Building a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline for greater competitive agility
Posted by James Barter. Posted on Wednesday, 16th May 2018

I saw something amazing on social media the other day: a young person solving three Rubik’s Cubes in a matter of minutes but doing so while he was actually juggling them.  Juggling them! It was a sight to behold and one of those feats...

Regression Testing is dead.  Long live Regression Testing!
Posted by James Barter. Posted on Friday, 20th April 2018

The whole premise of DevOps revolves around the word continuous:  Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing and Continuous Improvement.  But where does regression testing fit into this lifecycle?



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Why dynamic backlog and release planning is fundamental to Continuous Delivery in SAP
Posted by James Barter. Posted on Thursday, 12th April 2018

More and more of our customers are moving towards Continuous Delivery in their SAP environments. As I’ve talked about in previous posts on this subject, automation, dependency management, and an integrated toolchain are essential steps...

Integrate SAP into your Continuous Delivery pipeline
Posted by James Barter. Posted on Monday, 19th March 2018

I’ve just landed back home after spending a week with a client that recently implemented the latest ActiveControl technology.  Their requirement was to create a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline for SAP changes...

How to avoid a tsunami of release regret
Posted by James Barter. Posted on Tuesday, 13th February 2018

We’ve all been there.  Major release put into production.  A sigh of relief and maybe a good night’s sleep.  Then, the tsunami of issues starts coming in.  I’ve seen this dozens of times over the years at SAP customers and yet I still...