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Master Shift-Left Testing and Increase Feedback to Improve Code Quality

Published: 07 September 2018

ID: G00367514

Analyst(s): Jim Scheibmeir, Joachim Herschmann


Poorly written and difficult-to-understand source code impacts the team’s ability to deliver through DevOps. Application leaders should apply shift-left practices to improve code quality.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Implement a Proactive Quality Strategy by Adopting Shift-Left Testing Practices
  • Ensure Code Resiliency and Maintainability by Implementing Pair Programming and Code Reviews
  • Prevent Complex, Brittle or Vulnerable Code From Being Deployed
  • Establish Automated Static Code Analysis That Covers All Relevant Use Cases

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