The focal point of continuous integration is to validate security, performance and usability. To ensure quality in DevOps, clear understanding of potential risks and priorities with respect to business performance and customer value is also crucial. Let’s take a closer look at some key aspects that drive an integrated DevOps quality approach.
Quest to embrace the digital future, quality shouldn’t be compromised. Rather, emphasis should be given on quality assurance and testing as they will reduce the time-to-market, thus helping to enhance performance, security and customer satisfaction, all of which will let businesses easily adapt to the digital revolution.
With systems and equipment becoming smart and connected while robotics, embedded software and digital communication causing an exponential growth in data, there’s a growing emphasis on testing and QA.
According to World Quality Report 2015, QA and testing spend is predicted to rise to 40% by 2019, which suggest it to getting out of control. IT spend on QA and testing has been on the rise since 2012. From 18% and 23% in 2012 and 2013 to 26% and 35% in 2014 and 2015 respectively,
With the growing adoption of agile and DevOps, an emphasis on predictive analysis and intelligence-led testing, and increasing automation of QA and testing methods, a new set of skills are required from QA and testing professionals.