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Advanced security and serviceability enhancements in Zephyr for JIRA

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…

Splitting agile stories

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…

8 ways to ease the transition from waterfall to agile

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 …

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

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 available…

The role of unit tests in test automation

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…

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

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. As more organizations are moving from traditional waterfall and ITIL processes to newer agile development pipelines driven by automation…

The future of IoT testing

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…

How DevTestOps helps overcome Continuous Testing challenges

How DevTestOps helps overcome Continuous Testing challenges

Continuous Testing is a key element in successfully implementing a DevOps pipeline.  Continuous Testing, which is often called shift-left testing, is an approach to software and system testing in which testing is performed earlier in the…

3 ways to optimize regression testing

3 ways to optimize regression testing

Testing was often a one-off event that happened at the end of a project before it was delivered into production. However, with the inception of agile test management platforms, testing has become more engaged throughout the software…

A mobile test strategy for DevOps

A mobile test strategy for DevOps

Mobile is Taking OverAccording to the November 2016 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, global smartphone subscriptions are expected to almost double from 3.9 billion in 2016 to approximately 6.3 billion by 2022.  By 2022, the same report…