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Do you know benefits of test environment management?

The era has gone where the team has lots of time to understand system and user expectations. In a fast-changing context, if you need to understand the system which you are changing, you need an environment where you can play like a user. Test environment management enables you to facilitate a ‘live like’ environment which speeds up the project and release schedules. This also helps in reducing infra cost, and it drastically changes the tester’s…

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Test Environment Management success factors

In today’s world, requirements change frequently and it becomes very hard to control three dimensions – namely cost, quality and time. This sometimes results in not giving the required attention to the test environment and underestimating its power. Neglecting test environment management results is compromising the testing and test coverage, which have a direct impact on quality of the product. But if you want to succeed in such situations, always remember a few keys to…

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What Customers Expect from your Service

Most service management frameworks spend little time on the customer’s perspective of a service management system (SMS). My own Integral Service Management Framework (ISMF) is also aimed at the service provider itself, while recognising the need to recognise value: that which makes the customer use your service for their own benefits. The customer has a specific perspective on your SMS: it does not care so much about its internal workings, as long as it yields…

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Test Environment Management – Stepping Stone of Your DevOps Journey

The objective of DevOps is to release software at a faster rate, with rapid deployment and without much disruption. DevOps also introduces cross functional team working and a concept and collaboration culture. In terms of testing, testers spend a significant amount time and effort to automate test to achieve speed and coverage. So now It becomes very critical to have the right code, right version, right config and right data in a test environment else…

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