Behind the Scenes of our Investment in LaunchDarkly

DevOps was not created solely on the idea that developers and operations should play nice together. DevOps is the cultural transformation organizations go through on the road to modern application delivery. The end goal is the ability to release high-quality software more frequently. The new DevOps teams enhance collaborations between development, operations, and quality assurance … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of our Investment in LaunchDarkly

Industry 4.0: Finding software gold in heavy industrials

“Industry 4.0” is a classic buzzword frequently paired with grandiose statements and trillion dollar prognostications. The term is meant to describe the increasing digitalization of manufacturing, driving increased connectivity between machines, devices, sensors, and people to enable even greater levels of productivity. But mention any of this to a grizzled industry veteran and be prepared … Continue reading Industry 4.0: Finding software gold in heavy industrials

Announcing Testlio: A partner for agile development teams

Today I’m pleased to announce our investment in Testlio, a mobile app testing service tackling the ever-increasing demand for world-class quality assurance. QA has for some time been an underinvested (and always underappreciated) segment of the workforce. Much of it has to do with the adoption of web-enabled technologies and processes, which downplayed the importance … Continue reading Announcing Testlio: A partner for agile development teams