How manual exploratory testers find more bugs using service virtualization

The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Wojciech Bulaty is a senior software developer at WB Software Consultancy. WB Software Consultancy has consulted for a spectrum of clients like British Sky Broadcasting and Lloyds Bank, to a range of startups.

Advanced security and serviceability enhancements in Zephyr for JIRA

We are excited to introduce advanced security and serviceability functions in the newest release of Zephyr for JIRA! As we are always striving to improve our customer experience, we listened to your feedback and incorporated the most highly desired security and serviceability features.

Enhanced Security Capabilities

This newest release of Zephyr for JIRA delivers on some of the most highly requested security features from customers, including:

Splitting agile stories

The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is a partner of Zephyr and is the market leader in solving complex enterprise challenges from Agile adoption and QA to DevOps and they help teams improve quality and speed delivery.

8 ways to ease the transition from waterfall to agile

The rise of smart devices and mobile applications have made software development approaches of the past unviable. While waterfall practices are a tried and true approach for many quality assurance teams, teams are increasingly seeking to leverage agile testing methodologies to speed up the process while also ensuring that quality remains top of mind.

Zephyr for JIRA plugin for Jenkins Now Available in the Cloud!

Jenkins CI, the open-source continuous integration server now integrates with Zephyr for JIRA in the cloud!

The Zephyr for JIRA Test Management Plugin for Jenkins in the cloud can be downloaded from the Jenkins repository.


The role of unit tests in test automation

Unit testing is a software development and testing approach in which the smallest testable parts of an application, called units, are individually and independently tested to see if they are operating properly.   Unit testing can be done manually but is usually automated.  Unit testing is a part of the test-driven development (TDD) methodology that requires developers to first write failing unit tests.  Then they write code in order to change the application until the test passes.

From ITIL Release Management to DevOps: Making Sense of the Space

The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Sam Fell, VP of Marketing at Electric Cloud

How to write agile test case requirements

One of the main tenets of agile methodology is to begin software testing as early as possible in the development process.  This is different from the traditional waterfall approach where testing is executed only after the coding phase.

The future of IoT testing

The Internet of Things could turn out to be the biggest software development and testing opportunity of all time. While IoT devices such as phones, tablets and wearables may already seem ubiquitous, the additional vast and networked array of embedded IoT systems and sensors could eventually outnumber these familiar portables with a worldwide reach of expanded applications and services.

The Internet of Things brings unprecedented scope and new challenges

How DevTestOps helps overcome continuous testing challenges

Continuous testing is a key element in successfully implementing a DevOps pipeline.