SDLC will magically yield better results from a quality perspective. Learn how a Development Testing Platform helps organizations accelerate the delivery of top-quality applications.

A Business View of Continuous Delivery [Guest Blog]

by Dhruv Gupta (Dir of Prod. Marketing, Perforce)

An interesting article came out recently, “Why Continuous Deployment may mean Continuous Disappointment for your Customers.” It correctly identifies the human need for a shiny, new thing every so often. And it argues that the practice of continuous deployment could lead to disenchantment with incremental updates. The article cites examples of companies whose customers were left disillusioned by incremental additions or subtractions to existing capability

2014: The Year of Continuous Delivery [Guest Blog]

by Steve Brodie (CEO, Electric Cloud)

Learn why Electric Cloud CEO Steve Brodie anticipates that 2014 will be the year of Continuous Delivery.

Theresa Lanowitz on Solving Age-Old Problems in the Enterprise [Guest Blog]

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor, Skytap)

Theresa Lanowitz discusses “Extreme Automation: Software Quality for the Next Generation Enterprise” in this interview with Skytap’s Noel Wurst. Learn how service virtualization and other extreme automation technology help organizations overcome traditional age-old computing problems.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Is Software Development Meeting Expectations?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Software is increasingly critical to an organization’s competitiveness, but the applications being developed consistently meet business stakeholder expectations only 17% of the time. What’s the problem…and what’s the secret to ensuring that expectations are met?

Parasoft Virtualize

Learn how the open architecture in Parasoft’s Service Virtualization solution, Parasoft Virtualize, enables continuous testing by providing Development, QA, and Performance teams with fast, anytime access to large, complex systems through simulated test environments.

Financial: 20X Reduction in Testing Time w/ Service Virtualization, API Testing

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

A global asset management company needed to accelerate testing for parallel and Agile development. Learn how service virtualization and API test automation resulted in a 20X reduction in testing time.

Development Testing Podcast: Do You Know What NOT to Test?

by Arthur Hicken (Evangelist)

Explore the evolution of software testing and get tips for applying top Agile quality strategies to development testing.

Success In Building Quality Software Is Knowing What Not To Test

Techpost Media by Arthur Hicken (Evangelist)

Explore the evolution of software testing and get tips for applying top Agile quality strategies to development testing.

Service Virtualization for Agile Development

Learn how service virtualization removes the deadlocks and bottlenecks that occur when multiple teams are evolving system components in parallel.

Accelerate Agile and Parallel Development with Service Virtualization

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

This eBook introduces a new way to break through common dev & test roadblocks using a new technique that expands service virtualization.

How Can Test-Driven Development (TDD) Be Automated?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Explores how automation can make Test-Driven Development (TDD) less painful and more valuable.

Siemens API Testing Case Study

With the constant introduction of new APIs and services, Siemens must ensure their applications are smartly integrated with the back-end infrastructure and are diligently maintained to avoid errors or system shutdowns. Learn their strategy for rapidly implementing top-quality APIs.

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