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Test Environment Managers are often asked to audit everything. If there is a question about budgets they need to quickly identify opportunities to reallocate infrastructure and environments. Hardware is expensive, and resources are limited so when a business looks at the numbers ... (more)
When I talk to people about environment management I’m surprised by the number of people who don’t understand how much they cost.  In a large organization it isn’t immediately obvious just how much a particular environment costs.  It isn’t like people announce how much a VM costs... (more)
What is an Environment? When we discuss Environment Management, we’re not thinking about simple systems.  An environment isn’t just a web server and a database.  Instead, we’re thinking about complex systems with a lot of moving parts.  For example, a large e-commerce website tha... (more)
Plutora is pleased to annouce our new Jenkins self-service adaptor. Jenkins has become the default enterprise standard for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD). With the release of our new Plutora Jenkins adaptor, we bridge the gap of best of breed release & e... (more)
A magazine for software testing and quality professionals, TEST Magazine is read by over 10,700 members across Europe, the US, and South Asia. TEST Magazine’s unbiased, holistic and pragmatic viewpoint has made it the leading journal in its sector. In TEST Magazine’s announceme... (more)
Tailoring Release Management to Both Operations and Development Instead of adopting cookie-cutter solutions for release management based on static, flowchart-driven models, enterprises need purpose-built systems designed with a model that can be adapted to the needs of an individu... (more)
The rate of digital disruption is victimizing Fortune 500 companies in a way that has led to 52% of members of the list from 2000 to disappear due to mergers, acquisitions or bankruptcy. No Fortune 500 company wants to become the next Kodak, which was ranked 153rd on the list in ... (more)
If your organization has moved to a public or private cloud you’ve had the conversation about the scope of development environments. Should every developer get an environment in the cloud? Traditional test environment management has focused on QA and staging environments for the... (more)
Divergent Paths Require a Singular Solution “While much of the IT community is just now catching on to the bimodal IT reality, release managers have been steeped in the complexities of a dual-natured IT department. When multiple projects are integrating and transitioning from dev... (more)
“IT projects and software functionality have permeated every aspect of every business—from backend processes all the way to customer-facing innovation. Staying competitive requires swift digital transformation capable of keeping pace with the ever-increasing demand for faster rel... (more)
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