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4 Key Focus Areas for a Smarter QA Strategy

The Key to Continuous Delivery? Continuous Testing

September 10, 2018

Every day, a traditional business joins the legion of organizations worldwide that are choosing to automate legacy IT and transform development using the capabilities of the cloud. And whether you like it or not, it’s these agile businesses that will win the race for your customers’ approval. In our 2018 study The automation advantage, we surveyed...

VUCA Architecture and Engineering

August 2, 2018

Historically, technology solutions and systems were designed and built to last. I remember my first project after graduating, where we designed and built a system to last unchanged for 25 years. One of the key points were to have engineers calculate the amount of necessary spare parts for the servers needed to be procured and...

Who’s the best Superhero

July 4, 2018

Watch my talk from eggplant’s ‘Performance Matters’ London event on performance testing & how we can relate it to superhero movies. Know the importance of having a broad view of future in testing domain & how we could balance the strength & weakness of current industry trends. Also know on how could the new technologies be use to us &...

June 15, 2018 by

Trust We visited the conference #VINT2018 “In code we trust”. Inspiration and great discussions on a hot topic at the moment: trust. Trust in products around us, trust in the governances using digital solutions for us, trust in data.In todays #IoTFriday we discus the day and talk to our VINT colleague Pepijn Pepping on the...

May 2, 2018 by

Our current research topic is called “Digital Happiness” and we’re exploring new ideas about how companies should interact with their clients and employees. This time we want to share the idea and vision from Pierre Hessler – To Conclude on the Digital Happiness Summit. Mr. Hessler shared his vision with us and our clients during our event In...

April 16, 2018 by

Our current research topic is called “Digital Happiness” and we’re exploring new ideas about how companies should interact with their clients and employees. This time we want to share the idea and vision from Witte Hoogendijk: ‘From Big Bang to Burn Out‘. Professor Hoogendijk shared his vision with us and our clients during our event In Pursuit of Digital...

April 12, 2018 by

Our current research topic is called “Digital Happiness” and we’re exploring new ideas about how companies should interact with their clients and employees. This time we want to share the idea and vision from Karin van Baardwijk: ‘The Balance of Trust and Happiness‘. Van Baardwijk shared her vision with us and our clients during our event In Pursuit...

April 11, 2018 by

Our current research topic is called “Digital Happiness” and we’re exploring new ideas about how companies should interact with their clients and employees. This time we want to share the idea and vision from Esko Kilpi: ‘Digital Happiness and the Future of Organizations‘. Kilpi shared his vision with us and our clients during our event In Pursuit of Digital...

April 3, 2018 by

DevOps will make systems more secure. In opposite to what many think, adopting DevOps, with its fast release cadence, will result in hardened systems which are fully compliant with security guidelines and which can stand the modern hackers. Summary. Teams must follow, must inject, secure guidelines and practices in their way of working. This way...

March 29, 2018 by

Our current research topic is called “Digital Happiness” and we’re exploring new ideas about how companies should interact with their clients and employees. This time we want to share the idea and vision from Kaspar Korjus – Estonia’s Gift to the World. Korjus shared his vision with us and our clients during our event In Pursuit of Digital...

February 28, 2018 by

We are only halfway through February but there already happened a lot of interesting events regarding digital happiness. Apple was urged by shareholders (they hold a total of $2 billion in Apple shares) to be innovative and a leader on the digital happiness front. Facebook saw a drop in daily active users and announced massive...

February 12, 2018 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I will here focus on how the services the teams create work together. Each team is responsible for implementing

February 5, 2018 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I will focus on defining the agile process of these teams in a bit more detail. The most important thing about how the team works is

January 8, 2018 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. This time I will focus on what I call the Tester. The main responsibility of the Tester...

December 11, 2017 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. This time I will focus on what I call the DevOper. The main responsibility of the DevOper...

December 6, 2017 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. This time I will focus on the Designer. The main responsibility of the Designer is to

November 27, 2017 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. This time I will focus on the Architect. The main responsibility of the Architect is to make...

November 20, 2017 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. This time I will focus on the Agile Coach. The main responsibility of the Agile Coach is to...

November 13, 2017 by

Based on my work on Beautiful Delivery with autonomous cross-functional teams (for more details, see Use Beautiful Delivery to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation), I have set out to define the different roles in a bit more detail. I will start with the Product Owner. The main responsibility of the Product Owner

November 10, 2017 by

It is #IoTFriday and the digital twin is our topic. A digital twin is a digital representation of a solution (physical device/service). It is made up of information from the existing physical product, sensor data, real-time data, predictions and/or manufacturing data. The digital twin can be used throughout the entire product life cycle. We look at the...

September 19, 2017 by

In my (IT) business (and many others) there has been a lot effort in defining rigorous methodologies, and also a lot of focus on processes. In contrast, cross-functional autonomous teams communicate and act instead of spending too much time on either planning or following a complex process. The autonomous team actually remove

September 12, 2017 by

This week I encountered a situation which reminded me of a clip from the hit-series Game of Thrones. In this clip Tyrion Lannister walks down a stairway into a dungeon, to unleash a couple of dragons. We get a glimpse of his face and see how terrified he is when he finally sees the dragons....

September 6, 2017 by

One of the most important parts of a digital transformation is setting up a digital platform, and a challenge is to make it as simple as possible. Ideally, it should only take a sprint (about a month, and what we usually call sprint zero) for an agile team to set it up in the cloud....

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