Software development and testing

Develop quality software together, faster

Continuous testing—IBM's point of view (US)

Consistent software quality from a whole-team approach

Do your software development and testing teams have the right capabilities to achieve optimal quality? Are your mainframe software development teams performing at peak productivity? Do you need all kinds of applications developed in, literally, minutes? What about consistent quality across software development projects, including mobile apps?

All of your software development and testing teams need to be more agile. They need to adopt capabilities that enable them to plan and work together to remove waste in their processes and test their software earlier, more often—and faster.

Test earlier and more often

Software testing teams want to test smarter, but how? By combining service virtualisation to mimic unavailable systems with test automation, software development teams can start testing earlier—or “shift left.” This also means they can provide immediate feedback to development so issues can be resolved earlier when they are less costly to fix.

Adopting these continuous testing practices accelerates time to market and reduces costs, while improving quality.

IBM Rational Test Virtualisation Server

IBM Rational® Test Virtualisation Server

Service virtualisation for testing earlier and more often

IBM Rational Test Workbench

IBM Rational Test Workbench

Integration testing, functional testing, performance testing and service virtualisation

IBM MobileFirst Quality Assurance

IBM MobileFirst Quality Assurance

Continuously deliver high-quality mobile apps

Develop faster with better quality

All types of software development teams, from mainframe to mobile, can be more agile. And the IBM software development portfolio has helped teams develop faster, sometimes in minutes, and always with better quality.

IBM Developer for z Systems Enterprise Edition

IBM Developer for z Systems® Enterprise Edition

Modern development tools for mainframe application development

Try it for 90 days at no cost

IBM MobileFirst

IBM MobileFirst

Deploy a complete environment, on premises or on the cloud, for developing mobile apps and enabling user engagements

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What IBM clients are saying

Sandhata reduces system integration testing from three weeks to four hours

The bottom line: service virtualization reduces your cost and accelerates development, and that’s what companies need to stay ahead of their competition.

–Gary Thornbill, Delivery Director, Sandhata Technologies Limited



Service Virtualisation For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition

Learn what service virtualisation is, where it can add value in your DevOps, and how best to implement it and reap the benefits.


Shift left with Maersk

Discover how the Maersk Group uses service virtualisation to find defects earlier through automated test and deployment.


“’Shift Left’ for higher quality at greater speed”

Learn how moving testing earlier in the software delivery lifecycle can reduce risk and improve the quality of your software product.


Ask the Experts Series

Learn from IBM DevOps experts about service virtualisation, continuous testing and other hot topics in a series of webcasts.


Cloud and DevOps roundtable and networking events

IBM experts, IBM Business Partners, clients and others discuss DevOps and share how to remove bottlenecks and deliver continuous innovation.


Shift left—find defects earlier through automated test and deployment

Listen to the webcast replay and see how IBM clients are finding success by “shifting testing left.”


Total Economic Impact study from Forrester Consulting

The IBM-commissioned study examines the potential financial benefits of using IBM Rational Service Virtualisation and test Automation solutions.


Continuous Testing developer community

This one-stop-shop in developerWorks offers a wealth of information and resources around continuous testing.

Get the most out of your software testing

Try IBM Developer for z Systems

Try IBM Rational Test Workbench

Try IBM Rational Integration Tester with Test Virtualisation Server

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