June 20, 2017 01:05 PM EDT
Plutora Selected as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner
Company offering test and release platform solutions recognized as a leader
in IT software
SANTA CLARA, CA-June 20, 2017 – Plutora, market leader in release, test
environment, and test management solutions for ent... (more)
June 7, 2017 04:49 AM EDT
Plutora Named as Finalist at 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Plutora
recognized for its disruptive impact, financial performance and market
Santa Clara, CA–June 07, 2017 – Plutora, market leader in release, test
environment, and test management solutions for ente... (more)
May 23, 2017 05:35 PM EDT
Bob Davis joins Plutora Executive Team as Chief Marketing Officer Experienced
marketing and high-tech executive to lead global marketing efforts
Santa Clara, CA–May 23, 2017 – Plutora®, the leading provider of
enterprise release, test environment, and software quality management
May 17, 2017 11:12 AM EDT
Do you know why improving communication should be your single most important
software testing goal? Here are four reasons why communication is so
1. Spend Less Time in Meetings, on Calls, and on Email
Effective and efficient communication equips you and your team to spen... (more)
May 10, 2017 01:23 PM EDT
Mistruths promoting the cure-all, Agile and DevOps, hurt everyone seeking a
truly better way to deliver software.
ING begun its agile transformation in 2010 with just three teams practicing
agile. After seeing the success of those first three teams, ING transformed
its entire de... (more)
May 3, 2017 10:31 AM EDT
Do you spend too much time providing status updates in emails, calls, and
meetings? Does your testing team often not have the information they need to
get the job done? Here is how you can improve communication throughout the
phases of software testing.
How to Improve Communicat... (more)
April 22, 2017 10:00 AM EDT
How to Weave Lean Thinking into Your Release Management for Predictable
By Simon King
"The core idea of Lean is to maximize customer value."
Lean Enterprise Institute
What is Lean?
Businesses are being driven up against the wall by continual industry
disruption. Many ar... (more)
April 20, 2017 04:00 PM EDT
It's Not About Agile Release Planning - It's About Enterprise Release Agility
By Simon King
That's not a fancy twist on a popular approach in IT. This post is about
untangling the mess Agile Release Planning has become.
We're living in an age where we're chasing the latest buzzword... (more)
April 20, 2017 02:00 PM EDT
How to Boost Enterprise Software Testing Predictability
By Simon King
Are you tired of slipping deadlines and missing commitments? Do you feel like
the consistency of Software Testing is out of your control? Here is how to
improve the predictability of software testing across mult... (more)
April 13, 2017 01:09 PM EDT
Do you feel like everyone thinks your software testing team is the bottleneck
slowing down development and delivery? Sixty-four percent of testers say time
spent on side tasks and not doing actual testing is challenging.
Here are the reasons your enterprise testing is failing and ... (more)
April 1, 2017 12:00 PM EDT
It's Time to Tear Down Silos for Agile Release Management
By Simon King
To make sure we’re on the same page, let’s start by defining what we mean
by a silo.
“They are nothing more than barriers… between departments… causing
people… to work against each other.”
Patrick Lencioni i... (more)
March 29, 2017 08:15 PM EDT
Production Deployments Don't Have to Be a High Wire Act
By Dalibor Siroky
It's 3 am in California, and you are still awake trying to sort through a
release process that has been delayed by several hours. The deployment to the
main application cluster took several extra hours due ... (more)
March 19, 2017 02:00 PM EDT
Control Costs: Use Cloud Test Environments
By Dalibor Siroky
There is no more effective way to reduce your overall test environment spend
than to migrate to cloud test environments and embrace testing and
infrastructure automation. The nature of test environments is inherently
March 16, 2017 01:21 PM EDT
Do you feel like you are always reacting to fire drills? Do you know how your
teams are progressing, how they should be progressing, or why there is a
It is difficult to resolve impediments and risks if you don’t have insight
into your teams’ progress. Here are six me... (more)
March 15, 2017 08:38 PM EDT
Rising costs. Delays. Failed deployments. Outages.
Your risk is increasing and you’re scrambling to figure out why.
The trigger is a lack of visibility. And it is the single biggest reason
your release risk is going up for dev, for ops, and for the business.
Why this is a big probl... (more)
March 15, 2017 08:33 PM EDT
You are unhappy.
Crappy releases and outages are causing delays and making you and your team
Problem: you are relying on documents and spreadsheets to plan releases.
Needless to say, critical details are falling through the cracks as a result
and adversely affecting ... (more)
March 8, 2017 05:00 PM EST
How often is an environment unavailable due to factors within your
project’s control? How often is an environment unavailable due to external
factors? Are the software and hardware in an environment up to date with the
target Production systems? How often do you have to resort to... (more)
March 2, 2017 07:20 PM EST
Are project intake management and portfolio prioritization draining your
Are you sick of sorting through project updates and sharing slides?
Are you spending endless hours in release meetings with no clear decisions?
You probably reminisce the good old days when one te... (more)
March 2, 2017 07:14 PM EST
Do you spend too much time sitting in meetings providing or receiving status
updates? Does your testing team receive a ton of emails and calls and meeting
invites? Does your team provide a ton of detail to stakeholders, but they
still don’t seem to be on the same page? Here are t... (more)
March 2, 2017 07:12 PM EST
Your calendar is filled with release reviews, but it’s looking busy and not
exactly doing much. Every time you glance at it, you cringe. You promise
yourself you would free up some time so you can actually get stuff done.
But you never get around to doing that because you don’t kn... (more)