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Sweden, IKEA and Composite Applications

IKEA.pngHave you ever been amazed by the options available at IKEA? Or have you been overwhelmed at the thought of having to build your own furniture?


I was recently building an IKEA bookcase and it reminded me of application development. There designs are component-based—and modern application development and test is the same way.


Keep reading to find out how the components of your existing and cloud structure can come together in your environment.


Guest post by Ferhan Kilical, HP Software Senior product marketing manager

The “Brave New World” of IT and service virtualization

Brave new world.pngHave you seen the videos of babies using mobile devices and iPads on YouTube? It is almost as if kids come out of the womb knowing how to operate technology these days.


What does this shift mean for technology today and in the future? How can you make sure the applications you develop for this technology actually meets the demands of it?


Keep reading to find out how Service Virtualization can help you keep pace—even with speedy baby fingers!


Guest post by Ferhan Kilical, HP Software Senior product marketing manager

4 steps for developers and testers to create composite applications that are "Agile" not "fragile"

Getting ahead of developing and testing today's composite applications is like getting ahead of urban sprawl… we need help from technology and practices; it can’t be managed with brute force.  Agile development and testing teams need to plan for and implement 4 key steps to ensure their composite applications function, perform and are secure.


Keep reading to uncover the four steps to take now to prepare for testing in today’s environment.

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  • Brian is a Product Marketing Manager for Application Development Management Solutions with and previously for Project and Application Portfolio Management, with extensive experience in presales and implementation roles.
  • I have more than 12 years in IT, with over 10 years working with the HP Quality Management suite of tools—seven as a Professional Services consultant for Mercury/HP. Additionally, I am the Regional Practice Lead for the Quality Management Strategy and Solutions organization which helps drive inovation in the areas of Best Practices and constancy of delivery.
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  • Kelly has over 20 years experience with enterprise systems and software in individual contributor and manager roles across product management, business development and product marketing. A majority of my focus has been in areas directly related to applications spanning from developer environments, enterprise Java, integration middleware, SOA infrastructure, SOA Governance and now application lifecycle management. Kelly has a B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Backed up with over 20 years of IT experience ranging from Application Development, QA, Product Management and Product Marketing, Ofer Spiegel has acquired deep insight into the intricacies of Enterprise IT and its versatile challenges.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • 36-year HP employee that writes technical information for HP Software Customers.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
  • Areas of expertise include project/portfolio management, software education and application lifecycle management
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