Cloud Containerisation: Red Hat Openshift vs Kubernetes EKS on AWS

Cloud Containerisation is the next big thing in the IT industry. Now that IBM and Red Hat have merged under one organization, Red Hat Openshift with IBM Cloud Pack is now being offered as an integrated containerisation solution. However since the merge is in its early stages, Red Hat Openshift and IBM Cloud Pack are…

Do’s and Don’ts of Hybrid Cloud Transformation

If you have not come across the terms “cloud” or “cloud transformation” so far in your career, then you are in the wrong profession. Every Tier 1 to Tier 3 companies around the world are organizing themselves to move to cloud over the next 18 months to 5 years. Why? Because of below: you no…

What is a good Leader in middle management?

I was debating for a while whether I should write something about leadership. There is a plethora of work available on the Internet about leadership. I did not want to add to it as I am not an expert. But I felt a strong compulsion to write about the kind of Leader/Manager I want to…

Agile Transformation in BIG Organizations

Have your ever faced a situation where senior management simply asked you to become “agile” without any organization restructure? Have you ever encountered situation where processes did not change yet you were expected to deliver projects in an “agile” way? I guess many of you have and will continue to experience this over and over…

Social Media and Instant Post/Live streaming

Social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and Instagram provide real-time infrastructure for user autonomy with content delivery and distribution. In light of the recent live streaming of the Christchurch shooting incident, questions are being raised about the responsibilities of these social media platforms. Remember Uncle Ben saying this to Peter Parker in Spiderman: With…

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Job Applications

Ever thought that you were an excellent fit for a job but never got a call back for an interview? Well, you are not alone. Many of us had the same experience! Few days ago I was talking to someone about current job market and the topic of automatic application scanning by agencies popped up….

Blurring the Lines between Developer and Tester

(Feature image: Courtesy of British Council) While this site is dedicated to helping anyone out there to become a great testing professional, I sometimes feel that I need to pass on some traditional wisdom as well. You cannot just shape your skills alone, you need to prepare yourself for the future as well. Sometimes I…

Outsourcing – Is This for You?

As Operational Line Manager and Resource Manager, your job is to ensure that the wheel is turning all the time. Business engages IT to deliver a solution/product in a cost-effective way. Business does not care whether the solution is developed and tested in-house or it is outsourced to an external vendor. All business cares about…

What does Digital Transformation from Legacy to Cloud mean?

Digital Transformation is a large topic. That is not the focus here. Rather the focus is transforming digital applications from legacy to cloud solution. Lets understand what each of the word means: AWS (cloud), legacy, transformation. AWS – Traditionally, organizations used to have on-premises servers and would host all applications internally. That means organization had…

Testing Online Applications without being a Security Expert

As more and more organizations are pivoting towards having online presence or transforming into a digital organization, the need to have secure online application is becoming more of a necessity now. Gone are the days when security testing was an afterthought. Now it is baked into the test plan and test schedule. Traditionally, security testing…