Most digital devices today are created with wireless capabilities and sensors built into them. The Internet of Things (IoT) makes use of these features to connect and control the devices. Cheaper broadband and mobile data connections have helped grow the number of both IoT deployments and connected devices, but privacy and security remain a major concern for the commercial viability of IoT networks.
Lately, I have read several contradictory articles on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Some have trepidation that machines will replace human, others predict that technology is here to work for us and not against us. Both frontiers have their own valid arguments, fostered by numbers and statistics, some which are difficult to negate.
Automation is one of the jazziest terms used in the software Industry. If you are working in an IT company you will see that there is a race going on between product owners and managers to implement automation in their projects.
[This is a followup to an earlier post on the Myths of Agile Testing.]
Following up on our first webinar on successfully conducting testing in an Agile development environment, we ran a second webinar for Europe. This again generated more questions than we could answer in the webinar itself, so we've collected and answered these below, we hope they are informative for those of you seeking to better employ testing in your Agile projects.
In a talk earlier this year to employees, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop asked a question that many were probably afraid to answer truthfully, given how Nokia is struggling to combat the iPhone. As BusinessWeek described it: