Diego Lo Giudice

VP, Principal Analyst

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Prepare For AI That Learns To Code Your Enterprise Applications (Part 1)

Diego Lo Giudice March 18, 2021
Software Development, Past And Present Shortfalls As digital accelerates, so does the demand for business applications. And the complexity of building business applications is growing, despite all the innovations we’ve created during the past 20 years. Decision-makers have tried leveraging prepackaged business apps on-premises and now also in the cloud — only to find they […]
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Make Agile A Stepping Stone Toward Future Fit Adaptability

Diego Lo Giudice March 17, 2021
Being adaptive is one of three core competencies of what Forrester calls a future fit organization. Let’s explore how to reach adaptability and help you deal with the unknown, drive organizational flexibility, and react to rapid change.
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机器人流程自动化(RPA)与自动化测试: 是友非敌 (Part 3)

Diego Lo Giudice December 14, 2020
自动化测试主要用于应用程序开发领域,而 RPA 的侧重点在于业务效率。尽管二者存在差异,但是应用程序开发和交付(AD&D)负责人应该取其优势所在。
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机器人流程自动化(RPA)与自动化测试:是友非敌 (Part 2)

Diego Lo Giudice December 14, 2020
自动化测试主要用于应用程序开发领域,而 RPA 的侧重点在于业务效率。尽管二者存在差异,但是应用程序开发和交付(AD&D)负责人应该取其优势所在。
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机器人流程自动化(RPA)与自动化测试:是友非敌 (Part 1)

Diego Lo Giudice December 14, 2020
自动化测试主要用于应用程序开发领域,而 RPA 的侧重点在于业务效率。尽管二者存在差异,但是应用程序开发和交付(AD&D)负责人应该取其优势所在。
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How To Build A Sustainable, Future-Proof Agile Delivery Organization

Diego Lo Giudice October 1, 2020
After completing my computer science degree, I started working with Olivetti back in the ’80s. That was 20 years after the glorious Ing. C. Olivetti invented the world’s first personal computer (which very few know about). This clearly changed widespread perception of computers as these dangerous monsters occupying huge rooms that you would rather stay […]
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The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Functional Test Automation Suites, Q2 2020 Is Live

Diego Lo Giudice June 19, 2020
There are always leaders and laggards in comparing vendor technology products, but being among the top 15 players in the market in a Forrester Wave™ evaluation is always a win. Why? Because the vendors are being compared with a peer group of test automation vendors that form, based on Forrester’s research, the top 15 performers […]
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RPA And Test Automation Are More Friends Than Foes

Diego Lo Giudice May 20, 2020
If robotic process automation was not on your company’s roadmap before COVID-19, it likely is now to reduce costs, conduct remote business, and improve resiliency.
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No Testing, No Artificial Intelligence!

Diego Lo Giudice November 18, 2019
Examples of AI gone wrong threaten to discredit the technology’s value. The solution is better testing of AI-infused applications. Vice President and Principal Analyst Diego Lo Giudice explains.
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Are Outdated Core Applications Holding You Back?

Diego Lo Giudice July 29, 2019
Customer journeys rely on core, back-office tech. To realize ROI with digital, modernize your core.
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Scaling Agile? Take Our Survey And Learn How To Reenergize The Journey

Diego Lo Giudice June 3, 2019
I’m very excited to be teaming up with Margo Visitacion on the biennial Forrester State of Agile At Scale Survey. This year, we’ve added a few more questions in areas that we see organizations struggle. In addition to successful Agile team practices and alignment with business stakeholders upstream and downstream with testing/operations, we are now […]
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Digital Acceleration Is At A Crossroads — Modernize Everything Or Die

Diego Lo Giudice May 24, 2019
Have you experienced or heard of anything similar to these anecdotes? “Tesla can’t figure out how to manage its glass inventory and replacements” or “I was abroad and had to give Uber my credit card number again!” or “My banking mobile app is not approving my online train ticket that was purchased on the web […]
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Scaling Agile: Don’t Copy Spotify; Learn From It! — Part 2

Diego Lo Giudice April 24, 2019
How can mainstream enterprises successfully adapt an approach from a digital-native unicorn? While you can’t copy culture, there is a lot you can learn from it. Check out my video below to learn how the Spotify approach will — or won’t — help your company scale its Agile development. For more information, read my latest […]
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It’s Time For Shift-Left Performance Testing

Diego Lo Giudice April 19, 2019
Developers: Performance Testing Deserves Your Attention! Developers, you have to stop treating performance testing as an afterthought. Our Forrester Analytics Global Business Technographics® Developer Survey data shows that over half of developers spend less than an hour a day performance-testing their code. When performance testing is done at the end, just before deployment, you’ll need […]
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Scaling Agile: Don’t Copy Spotify; Learn From It! — Part 1

Diego Lo Giudice April 17, 2019
How can mainstream enterprises successfully adapt an approach from a digital-native unicorn? While you can’t copy culture, there is a lot you can learn from it. Check out my video below to learn how the Spotify approach will — or won’t — help your company scale its Agile development. For more information, read my latest […]
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Just Published — The Forrester Wave™: Global Continuous Testing Service Providers, Q1 2019

Diego Lo Giudice February 26, 2019
Digital disruptors and customer-obsessed organizations are improving customer experience (CX) by shortening their software delivery cycles, delivering features in smaller increments, and scaling their existing Agile processes in concert with DevOps. Traditional testing services don’t cut it for these organizations: 20 of 25 reference customers told us that they are adopting continuous testing (CT) services […]
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Autonomous Testing Is Like Autonomous Driving: The AI Needs Human Assistance

Diego Lo Giudice January 9, 2019
The US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined a scale to describe the autonomous capabilities that self-driving cars have — i.e., their levels of automation. Level 5 is full automation, which allows self-driving cars to operate with no human assistance. Google and Uber, among others, are aiming to develop level 5 cars, but many […]
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"The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Functional Test Automation Tools, Q3 2018" Is Out

Diego Lo Giudice August 7, 2018
See why the 15 providers selected matter most and how they stack up in our 2018 Forrester Wave™. In our 26-criteria evaluation of omnichannel functional test automation (OFTA) providers, we identified the 15 most significant ones — Conformiq, Eggplant, Experitest, IBM, Micro Focus Silk, Micro Focus UFT, LogiGear, Microsoft, Parasoft, Perfecto, Ranorex, Sauce Labs, SmartBear Software, […]
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At Build 2018, Microsoft Augments Developers With AI And Open Source

Diego Lo Giudice May 9, 2018
At Microsoft Build 2018 in Seattle this year, Satya Nadella confirmed Microsoft’s strategy to bring AI everywhere and to everybody. Microsoft (MS) is making it easier for its huge worldwide development community, encompassing enterprises, partners, and single developers to infuse AI vision, speech, language processing, and more in applications building. As I wrote in this […]
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Agile Only ? No thanks ! Agile + DevOps, Please!

Diego Lo Giudice December 21, 2017
In 2017 — although I suppose I should say in 2018, as it’s almost the end of December — it is simply unacceptable for any IT organization to focus on an Agile-only or DevOps-only journey. They are two sides of the same coin, and one completes the other. If your service provider tells you that […]
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