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October 6, 2016

Testing the Internet of Things Solutions

Author: Tadimeti Srinivasan, Delivery Manager

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects (devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items) that are embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity to collect and exchange data.

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Infosys view on relevance of Continuous Validation in DevOps Journey

Author: Prashant Burse, AVP-Senior Delivery Manager

Rapid digitization is forcing organizations to develop more and more consumer driven enterprise strategies. This is forcing businesses and IT organizations to respond with increased agility to ever changing consumer needs. IT organizations are hence shifting from traditional waterfall based delivery models to Agile and eventually DevOps methodology.

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October 3, 2016

Evolution of mobile devices and Impact on Performance

Author: Yakub Reddy Gurijala, Senior Technology Architect

In last decade, mobile devices evolved from point to point communication like phone calls and SMS to smart features with advanced OS capable of executing native applications. These change created lot of opportunities and challenges for online businesses and application developers.

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October 2, 2016

Shifting extreme left during cloud migration - A case for involving QA teams from day one for cloud migration projects

Posted on behalf of Sheetal Swaroop Payyavula, Research Analyst, Infosys Validation Solutions

Due to the vast benefits being realized, many companies are moving to the cloud. But, a recent survey shows that only 27% of participants were extremely satisfied with their cloud migration experience.

The typical lifecycle of a cloud migration project can look like this.

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October 1, 2016

Testing of Legacy Modernization using Infosys Big Data framework - A case study

Posted on behalf of Surya Prakash G., Delivery Manager, Infosys Validation Solutions

Many organizations would like to reduce the data being processed on legacy systems to minimize maintenance and support costs. Modernization to an open source big data solution (Ex: Hadoop solution) is an option. Such modernization enables faster time to market and helps leverage big data technology features to handle not just volume, but also velocity and variety.

Infosys was involved for one such migration testing work, where Infosys big data service offering helped client to achieve faster time to market and reduce costs as well.

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A case for mobile accessibility

Posted on behalf of Smitha Sidharthan P., Project Manager, Infosys Validation Solutions

I like to think of my commute to office as a very productive time. So, like my fellow commuters, I spend this glued to my smartphone. I catch up on news, connect with friends and family, do my grocery shopping and check up on my office emails. I also listen to music or podcasts, take the occasional MOOC and sometimes brush up on my Spanish on Duolingo or follow office conversations on Yammer. I even have an app that lets me read a summary of a new non-fiction book every day in under 15 minutes! So I breeze into office feeling quite happy with myself, having ticked off many items from my to-do list.

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September 30, 2016

Starwest 2016- Infosys is a Platinum sponsor

Author: Pradeep Yadlapati - Global Head of Consulting, Marketing, Alliances, and Strategy 

Starwest 2016 - As the curtains rise, we are looking forward to another year of exciting conversations with customers, prospects, and partners. This provides a fantastic platform for us that offers a great way to stay connected with practitioners, evangelists, and product vendors.

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September 27, 2016

Trends impacting the test data management strategy

Author: Vipin Sagi, Principal Consultant

Test data management (TDM) as a practice is not new. It has been around for a few years now. But only in the last decade, has it evolved at a rapid pace with mature IT organizations ensuring that it is integrated into the application development and testing lifecycles. The key driver for this has been technology disruptions, compelling IT organizations to deliver software faster with high quality and at low cost.

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September 26, 2016

Hadoop based gold copy approach: An emerging trend in Test Data Management

Author: Vikas Dewangan, Senior Technology Architect

The rapid growth in data volumes of both structured and unstructured data in today's enterprises is leading to new challenges. Production data is often required for testing and development of software applications in order to simulate production like scenarios.

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September 22, 2016

Data validation nuances for unifying Omnichannel data

 Author: Naju D. Mohan, Delivery Manager

Gone are the days when collecting and processing data gave CIOs sleepless nights. Now, they are kept awake by another data challenge -- an abundance of data overflowing from multiple channels that must be analyzed to derive meaningful insights. In fact, consolidating customer data from various sources to drive uniform communication across channels appears to be an uphill task, as it involves merging online and offline data to track customer interactions and understand them better to provide a seamless experience to them.

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