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Aruna Ravichandran

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Five Reasons to Shift Your Focus from Coding to Testing Digital transformation leaders have poured tons of money and effort into coding in recent years. And with good reason. To succeed at digital, you must be able to write great code. You also have to build a strong Agile culture so your coding efforts tightly align with market signals and business outcomes. But if your investments in testing haven't kept pace with your investments in coding, you'll lose. Here's why: Reason #1: Functional testing is one of your worst DevOps bottlenecks. It doesn't matter how fast you code if you can't test that code just as quickly. And test you must - early and often - because no one can risk releasing code into production without first thoroughly determining whether it does what it's supposed to do. Continuous Testing helps you ensure that the right functional testing is performed ... (more)

A Critical Strategy for the Application Economy By @Aruna13 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

DevOps - A Critical Strategy for Successfully Leading the Application Economy These are exciting times to be working in business technology. Now, the convergence of mobile, cloud and social computing has enabled businesses to better connect, engage and capture new customers within their markets from the software applications they develop. But there's a catch. These very same forces are presenting nimble and adaptive businesses the opportunity to develop completely new and disruptive business models. Models that by exploiting software innovation can create new markets and destroy ... (more)

Cloud #APM | @CloudExpo @CAinc @Aruna13 #APM #DevOps #ML #CD #SDN

As the race for the presidency heats up, IT leaders would do well to recall the famous catchphrase from Bill Clinton's successful 1992 campaign against George H. W. Bush: "It's the economy, stupid." That catchphrase is important, because IT economics are important. Especially when it comes to cloud. Application performance management (APM) for the cloud may turn out to be as much about those economics as it is about customer experience. Consistently great experiences - but at what price? Consistently great digital customer experiences are central to success in today's swipe-to-sho... (more)

Three #DevOps Predictions | @DevOpsSummit @CAinc @Aruna13 #DevSecOps

A lot of time, resources and energy has been invested over the past few years on de-siloing development and operations. And with good reason. DevOps is enabling organizations to more aggressively increase their digital agility, while at the same time reducing digital costs and risks. But as 2017 approaches, the hottest trends in DevOps aren't specifically about dev or ops. They're about testing, security, and metrics. 2017 Prediction #1: Continuous testing becomes a top topic of interest in 2017 The rapid promotion of new code into production is a noble goal, but it can also be a... (more)

The Valentine’s Day #DevOps Challenge | @DevOpsSummit @CAinc @Aruna13

Everybody loves DevOps. In fact, DevOps is hottest date in IT. That's because DevOps promises to satisfy the deepest longings of digital business-including fast execution on innovative ideas, competitively differentiated customer experiences, and significantly improved operational efficiencies. But who does DevOps love? This is more than a cute Valentine's-themed question. It's a fundamental challenge for anyone leading a DevOps initiative. What passions and motivations are driving your DevOps teams? How do you know? And if those motivations aren't the right ones, how do you re-d... (more)