Areas to successful Test Environment Management

Focus on These 3 Areas to Successfully Manage Test Environments

Many companies require multiple Environments for their applications. For instance, when testing new features, it’s common practice to run the test on an isolated Environment, known as a Test Environment. The number of Environments grow as the company grows and managing Test Environments effectively can become your competitive edge. Applications Manage Our Environment. How Do We Manage …

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The 5 best practices for Test Management in Jira

EMA research shows that the true cost of inefficient Test Environment Management for the average enterprise in the survey is 1.4 million dollars per year. Many organisations lack visibility and control over their Test Environments. This leads to: increased test environment and management overhead costs worsened collaboration between teams slow and error prone delivery and …

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Top 4 recipes to deploy Jira with Docker in a single click

It could be challenging to deploy Jira with Docker for the first time! At Apwide, we develop apps/gadgets for Jira and Confluence. For development and testing purpose we constantly need to create on demand Jira and Confluence instances with specific configuration. Applying the “eating your own dog food” principle, we have built an Atlassian Environment Self-service using Apwide Golive to deploy …

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How Much is Inefficient Environment Management Costing You?

Is a lack of control over non-production environments the most expensive mistake when managing software environments?  In this short blog, we cover: The Challenge of Efficient Environment Management Tools, Research Findings of the Actual Costs, How to save $10,000 per release.  How much is poor environment management really costing you? Your teams may be using top-notch environment management tools …

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How to integrate Jira with Jenkins successfully

Why are Jira and Jenkins often poorly integrated? Today, Jira is the #1 Software Development Tool for Agile Teams, and Jenkins is the most used open source automation tool. Both of them are becoming industry standards. However, the integration between the two products is often limited to the visualization of Jenkins Builds in Jira and the possibility …

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Improve your integration between Jira and Bamboo

The standard Jira-Bamboo integration is good… If you are using Jira and Bamboo, you have certainly already configured the application link (two-way) in order to benefit from the out-of-the-box integration proposed by Atlassian: Development info in issue search, Development panel, Build result dialog (detailed Bamboo build result information), Deployment dialog (detailed Bamboo deployment information), Run Bamboo builds when releasing a Jira …

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Test Environment Management in Jira: Live Demo @AUG Tel Aviv

In May 2019, I had the pleasure to talk about Test Environment Management at the Israeli Atlassian User Group in Tel Aviv. Discover the story behind Apwide and how Nestlé Nespresso saved millions by improving its Test Environment Management. Whether you just started or are already advanced with your Environment Management, get some inspiration with this …

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Deployment Management in ITIL4

What’s new in ITIL4? ITIL4 offers a more holistic and flexible frame of reference, while embracing modern ways of working like agile and DevOps. Atlassian and AXELOS have partnered to publish an easy-to-read guide. Learn more about ITIL4 and its new Deployment Management practice. “In short, deployment management functions as an important bridge between change and release management. These …

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