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how much do environments cost

How much do the environments cost?

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…

reclaiming underutilized environments

Reclaiming Underutilized Environments

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,…

How to Clean Up Polluted Test Environments

How to Clean Up Polluted Test Environments in 9 Steps

Take thousands of developers, distribute them over several departments, and split them up into small teams of 10-20. Now take these 20-50 development groups and ask…

Enterprise Release Management Resolutions for 2016

Enterprise Release Management Resolutions for 2016

Happy 2016. To help you think about the Environment Management year ahead, we’ve assembled a collection of resolutions for you to try out. Resolution #1 –…

environment metrics

Test Environment Management Metrics

When it comes to testing and quality assurance, providing the right incentives and metrics is critical. Your release plan shouldn’t reward quality assurance and quality engineering…

Launching our Test Environment Manager Solution

Launching our Test Environment Manager Solution

When we founded Plutora, we sought to provide a simple and transparent way for organizations to manage their releases and reduce delay. Our customers have told…

Managing Test Environments

Managing Test Environments

Test Environments (also called QA or Pre-Production Environments) are a vital cog in delivering fully tested code and instilling confidence there will be a successful project…

Why Enterprise Release Management is important to concurrent project delivery

Why Enterprise Release Management is important to concurrent project delivery

Enterprise Release Management (ERM) is a structured process methodology for managing enterprise change and project driven transformation prior to implementation into a live environment. ERM’s importance…

Plutora Test Environment Management Update June 2013

Plutora Test Environment Management Update June 2013

It is an exciting time at Plutora! As environment issues in non-production environments can cause up to 40% of lost time on IT projects, our focus…

Incremental Test Environment Management Process Improvements

Incremental Test Environment Management Process Improvements

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…

test environment management

Test Environment Management

Test Environment Management can mean many things to different people who are involved in either software delivery or IT Operations. In this post I wanted to…