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Agile testing methodology: A complete guide for agile testers

Rigidity, delayed updates, or slow time-to-market - these problems can turn software testing into a bottleneck to the development pipeline and eventually a hindrance to the company’s overall growth. This is where agile methodology enters the scene, offering a flexible and responsive testing solution. Since its introduction, agile principles and practices have been popularly adopted among development teams who aim for fast, effective delivery and exceptional software experiences.


Agile Maturity Model: Measure and Improve Agility

An agile maturity assessment is an exercise/tool to evaluate the current state of agile maturity and check on how successful the agile implementation is in an organization. The Agile maturity model clearly captures the areas for improvement and establishes goals to upscale the way your team works to adapt to business changes efficiently. Agile adoption statistics show the significant growth of 86% in Agile adoption within software development teams.


The Unpleasant Phenomenon In Agile Testing

The iterative approach to software development emerged around the 1990s. What started as a small co-located, self-sustaining team approach was widely adopted by many development teams. The agile mindset paved way for multiple development frameworks, including the infamous “Scrum methodology”. With time, processes undergo metamorphoses, during which a few unpleasant practices sneak in causing distractions within the teams.


Agile Requirements and Traceability Basics

Agile has become one of the most widespread methodologies used in product development. As experts and expertise have further developed, it’s become clear that Agile is meant to be adaptive. It should be used to make you more productive, not limit your ability to accomplish your goals. Still, there’s a learning curve — and persistent hesitation — in adopting Agile for teams that require documentation and traceability. Can you create an Agile environment and stay compliant?


How Agile Software Development Can Improve Your Client's Experience

Agile methodologies have improved software development success rates, application quality and IT team productivity for nearly two decades. The iterative process encourages collaboration, responsiveness and flexibility with shorter development cycles addressing current application needs. Most importantly, agile methodologies have a direct link to improved client satisfaction.


How to better incorporate QA into Agile planning

In part one of the “How to better incorporate QA into Agile teams” series, we’re diving into how to improve code development through Agile QA integration prior to feature or product release. The biggest problem for software development teams is getting work done under time constraints. 54% of development teams are struggling to keep up with software delivery. Product teams wanted it yesterday, and devs can’t deliver until tomorrow.


API Security In an Agile World: Here's What You Need to Know

The rise of web services creates many challenges that companies must address to avoid data breaches. Companies are embracing the power of APIs to extend their business capabilities. However, they began adopting them so quickly, security didn’t get as much attention as it deserved. Many organizations are now taking a strong look at API security to avoid being the next victim of a data breach. Here’s our take on security and what you can do to address it in your company.


5 Best Practices That Help with Agile Software Development

The Agile methodology has benefited software development for many years, enabling collaboration through an iterative process that speeds time-to-market and normally results in higher quality applications. But what is the Agile software development methodology? While it’s likely that most readers are already familiar with Agile, others may just be starting out in their development careers.


4 Key Flow Metrics for Agile Delivery Teams

Flow Engineering is the science of creating, visualizing and optimizing the flow of value from your company to the customers. In the end that is the million-dollar (likely more) challenge of most product companies: How to we create value in the form of product and services and ship those to our customers as quickly, sustainably and frictionless as possible.