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Analyst Research

Gartner Research | Best Practices for Shifting Testing Left to Deliver Higher Quality Software Faster

Analyst Research

Gartner, “Adopt a ‘Shift Left’ Approach to Testing to Accelerate and Improve Application Development,” Jim Scheibmeir, Joachim Herschmann, 3 January 2018

Gartner recently stated that “Application leaders responsible for developing digital business applications are under increasing pressure to maximize quality and velocity of delivery. They should adopt a ‘shift left’ approach to testing and invest in test automation to build a highly productive software development organization.”

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This newsletter includes Gartner’s recommendations for adopting a shift-left approach to testing for DevOps initiatives, as well as additional research on how shift-left practices such as Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) help teams test faster and more effectively.

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What’s Inside:

  • Gartner Research: Adopt a ‘Shift Left’ Approach to Testing to Accelerate and Improve Application Development
  • QASymphony Article: BDD Best Practices
  • How a Leading Retailer’s QA Team Drove Agile Testing and Implemented a Shift-Left Approach
  • qTest Scenario Overview: The Enterprise BDD Solution for Jira Software