Several years ago, IT organizations of all stripes were looking for the perfect combo of hardware, software and experienced personnel (e.g., data scientists) that could help them harness the massive quantities of information being gathered by their systems. Big data was one of the most talked-about issues in software development and release. In 2016, big […]

Schedules are a fact of life for everyone, but they’re especially strict within the business realm. For software development teams in particular, plans deal out specific dates to turn in deliverables and guide on what tasks are supposed to be done within that timeframe. Under waterfall testing, the entire program would be released by the […]

The barriers that once existed between teams under waterfall processes have been effectively mitigated with the rise of agile software development and its subsets. DevOps is one offshoot in particular that brings together development and operations groups to collaborate and push out deliverables quickly. However, getting DevOps to work is much easier said than done. […]

Recently, I’ve been using Gradle as a build tool and I have to say it is pretty amazing! It does so much for you with very little configuration. Some of things it does you don’t realize you need until Gradle actually does it for you. It is convenience stacked upon convenience. I’m going to talk about a […]

The market for startups has been red hot of late, and there will still be a lot of innovation and available venture capital in 2016 and beyond. For entrepreneurs with the next great idea, now is an ideal time to pursue that dream and create the product that follow in the big footsteps of game-changers […]

The overarching software sector – including both development and testing – is one of the most rapidly-changing industries today. As new approaches and innovative strategies emerge, teams must shift their working processes to ensure they remain on the cutting edge. In such a fast-paced setting, it can be somewhat difficult to keep up. In this […]