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SAP PartnerEdge Open Ecosystem

Aug 07, 2019 | Qentinel

Qentinel is an official member of the SAP® PartnerEdge® Open Ecosystem, specifically in the Service Schedule.

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Qentinel receives funding for utilizing AI to improve DevOps analytics and predictability

Apr 18, 2019 | Qentinel

Qentinel has received a 420.000 euro grant from Business Finland as part of an larger international ITEA3 consortium, a transnational and industry-driven programme in the domain of software innovation. Goal  is to develop DevOps quality analytics and visualization with help of AI.

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This is why you need to test from coding to production

Apr 15, 2019 | Esko Hannula

Software testing is the oddball in information system development. It is generally easy to estimate how long it will take and how much it will cost. Testing is also widely acknowledged to be the most important bottleneck in the software release process.

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How to get test automation right

Apr 10, 2019 | Esko Hannula

It is practically impossible to operate a rapid software release cycle without automated testing. Manual testing is too slow to keep up with the brisk pace of agile development teams. Later on, during system testing and validating integrations with other systems, both the time spent and the overall workload become intolerable.

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This is how you find metrics that matter

Apr 09, 2019 | Esko Hannula

A software process tends to be more difficult to manage and optimize than an industrial manufacturing process. This has little to do with the “intellectual challenge” or “inherent complexity” of software. The history of industrial manufacturing just happens to be longer, its underlying practices, processes, and tools are much more standardized, and there is less variation to manage than with software.

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Five steps you need to apply DevOps now

Apr 09, 2019 | Esko Hannula

If you haven’t yet adopted DevOps in your application development, start now. Simply put, DevOps is to software delivery what lean is to production processes. DevOps aims to optimize the ratio of time to value – with high quality, of course. Software developers love DevOps because it’s considered cool. Unfortunately, a majority of developers treat DevOps the same way they initially treated agile: by only adopting the fun parts.

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