Shift Left: The Key to Delivering Quality Software at Speed

As organizations move toward Agile development and DevOps practices for continuous delivery, highly automated integration testing is a necessity.

Without a shift left test approach—early and often—developers and testers find it difficult or impossible to find defects until system parts are integrated together in system test. In addition, test automation is critical to keeping up with needed regression testing.

With the right practices and automation tools in place, you’ll be able to refresh test environments quicker, reproduce defects more easily, find critical problems earlier, and run needed regression tests every iteration.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • What is Shift Left?
  • The Culture of Shifting Left
  • Tools to Enable Shift Left
  • A Typical Shift Left Scenario:
    • Part 1: Service Virtualization
    • Part 2: Automated Integration Tests and Dashboard Test Results
    • Part 3: Automated Deployment and Test Execution

Learning Outcome

This session will demystify what a shift left approach is all about. You will learn:

  • The organization and culture needed to achieve shift left practices
  • How to automate test environment creation and deployment
  • Ways to implement service virtualization for early integration testing
  • How to automate integration tests that reduce risk and speed delivery

Target Audience

developers and testers

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