I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the Wearable Technology Show in Santa Clara this week, where I gave a bit of a reprisal of a talk I delivered at the Dev4Health and Health 2.0 conferences earlier this year. The talk, titled Good Ideas and Algorithms Aren’t Always Enough, covered why it takes… Read more »
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Chief Technology Officer
Jonathan Rivers is the Chief Technology Officer at 3Pillar Global. In this role, he leads 3Pillar’s Product and Engineering organizations. This includes more than 800 software engineers, product consultants, product managers, quality assurance, and user experience professionals. An evangelist of customer-centric design, Jonathan spearheads a global team of product professionals who create best-in-class digital products that align with a company’s business objectives.
Automated testing is required to reach DevOps’ Holy Grail – continuous deployment. Despite what you may have seen in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, you do want to be the one who leads your team to find the Holy Grail. Trust me on this, you will have chosen wisely. It’s the best – and… Read more »
You know a technology has officially jumped the shark when iced tea companies decide they want in on the action. In case you missed that one, Long Island Iced Tea announced it was changing its name to Long Blockchain Corp. back in December. Its stock jumped 200 percent at the start of trading the following… Read more »
Automated testing IS engineering. End of story. It’s not testing, it’s not quality assurance (although it’s done in support of that), it is engineering. And it’s just as valuable as feature development, and worth every penny. I’ll rant for a moment about a manual testing only strategy. Manual testing only as a strategy is absolute… Read more »