As software becomes the key to creating a competitive advantage across all markets, enterprises no longer enjoy the luxury of selecting either ‘speed’ or ‘quality’ when delivering software. Both are critical. Now that agile practices have matured and DevOps initiatives have entered the corporate agenda, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Testing (CT) and Continuous Delivery (CD) have emerged as key catalysts for enabling quality at speed. Of the three, Continuous Testing is by far the most challenging.

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Market Trends: DevOps – Not a Market, but a Tool-Centric Philosophy That Supports a Continuous Delivery Value Chain
Laurie Wurster | Thomas Murphy | David Williams
Digital business demands a high degree of automation for improved speed and effectiveness of software delivery. Product management leaders should focus on tool functionality that supports agile methodologies, automation and collaborative relationships to meet the challenges of the DevOps goal.

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