API-first development and the case for API mocking

Thursday, September 15, 2022

One morning, you realize you have a great idea for an API. You discuss it with your team, then start building out the business case and technical requirements. Where do you go from there? You could write out the business requirements for the API and then code it. Or you could describe your API in …

Building Technical Wealth

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Agile organizations find themselves constrained between the need for speed (velocity) and the need for quality. Technical debt is the enemy of velocity. Most companies don’t address technical debt until it slows or halts developer productivity. At that point, it can be very expensive to pay it down. One of the reasons technical debt is …

Secure SDLC 101

Thursday, September 01, 2022

The digital transformation that has swept across all industry sectors means that every business is now a software business. Whether you’re selling software directly to your customers or developing it to run your operations, your organization needs to protect your bottom line by building trust in your software without sacrificing the speed and agility that …

Automated and Manual Testing with Zephyr Enterprise

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Comprehensive software testing has never been more important than it is today. Software will continue to play an essential role in our daily lives. What is changing – and will continue to change – is what we test and how we test it. Modern software codebases are immensely complex. It’s simply not feasible to execute …

Introducing IaC Security from Black Duck

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The news is just in, and it’s big: Black Duck now offers IaC scanning functionality. With no additional licenses required, this capability is available immediately for all existing Black Duck customers. Let’s dig into exactly what this means for you, how it helps your existing security efforts, and what you can expect in the months …

The Importance of Measuring Your Software Architectural Health

Thursday, August 04, 2022

How do you measure the “architectural health” of a software project? Since every software project is different, it is hard to come up with a single number that represents the architectural health of an entire project. Lattix Architect, therefore, provides a variety of architectural metrics. These metrics were chosen based on academic research on system architecture …

The 5 Gaps You May Not Realize Are Missing From Your UI Test Automation Strategy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

As more and more organizations integrate test automation into their workflows, teams have benefitted from shortened feedback loops and less time between development and delivery. However, while automation has been an asset for effective and efficient testing, many of us are still getting acquainted with the skills required to build out tests that give us …

Build a holistic AppSec program

Thursday, July 21, 2022

What does it mean to build a holistic AppSec program? Learn what’s involved in a holistic approach and how to get started. Digital technology is the centerpiece of modern life today. All around us, technology is transforming business operations from end-to-end, from digital-first businesses to those simply updating existing processes. According to Gartner, 65% of executives …

The Variety of Architecture Decisions

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Success (or failure) is mostly about “small” decisions For some, architecture is all about decisions. Once the biggest and the most important decisions are made, architectural work is considered done. Sadly, the success of your project rarely hinges on those “big” decisions. It is the “small” decisions, the ones we often ignore, where a project’s …

Artificial Intelligence in Test Automation

Thursday, July 07, 2022

When you hear “Artificial Intelligence,” (AI) what do you think of? You might picture advanced humanoid robots or futuristic technology from sci-fi movies. But as it turns out, this “futuristic” technology is already integrated into our lives. It exists in our phones, televisions, and homes to make everyday tasks simpler. When it comes to software …