Parasoft: Leader in Service Virtualization

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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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Choosing the Right Service Virtualization Solution

In this whitepaper we outline various deployment options and ownership models, contrast the differences between them, and provide a launching point for you to select the correct service virtualization solution to fit your organization’s needs.

Critical Functional Testing Capabilities for Today’s Business Applications

Implementing continuous practices requires advanced, automated functional testing tools that support test and automation design, API testing, open tool integration, and reporting. Watch this webinar with Forrester Research to learn about how to evaluate functional test tools.

Forrester: Parasoft the Leader in Functional Test Automation

Learn why Parasoft received the highest score for API testing and test automation with the “strongest continuous testing product offering” in this complimentary copy of “The Forrester WAVE: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q4 2016.”

Working with Data in TDM

In this video, you’ll learn how to work with data in the Test Data Manager module of Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform.

Creating a Virtual Asset from Recorded Traffic

Learn how to create virtual assets from recorded traffic in Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform.

Configuring Dynamic Responses Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform

Learn how to configure dynamic responses from virtual assets in Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform.

Technical Workshop: Testing a Microservices Architecture

In this workshop we take a practical, step-by-step look at how to address the testing challenges of a microservices architecture. Leveraging Parasoft continuous testing solutions, we’ll walk you through strategies to achieve an effective quality process that will enable you to reduce risks during the initial migration to microservices as well as throughout your future microservice iterations.

Service Virtualization for Microsoft Environments: Technical Paper

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

Learn how the combination of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft VSTS, and Parasoft Service Virtualization—operating natively within the Microsoft environment—enables organizations rapidly deploy a complete test environment on demand for Continuous Testing.

How to Approach API Testing for Microservices

This on-demand webinar explores Continuous Testing strategies, including API testing and service virtualization, for migrating to microservices. It will focus on how to maintain the integrity of the end user experience as well as minimize the business risks associated with this migration.

Continuous Testing for Microservices Migration

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

Many of the core benefits associated with the adoption of microservices actually introduce significant quality challenges. Learn how to maintain the integrity of the end user experience during a microservices migration, as well as how to minimize the business risks associated with this migration.

Virtualizing a REST Endpoint with Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform

This video tutorial shows you how to virtualize a REST endpoint with Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform.

Creating an Environment with Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform

In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to create an environment with Parasoft Continuous Testing Platform.

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.”

Service Virtualization Best Practices: Insights from Industry Leaders

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

Industry experts share best practices about SV and DevOps, Agile, cloud, performance testing, functional testing, API testing, business strategy, and more. Learn from industry leaders across retail, finance, communications, technology, consulting…

Service Virtualization: Accelerating Digital Transformation at CareFirst

by Mike Puntumapanitch (CareFirst Director, Service Transition and Quality Management), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how service virtualization enabled CareFirst to deliver more, and more innovative, software faster than ever before…without increasing costs or compromising on their high quality standards.

ABCs of Service Virtualization Webinar

In this on-demand webinar, learn the Service Virtualization essentials: What is Service Virtualization and how does it impact Access, Behavior, Cost, and Speed.

Forrester: DevTestOps and Continuous Delivery Pipelines

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

Get Forrester’s take on how to build a Continuous Delivery pipeline for Agile processes and why “DevTestOps” is a critical component of such pipelines.

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?”

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 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.

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?”

Deploy & Destroy Complete Test Environments: Service Virtualization, Containers, and Cloud

Sick of others telling you when you can and can’t test? Of bureaucracies that make getting useful test data more difficult than a complete government overthrow? Learn how Service Virtualization, Containers, and Cloud help organizations test on their own terms.

DevOps Brings “El Nino”-Scale Impacts to Software Testing

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

DevOps’ constant deluge of new functionality undeniably creates a torrential disruption to traditional testing. How can you ensure every “little change” doesn’t introduce side effects that ripple across the application and make the end user more frustrated than a driver on a flooded California freeway?

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.

DevOps: An “El Nino” for Software Testing—Are you Ready?

Just as El Nino has slammed into California’s coast wreaking havoc, DevOps is overwhelming the software testing world. Experts from Parasoft and Skytap provide the latest forecast on how DevOps is already impacting software testing—as well as a set of ways to stave off trouble when the peak of the storm hits.

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.

What is Continuous Testing?

Continuous testing refers to executing automated tests as part of the software delivery pipeline to obtain immediate feedback on the business risks associated with a software release candidate. The scope of testing extends from validating bottom-up requirements or user stories to assessing the system requirements associated with overarching business goals.

It provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Applied uniformly, continuous testing allows both business and technical managers to make better trade-off decisions between release, scope, time, and quality.

Service Virtualization Retail Case Study: Continuous Testing for DevOps

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

Learn how service virtualization enabled the world’s second-largest retailer to continuously execute automated tests involving core purchase functionality—despite unstable downstream components, asynchronous responses, and 3rd-party service constraints.

Top 6 Continuous Testing Questions at Gartner AADI

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

Get a summary of the top 6 Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization questions that industry leaders are asking Parasoft at Gartner AADI this week.

DevOps: Are You Pushing Bugs to Your Clients Faster?

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

Now that rapid delivery of differentiable software has become a business imperative, software development teams are scrambling to keep up. In response to increased demand, they are seeking new ways to accelerate their release cycles—driving the adoption of agile or lean development practices such as DevOps. Yet, based on the number of software failures now making headlines on a daily basis, it’s evident that speeding up the SDLC opens the door to severe repercussions.

Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization at StarWest: A Virtual Goodie Bag

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

At StarWest 2015, Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization were the talk of the show (second only to the amazing Mickey-Mouse-themed goodies)! Although we can’t virtualize those sweet treats, we did round up a set of resources that give you a taste of the show’s hottest Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization discussions…

Continuous Testing in the DevOps World

This webinar explores the new role of testing in the “continuous everything” world. Presenters focus on what the shift from automated to continuous testing really means and discuss why it’s critical for DevOps.

DevHops: Continuous Testing & Service Virtualization

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Noel Wurst (Managing Editor at Skytap)

In this “DevHops” podcast, guests from Parasoft and Skytap explore continuous testing, service virtualization, and how SDLC acceleration is impacting quality—all while sipping and reviewing beers of their choice.

Why Testers Can’t Test (Part 2): Dev/Test Environments in the Cloud

Building and maintaining complete test environments with conventional infrastructure is typically slow, extraordinarily expensive, and often infeasible due to missing services and data. Parasoft and Skytap offer a new approach. This on-demand webinar explains how administrators can easily set up complete environments that testers and developers can quickly (and simultaneously) provision and use on demand.

Parasoft and Skytap Deliver 24/7 Access to Complete Test Environments

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

Get technical details on how Parasoft and Skytap work together to help teams rapidly configure, provision, scale, and reproduce complete dev/test environments.

Parasoft Continuous Testing Solution Sheet

Learn how Parasoft Continuous Testing helps dev/test teams working with complex, frequently-evolving applications to rapidly develop and continuously execute robust, meaningful tests.

Disrupting the SDLC to Prevent Travel Disruptions: The Role of Test Automation + Service Virtualization

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor at Skytap)

Learn advanced test automation and service virtualization best practices/trends from Alaska Airlines and Forrester Research in this great event recap, courtesy of Skytap.

The Functional Ecosystem from Service Virtualization Perspective

Access to unavailable system components is one of the biggest barriers to testing. Service virtualization eliminates this by enabling you to quickly and easily simulate the complete test environment, including third-party service, data stored in the database, or incomplete systems. See how Parasoft Virtualize facilitates testing of a banking application in this demo.

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.

The $2.3 Billion Bug: What Do Software Defects Really Cost? [Guest Blog]

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor at Skytap)

What do defects really cost? Much more than you think! Learn the true cost of software defects—and why a new perspective on “test” is required if you don’t want to be responsible for a software failure that lands your organization in the headlines.

Evolve from Automated to Continuous Testing

The evolution of enterprise agile or lean practices such as DevOps has stemmed from the business demanding more, differentiable software. With this need for speed, we cannot assume that yesterday’s practices can meet today’s demands. Discover how Parasoft reduces the time, effort and cost of delivering secure, reliable and compliant software for the majority of Fortune 500 companies.

Where does Static Analysis fit in Continuous Everything?

This Power Hour webinar explores the critical role that static analysis plays in continuous testing, continuous builds, and continuous delivery.

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.

Communications: Extreme API Testing Automation Helps DirecTV ”Shift Left”

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

Learn how DirecTV automated a complex manual API testing process to dramatically increase the speed and scope of their testing— enabling them to bring top-quality software innovations to market in record time.

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).

Financial: NZ Bank Reduces Application Risks with Automated API Testing

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

A leading NZ bank and financial-services provider wanted to extend their existing GUI-based testing to more extensively exercise the application logic within internal systems; learn how automated API testing helped them reduce business risks and save $2.1 million NZD over 18 months.

Electrify Your Static Analysis To Accelerate Continuous Integration

Learn how static analysis eliminates security threats and ensures software quality earlier in the software development lifecycle.

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.

Parasoft Enables Continuous Testing

SD Times

Accelerating the pace of the SDLC means supporting agile development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery with continuous testing.Parasoft enables Continuous Testing by preventing defects with their Development Testing Platform (DTP) and allowing organizations to “shift left’” (test earlier) with service virtualization, test environment management and API testing.

Service Virtualization & DevOps: Lessons from Comcast

Explore the latest service virtualization research and get firsthand best practices and benefits of service virtualization from Comcast’s Director of Performance

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.

Automated API Testing vs.CRM and ERP systems

by IntegrationQA

Expensive delays were the result of a manual test process where ensuring test data consistency between the integrated CRM, ERP, and custom system took hours per test. Learn how automated API testing helped enabled them to get instant, continuous feedback on whether application changes were meeting functional expectations.

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.

Learn How Continuous Testing Helps You Accelerate the SDLC

Lean development methodologies and DevOps implementations need continuous testing facilitated by automated defect prevention and uninhibited access to realistic test environments

[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…

Parasoft Service Virtualization in 60 Seconds

Learn how service virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize and Environment Manager makes creating and deploying simulated test environments simple. This two-part video begins with an overview of how Parasoft virtualizes your test environment before demonstrating how you can create and deploy a simulated test environment anytime, anywhere in 60 seconds.

Service Virtualization Enables Continuous Testing

In this webinar you will gain an understanding of how to eliminate constraints associated with static staged test environments and learn the efficiencies to be gained by integrating service virtualization into your existing process.

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?

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.

Continuous Testing for SAP

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

Learn strategies for overcoming the key challenges associated with continuously testing your SAP workflows to ensure that they satisfy expectations around system reliability, security, and performance—as you’re configuring them as well as migrating/upgrading them.

Continuous Testing: What’s the Business Value?

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

Continuous Testing creates a central system of decision that helps you assess the business risk each application presents to your organization. Applied consistently, it guides developers to meet business expectations and provides managers visibility to make informed trade-off decisions.

Retail: Service Virtualization Facilitates Early Testing for Complex, Distributed Systems

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

As a leading Fortune 500 retailer advances its omnichannel retail strategy, ensuring a positive user experience on the company’s ecommerce site has become increasingly critical. Learn how Service Virtualization helps them ensure that all transactions associated with this ecommerce site meet or exceed customer expectations

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.

Continuous Testing: It’s All About Risk

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. Applied uniformly, Continuous Testing allows both business and technical managers to make better trade-off decisions between release scope, time, and quality.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Continuous Testing

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

Given the business expectations at each stage of the SDLC, Continuous Testing delivers a quantitative assessment of risk as well as actionable tasks that help mitigate these risks before they progress to the next stage of the SDLC. The goal is to eliminate meaningless tests and produce value-added tasks that truly drive the development organization towards a successful release. The following Infographic explains how Continuous Testing helps organizations accelerate the SDLC and release with confidence…

Forget ‘Continuous Integration’—the Buzzword is Now ‘Continuous Testing’

SD Times by Alan Zeichick (SD Times)

Speeding up development won’t mean quality will improve. How do we mitigate the negative effects of faster development?

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.

Extreme Automation, Meet the Pre-Production Life Cycle

SD Times by Alexandra Weber Morales (SD Times)

In the race to implement Continuous Delivery, emphasis on build-and-deploy has overshadowed Continuous Testing. Service Virtualization’s simulation technology allows you to test your component in a complete environment any time you want.

Parasoft Continuous Testing

Get a quick overview of how Parasoft Continuous Testing helps organizations accelerate the SDLC and release with confidence.

SYS-CON.tv: Continuous Testing

“Testing is the last piece of the puzzle. What we have seen is speed — the need for acceleration in terms of software development — and once you start hitting speed you start hitting speed bumps and those speed bumps are quality,” noted Wayne Ariola, Chief Strategy Officer at Parasoft, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo.

Financial: Service Virtualization Removes Test Data Management Bottlenecks for Agile

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

Learn how Parasoft Virtualize enables a financial organization to reduce the lengthy wait time for accessing test environments configured with the appropriate test data.

MedicAlert API Testing Case Study

MedicAlert needed to more rapidly deliver new services in a secure and effective fashion. Learn how they established a process for managing the functional, security, and performance testing challenges associated with their new capabilities and offerings.

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