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capgemini smart foundry

Capgemini’s ‘Smart Foundry’ Taps Plutora For Innovation in Value Stream Management

According to Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2019-20, the widespread adoption of agile and DevOps methodologies, the need for Quality Assurance (QA) orchestration and its impact on…

Cloud Architecture: A Definition and Introductory Guide

You’d have to be outside the IT industry altogether for the terms cloud computing and cloud architecture to be completely absent from your conversations. Even then,…

cmbd

Configuration Management Databases: What Is a CMDB?

In this article, we go through important things to know about using and managing a CMDB. We discuss why having a CMDB is important, essential characteristics…

software provisioning

What Is Software Provisioning? A Detailed Introduction

Building high-quality software requires equally high-quality processes. Usually, when defining a software development life cycle (SDLC), we tend to focus too much on the software itself….

environments

QA Environments: Why Do You Need So Many?

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…

Test Environment Management Best Practices

Test Environment Management Best Practices

This post highlights the importance of an efficient and reliable test environment management process in supporting application releases/project delivery. We begin with the introduction of test environments…

behavior driven development

Behavior-Driven Development: A Comprehensive Intro and Guide

Behavior-driven development (BDD) is several things: a language for defining the behavior of an application; a collaboration tool for engineers, testers, and product managers; and a…

user acceptance testing

User Acceptance Testing (UAT): What It Is and How to Adopt It

Have you heard of “user acceptance testing?” I’m afraid that for many of you reading this post, the answer will likely be “No.” Unlike other more…

Containerization Best Practices

Containerization: A Definition and Best Practices Guide

There are many ways for operations teams to approach hardware management. Some build dedicated hardware for different applications within their stack. Some use virtualization to simplify…

test data management

Test Data Management: What This Means and 3 Tools to Use

Being part of the IT leadership in an organization might have its perks, but it also means you have to be familiar with tech jargon. For…

infrastructure as code

Infrastructure as Code: What Is It, and Why Should My Engineers Care?

For decades, managing a server or two was a full-time job. System administrators would carefully curate their critical systems and ensure the business ran smoothly by…

Why Plutora

The Value Stream Digital Transformation Solution

As the VP of Development at a large multinational wireless telecommunication company, Christian deals with a variety of challenges every day. For example, this morning he…