INTERNET OF THINGS
How to Leverage IoT to Improve User Experience?
May 25, 2017
Imagine this future: You are flying from Atlanta, Georgia to Chicago, Illinois. You walk into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The moment you walk in the front door of the airport, Hartsfield-Jackson knows that you are there. Via your phone, it provides you with your boarding pass, flight updates about your gate, boarding time, and departure...
AWS CICD Release pipeline on VSTS – A step-by-step Guide
February 9, 2017
Infrastructure as Code is one of the many practices teams have to fulfill the needs of modern systems. The provisioning of resources for systems in an automated versioned way supports also the need of consistent environments across different stages of system development, making it much more comfortable to develop, validate and test systems. Keep development,...
Is ‘Tango’ a start of the next big trend for mobile devices?
July 27, 2016
Lately, organizations are investing in robotics technology with a vision to someday clone humans and their intelligence. One of the key aspects here is to be able to conquer the popular human senses Sight, hearing , taste, smell, and touch. I remember about four years ago, IBM in its annual release of “IBM 5 in...
A Tester’s Litmus Test
May 26, 2017
Testers nowadays are generally acknowledged as valuable members of an Agile or DevOps team. I often wonder if this newly acquired status stems from positive experiences with testers or from the general recognition that testing is important. To be honest, I fear it stems from the latter. My personal experiences with testers is very diverse,...
Testing with Self-learning and Self-exploring Testing Tools
March 30, 2017
Testing with self-learning and self-exploring testing tools By Rik Marselis and Sander Mol Introduction In what way will machine intelligence assist us as testers in the future? While we were discussing this matter for a while, we thought of the concept of self-learning and self-exploring testing tools. Below we sketch our ideas. And at the...
Zero touch – out of touch?
January 25, 2017
As the DevOps trend goes on and transformations are in full-swing I stumbled upon the zero touch trend. New, well not really, although not to me at least. For those less familiar with it, in a really tiny nutshell to me this is zero touch testing; “A zero-touch lab is where any engineer, at any...
Big Data and Analytics
Pragmatic Approach to MDM
March 8, 2017
I have frequently experienced projects that ran into serious problems due to data issues – typically issues caused by differences between various source systems. The requirement is to be able to identify the same object in different systems. The problems could show up in various types of projects like Analytics/BI projects, Big Data projects, projects...