Monthly archive for January 2016

Performance Assessment – Solution Design

In the book, Continuous Delivery, authors Jez Humble and David Farley described a mindset, process, and ultimately a solution that has transformed the delivery cycle time and level of quality across the IT world. In my opinion, continuous delivery (CD) formed the technical practices that buoy up

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Open Source Versus Commercial Software Tools: The Time and Place for Both

As a software professional, are you a fan of open source or commercial development and testing tools? Or, do you rely on both? Little more than a decade ago, many organizational decision makers frowned on open source tools, and software developers and testers often had to sneak

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Creating HPE SiteScope Variables for Custom Templates

HPE SiteScope is a great tool to use when there is a need to monitor your testing environment. Using variables within custom templates help to speed up the deployment process. HPE SiteScope template variables are place holders for monitor settings to be used within templates. In order

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HPE Quality Center Upgrade Tips: A Note about Lab Management/LAB_PROJECT

Starting with HPE Quality Center (QC) 11.50, HPE QC has an added “project” called Lab Management. This is seen as LAB_PROJECT on a special Lab Management tab with the HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) license. The Lab Management project/module has been available for some time to HPE

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