Agile software development

FPT Software Invests in Intertec International, Bolstering Nearshore Delivery Capabilities in the Americas

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:01am

Vietnams leading tech firm, FPT Software, today announces its investment in global IT services provider Intertec International (Intertec), aiming to strengthen its North American nearshore delivery capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • Vietnams leading tech firm, FPT Software, today announces its investment in global IT services provider Intertec International (Intertec), aiming to strengthen its North American nearshore delivery capabilities.
  • This deal enables FPT Software to address its clients increasing demand for Agile software engineering and bridge the time zone differences between its IT professionals and customers.
  • The FPT Software investment will help us accelerate our growth and build out our infrastructure, technical capabilities and proprietary tools.
  • The investment in Intertec International aligns with FPT Softwares strategy to optimise its mix of offshore, nearshore and onsite delivery models to support customers 24/7.

Raft awarded Air Force contract to support Kessel Run's "Cloud CITI"

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:03am

The contract includes supporting external Department of Defense (DoD) software initiatives, promoting a culture of continuous improvement, and creating warfighter value at Kessel Run.

Key Points: 
  • The contract includes supporting external Department of Defense (DoD) software initiatives, promoting a culture of continuous improvement, and creating warfighter value at Kessel Run.
  • "Raft is proud to partner with the Air Force and Kessel Run to support the secure, rapid development and delivery of combat capability wherever it is needed and when it is needed most," said Shubhi Mishra, Founder & CEO of Raft.
  • Kessel Run embraces change through a "smaller is better" mindset, including lean and agile methodologies combined with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).
  • Its mission is to deliver combat capabilities warfighters love and revolutionize the Air Force software acquisition process.

Katalon Introduces TestOps, an Open and Comprehensive Test Orchestration Platform to Streamline DevOps

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:17pm

ATLANTA, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Katalon, Inc. , the provider of a leading test automation platform, today introduced Katalon TestOps, an open and comprehensive test orchestration platform designed to help enterprises scale test automation and streamline DevOps pipelines.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Katalon, Inc. , the provider of a leading test automation platform, today introduced Katalon TestOps, an open and comprehensive test orchestration platform designed to help enterprises scale test automation and streamline DevOps pipelines.
  • "Efficient enterprise-grade DevOps are difficult to implement;there are too many knobs to turn and risks associated with it," said Vu Lam, CEO of Katalon.
  • The rising demand and need for complex software has inspired QA teams to seek ways to innovate, adapt, and scale.
  • New features like smart test schedulers and test planning mechanisms provide teams with the power to optimize test runs.

 Steve Wozniak to Imagine the Developer of the Future in 2021 DevOps World Keynote

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

CloudBees , the enterprise software delivery company and organizing sponsor of DevOps World , today announced Steve The Woz Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, as the conference headliner.

Key Points: 
  • CloudBees , the enterprise software delivery company and organizing sponsor of DevOps World , today announced Steve The Woz Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, as the conference headliner.
  • "Developers and engineers are creating masterpieces every day in code," said Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple.
  • "I'll be right at home speaking at DevOps World, surrounded by those who are creating the future right now in code that will ultimately change the world."
  • CloudBees is proud to, once again, bring DevOps World to the community that is literally building the future of software delivery right now.

Scrum.org Launches New Professional Agile Leadership™ - Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM) Training Course

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

BOSTON, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrum.org , The Home of Scrum, today announced at the Agile 2021 virtual conference, its new Professional Agile Leadership Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM) training course.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrum.org , The Home of Scrum, today announced at the Agile 2021 virtual conference, its new Professional Agile Leadership Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM) training course.
  • PAL-EBM is a hands-on, activity-based training course where participants in leadership roles (including executives, managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, coaches, and consultants) learn what EBM is and how to apply it.
  • Since its creation, the Scrum community has been using it and incrementally improving it," said Patricia Kong, Product Owner - Enterprise Agility, Scrum.org.
  • This class provides attendees with clear, practical advice on how to move to an agile approach to measurement."

ELYON International, Inc. launches ScrumOnDemand, a Global IT on-demand hiring platform

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 8:32pm
Key Points: 
  • ScrumOnDemand's mission is simple, provide global access to IT projects to the underutilized and underrepresented.
  • The result, empowering enterprises with purposeful projects to get matched with qualified teams to achieve flexibility and immediate access to a global talent pool.
  • The ScrumOnDemand platform matches formed groups ready to work with clients who need seasoned SCRUM teams to complete their projects.
  • The talent matching engine then brings teams and clients together quickly while the ScrumOnDemand tool Administrators facilitate introductions.

Tricentis Reveals Trends in How the World’s Top Financial Organizations Accelerate Testing

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

For this analysis, Tricentis collected data from 110 Fortune 500 (or global equivalent) financial organizations - including banking, insurance, payments providers, financial services, and more - across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.

Key Points: 
  • For this analysis, Tricentis collected data from 110 Fortune 500 (or global equivalent) financial organizations - including banking, insurance, payments providers, financial services, and more - across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.
  • The latest analysis in Tricentis broader longitudinal study on how the worlds top organizations test includes the following findings:
    Enterprise financial organizations are complex, highly regulated environments, said Jori Ramakers, director of customer experience strategy at Tricentis.
  • Thoroughly testing their financial systems as they evolve at speed can be as dire as it is daunting.
  • Tricentis is the global leader in enterprise continuous testing, widely credited for reinventing software testing for DevOps, cloud, and enterprise applications.

2021 State of DevOps Report Finds It’s Not Tech but Culture that Keeps Teams Stuck in the Middle of their DevOps Evolution

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Puppet conducted the first State of DevOps Report ten years ago when DevOps adoption was not ubiquitous.

Key Points: 
  • Puppet conducted the first State of DevOps Report ten years ago when DevOps adoption was not ubiquitous.
  • The 2021 report found that many organizations in the middle stages of their DevOps evolution have plateaued.
  • The report found 91 percent of highly evolved teams report a clear understanding of their responsibilities to other teams compared to only 32 percent of low-evolution teams.
  • The 2021 State of DevOps Report from Puppet shows that team identities and clear interaction paradigms matter.

Sysdig Announces Intent to Acquire Apolicy for Infrastructure as Code Security With Auto Remediation

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sysdig, Inc. , the secure DevOps leader, announced intent to acquire Apolicy to shift security further left and expand the Sysdig offering to include Infrastructure as code (IaC) security.

Key Points: 
  • Sysdig, Inc. , the secure DevOps leader, announced intent to acquire Apolicy to shift security further left and expand the Sysdig offering to include Infrastructure as code (IaC) security.
  • As teams codify infrastructure using IaC tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, etc., it can be easy to overlook security.
  • Checking for security as configurations are defined shifts security further left, allowing teams to identify and resolve issues before infrastructure is deployed.
  • By integrating IaC security into the secure DevOps workflows, teams can shift security further left, improving security and reducing alert fatigue for security teams.

Globant Hires Tania Salarvand as Managing Director

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a leading digitally native technology services company, announced thehiring of Tania Salarvand as Managing Director.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a leading digitally native technology services company, announced thehiring of Tania Salarvand as Managing Director.
  • With over two decades as a global business leader, Tania Salarvand comes with experience in customer engagement, strategy, marketing, sales and technology.
  • Most recently, she served as Managing Director for the North America East Market for ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, where she was responsible for developing, managing, and growing the business.
  • "I'm absolutely thrilled to welcome Tania to the Globant family," said Fernando Matzkin, Chief Business Officer of North America for Globant.