The latest addition to the ever-expanding collection of IT buzzwords, artificial intelligence (AI) seems to mean all things to all people. No matter which industry you turn to – from retail to finance, manufacturing to healthcare – AI is touted as a ‘game-changer’ and the answer to any number of problems.
This hype is driving real change: worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems is expected to increase at an annual growth rate of 50.1% through to 2021.
Before software is handed over, it is tested. Before you run it, you want to be sure it‘s doing what it‘s supposed to. But the more agile the process becomes and the more automated it becomes, the faster software is deployed, the less space there is in the process for test- ing. this article shows how testing can be integrated and planned into the agile process from the beginning, so that high-quality results can be delivered.
Cloud, especially when understood as PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service)-approach changes a lot for developers, technologically and in regard to mindset. In fact, it changes so much, that we as developers need to reinvent ourselves – and actually need to bury our old incarnations. this new series will cover all of these aspects and starts by giving a high-level overview on the growing complexities and challenges, developers are confronted with.