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Sharing HP’s point of view on Application Lifecycle Management, sharing customer best practices and advice on managing the lifecycle of applications from concept to retirement.

How end-to-end performance testing can achieve higher app velocity without sacrificing quality

Too often performance testing becomes a bottleneck when application development teams are tasked with accelerating deployments of mobile, cloud and other cross-platform software. But quality counts more than ever and performance testing must evolve to meet the criteria. Keep reading to find out how organizations can adapt performance testing to complex, fast-moving application lifecycles.ALM IDC WP.png

Watershed World Quality Report illuminates growing importance and challenges for testing teams

For five years now, Cap Gemini, Sogeti and HP have engaged a large population of quality professionals to introspect, analyze and document the state of Quality Assurance across global organizations. Today, we announce the availability of the fifth annual World Quality Report—the preeminent study of quality practices, maturity, successes and challenges facing business and government organizations world-wide.  In this blog, I’m summarizing the key insights from this report regarding QA’s position in IT and with the business, best practice adoption, successes and challenges.


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HP Helps Organizations Speed Time-to-Market for High-Performing Mobile Applications

Mobile.jpgAfter collaborating for many years with Shunra, we are excited to announce a new HP Software offering that helps accelerate the development and deployment of high-quality mobile applications by automating real-world mobile network conditions. The new mobile performance testing solution, Shunra Network Virtualization,  extends the HP Mobile Testing set of offerings to help organizations to meet the demands of an anytime, anywhere mobile world.

Tectonic Shift: The Risks and Opportunities of DevOps

CodePicture.jpgHaving spent twenty years in the software and information technology industry, I have garnered immense respect for the complexities of ensuring quality in application software. For those who have earned such years in IT (and the grey hair to go with it), I am certain there is general agreement that role of quality has been on a growth vector within IT throughout the 1990s and 2000s.

Newly emerging DevOps trends threaten to transform how quality is practiced in software development practices -- this post explores this trend and HP's new solutions designed to optimize DevOps in modern IT organizations.

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About the Author(s)
  • 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.
  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • 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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